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Bacow Inauguration
Race

Harvard Has 'The Law on Our Side' in Lawsuit Over Photos of Slaves, Bacow Says

University President Lawrence S. Bacow said in an interview Friday that he is confident Harvard is on the right side of the law in a suit alleging that Harvard unlawfully possesses and profits off two photographs of American slaves that are believed to be the oldest of their kind in existence.

Dunster Swing
College Life

Transformer Catches Fire Saturday Night, Causing Blackout

Roughly 600 customers of Eversource, an electric company, lost power Saturday evening after a transformer caught fire on Green Street and Putnam Avenue, affecting University affiliates living in several Lowell House swing housing buildings, according to Eversource.

Lowell Dining Hall
College

Renovated Lowell House Will Not Display Portrait of Controversial Former University President Abbott Lawrence Lowell

Lowell House will not display portraits of former University President Abbott Lawrence Lowell, Class of 1877, and his wife Anna Parker Lowell when it reopens in the fall, incoming Faculty Deans David I. Laibson ’88 and Nina Zipser announced in a Friday email to House residents.

New Lowell in the Snow 2019
College

85 Percent of Beds in Renovated Lowell House Will Be in Singles

New student spaces in Lowell will also include a squash court, a dance room, a screening room, a game lounge, a pool lounge, a party room, and band and opera-specific music rooms.

Lowell House Construction
Lowell

Lowell House Construction

The floor plans for the renovated Lowell House were released this past Monday. Construction continues behind the fences surrounding the perimeter of the building.

Lowell in the Snow
Lowell

Lowell in the Snow

Lowell Tea
House Life

‘The Best Job at Harvard’: Diana Eck and Twenty Years of Lowell Tea and Loyalty

Diana L. Eck and Dorothy A. Austin have served as the faculty deans of Lowell House for twenty years. This spring they will step down.

Admissions Lawyers at Lowell House
Lowell

Admissions Lawyers at Lowell House

Harvard University Lawyer William F. Lee and Lowell House Tutor and Pre-Law Advisor Sandy Alexander exit the Pechet Room in Lowell House after an hour-long, off-the-record discussion of the admissions lawsuit.

For Whom the Bell Lowells
House Life

For Whom the Bell Lowells

Jessica Ding '19, a member of the Lowell House Society of Russian Bell Ringers, rings the bells in the basement of 20 Prescott Street.

Lowell Tea
On Campus

Lowell Tea

5:16 p.m. Lowell Faculty Dean Diana L. Eck serves tea at Lowell Tea, which happens every Thursday.

Lowell House
House Life

Zipser, Laibson to Serve as Lowell’s Faculty Deans Starting Next Year

Dean for Faculty Affairs and Planning Nina Zipser and Economics Professor David I. Laibson ’88 will serve as the next faculty deans of Lowell House beginning next academic year, Lowell’s current faculty deans announced in an email to House affiliates Thursday.

Abbott Lawrence Lowell
Lowell

Abbott Lawrence Lowell

A bust of former University President Abbott Lawrence Lowell sits in the courtyard of Lowell House.

Lowell House Flyby Image
College

Lowell House Faculty Deans Eck, Austin to Step Down

Eck and Austin’s decision to step down comes after 20 years as Lowell faculty deans. A committee will choose new faculty deans before the start of the next academic year.

Hotel Glowtel Holiday Inn
College

House Committees Receive College Funding to Throw Open Parties

In recent weeks, Leverett, Lowell, and Pforzheimer Houses have each hosted their own parties, open to all undergraduates and free of charge.

Climbing Wall Moved to the Quad
Student Life

Expanded Climbing Wall Reopens at QRAC

Although the new wall is located near the Quad and away from the center of campus, students say attendance numbers in the gym have increased since its relocation.

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