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Harvard Allston Land Company Solicits Proposals for Enterprise Research Campus

The Harvard Allston Land Company is soliciting proposals from developers for the initial construction phase of its Enterprise Research Campus in Allston in a formal request issued Friday, according to Harvard spokesperson Brigid O’Rourke.

Economics Professor Martin Feldstein, ‘Legendary’ Teacher and Thinker, Dies at 79

Feldstein was a prolific academic who served in a number of political roles. During his career, he served as the chief economic advisor to Ronald Reagan and the president of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Winthrop Faculty Deans Announce Plans to Challenge Harvard

In the five minute statement, Sullivan and Robinson sharply criticized College administrators’ decision not to renew their contracts as faculty deans and defended their tenure.

Former Harvard Track Coach Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

Former Harvard track coach Walter W. Johnson ’71 pled guilty Monday to possession of child pornography, the United States Attorney’s office announced Tuesday.

Afsahi Named New FAS Chief Development Officer

Armin Afsahi will serve as new associate vice president and dean of development for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the University announced in a press release Tuesday.

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Introduces Legislation That Could Endanger Harvard’s Sanctions

A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that could imperil Harvard College’s social group sanctions Wednesday.

Harvard Affiliates March in 49th Annual Boston Pride Parade

Decked out in rainbow flags, clothes, and facepaint, a group of roughly 30 Harvard affiliates marched representing the University in Boston’s 49th Pride Parade Saturday afternoon.

Wyss Donates $131 Million Gift Toward Namesake Institute

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Hansjörg Wyss has donated an additional $131 million to his namesake research organization, the University announced Friday.

Central Administration

Bacow Confers 1,554 College Degrees at 368th Commencement

Bacow awarded 6,665 degrees to students across the University — including College seniors, students from Harvard’s graduate schools, and students from the Extension School — in Tercentenary Theatre Thursday.

College

Al Gore Calls for Fossil Fuel Divestment at Harvard College Class Day

Fifty years after he picked up his own Harvard diploma, former United States Vice President Al Gore ’69 returned to Harvard Yard, looked out over the Class of 2019, and called on the University to divest its holdings in the fossil fuel industry.

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Speakers Call for Leadership, Bravery, and Climate Change Activism at Harvard Graduate School Class Days

Across Harvard’s campus, graduate students gathered Wednesday under cloudy skies for Class Day ceremonies ahead of Commencement Thursday.

College

Asian American, International Admits Accepted Harvard Admissions Offers at Highest Rates

Admitted students who are Asian American or international citizens have consistently accepted their offers to attend Harvard College at the highest rates, while African American and Hispanic American admitted students accepted their offers at lower rates, according to data from 2018 court documents.

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Harvard Right to Life Runs Campaign for Student Health Insurance Plan Refunds for Abortion Coverage

Harvard Right to Life — a pro-life student organization at the College — ran a campaign this spring calling for students to request a refund for a small portion of Harvard University Health Services’ student insurance plan that goes toward funding abortions.

Commencement 2019

A ‘Product of the Resistance’: The Creation of African-American Studies

Commencement 2019

A ‘Counterpoint’: The Birth of Alternative Media Outlets Amid a ‘Highly Politicized’ Harvard

Commencement 2019

When Harvard Beat Yale 29-29

Commencement 2019

When Harvard Met Radcliffe

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Tommy Lee Jones ’69: The Only Football Player who Acted

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Interactive Feature: Class of 2019, By the Numbers

​Scroll through graphs and charts for a visual representation of the Class of 2019. The data was collected in an email survey conducted by The Crimson during the month of May.​

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Staying ‘InTouch’: SEAS Support Network Provides Peer-to-Peer Help to Graduate Students

Two graduate students at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have created a peer-to-peer support network for graduate students, which launched at the beginning of this academic year.

College

Sandip Nirmel ‘Made Harvard Feel Like Home,’ Classmates Say

His classmates said he was most notable for his humility and cheerfulness. Nirmel could easily switch between stoic seriousness and bright optimism.

Commencement 2019

Lawsuits, Libel, and Nepotism: A Scandal in Dunster House

In May 1994, Dunster House was home to controversy among several members of its tutor staff, who charged the House leadership had engaged in biased hiring practices, leading to a stifling climate in the House.

Commencement 2019

Votes for Women: The Fly Club and Female Social Spaces

Though Harvard single-gender social organizations currently face penalties should they refuse to go co-ed, the Fly Club once flirted with the possibility of going co-ed on its own volition in September 1993.

Commencement 2019

‘Haunted by the War’: Remembering The University Hall Takeover of 1969

Commencement 2019

In Period of Racial Conflict, Mediation Program Struggled to Find Footing

Commencement 2019

Harvard’s Internet Woes

Commencement 2019

'Our Faces, Our Histories, Our Stories': The Push for Ethnic Studies

Higher Education

‘Down From the Big Hill’

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