Matthew Q. Clarida
Harvard Management Company has continued its strategy of investing in natural resources by purchasing millions of dollars' worth of vineyard land in central California.
Under the new policy, electronic searches must be authorized by “an appropriate and accountable person” and must serve “a legitimate and important University purpose.”
For the Harvard affiliates running in the Boston Marathon a year ago today, it was a picture-perfect mid-April morning and a pleasant, if difficult, run through Boston’s suburbs. Then, shortly before 2:50 p.m., two homemade explosives detonated near the finish line.
Richard Barth ’89, CEO of KIPP charter schools, will serve as the chief marshal at the University’s Commencement exercises on May 29, the Harvard Alumni Association announced on Tuesday.
As hundreds came together across Boston on Tuesday to mark the one-year anniversary of the bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon, members of the Harvard community had a quieter day of reflection and remembrance in and around Harvard Yard.
Recent research by Piero Anversa, a leading figure in cardiovascular science, has come under fire after an article he co-authored was retracted from a major medical journal.
For the Harvard affiliates gathered in Section 103, the game represented an opportunity to come together as a community and enjoy the festivity and exposure that have come with the program’s increasing success in recent years.
In the wake of Harvard’s upset victory over the Cincinnati Bearcats in the NCAA Tournament round of 64 here on Thursday, the Back Page caught up with some key players for Michigan State, the four seed in the East region and the Crimson’s opponent in Saturday’s round of 32.
With the Harvard men’s basketball team gearing up for its first NCAA Tournament matchup of 2014 against the favored Cincinnati Bearcats here Thursday afternoon, a number of fans and support groups have made the cross-country trek to support the Crimson.
Former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, who has worked closely with Harvard on its projects in Allston and the Longwood Medical Area, has been diagnosed with an advanced form of cancer that has spread to his liver and lymph nodes.
After the discussion, graduate students who attended reiterated their basic concerns, which they said were aired at length during the meeting.
Following appeals by students and residents, the Red Line of the MBTA will now run until 2:30 a.m. on weekends.
To create a league power, Tommy Amaker had to navigate league rules to pry kids from the major programs who could offer them scholarships and automatic admissions. This process began in living rooms rather than locker rooms, with pitches to top high school players who could help redefine what it meant to be a Harvard basketball player. In order to create “a program worthy of the Harvard brand,” Amaker has maneuvered the complicated Ivy League system with creative tactics, some of which have incited criticisms.
The figure has boosted the fundraising drive’s ongoing total to $3.7 billion, more than half of its goal, University President Drew G. Faust said on Wednesday.
Michael R. Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City and the co-founder of the multibillion dollar financial information company Bloomberg L.P., will address graduates and their families at Harvard’s 363rd Commencement Exercises on May 29.