Harvard genomics researchers could see increased funding for their work should Congress approve a White House proposal to allocate millions more dollars to the research of medical treatments personalized to a patient’s genetic information.
About a foot of powdery snow fell over Cambridge Monday night and into Tuesday morning, blanketing Harvard’s campus. Eight or more inches were expected to accumulate throughout the day.
Classes across the University will proceed as normal Wednesday, although the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Registrar’s Office has listed select class cancellations on its Tumblr blog.
The "crippling and potentially historic" looming blizzard is predicted to bring more than two feet of snow to the Boston area.
Funding from federal grants fell by 5 percent in 2014, the first full year after sequestration took hold. In the same period, non-federal funding rose 12 percent.
The final draft of the policy will be sent to FAS Dean Michael D. Smith later this week after months of revision and community discussion.
“As the President and Provost have made clear, our procurement decisions should not be driven by community members’ views on matters of political controversy,” the spokesperson wrote.
The current Registrar’s Office on Garden St. is located about a quarter of a mile away from the Smith Campus Center.
Protesters said that their goal was not to protest Primal Scream itself, but to hold a four-and-a-half minute period of silence before the run for Michael Brown of Ferguson, Mo. and Eric Garner of New York.
German authorities will now take the helm in the ongoing investigation to apprehend and prosecute the sender of the racially charged threat sent in October.
An estimated 600 protesters streamed through Harvard Square Friday evening in what appears to be the largest gathering yet in Cambridge in response to two decisions by grand juries not to indict police officers who killed unarmed black men.
The mass of protesters blockaded the streets, halting traffic, ultimately coming to a stop by the T stop in the center of the Square.
Harvard’s approval was the final step necessary for a joint Harvard-Yale CS50 venture, which was first reported in The Crimson in October and approved by Yale faculty in early November.
Faculty and students in the proliferating computer science program say that it should build upon Harvard’s liberal arts tradition and expand existing interdisciplinary offerings.
EdX held its inaugural Open edX conference Tuesday and Wednesday to bring together nearly 200 of the platform’s collaborators, who hail from as nearby as Cambridge to as far away as Japan.