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Harvard Medical School
Harvard Medical School

Medical School Reaches $750 Million Capital Campaign Goal

Harvard Medical School’s capital campaign reached its $750 million goal earlier this month, administrators announced Wednesday.

Harvard Medical School

Longwood Looks to Combat Opioid Epidemic

As the opioid epidemic rages, Harvard researchers and educators are working to better understand the phenomenon and to teach students how to fight against it.

Harvard Medical School
Harvard Medical School

HMS 'New Research Building' Nameless After 15 Years

As it enters its fifteenth year of operation, the Medical School’s New Research Building has yet to be named after a donor or prominent graduate.

Michelle A. Williams
School of Public Health

School of Public Health Rejects Funds from Tobacco-Linked Foundation

The School of Public Health and 16 other schools have turned down funds from a foundation funded by a large tobacco conglomerate.

Harvard Medical School Quadrangle

Medical School Students Advocate for DACA in Open Letter

Four DACA recipients at the Medical School wrote an open letter last week calling on the nation to protect its undocumented students.

Harvard Medical School
Harvard Medical School

HMS Teaching Hospital Plans First Expansion in Decades

The expansion, slated to be built along Brookline Avenue in the hospital's West Campus, will comprise ten floors and contain 345,000 square feet of space.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Surgeon General Discusses Opioid Abuse at HSPH Event

Adams called for a multifaceted approach to the epidemic that tailors treatment to the specific needs of every patient.

Glass Concourse at Brigham Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Teaching Hospitals Land $100 Million Donation

Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital will each receive $50 million from two Boston-area philanthropists.

Harvard Medical School Quadrangle
Harvard Medical School

Medical School Professor Resigns Amid Harassment Allegations

Longtime Harvard Medical School professor Harvey J. Makadon resigned from his positions at the Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center last month after accusations of sexual misconduct were brought against him.

Harvard Medical School
Harvard Medical School

Medical School Will Sell Some Property to Alleviate Debt

“The hope is that the proceeds from the sale of that building will allow us to pay off a significant part of our debt," Medical School Dean George Q. Daley ’82 said.

First Parish Church

Cambridge District 'Homeless Court' to Move to Harvard Square

The Homeless Outreach Program of the Cambridge Police Department coordinated the move with the Cambridge District Court, the Harvard Square Business Association, and First Parish Church.

Marc C. McGovern

Marc C. McGovern

A fourth-generation Cambridge resident running for his third term on the Council, Marc McGovern currently serves as Vice Mayor for the city.

The Science Center

Eight Researchers Funded for 'High-Risk, High-Reward' Projects

The researchers will receive nearly $8.5 million to conduct a broad array of health science research, from psychology to health policy analysis.

Humanitarian Disasters
Harvard Law School

Public Health Researcher Discusses Tech Limitations in Humanitarian Work

“I frankly think we need coders and hackers significantly less than we need lawyers,” Raymond said.

Fall in Harvard Yard
Student Life

Students Take Their Pick of Fall Events

As temperatures dip and vibrant leaves blanket Harvard Yard, students have begun a series of annual autumn traditions.