Philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad have donated $100 million to their namesake institute for biomedical research, the pair announced on Thursday. The gift brings the Broads’ total contribution to the institute to $700 million since its initial launch in 2003, according to a press release.
Students discussed the problems behind appropriation of culture and identity in Halloween costumes. The event was put on by the Harvard College Sustained Dialogue group and kick-started their "De-Stereotype Me" week.
After a weekend of Halloween festivities and with more trick-or-treating on the horizon, students gathered on Tuesday night not to discuss their party plans, but rather what they described as a problematic narrative behind insensitive Halloween costumes.
Some men grow mustaches as a display of masculinity. Others do it as a way to change their image or conform to urban style trends. But for the men of Harvard’s medical community, growing a mustache is about raising awareness and money for men’s health.
President Bill Clinton speaks about the importance of recognizing our similarities in fostering human and environmental well-being. Clinton and his daughter, Chelsea Clinton, were honored by the Harvard School of Public Health on Thursday for their efforts to further public health, including among other things the distribution of AIDS medication.