Kristina D. Lorch
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.
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.
The protest comes after much debate over the plantations, including allegations of mismanagement and the announcement of recertification of the plantations last week.
When Joshua Kantor is not playing the Organ at famed Fenway Park, he works as a Harvard librarian.
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.
The symposium included a networking session, workshops, and a case study of the Smart Labs Initiative at the University of California Irvine.
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.
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.
As edX continues to expand its presence overseas and partners with an increasingly diverse array of non-educational institutions, professors and students agree on the initiative’s international significance but say its precise impact on the landscape of higher education remains uncertain.
Four Harvard undergraduates have received second place and a $10,000 award in the national Collegiate Inventors Competition for their development of a convenient, low-cost chemotherapy patch, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences announced Tuesday.
During a panel discussion titled “Too Many Checks, No Balance: Partisan Brinkmanship or a Shrinking Presidency?,” Patterson and David King, a lecturer at the Kennedy School, discussed the roots of the current political gridlock and its impact on American society.
Residents of Cambridge will head to the polls Tuesday for the city’s biennial municipal elections, which will place nine delegates on Cambridge’s City Council and six delegates on the School Committee.
October marks the beginning of flu season, which usually reaches its peak in January and February. Given that it would be ideal to avoid the kind of public health emergency that rocked the Boston area last winter, we put together a list of where you can get your flu shot before winter hits.
Recently published results from the Harvard Stem Cell Institute’s first-ever clinical trials have identified a molecule that could increase the success rates of umbilical cord blood transplants in cancer patients.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s MOOC Research Initiative has granted HarvardX $21,450 to study how massive open online courses might be made more personalized for individuals in online courses everywhere, HarvardX announced Tuesday.