During Thursday’s Commencement Day Afternoon Exercises, former Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick '78 told graduates that he wanted them to feel “uneasy” about problems facing society, such as income inequality and climate change.
“Bottom line, the grad board said that this is a private club and we’re not having guests,” Fox Club graduate board president Douglas W. Sears ’69 said.
In a year of campus challenges to her leadership, Drew Faust’s tactical side was on full display. The strategy of public non-engagement favored by Harvard’s eighth-year president has supporters fawning but some campus constituencies feeling disrespected.
As Harvard faces increased regulatory pressure, the influence of its internal legal apparatus grows.
The College says no to recognizing final clubs and fraternities, but some social organizations with similar practices are on the books.
“Your education gives you the capacity to harness fear using imagination—to treat sources of fear as a problem to be solved with creativity, thought and daring,” University President Drew G. Faust said.
In her latest travel stop as part of the “Your Harvard” event series for the University's largest ever capital campaign, University President Drew G. Faust visited Chicago last week.
Harvard will pay for partial cleanup of high levels of arsenic found in portions of land sold to the town of Weston.
According to a post on the site, the new blog is a response to the posting of alleged members of male final clubs earlier last week.
The Committee on the Oversight of Electronic Communications found that a controversial attendance study conducted last spring did not violate the University’s Policy on Access to Electronic Information.
The Tumblr blog, entitled “Hey There Harvard, I’m In A Final Club,” went live earlier this week and has since drawn dozens of anonymous comments and questions, many expressing criticisms against the decision to post the clubs’ alleged membership lists.
Sony Entertainment CEO Michael M. Lynton '82 is heavily involved in Harvard business both in his capacity as a member of the University’s second-highest governing body and as a donor and active alumnus.
Speaking out about the recent decision by Wikileaks to publish a searchable database of hacked emails from Sony Pictures Entertainment, company CEO Michael M. Lynton ’82 called the dissemination “frustrating."
Although administrators praise the 37 percent response rate so far, students who are currently studying abroad or taking time off from school are not able to take the survey, prompting some criticism.
Environmental activist group Divest Harvard ended its six-day blockade of Massachusetts Hall on Friday after protesters delivered a petition demanding that Harvard divest its $35.9 billion endowment from fossil fuels to Loeb House, an administrative building.