In a landslide victory of 95.7 percent of delegate votes, Elizabeth Warren secured the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate at the Massachusetts Democratic Convention on Saturday. Her only competitor, Marisa DeFranco, failed to gather 15 percent of the 3,500 delegates to qualify as a candidate in September’s primary election.
Vaxess Technologies, a company working to increase global access to vaccines through harnessing silk technology, has won the grand prize in the President’s Challenge, a competition that looked to foster social entrepreneurship across Harvard’s campus, the University announced Monday.
After weeks of speculation, Elizabeth Warren released an official statement Thursday confirming that she had claimed Native American heritage to both Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania. Warren remained adamant, however, that her descent did not have an impact on job offers, as those who hired her had no knowledge of her background when they offered her the positions.
The month of April has already seen twice as many laptop thefts on campus as the previous month, an uptick driven especially by thefts from residence halls and undergraduate classroom buildings.
Court proceedings in the case against Bradley J. Spencer, a former Harvard teaching fellow who has pleaded not guilty to the charge of sexually assaulting a woman on an MBTA train in December, will resume in June.
One of the women injured in the U-Haul crash at the November Harvard-Yale Game tailgate party filed a lawsuit last week seeking at least $15,000 in damages from the Yale undergraduate who was driving the vehicle and the rental truck company.
The Cambridge Police Department made 17 arrests for drug-related conduct in Central Square during “Operation Booting Heroin.” Ten of the arrests took place last Thursday and Friday.
Though the United States Department of Education has repealed its December verdict that found Virginia Tech’s response to a 2007 campus shooting in violation of the Clery Act, emergency protocol at universities will likely remained unchanged.
In the past three days, the Harvard University and Cambridge police departments have reported two violent unarmed robberies in the area around the Harvard campus.
A Cambridge police officer was honored last week for protecting a visiting foreign dignitary against a potential threat at the intersection of Brattle and Mt. Auburn streets this past February.
A Harvard spokesperson confirmed Monday that no one was injured by the fire that broke out a few minutes before 7 p.m. on Sunday on the fourth floor of an apartment complex on Harvard Business School’s campus.
A fire in a dormitory on Harvard Business School’s campus in Allston on Sunday evening caused an evacuation of the building but no injuries, according to news reports.
The Institute of Politics gathered four experts on Tuesday night to discuss "the great crisis of our time."
The Cambridge Police Department received a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to implement a new analytics-based approach to crime prevention as part of the Smart Policing Initiative, the CPD announced Tuesday.
Through the aid of technology and of simultaneous translation, “Justice” students in three countries now debate ethical dilemmas in real time with each other.