Gautam S. Kumar
Amidst accusations in a recently published report that Harvard is investing in a “land-grabbing” hedge fund, experts in the field are questioning the document's accuracy.
After some Harvard Professors provided consulting work for Muammar Gaddafi, they have come under scrutiny for the appropriateness of such activity.
The DPLA, its leaders say, will place the resources of top research libraries in the world in the pocket of every American.
HMC has repositioned itself to take more responsibility for guaranteeing the University’s budgetary needs, and has abandoned its image as a one-client hedge fund.
University President Drew G. Faust invoked the late Rev. Peter J. Gomes at yesterday’s Baccalaureate Service, encouraging members of the Class of 2011 to maintain their identities as they go off to achieve their goals.
Monitor Group said on Friday that elements of work it conducted for Muammar Gaddafi’s Libyan regime from 2006 through 2008—with support from some members of the Harvard faculty—should have been identified as lobbyist activity according to federal policy, leading one involved Harvard professor to say he was misled.
Harvard Management Company, which oversees the University’s endowment, announced yesterday that it has hired John Devir, a former managing director and head of equity strategies at Barclays Capital, as its managing director of stocks in developed markets.
The progress, Smith said, keeps FAS on track to balance its structural deficit by the end of the 2012 fiscal year.
Even though beach season is less than a month away, professors munched away on the much-missed sweets in Tuesday’s Faculty meeting.
The journal Science will publish on Friday a replication of a 2007 study co-authored by Psychology Professor Marc D. Hauser, who was found to be “solely responsible” for eight charges of scientific misconduct in a University investigation last August.
Psychology Department Chair Susan E. Carey ’64 confirmed that psychology professor Marc D. Hauser will not be teaching next academic year.
Juniors will find out next week whether they will receive a portion of the $19,000 planned to be disbursed for senior thesis research through the Peretz fund, which faced controversy in the fall due to statements made by its namesake.
Many faculty members say they hope next year’s budget will address the needs of growing departments, several of which say they have been short-staffed in recent years.
Students will be housed in three different swing space locations around Harvard Square during the renovation of Old Quincy, administrators announced on Friday.
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