Ifeoluwa T. Obayan '19 jointly studies Biomedical Engineering and Social Anthropology and lives in Leverett House. She is one of the current Comp Directors of the Editorial Board, and writes for the News board as well as Editorial. Ifeoluwa hails from Arlington, Texas. Her interests include educational opportunity for underrepresented minorities especially in STEM, global and national health disparities, Christianity, race/nationality/ethnicity, gender, and Africa, especially Nigeria.
For the sake of our emotional and mental health, we are allowed to take a break from the news, social media, or conversations with friends—and just be. We’re allowed to forget about the politics of it all, and regard ourselves as individuals outside of a world where skin color seems to automatically mean a death sentence.
Enjoying live music, free food, and plenty of sunshine, students and Cantabrigians gathered in the Science Center Plaza Saturday afternoon for the Environmental Action Committee’s annual Earth Day Festival.
Members of Divest Harvard have shown support and offered protest models for Fossil Free MIT, a student activist group that recently completed a 116-day sit-in to urge the MIT administration to end its investment in the fossil fuel industry.
The Climate Change Solutions Fund started by University President Drew G. Faust awarded ten research projects over $1 million in grants, around a $200,000 increase from last year, according to the Office of Vice Provost for Research.
Several Harvard students and professors co-signed a letter calling for the president of the American Geophysical Union to end all union sponsorship ties with ExxonMobil, joining more than 100 members of the organization and other geoscientists.