Constuction halted on Harvard's Allston Science Comlex in December 2009. The vast construction site (above) is hidden from traffic, pedestrians, businesses, and resindets by a wall surrounding its entire perimeter.
From left, moderator Jorge Domínguez, Cardinal Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino, and Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley discuss Catholicism and Pope Benedict XVI’s March visit to Cuba at the IOP Forum on Wednesday.
Residents of Allston, Mass. have expressed wishes that Harvard relocate its Allston Education Portal, which provides community outreach programs for residents, to allow for the expansion of Barry’s Corner Housing and Retail Commons, another component of Harvard’s Allston development plans.
Kennedy School of Government alumna and the President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, was awarded an honorary degree during the morning exercises of Commencement on Thursday. In the afternoon she delivers a speech to the Harvard Alumni Association in which she encourages its newest members to "resist cynicism."