Tyler S. Olkowski
The program included two panels—“Human Rights Advocacy Across Generations” and “The Next Stage in United Nations Treaty Bodies”—and a keynote address by former Yale Law School Dean Harold Hongju Koh ’75.
Tiffanie L. Ting, who served as acting dean in Currier House last spring and as a tutor there since 2008, was appointed as Cabot House’s new dean on July 17.
The Berkman Center for Internet and Society held a kickoff event for its Digital Problem Solving Initiative at the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Gutman Library on Thursday.
Mathew Martoma, a former SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager, was sentenced to nine years in prison and required to forfeit his $9.4 million in earnings.
The Cambridge City Council discussed the Silver Maple Forest preservation and a bicycle counter interface at their meeting Monday evening.
The Law School’s chief financial officer, Geoffrey S. Swift, has been named vice president for finance and administration and treasurer of Bates College, the school announced.
Owen A. Labrie was taken into custody in July and charged with three counts of felonious aggravated sexual assault and three counts of statutory sexual assault.
The award for best invention at Harvard since Facebook goes John M.A. McCallum ’16 and Brooke K. Nowakowski ’16, who released Spray Cake, a cake batter ready to be baked straight out of an aerosol can, at the Harvard i-Lab early this year.
Veterans were on campus for a one-week intensive pilot program designed to help military veterans transition from the battlefield to the classroom and beyond.
Shore will be joining OnShape Inc., a technology start-up in Cambridge, as its CFO.
Former Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire, Valerie Biden Owens, columnist Kristen Soltis Anderson, former Turner Broadcasting Systems CEO Phil Kent, former RNC chairman Frank Fahrenkopf, and health care consultant Anton J. Gunn will lead study groups and campus events.
Leverett House Resident Dean Lauren E. Brandt ’01 will serve as the interim assistant dean in the Secretary of the Administrative Board’s office.
In the days after Harvard announced sweeping, University-wide changes to its sexual assault policies and resolution procedures, student leaders and activists said that while the approve of many of the policy’s changes, they are dismayed that they did not establish a more expansive definition of sexual assault.
The donation is the largest ever given for psychiatric research, according to the institute’s press release, and promises to put the Cambridge-based biological research foundation on stable footing for years to come.
Serious crime in Cambridge decreased significantly during the first half of 2014, according to a recent report released by the Cambridge Police Department.