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Harvard Law School

Panel Focuses on Rise in Boston's Urban Agriculture

Much of the panel conversation centered on Article 89, a city-wide zoning ordinance passed into law in Dec. 2013 that makes it legal for Boston residents to grow and sell their own produce.

Sustainability Goals
Research

University Sets New Goals for Curbing Consumption, Waste

University-wide goals include reducing per capita waste by 50 percent and water use by 30 percent by 2020, from a 2006 baseline.

Graduate School of Design

Design School Launches Center for Sustainable Buildings, Cities

Staff and affiliates will begin researching and developing design strategies to create more sustainable buildings and cities at the center next month.

Composting Initiative
Green

Composting Program in Yard Boasts Mostly Positive Results Thus Far

Student representatives from Green ’17 and the Resource Efficiency Program estimate that about half of the freshman class is actively using the compost bins.

Climate March
Hillel

Harvard Affiliates Join Thousands of Activists for Climate March

Dozens of Harvard students took their climate change efforts beyond the blockades of Massachusetts Hall this weekend, joining hundreds of thousands of activists in Manhattan.

Indian College Excavations
Anthropology

Undergraduates Begin Excavations in Yard

Undergraduates taking Anthropology 1130: “The Archaeology of Harvard Yard” will be excavating in Harvard Yard for a fifth year as a part of the Harvard Yard Archeology Project.

Composting Initiative
Green

Compost Program Rolls Out for Freshman Dorms

Offices across the College have collaborated to roll out a comprehensive residential composting program in all of the 17 freshman dormitories.

Divest Action
Central Administration

Divest Harvard Members Block Mass. Hall Entrance, Demand Open Meeting with Corporation

The maneuver kicked off the activist group Divest Harvard’s Day of Action, the latest effort in a two-year-old campaign calling for the University to divest its endowment from the fossil fuel industry.

Sustainability
Green

Harvard Holds First Sustainability Hackathon

Participants from across the University, other Boston schools, and the Boston and Cambridge community tackled several environmental issues at the first Sustainability Hackathon at the Harvard Innovation Lab on Saturday.

University Finances

Students Rally Against Harvard's Management of Timber Plantations in Argentina

The protest comes after much debate over the plantations, including allegations of mismanagement and the announcement of recertification of the plantations last week.

Perfect pitch
Features

From the Harvard Library to Fenway, Red Sox Organist Says He's Ready for Opener

When Joshua Kantor is not playing the Organ at famed Fenway Park, he works as a Harvard librarian.

Harvard Law School

Environmental Law Society Hosts Environmental Justice Conference

Twenty years after former United States President Bill Clinton passed the Executive Order on Environmental Justice, students from the Harvard Law School Environmental Law Society hosted the 26th Annual National Association of Environmental Law Societies conference this past weekend.

Sciences Division

Green Labs Symposium Promotes More Energy-Efficient Labs

The symposium included a networking session, workshops, and a case study of the Smart Labs Initiative at the University of California Irvine.

Divest Harvard
Central Administration

Divest Harvard Holds “Teach-Ins” Outside Massachusetts Hall

Students and members of Divest Harvard gathered in the Yard Tuesday afternoon for a series of “teach-ins” conducted to reveal ways in which they believe the fossil fuel industry creates climate denialism and interferes with clean energy initiatives.

Schrag at Lowell
Lowell

Professor Discusses the Challenges of Policy-Making and Climate Change

Students, resident scholars, and House Masters alike gathered Tuesday evening for a Lowell Masters’ Dinner to discuss climate change and policy-making with renowned environmental science and engineering professor, Daniel P. Schrag.

STANTING TALL
Football

Harvard-Yale 2014

Playing with the Rules
Scrutiny

Playing With The Rules

Highlight

Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

Art Museum Feature
Visual Arts

Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads