Samuel Y. Weinstock

Central Administration

Anticipating Federal Cuts, Schools Streamline, Diversify Sponsored Funding

Regardless of what happens on Capitol Hill this week, Harvard will have to contend with decreased revenue from federal agencies by reevaluating its reliance on different sources of income.


Student Reports Assault in Quincy Courtyard

A female undergraduate reported being assaulted in the Quincy House courtyard early Monday morning, according to an advisory emailed by the Harvard University Police Department to members of the Harvard community.

Faust in Boston
Drew Faust

Faust in Boston

Men's Basketball

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University Finances

HMC Creates New VP Position for Sustainable Investing

Harvard Management Company has created a new position devoted to researching and understanding sustainability issues related to the University’s $30.7 billion endowment.

Faust in Boston

Faust Delivers Address on Science Research, Sequestration

University President Drew G. Faust warned that cuts to federal research funding would endanger innovation, the economy, and “intellectual life” in the United States in a speech to the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Harvard Medical School

HMS Professor Settles in Gender Discrimination Suit

Five years after filing a gender discrimination lawsuit against Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School professor Carol A. Warfield has reached a $7 million settlement with the Harvard-affiliated teaching hospital.

Harvard Square Snowed Out
Harvard Square

Square Shelter Extends Hours To Keep Homeless Out of Harsh Conditions

Teams of volunteers worked around the clock to keep Cambridge’s homeless population out of harsh weather conditions during a weekend when more than two feet of snow fell on the city of Boston.


Allston Residents Criticize Plans To Move Campus Services

Speaking at the Harvard-Allston Task Force meeting Wednesday night, Allston residents criticized Harvard’s proposed relocation of some campus services, a move which they say intrudes into a residential area.

Central Administration

Engineering School To Move Across River, SEAS Faculty Criticize ‘Allston Bomb’

The Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences will relocate “in almost its entirety” to University-owned land in North Allston in as few as five years, University President Drew G. Faust told The Crimson Tuesday.

Harvard Corporation

Venture Capitalist To Join Harvard Corporation

Venture capitalist James W. Breyer was elected to the Harvard Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, Harvard announced Monday. He will become the organization’s thirteenth member on July 1.

Central Administration

Harvard's Endowment Returns Beat the National Average for American Colleges

Harvard’s endowment returns beat the national average for American colleges and universities during the 2012 fiscal year.

Central Administration

Corporation Committee, Students Discuss Responsible Investing

The Harvard Corporation Committee on Shareholder Responsibility conducted two meetings with student groups on Friday to discuss socially responsible investing.

Central Administration

Harvard Lobbying Steady in 2012

Harvard’s Office of Federal Relations spent about $510,000 on lobbying in Washington D.C. in the calendar year of 2012, approximately the same amount as in 2011, according to public records filed with Congress.

John Huey

HKS Announces Spring Shorenstein Fellows

CNN political reporter Peter Hamby, former TIME Inc. editor-in-chief John Huey, and four other prominent figures in journalism and politics will spend the semester on campus as spring fellows at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy, the Kennedy School announced Monday.

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact

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