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Tamara E. Rogers
Alumni

Rogers Defends Management Co. Compensation in Letter to Alumni

Vice President for Alumni Affairs and Development Tamara E. Rogers ’74 defended the compensation of top managers of the Harvard Management Company in a letter sent late last week to a group of alumni that had previously criticized the University's investment arm.

Ricardo Hausmann
Harvard Kennedy School

Venezuelan President Threatens Kennedy School Professor

The threat of legal action came after Kennedy School professor Ricardo Hausmann wrote an article arguing that Venezuela default on its foreign bonds.

University Finances

Faculty for Divestment Renew Call for Open Forum

Members of Harvard Faculty for Divestment called once again for an open and public forum with members of the Harvard Corporation and the Harvard Management Company on Tuesday.

Health

Workers, Experts Weigh Impact of Health Plan Changes

Some activists worry that the new plans may increase the cost of healthcare for non-union employees; others say that the changes help balance costs.

Gerald L. Chan
School of Public Health

For Chan, Gift Was a Lifetime in the Making

For years, Gerald Chan, an alumnus of the School of Public Health who will unveil a $350 million donation to the school Monday afternoon, has used his financial resources to support research in the sciences.

Sexual Assault Policy Meeting
College Life

Karvonides Responds to Concerns about New Sexual Assault Policy

At Tuesday's community meeting, University Title IX officer Mia Karvonides said the school's new policy encompasses cases covered by other schools’ affirmative consent policies.

Health

University Restructures Health Plans in Cost Control Measure

The University will significantly restructure the benefit plans it offers to non-union employees, cutting premiums but introducing, for the first time, a deductible at the point of care.

Logan Leslie ’16, program director of the Warrior-Scholar Project
University

Logan Leslie ’16, program director of the Warrior-Scholar Project

Logan Leslie ’16, program director of the Warrior-Scholar Project at Harvard and a former Green Beret, is pictured.

Logan Leslie '16 Speaks to the Warrior-Scholar Project
University

Logan Leslie '16 Speaks to the Warrior-Scholar Project

Logan Leslie ’16, program director of the Warrior-Scholar Project at Harvard and a former Green Beret, speaks to participants of the Warrior-Scholar Project.

Logan Leslie '16 Speaks to the Warrior-Scholar Project
Higher Education

Warrior-Scholar Project Hosts Inaugural Program at Law School

Veterans were on campus for a one-week intensive pilot program designed to help military veterans transition from the battlefield to the classroom and beyond.

Massachusetts Hall
University

Massachusetts Hall

Massachusetts Hall, the home of Harvard's central administration, is pictured.

Massachusetts Hall
Central Administration

CFO Shore To Depart in September, Continuing String of Shake-Ups

Shore will be joining OnShape Inc., a technology start-up in Cambridge, as its CFO.

Undergraduate Council

Sexual Assault Policy Changes Met With Mixed Reactions from Student Leaders, Activists

In the days after Harvard announced sweeping, University-wide changes to its sexual assault policies and resolution procedures, student leaders and activists said that while the approve of many of the policy’s changes, they are dismayed that they did not establish a more expansive definition of sexual assault.

Research

Record-Setting $650M Donation Paves Way for Psychiatric Research at Broad

The donation is the largest ever given for psychiatric research, according to the institute’s press release, and promises to put the Cambridge-based biological research foundation on stable footing for years to come.

Harvard Kennedy School

Corp. Member Bacow To Join Kennedy School as Leader-in-Residence

Lawrence S. Bacow, the president emeritus of Tufts University and a member of the Harvard Corporation, will join the Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership as its inaugural leader-in-residence.

GSD picture
Visual Arts

Intelligent Design: Negotiating the Identity of the Architecture Track

django unchained scene
Visual Arts

Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale
Yale

Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven

Books
Academics

Freshman Survey Part III: Inside the Classroom and Out