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Brian C. Zhang
Members of the “Church of Stop Shopping in NYC” led a protest against the project Robobees, which aimed to design robotic bees. Protestors felt the project was a “non-response” to the current decline in bee populations.
Clintons to Receive Awards at HSPH Centennial
Former President Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea Clinton will be honored at an October 24 celebration marking the 100th anniversary of the Harvard School of Public Health, the school announced Monday.
SEAS Dean Appointed To Advise Energy Secretary
Cherry A. Murray, Dean of Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences since 2009, has been appointed to the U.S. Secretary of Energy Advisory Board, the U.S. Department of Energy announced in August.
After Somerville Fire, An Outpouring of Support for Displaced Harvard Intern
Carine Margez, a graduate student from France working at Harvard for the summer, lost nearly all her belongings when a fire swept through her Somerville apartment on July 25.
Largest Donor to Harvard Doubles Gift to Wyss Institute
Nearly five years after donating $125 million to Harvard—the largest philanthropic gift ever to the University—Hansjörg Wyss has matched that sum with a second $125 million gift to the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, the Institute announced Tuesday.
Harvard Researchers Create 'Smallest Robotic Insect Capable of Flight'
A team of Harvard researchers have created what they say is the smallest robotic insect capable of flight—a nickel-sized prototype called RoboBee—that could one day be deployed in swarms for tasks, including environmental monitoring and search-and-rescue operations.
Computer Science Professors Experiment With Flipped Classrooms
Faculty of Arts and Sciences classes have promoted group work in the classroom for years, but the flipped classroom method goes a step further by moving the traditional lecture out of the lecture hall.
Krystle Campbell, Former HBS Employee, Dies in Boston Marathon Explosions
Just as it seemed all members of the Harvard community who ran or attended the Boston Marathon were safely accounted for after the fatal bombing, FBI officials said Monday that Krystle Campbell, a former Harvard Business School employee whose mother and brother still work at the University, was among three killed in the attacks.
As SEAS Moves to Allston, Administrators Contemplate Schedule Changes
Administrators and faculty are poised to consider changes to the daily academic schedule following the announcement this February that Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences will move to Allston in as little as five years.
Computer science professor Stuart M. Shieber ‘81 speaks with architectual consultant Stephen J. Erwin about the design of the SEAS Allston campus at an open house event in Maxwell Dworkin Monday afternoon.