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Recruiting Efforts Seek To Expose BGLTQ Students to Business

Increased efforts to expose BGLTQ-identified students at Harvard to business and corporate careers this year from student organizations and the Office of Career Services have been embraced by students and companies alike.

House Life

Ahead of Policy Change, All Houses Offer Mixed-Gender Suites

The policy change, which came after students lobbied for the effort, will officially take effect with the spring’s upcoming rooming lotteries, according to Associate Dean of Student Life William Cooper ’94.

College

Museums of Science and Culture To Create Student Board

The Harvard Museums of Science and Culture are establishing an undergraduate student board tasked to promote museum engagement at the College.

Lentz steps down
Faculty

Director of Harvard Art Museums To Step Down This Summer

Appointed director of the Harvard Art Museums in 2003, Lentz oversaw the six-year-long renovation and integration of the Museums, which reopened last fall.

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College

College Women’s Center Names New Director

Naisha Bradley, formerly the program manager of the Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School, will serve as the new director of the Harvard College Women’s Center.

Compost Bin
College

Compostable Waste in Freshman Trash Bins Decreases

The Office for Sustainability's website attributes the reduction to the introduction of compost bins in all freshman dorm rooms three months ago.

Student Groups

Canaday To Undergo Energy Reduction Measures

According to a flyer handed out at a study break in Canaday Hall on Friday, the transition to LED lighting will save 8,395 kilowatts of power every year.

Students Sue Harvard Over Divestment
Harvard Law School

Divestment Suit Plaintiffs Speak Out

Six of the seven student plaintiffs who filed the lawsuit last week that seeks to compel the University to “immediately withdraw” its holdings from fossil fuel companies discussed their case on Tuesday.

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.

Beauty After Ruin
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Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
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Year In Review 2015

Fischer Touchdown
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Year in Sports 2015

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Class of 2015, By the Numbers