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Alexander H. Patel

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Rothko and Holyoke
Museums

Art Museums Will Display Digitally Restored Rothko Murals in Inaugural Exhibition

Including the five murals commissioned by the University, the exhibition will display 38 of Rothko’s works created between 1961 and 1962 and many of the artist’s related studies on paper and canvas.

Harvard Business School

Khan Academy Founder Speaks of Leadership, Legacy at HBS Class Day

Addressing this year’s 900 MBA recipients, their families, and friends, online-education tycoon Salman Khan spoke of graduates’ leadership potential at the Business School’s Class Day ceremonies on Wednesday.

Hong Kong
Religion

Even after Harvard Group Drops Sponsorship, Black Mass Takes Place at Hong Kong

The Harvard Extension School Cultural Studies Club has dropped its sponsorship of a re-enactment of a satanic “black mass” ritual, which was scheduled to occur Monday evening at Cambridge Queen’s Head Pub.

Response to 'Black Mass'
Religion

Citing University’s Commitment to Free Speech, Faust Says ‘Abhorrent’ Black Mass Will Not Be Barred

University President Drew G. Faust said in a statement earlier this morning that she affirms the right of the Harvard Extension School Cultural Studies Club to host a Satanic event involving a demonstration of “Black Mass” this evening, but strongly disagrees with the club’s decision to hold it.

Response to 'Black Mass'
Religion

Amid Opposition, Extension School Club Will Hold Satanic Black Mass Demonstration

Despite condemnation by the Archdiocese of Boston and many alumni and students on campus, an organization of Harvard Extension School students will host a staging of a satanic “black mass” on campus on Monday.

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

Business School Aims To Raise $1 Billion in Campaign

The school has already raised $600 million in gifts and pledges, putting it well on its way to fulfilling its share of the University-wide goal.

Harvard Business School

HBS Breaks Ground on Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center

Harvard Business School broke ground on a new facility for the school’s Executive Education program on Thursday.

Harvard Kennedy School

In Ukraine, Harvard Alumni Seek To Professionalize New Government

The Harvard Club of Ukraine is collaborating with the alumni organizations of other universities from across the U.S. and Europe to fill vacant positions in the interim Ukrainian government with Western-educated professionals.

Student Life

With Pressures from Administration, InstaNomz Closes Doors

After a conflict with the Office of Student Life, the student founders of the food delivery start-up will seek to expand their business to other schools.

Harvard Business School

Khan Academy Founder To Speak at Harvard Business School Class Day

Salman Khan, founder of the free online education platform Khan Academy, will be this year’s Harvard Business School Class Day speaker, the school revealed Monday afternoon.

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

Business School Launches New Online Learning Platform

Harvard Business School formally announced Friday that it will enter the online education market, unveiling HBX, a new digital learning platform that will provide business-focused online courses for students and professionals not enrolled in the Business School.

Politics

Amid Opposition, White House 'Recalibrating' Approach for Harvard-Affiliated Surgeon General Nominee

The White House is “recalibrating” its efforts to appoint Vivek H. Murthy ’98, a Harvard Medical School instructor, as Surgeon General in response to strong opposition by the NRA and Congressional conservatives.

Harvard Business School

HBS Faces Constraints, Successes in New Undergraduate Course Offerings

As Harvard Business School prepares to launch its first online learning platform, known as HBX, later this spring, the initial success of the Business School faculty’s growing involvement in undergraduate education reflects the opportunities and limits of expanding the case-method pedagogy to a broader audience.

House Life

Increased Police Presence Expected Once Again For Housing Day Eve

University administrators plan to dissuade freshmen from participating in Housing Day Eve 'traditions' by keeping them out of upperclassmen houses and providing alternative activities.

Harvard Business School

Under Constraints, HBS Turns to Gifts and Endowment Revenue

In the face of growing constraints to revenue generated by its executive education and publishing programs, Harvard Business School will turn to alumni gifts and its endowment distribution to manage operating costs in the 2014 fiscal year, according to its 2013 annual report.