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Ross A. Macdonald

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Study Finds Nuclear Security Lagging

The rate of control and destruction of nuclear weapons around the world has dangerously fallen since the attacks of September

Psych To See Thesis Boom

After a wave of faculty hiring spurred in part by concern that students were unable to find thesis advisers, the

Four Harvard College Professors Named

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) awarded four Harvard College professorships—endowed positions for commitment to undergraduate education—last week. Quincy

PSLM Occupation Gets Hollywood Treatment

After a three-week run in Mass. Hall last spring, the Progressive Student Labor Movement (PSLM) sit-in returned for a repeat

Union Holds Rally, Begins Contract Renegotiations

More than 600 Harvard workers, their families, community members and students protested University employment policies Monday, in preparation for the

Wage Decision To Come Later Than Expected

Lawrence H. Summers won’t hand down his verdict on Harvard’s wage policies at the end of this week, as many

PSLM to Meet with Summers

With his decision on the recommendations of the Harvard Committee on Employment and Contracting Policies (HCECP) only three days away,

Wage Report Imminent

After six months of research and deliberations, the Harvard Committee on Employment and Contracting Policies will quietly post its final

PUPPET MASTER

Protest Attracts Hundreds

Over 600 students and custodians, wielding homemade noisemakers and chanting in Spanish and English, marched through Harvard Yard and across

Tufts Janitors Win Wage Hike

Janitors at Tufts University have approved a new three-year contract with the school’s custodial subcontractor that includes a wage floor

OPENING THE DISCUSSION

Committee Ends Silence On Wages

The Harvard Committee on Employment and Contracting Policies broke the silence of its confidential deliberations about the living wage controversy

PSLM Holds 'Welcome' for Summers

In a Friday rally billed as a “community welcome” for University President Lawrence H. Summers, Progressive Student Labor Movement (PSLM)

Sweatshop Foes Lobby University

Seven members of Harvard Students Against Sweatshops (HSAS) met yesterday with top University officials to discuss the possibility of Harvard

Forum Discusses Working Conditions

Employees from across the University gathered last night to discuss working conditions at Harvard with colleagues and community members—including the

Katz Panel, PSLM Gear Up for Busy Semester

For the past several weeks, 11 faculty members, three unionized Harvard employees, two administrators and four students have attended a

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