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Brie K. Buchanan

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Applied Physics Professor Sues Harvard, SEAS Dean, Computer Science Professor Over Tenure Denial

Associate Applied Physics professor Shmuel M. Rubinstein sued Harvard in Middlesex County Superior Court last week, citing a dispute concerning his employment contract.


SEAS Dean Discusses Building Features Ahead of Allston Opening

As the debut of the new Science and Engineering Complex in Allston fast approaches, Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Francis J. Doyle III discussed new resources for students and faculty at the campus in an interview Sunday.


A First Look Inside Harvard’s New Sciences and Engineering Allston Complex

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’s nearly-complete, newly minted Science and Engineering complex in Allston will feature state-of-the-art student club spaces, sustainably designed labs, and a number of amenities, one of the project’s architects told The Crimson on a first-look tour of the complex Wednesday.


Harvard Researcher Among Group Developing Material for Light-Based Computing

A team of researchers from Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, McMaster University, and University of Pittsburgh has discovered a new material that can exhibit chemical and mechanical responses to light — paving the way for computing to be executed with only beams of light and no hard materials.


Harvard Expands into Allston

Harvard’s development in the Boston neighborhood of Allston has brought Harvard administrators, professors, and students face-to-face with a myriad of challenges, from the logistics of moving classes across the river to pushback from Allston residents.


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.


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