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Theodore R. Delwiche

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Working Against the Blizzard
Central Administration

Anticipating Blizzard, Harvard Will Suspend Operations

The "crippling and potentially historic" looming blizzard is predicted to bring more than two feet of snow to the Boston area.

Salt
Harvard in the City

University Monitors 'Potentially Historic' Blizzard

The National Weather Service predicts a “crippling and potentially historic” 20 to 30 inches of snow for the Boston area, with snowfall accumulation at rates from 2 to 4 inches per hour.

Title IX Officer
Harvard Law School

Karvonides Responds to Law School’s Departure from Central Title IX Procedures

The working group that crafted Harvard’s newly centralized sexual harassment policy and accompanying procedures did not anticipate that individual schools would deviate from those procedures to the extent Harvard Law School may, according to University Title IX Officer Mia Karvonides.

Central Administration

University Names Overseer Nominees

All alumni, excluding members of the Corporation and “officers of instruction and government,” may vote in the Overseer election. Election results will be announced in May.

Interview with President Faust
College

Faust Letter Cautions Against Proposed Cuts for DACA

University President G. Faust wrote a letter to the Massachusetts House delegation critiquing an amendment that would roll back a key Obama administration immigration initiative.

Smith Campus Center, Second Floor
College

Campus Center Plans Feature Student Offices, Network of Common Spaces

While officials have detailed plans to move several University offices to other locations to make room for the construction, the fate of several restaurants currently housed in the building still remains unclear.

Sexual Harassment Policy Meeting
Central Administration

New Law School Sexual Harassment Procedures Break From University Framework

If the Law School’s new procedures are implemented, the University’s approach to investigating sexual harassment complaints against students will no longer be consistent across all of its schools.

Harvard Law School

Law School Found in Violation of Title IX after Years-Long Probe

In its investigation into the Law School’s Title IX compliance, the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights found that the Law School “failed to comply with Title IX's requirements for prompt and equitable response” to complaints of alleged sexual harassment and sexual assault.

Brett and Divest Harvard at Mass Hall
Alumni

Vermont Harvard Club Endorses Divestment

The Vermont group is the first alumni club to officially back the divestment movement, according to club president Charles A. Boright ’68. The club’s position comes after months of discussion and research on the topic.

Year in Review - Corporate Baton: Couch
University Finances

Corporation Committee Considers Proposals on Environment, Lobbying in 2014

The committees addressed several new topics, including fast food advertising and its possible connection to childhood obesity, corporate tax policies, and the impact that investing activities of certain companies may have on greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.

Soda Stream Machine
Student Groups

University To Investigate Dining Services Decision To Suspend Purchases from Israeli Company

Last spring, HUDS stopped purchasing water machines from SodaStream, whose main factory is located in the West Bank, following complaints that the appliances could offend Palestinian students.

Crime

Parent Pleads Guilty of Defrauding College of Financial Aid

Joseph N. Fonge and his wife Barbara E. Fonge reported false income figures to the University to defraud the College of financial aid funding for their child, who graduated from the College in 2013.

Admissions Rates 2004-2014
College

College Admits 16.5 Percent of Early Applicants for Class of 2019

This year's acceptance rate marks the lowest in the past six early admissions cycles.

Walton's Sermon
Religion

Walton To Protesters: 'What Will You Do?' To Fight Racial Inequality

Dozens of students and affiliates laid on the cold ground outside of Memorial Church Sunday morning as part of a die-in protest on Sunday, the latest in a string of recent protests.

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.”

Black Lives Matter Protester
Race

Demonstrators Continue 'Black Lives Matter' Campaign in Central Square March

Harvard Stadium
Allston

Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Conflict at the Scene
Crime

Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

"Shut It Down"
College

The Top 10 Stories of 2014