Nicholas P. Fandos
Law enforcement officials said early Friday morning that they believe two suspects involved in a firefight with police in Watertown early Friday morning are the same two men suspected of Monday’s Boston Marathon bombings that killed three and injured 174.
Community members leave a gathering at Harvard Business School in honor of HBS employee Krystle Campbell Tuesday afternoon. Campbell fell victim to the Boston Marathon bombings on Monday.
Just as it seemed all members of the Harvard community who ran or attended the Boston Marathon were safely accounted for after the fatal bombing, FBI officials said Monday that Krystle Campbell, a former Harvard Business School employee whose mother and brother still work at the University, was among three killed in the attacks.
With cell phone service in Boston down and TV news slow to sort out the details, members of the Harvard community turned to Twitter and other forms of social media to find and exchange the latest news about the bombings.
In an email to University President Drew G. Faust last Friday, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Docket Committee asked for clarification of the scope and timetable of an outside investigation of Harvard’s email search scandal commissioned by Faust earlier this month.
University President Drew G. Faust acknowledged in an interview Tuesday that administrators do not yet have a complete picture of the sequence of events surrounding secret searches of resident deans’ email accounts, but said she hopes a forthcoming review by esteemed Boston attorney Michael B. Keating will clarify lingering uncertainty.
“The ad hoc process is greatly shrouded in mystery; remarkably little is written about it,” says current Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity and Development Judith D. Singer. She smirks wryly as she swigs coffee from her mug, as if this is something she’s explained a hundred times before.
The Harvard administration threatened to severely sanction a resident dean who shared with two students an internal email advising Administrative Board members on how to counsel undergraduates implicated in the Government 1310 cheating case, four College administrators said Monday.
Even though a long-awaited discussion on a school-wide honor code will take precedence on the agenda of this month’s Faculty meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, professors said they still expect to find time to discuss secret email searches uncovered in early March.
Contradicting a previous statement, Dean of the College Evelynn M. Hammonds told faculty at their monthly meeting Tuesday that she authorized a second round of secret email searches that probed the faculty and administrative accounts of a single resident dean identified as having leaked confidential information about the Government 1310 cheating case.
The Committee on Academic Integrity will propose a five-point honor code, including the creation of a “newly designed” Student/Faculty Judicial Board that, for the first time, would give students a voice in adjudicating all academic dishonesty cases.
Dozens of Quincy students living in Hampden Hall swing space were forced out of their rooms and into the suites of friends and House mates Monday night, as a power outage that began early in the evening kept a cluster of buildings along Plympton Street and Massachusetts Avenue in the dark.
A Congressional budgetary amendment severely limiting National Science Foundation funding for political science research poses a significant threat to that field’s most promising academic work, Harvard government professors warned Monday.