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Like All Good Things, Harvard Square's New Lululemon Will Soon Come To An End

Lululemon lovers can rejoice — briefly. To be precise, they can rejoice between August 3, 2018 and Jan. 6, 2019.

Nohria to Step Down from Tata Board of Directors

Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria will step down from the board of directors of Tata Sons when his term ends next month.

Bacow, Harvard Faculty Sign Letter Opposing Suggested EPA Rule

University President Lawrence S. Bacow and several Harvard professors spoke out this week against an Environmental Protection Agency rule that proposes making scientific data public, co-signing a public letter that asserts the rule would sow “confusion and chaos.”

Colombian President Steps Out of Office and Into HKS Fellowship

On the last day of Santos’s eight-year-long presidency, Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf named Santos an Angelopoulos Fellow.

Harvard Square Icon J. Press to Close Cambridge Store

Historic men’s clothing boutique J. Press — a Harvard Square fixture for 86 years — is closing its Mt. Auburn St. store at the end of August, citing increasing rents in the past several years.

Ex-Members of Shuttered Sorority Delta Gamma Launch Co-Ed Club ‘Kali Praxi’

KP affiliate Basia Rosenbaum ’18 wrote in an email that the new group is “distinct” from the old sorority chapter.

Graduate School of Design Selects Architects for Expansion Plans

The school picked firms Herzog & de Meuron and Beyer Blinder Belle to design the expansion. Plans for the design are projected to be finished in early fall.

Upscale Square Restaurant Les Sablons Shutters Doors

Run by Boston restaurateurs Garrett Harker, Shore Gregory, Skip Bennett, and Jeremy Sewall, the restaurant occupied the historic 1912 Conductor's Building for less than two years.

College

Top Universities Defend Harvard’s Race-Conscious Admissions Policies in Court

Lawyers for the universities wrote that their schools “speak with one voice to emphasize the profound importance of a diverse student body for their educational missions.”

College

Harvard Rejects Allegations of Discrimination in New Court Filings

SFFA’s filings were “a 45-page press release, devoted to presenting a misleading narrative that is manifestly subject to genuine dispute,” Harvard attorneys wrote.

University

Facebook Suspends Harvard Prof’s Data Analytics Company Over User Privacy Concerns

Facebook suspended a data analytics company founded by University professor Gary King last week, saying it will investigate how the group collects, shares, and stores user data.

Race

Cambridge City Council to Sponsor Diversity Discussions In Response to Viral Video of Harvard Employee

​The Cambridge City Council plans to sponsor “community conversations” focused on diversity in response to a viral video that depicted a Harvard employee asking a neighbor with a biracial daughter if she lived in affordable housing.

Protests

Demonstrators Hold 'Die-In' To Protest Sackler Family’s Ties to Harvard Art Museums

More than 30 protesters held a “die-in” in the Arthur M. Sackler Museum Friday to protest its connections to a family they said contributed to the opioid crisis.

Race

Harvard Employee Who Confronted Neighbor Placed on Leave ‘Effective Immediately’

College

Jake Kaufmann Named Financial Aid Director

College

Confidentiality of Some Admissions Files Remains in Dispute in Suit Against Harvard

Harvard Square

New Harvard Square Theater Plans Include Office, Retail Space

The developer seeking to revive the Harvard Square Theater announced plans last month to tear down the deserted building to make way for storefronts, a new theater, and a four story-tall, LED-embedded edifice.

Politics

During First Washington Trip as President, Bacow Pledges to Champion Higher Education

University President Lawrence S. Bacow spoke to lawmakers and Harvard affiliates on both sides of the political aisle during his first trip to Washington as Harvard’s president last week.

College

Kappa Alpha Theta to Go Gender-Neutral in Fall 2018

Harvard’s chapter of the all-female sorority will become the gender-neutral social group “Theta Zeta Xi” and will disaffiliate from its national organization, the club announced Monday.

FAS

Claudine Gay Named Next Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Government and African and African American Studies Professor Claudine Gay will serve as the next Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Her appointment marks one of the first major decisions of Bacow's fledgling presidency.

IOP

Washington Post Chief Correspondent Dan Balz Returns to IOP as First-Ever 'Senior Fellow'

IOP Director Mark D. Gearan said Balz’s position as senior fellow is “new” to the IOP and will allow Balz to “visit campus frequently during the semester.”

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