National Labor Relations Board officials will begin counting ballots on Dec. 22 in an election that will decide whether Harvard teaching and research assistants will form a union—though the ultimate result of the vote could be delayed further.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation switched to all-electronic tolling on the Mass. Turnpike last week, paving the way for the realignment of the I-90 interchange in Allston and opening up land for potential Harvard development.
A federal appeals court upheld last week Harvard Law School’s decision to reprimand a student for plagiarism, affirming a lower court ruling against the plaintiff, Megon J. Walker, who sued Harvard in 2012.
Reduced rainfall in Massachusetts and parts of the Northeast since May has pushed Cambridge’s local reservoirs to their lowest volume in at least 10 years, driving the city to purchase millions of dollars of water.
Nobuo Tanaka, former executive director of the International Energy Agency and president of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, argued Tuesday that cooperation in energy efforts should play a vital role in collaboration and peacekeeping in Asia.
A group of Russia experts, including former U.S. and Russian government officials, advocated renewed dialogue in areas of mutual interest as a critical strategy for the next American President during a panel on U.S.-Russia relations at the Institute of Politics Monday night.