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Divestment

Faculty on Upcoming Presidential Election
Labor

Harvard Kennedy School Lecturer Offers Activism Advice at Divestment Talk

Richard Parker, a Kennedy School lecturer, offered advice to students hoping to persuade the University to divest from companies tied to the fossil fuel industry at an event at the Center for Government and International Studies on Tuesday.

Divestment Protestors Interrupt Harvard University President Talk
College Administration

Divestment Protestors Interrupt Harvard University President Talk

Divestment Forum
Faculty

Bacow Makes Surprise Appearance at Harvard Fossil Fuel Divestment Forum

In a surprise appearance, University President Lawrence S. Bacow participated in an hour-long forum about fossil fuel divestment Thursday, an event he previously said he would not attend.

Divestment Forum
On Campus

Divestment Forum

Karen Shapiro, a financial advisor at Progressive Asset Management; James "Jim" T. Engell '73, an English professor; University President Lawrence S. Bacow; Cornel R. West '74, a philosophy professor; and James G. Anderson a chemistry professor speak at a public forum on fossil fuel divestment on Thursday evening in Sever Hall.

Mass Incarceration in the Black and Latinx Community
College

Experts Discuss Mass Incarceration at Panel in Harvard's Emerson Hall

Activists and experts discussed the intersection of racism, xenophobia, and mass incarceration at a panel in Emerson Hall Tuesday.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
Endowment

New Harvard Management Company Website Removes Divestment Information, Defends Natural Resources Holdings

Harvard Management Company updated its website within the last month to remove any mention of past instances of divestment and to include references to its protocols on its investment in land and agriculture.

UC first meeting Smith Center
College

Harvard Undergraduate Council Endorses Prison Divestment Petition and Heat Week

The Undergraduate Council voted to establish a summer storage option, pass resolutions relating to prison divestment and climate change, and fund Black Graduation at its general meeting Saturday.

Bacow and Divestment Protestors
IOP

Bacow and Divestment Protestors

Bacow and Protestors
On Campus

Bacow and Protestors

University President Lawrence S. Bacow attempts to quiet protestors before exiting the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum.

Bacow and Divestment Protestors
College

Divestment Protestors Interrupt Bacow Talk at Kennedy School, Forcing Event Location Change

Over the past few months, the two campaigns — Divest Harvard and the Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign — have ramped up their demands for the University to divest its nearly $40 billion endowment from companies related to the fossil fuel industry and the United States prison system.

Divestment at the Forum
On Campus

Divestment at the Forum

Protestors from Divest Harvard and the Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign interrupt an Institute of Politics event featuring University President Lawrence S. Bacow Thursday evening.

GSC Meeting
On Campus

GSC Meeting

The Graduate Student Council met on Wednesday evening in Lehman Hall's Student Lounge where they voted on a resolution proposed by the Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign.

Divest Protest
FAS

Harvard Faculty Demand Bacow Host Forum on Divestment

Members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences called on University President Lawrence S. Bacow to lead a Faculty discussion on Harvard’s fossil fuel investments, citing “widespread, deep, and reasonable disagreement” with Bacow’s response to the issue.

Bacow at Convocation
University Finances

Amid Student Calls for a Forum on Divestment, Bacow Remains Steadfast

Bacow’s position comes at a time when student activists from across the University are reinvigorating their calls for Bacow and the Harvard Management Company — the University’s investment arm — to withdraw its controversial investments.

Divestment Rally
University Finances

Prison Divestment Advocates Rally, Deliver Petition to Harvard President Bacow

More than 100 Harvard affiliates gathered outside of Massachusetts Hall Friday to deliver a petition to University President Lawrence S. Bacow urging Harvard to disclose and divest its holdings in companies tied to the prison industry.

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