Filed earlier this month, the complaint alleges that by not captioning its online content, edX, a virtual education platform founded by Harvard and MIT in 2012, violates the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Divest Harvard aims to launch a fossil fuel-free fund to which alumni can donate as an alternative to the University’s endowment, according to the group’s announcement from earlier this month.
For the first time since 2004, Harvard outraised Stanford in Fiscal Year 2014, posting a record-breaking total of $1.16 billion in gifts.
In addition to considering the trauma of students, the letter called for the Law School itself to support the student protests
The letter, addressed to President Barack Obama, calls for the use of body-worn cameras by police and the prosecution of police officers who “deprive black men and women of their constitutional right to life.”
Harvard divestment advocates caught national attention when they took their fight to court last week, but legal experts say the case’s claims may ultimately be too tenuous to be heard.
Towering over the podium, the seven-foot two-inch 18-year NBA veteran discussed the hospital he founded in the DRC’s capital Kinshasa, as well as efforts to improve education and prevent Congolese brain drain.
Harvard Law School graduates earn $201,000 a year on average by the time they reach the midpoint of their careers, outpacing all other graduate school degree holders.
John P. Carlin, assistant attorney general for national security, discussed cyber threats and the Department of Justice’s continued efforts to fight terrorism Friday at the Law School.
The PAC, which Law School professor Lawrence Lessig created to curb the influence of money in politics, will distribute funds to candidates who support campaign finance reform.
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.