While Harvard Yard has traditionally been home to pedestrians, cars, and wayward bicycles, this past spring the Harvard University Police Department introduced a new means of locomotion to the Cambridge and Allston campuses: the T3 Patroller, a three-wheeling vehicle with zero emissions, a max speed of twenty miles per hour, battery life for up to 12 hours, and the capacity to captivate throngs of curious passersby.
Almost 100 laptops are stolen on Harvard property each year, according to Harvard University Police Department spokesperson Steven G. Catalano, but HUPD hopes that a new tracking software being offered this fall will help recover more lost and stolen devices.
Massachusetts State Police have apprehended and charged a 25-year-old man suspected of stabbing a 20-year-old man multiple times Sunday night near the intersection of Memorial Drive and JFK Street, according to a media release issued by the state police Monday morning.
A man was stabbed near the intersection of Memorial Drive and John F. Kennedy Street at about 9 p.m. Sunday night, police said shortly after the crime occurred.
The number of confidential reports of rape at Harvard University almost doubled from 12 in 2011 to 23 in 2012, according to the annual crime report released by the Harvard University Police Department.
According to an update released by the Boston Police Department Wednesday, a police investigation led to the conclusion that the sexual assault report described was “erroneous.”
Students in the Visiting Undergraduate Student Program said they were not expecting to witness a massive cheating investigation, two University-wide closures resulting from the weather, an email search scandal, or a deadly act of terrorism when they came to Harvard this year.
History of science professor Anne Harrington ’82 and her husband John R. Durant have been appointed as the new Masters of Pforzheimer House, resident dean Lisa Boes announced in an email to the Pfoho community Thursday morning.
We asked, "What would you have done with the Science Center plaza redesign?"
Twenty-four members of the Class of 2014 were inducted into the Harvard chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest honor society, the chapter announced Thursday afternoon.
Granted, for many international students working in the United States after graduation might signify living in a society that affords significantly lower levels of corruption, higher standards of life, and even more social tolerance. (Think of same-sex unions, which are a distant dream in Italy as well as in many countries around the world.) But there must be rewards in going back as well, perhaps at the cost of greater challenges.
Using poetry to recount his experience with bipolar disorder, Hakeem A. Rahim ’02 inaugurated a night of panel discussions on mental illness at Harvard that took place in Sever Hall on Wednesday evening.
Since federal and state officials ordered the low-cost Chinatown bus carrier Fung Wah to suspend operations at the end of February, some Harvard students say their trips between Boston to New York have been more difficult to plan.
With messages written in bold characters on their arms and faces and a host of diverse stories to recount, students and faculty members gathered at Harvard Kennedy School on Wednesday to partake in the photographic project “Dear World” of artist Robert X. Fogarty.