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Adams House Resumes Renovations After Five-Month Delay

Construction on Adams House has resumed after a five-month hiatus due to the City of Cambridge’s decision to place a moratorium on construction projects in response to the ongoing spread of coronavirus, according to an email sent to House affiliates Saturday.

Cambridge School Committee Approves Plan for Remote Fall for Grades 4-12

In a marathon meeting Thursday night, the Cambridge School Committee approved a proposal for remote-only learning for most Cambridge Public School students in grades 4-12, allowing preschool through third-grade families to opt for some in-person learning.


Three U.S. Representatives Request Foreign Funding Data in Letter to Bacow

U.S. Representatives James Comer (R-Ky.), Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), and Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) requested Monday that Harvard disclose all records of gifts from the governments and citizens of China, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Russia since 2015.


Over 20 Percent of Harvard Undergrads Do Not Intend to Enroll in Fall 2020

More than 20 percent of Harvard College students do not intend to enroll this fall, according to data provided in a Thursday email from Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay to faculty and staff.

Cambridge Police Report Shows Department Owns Military Rifles and Armored Vehicle

Among the inventory are 63 Colt M4 rifles, 11 sniper rifles, 18 MP5 submachine guns, and one Lenco Bearcat — a $350,000 armored vehicle.

Three U.S. Representatives Request Foreign Funding Data in Letter to Bacow

U.S. Representatives James Comer (R-Ky.), Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), and Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) requested Monday that Harvard disclose all records of gifts from the governments and citizens of China, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Russia since 2015.

Rhode Island Man Sentenced to 21 Months for Threatening Prof. Believed to Be Affiliated With Harvard

A Rhode Island man was sentenced to 21 months in prison and three years of supervised release Wednesday for sending dozens of violent, threatening emails to a Massachusetts professor reportedly affiliated with Harvard.

Over 20 Percent of Harvard Undergrads Do Not Intend to Enroll in Fall 2020

More than 20 percent of Harvard College students do not intend to enroll this fall, according to data provided in a Thursday email from Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay to faculty and staff.

Harvard Scientists Illuminate Light’s Surprising Impact on Ultra-Cold Chemistry

Harvard researchers uncovered the surprising role of light in ultra-cold chemical reactions, according to an article published last month in the scientific journal Nature Physics.

Majority of Harvard Personnel to Work Remotely Through End of 2020

The majority of Harvard personnel will continue remote work through at least the end of the calendar year, administrators announced in an email Wednesday morning to affiliates.

Economics Professor Emmanuel Farhi, Who Wielded His Intellect for Public Good, Dies at 41

Economics Professor Emmanuel Farhi died unexpectedly on July 23 at the age of 41.