Gerald L. Chan speaks at the Harvard School of Public Health in September 2014 during a public announcement of his donation to the school. Chan has purchased the former Harvard Square Theater, adding to the more than $100 million real estate portfolio he now owns in the Square.
The Monroe C. Gutman Library Gallery exhibited cartoons made by Shreyas Navare, a fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and an Editorial Cartoonist at the Hindustan Times. The exhibited works comment on international politics and affairs.
Kristin Cashore reads an excerpt from her book Fire at the Harvard Book Store Tuesday evening. Marie K. Rutkoski, who was planned to read from The Winner's Crime, could not attend due to weather difficulties.
Boston’s Emergency Shelter Commission conducted its 35th annual Point-in-Time count of homeless people on Feb. 25, 2015 after heavy snowfall caused difficulty for volunteers to reach all areas on Jan. 29, 2015 for the initial set date of the count.
Alex S. Jones, the director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy, moderates the annual Goldsmith Awards in Political Journalism celebrating works that encourage improved debate about public service and government. Jones, who will retire in July, moderated the awards for the last time as the director of the Shorenstein Center.
Professor of Government Thomas E. Patterson, left, presents the Goldsmith Book Prizes for best academic and trade book as Alex S. Jones, right, looks on.
Nafis M. White, a student at the Rhode Island School of Design, discusses her artwork on race relations and civil rights. She displayed two pieces at the 17th Annual Black Arts Festival.
Julian Plowden exhibits his photographs of the aftermath of the Michael Brown shootings at the Black Arts Festival kick off on Friday afternoon.
After Radioshack filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Feb. 5, 2015, the company will close 1,784 stores across the country. The Radioshack located in Harvard Square will be one of three in Cambridge that will be closed by the end of the month.
During their Undergraduate Council campaign, candidates Ava Nasrollahzadeh '16 and Dhruv P. Goyal '16, now UC President and Vice President, discussed soliciting alumni funds. They now plan to create a UC alumni advisory board, which they hope will eventually allow them to solicit funding from alumni.
Harvard University cancelled classes for the third time in two weeks on Tuesday as the closing of the MBTA to clean snow and ice of tracks disallowed many staff members and instructors to travel to the university.
With continued snowfall over the past two weeks, the Greater Boston area is expecting below freezing temperatures for the next few days as the area is dealing with excess snow.