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Brie K. Buchanan

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Harvard in the City

Three Finalists Announced for Allston Enterprise Research Campus Development

Harvard has selected three development teams — Alexandria Real Estate Equities and National Development, the HYM Investment Group, and Breakthrough Properties — as finalists for a bid to develop the University’s new Enterprise Research Campus in Allston.

Mass. Hall
Harvard Law School

Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Demands Reparations for Harvard’s Association with Slavery in Letter to Bacow

Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne demanded reparations from Harvard for the University’s historical ties to slavery in a letter to University President Lawrence S. Bacow last month.

Soldiers Field Road

Construction on Pedestrian Crossings Over Soldiers Field Fall Behind Schedule

Long-running Harvard-funded efforts to build and renovate pedestrian crossings over Soldiers Field Road in Allston have fallen behind their scheduling projections. The designs of the crossings are currently at only 25 percent completion

Bartley's Burgers
Harvard Square

ADA Lawsuit Against Harvard, Mr. Bartley’s Burger Cottage Dismissed

A lawsuit filed against Mr. Bartley’s Burger Cottage and Harvard for allegedly violating the Americans with Disabilities Act was dismissed earlier this fall. The plaintiff in the case, Andres R. Melo, filed the initial complaint in federal court in February 2019.

Art Lab
Visual Arts

Harvard’s ArtLab Hosts Opening Celebration in Allston

The ArtLab, a center for artistic research and development located on Harvard’s Allston campus, hosted a kickoff celebration Saturday morning to mark the official opening of the facility.

Andrew Yang Rally #2

Democratic Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Draws Hundreds in Cambridge Common Rally

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang spoke to a crowd of hundreds at a rally in Cambridge Common Monday evening, during which he discussed his proposal for universal basic income.

Renovations on Harvard Hall

Harvard Hall Renovations to Last Through Fall Semester

Major interior and exterior renovations began June 4 on Harvard Hall — one of the oldest and most historic buildings in Harvard Yard — and will continue through the start of second semester, according to Faculty of Arts and Sciences spokesperson Rachael Dane.

Crowds at Boston Calling

Boston Calling Music Festival Brings Business, Confuses Residents

As concert-goers swarmed Allston over the weekend for the annual Boston Calling music festival, local businesses and residents were divided on their feelings about the shows happening in their own backyard.


For the A.R.T., The Next Act

After a record-breaking donation, the American Repertory Theater is now in the spotlight.

Paul J. Barreira's Office

Paul for the People

After 15 years at the helm of Harvard University Health Services, Paul Barreira reflects on his legacy.

Harvard Ed Portal

Bacow Speaks at Allston Grant Awards Ceremony

University President Lawrence S. Bacow honored 16 grant recipients of the Harvard Allston Partnership Fund — a program that supports neighborhood improvement projects and educational programming for Allston-Brighton residents — at a ceremony Monday afternoon.

Soldiers Field Road

Allston Workshop Designs Surrounding Open Spaces for I-90 Project

The Boston Society of Architects hosted an Allston Esplanade Design Workshop Thursday evening, encouraging public participation in designing open spaces around upcoming construction projects in the Allston area.

Graduate School of Design

Allston ArtLab to Open in September

Harvard’s ArtLab in Allston is expected to open in mid-September 2019. When finished, the 9,000 square foot space, which is designed to be carbon net-zero, will feature eight rooms for artistic use including an artist workshop and a recording studio.

Sleep 101

Sleep 101 and Sleep Matters Initiative Promote Healthy Sleep Patterns

Programs like the Sleep 101 training module and the Sleep Matters Initiative are sparking conversations about issues of sleep and wellness at Harvard, and shedding light on why researchers believe sleep should be prioritized on college campuses.

The Hong Kong Restaurant

Hong Kong Restaurant to Feature Live Music Venue

The Hong Kong restaurant will feature a live music venue on the third floor of its Harvard Square location starting next month. The new plans for the third floor will include live performances as well as DJ events and dancing after 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.