Samuel Y. Weinstock

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Radcliffe Institute Will Seek $70 Million in Campaign

Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study will seek to raise $70 million in its segment of The Harvard Campaign, Radcliffe Campaign co-chair Susan S. Wallach ’68 announced Monday night at a campaign launch event in Agassiz Hall in Radcliffe Yard.

Interactive Feature: Harvard University’s Cyberwar

While governments and corporations alike experience cyberthreats, universities like Harvard face a unique test: how to balance an academic mission demanding an unfettered flow of information with the need to protect valuable data and computer systems.

Second Email Privacy Policy Task Force Meeting Draws Few Attendees

The second of two open meetings for the University’s electronic communication policy task force drew few attendees and fewer comments for the task force’s leader, Harvard Law School professor David J. Barron ’89.

Seattle Mayor Addresses Harvard Divestment

An unexpected letter from University President Drew G. Faust explaining why Harvard will not divest from fossil fuel companies has catalyzed discussion and provoked direct responses, including one from Seattle Mayor Michael P. McGinn.

Lane MacDonald '88-'89 Named HMC Managing Director

A former Harvard hockey star and active alumnus will become the managing director for private equity at Harvard Management Company, HMC announced in a press release on Monday.

Summers: Thiel Fellowship 'The Single Most Misdirected Bit of Philanthropy in This Decade'

In one of his first public appearances since withdrawing his name from Fed Chair consideration, former University President Larry Summers came out swinging against the Thiel Fellowship, a controversial scholarship created by entrepreneur and venture capitalist Peter A. Thiel.