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Central Administration

International Affairs Vice Provost To Step Down

Jorge I. Dominguez will step down from his position as vice provost for international affairs at the end of next June but will continue to teach as a professor of government, the University announced Thursday.

UC Crimson Crossfire
College

UC Candidates Spar at Crimson Crossfire Debate

The audience, which included the current UC President Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15, cheered raucously and frequently shouted at the candidates.

Steve Ballmer Gives Back
SEAS

Computer Science Faculty To Increase by 50 Percent with Ballmer Gift

The donation, from former Microsoft CEO and longtime donor Steven A. Ballmer '77, will fund 12 professorships in the field.

Cambridge City Hall
Boston

Officials Defend Harvard's Payments to Local Governments

Local government officials criticized the University for failing to fulfill the whole request, referring to what can feel like a “one-sided” sense of appreciation.

Harvard Medical School

Mass. Gen. Eyes Expansion in China; Harvard Not Involved

The project, under the working title “MGH Hospital China,” would be MGH’s first major international satellite and has the potential to be a key source of revenue for the hospital.

Central Administration

Harvard Tightens Travel Restrictions as Ebola Outbreak Worsens

The University released last week a new set of guidelines regarding medical screening and travel to the countries most affected by Ebola.

University Hall
Theater

Harvard Likely To Offer Concentration in ‘Theater, Dance, and Media’

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences is likely to adopt a new concentration in “Theater, Dance, and Media” to begin enrolling undergraduates in fall 2015, University officials announced on Monday.

Harvard Computer Society
College

Rebooting the Harvard Computer Society

The Harvard Computer Society—the five-person group that manages more than 7,000 student mailing lists—is finalizing a transition from on-campus servers to the cloud.

Proposed HKS Campus
Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Plans Dramatic Remodeling, Expansion

Including three new buildings and the elevation of the school’s current courtyard, the project looks to be one of the largest capital expansions on Harvard’s Cambridge campus in recent history.

Central Administration

Univ. Working with Peer Institutions on Sexual Assault Survey

The task force is actively collaborating with peer institutions to create a “climate survey” to gauge the circumstances in which unwanted sexual advances occur.

listen up beach
Flyby Campus

listen up beach

These guys have it all figured out.

Kristof
Fifteen Questions

Fifteen Minutes with Nicholas Kristof

FM sat down for fifteen minutes with Nicholas Kristof of The New York Times.

Drew Faust + GSD
Graduate School of Design

Design School Seeks $110M in Campaign

GSD administrators have said that a top campaign priority will be the student experience, achieved through enhancements in financial aid and funding for travel and conferences.

Gerald L. Chan
School of Public Health

For Chan, Gift Was a Lifetime in the Making

For years, Gerald Chan, an alumnus of the School of Public Health who will unveil a $350 million donation to the school Monday afternoon, has used his financial resources to support research in the sciences.

A Presidential Embrace
School of Public Health

Recognizing Gift, Faust Speaks of ‘A Public Health Moment’

A series of speeches and videos accompanying the unveiling framed the gift, valued at $350 million, as the cornerstone of the 100-year-old school’s second century.

STANTING TALL
Football

Harvard-Yale 2014

Playing with the Rules
Scrutiny

Playing With The Rules

Highlight

Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

Art Museum Feature
Visual Arts

Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads