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Marco J. Barber Grossi

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Launch Lab
Harvard Business School

First Teams Get To Work in New Alumni Startup Space

The last of the 15 entrepreneurial ventures chosen to occupy the space will move into the Launch Lab, a 3,000 square foot space located across the street from the Harvard Innovation Lab, by the end of the month.

Allston Education Portal
Allston

Allstonians Eagerly Await Portal Move

Since its founding in 2008, the Portal has drawn widespread praise from Allstonians, who University records show have taken advantage of its ongoing mentoring programming and faculty lecture series.

Unveiling West Station
Harvard in the City

In Allston, West Station News Met with Cautious Enthusiasm

A direct public transportation route from Allston to downtown Boston has been a perennial request in Harvard Allston Task Force meetings and neighborhood planning for years.

Harvard Business School

With Villy, Business School Students Seek To Streamline Travel Planning

Business School students Rami A. B. Lachter and Itai Turbahn's new travel tool helps tourists decide where they should stay when visiting a city.

SEAS Will Move to Allston Science Complex
Harvard Business School

Harvard's Allston Footprint Under Construction

All eyes these days are fixed on Harvard’s ongoing capital campaign, but across the Charles River, construction is quietly underway in North Allston.

Allston

Univ. Offers Detailed Plans for Expanded Allston Community Programming, Facility

The new facility will house much of the “transformative” programming promised by the University last fall.

Harvard Business School

I-lab Startup Applies Socially Conscious Mission to Yemeni Coffee Imports

Mokha Origin, a new startup based at the Harvard Innovation Lab, has made strides to begin importing coffee beans from Yemen to encourage economic growth and stability on the Arabian Peninsula.

Allston

Skating Club, Harvard Land Swap Draws Criticisms from Allston-Brighton Residents

Harvard has agreed with to swap two properties in Brighton with the Skating Club of Boston, pending approval by the Boston Redevelopment Authority Board.

Prospective Homeowners Face Competition with Investors
Harvard in the City

As Investor Interest in Allston Grows, Opportunities for Prospective Homeowners Dwindle

Allston residents say that cash-paying investors seeking to rent out properties swoop in and purchase newly available houses before potential homeowners have the chance to make a bid.

Harvard Business School

At i-Lab, Business Students Create Guides to Life’s Biggest Transitions

Students can now learn from the experiences of mentors through a collection of free online courses at LifeGuides.me.

City Politics

Allston Community Calls for Neighborhood Improvements through Mass. Turnpike Realignment

Approximately 200 community members, transportation officials, and elected representatives gathered to voice their opinions and goals for the $260 million Allston interchange project Thursday evening. The project will impact Harvard-owned land.

Allston

With Turnpike Project Meeting Approaching, Allstonians Hope for Positive Changes

With the first community meeting regarding the Massachusetts Turnpike realignment scheduled for next Thursday, Allston residents said they hope the $260 million construction project will produce positive changes in the community.

City Politics

With Construction Underway, Allston Residents Take a Second Look at Task Force

Allston residents have voiced concerns about the makeup of the Harvard-Allston Task Force, particularly concerning the age, gender, and race of its members.

Barry's Corner Rendering
Allston

‘By Default’: Harvard Proposal Sparks Doubt in Allston, Praise Elsewhere

With construction beginning in Allston this spring, the verdict on Harvard’s multimillion dollar investment in the neighborhood across the Charles is still out.

Barry's Corner
Allston

Residents Discuss Construction Concerns at Year’s First Allston Task Force Meeting

On Wednesday, University representatives addressed the concerns of Allston residents regarding Harvard's upcoming construction projects in the area slated to begin in 2014.

Hockey
Men's Ice Hockey

Hockey Preview 2014

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

blood handprint
Arts

Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy
Columns

Where Did All The Ideas Go?