Police officers in an unmarked vehicle stop to check on a Harvard student walking on Plympton Street Friday morning. Harvard, along with other local universities, canceled classes on Friday in response to the ongoing manhunt for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing.
The gate to Harvard Yard remains open Friday morning as security officials consult with one another. In an email to students, Dean of the College Evelynn M. Hammonds promised "a heightened security presence."
The existence of a Harvard delegation gives the University a special inroad into Capitol Hill, allowing its lobbyists to appeal to a small group of legislators not just as politicians, but as Harvard alumni.
A negative return on an investment is likely to cause anxiety for investors concerned about the long-term viability of their assets. For this reason, Harvard’s announcement of a negative 0.05 return on its investments attracted media attention across the globe.
A. Clayton Spencer, a former Harvard vice president for policy, was inaugurated as the eighth President of Bates College Friday afternoon. The audience included familiar Harvard faces, such as University President Drew G. Faust.
Early Friday morning a sprinkler malfunction at Widener Library caused damage to approximately 400 books, according to an email obtained by The Crimson and confirmed by a spokesperson for the Harvard Library.