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Theodore R. Delwiche

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Students Sue Harvard Over Divestment
Harvard Law School

Student Activists File Suit Urging Harvard To Divest

The 11-page complaint claims that investment in fossil fuel companies is “a breach of [the University’s] fiduciary and charitable duties as a public charity and nonprofit corporation.”

Acceptance Letters
Race

Suit Alleges Race-Based Discrimination in Harvard Admissions Practices

The suit comes more than six months after Edward Blum, the director of POFR, launched a site seeking students who claim they were not admitted to Harvard because of their race to participate in a potential lawsuit.

College

Controversial Study Photographed 29 Courses in Total

Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching researchers photographed students in 29 courses during a controversial attendance study last spring, the researchers said Thursday when pressed to disclose the exact number of courses studied.

Probably Full
College

Bol Notifies Students Affected by Controversial Attendance Study

While it did not offer more information on the courses involved, Bol’s email to affected students provided details on how cameras were used in classrooms.

Stillman After Hours
College

Stillman Infirmary Will Be Shuttered in Health Services Reshuffling

Director of HUHS Paul Barreira said that the motivation for the changes came from a UHS analysis he helped conduct for a couple of years, in which he found that overnight urgent-hour services are underutilized.

Higher Education

College Collaborating To Create New Application Platform

The Harvard admissions office is in active discussions with peers about creating a new application platform.

Hilles
Student Groups

Behind Closed Doors, Khurana Met with Unrecognized Social Clubs

In a meeting with unrecognized student social clubs, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana asked about Harvard’s social scene and inclusivity, opening a more than hour-long discussion and prompting some pushback from club leaders, attendees said.

Religion

Religious Leaders Rally for Mass. Ballot Questions

The event, entitled “Towards a New Dawn,” gathered speakers from across different faiths to speak about Mass. ballot questions three and four.

HAA Vice President resigns
HAA

HAA Vice President Resigns Amid Sexting Scandal in U.K.

British MP Brooks P. Newmark ’80 was a frontrunner for the Harvard Alumni presidency before sending sexually explicit images over social media.

Endowment

Activists Kick Off Week-Long Fast for Divestment

Dozens of members of the Harvard community will not be swiping into dining halls this week as they participate in Divest Harvard’s week-long fast.

Griffin and Fitzsimmons
College Administration

Financial Aid Office Renamed for Griffin '89

Griffin, founder of Chicago-based investment firm Citadel, donated $150 million to the University in February. At least $125 million of the gift will go toward financial aid.

Tech Hub to Close
Student Life

Tech Hub in Science Center To Close by Oct. 31

University Chief Information Officer Anne Margulies detailed the decision to employees in an email last Wednesday and also spoke to TPS employees in person.

Leverett Arrest
Crime

Arrest Made Outside Lev After Alleged Cell Phone Theft

The Cambridge Police Department arrested an unidentified youth after an unarmed robbery Sunday outside Leverett House, following a chase.

Officer Jabaree
Crime

Death Threat Investigation Continues as New Email Evidence Surfaces

Early in the day Saturday, Harvard Police issued a community advisory message that said the email likely originated from outside the country, and late that afternoon, another piece of evidence arrived in some Harvard students’ email inboxes that appeared to corroborate that.

Divest Harvard Assembles
Scrutiny

Arrested Divestment

Other higher education institutions, notably Stanford, are finding their stakes in fossil fuels increasingly unconscionable, but Harvard itself has made no intentions to divest. Still, the protests continue.

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