Crimson staff writer
Oliver L. Riskin-Kutz
Harvard Libraries Closed In-Person Services This Week. Here’s What You Need to Know About Doing Research This Semester.
In response to the spread of the novel coronavirus, Harvard library locations closed all print services Monday, but some remote services and digital resources remain online. With the spring semester starting up again this Monday, here’s what you need to know about using Harvard’s libraries.
The Faculty Executive Committee of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology will develop initiatives to increase public access to a set of historic photographs of enslaved people at the center of a lawsuit against Harvard, according to an email museum director Jane Pickering sent to the Committee.
The Cambridge City Council debated measures to improve pedestrian safety in Harvard Square after testimony from the widower of a woman killed in a September crash.
Harvard’s contribution to the City of Boston in 2018 fell short of the amount of money the city requested from the University as part of a program in which some schools make contributions to the city instead of paying taxes.
Cambridge residents discussed a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority proposal to raise fares for a range of public transportation options, including rail and bus services, by an average of 6.3 percent starting on July 1, 2019 at a public comment session Tuesday.
For some local students, Harvard programs have given them a glimpse of research and academics on a college campus. Some students from groups underrepresented on college campuses say the experience of working with Harvard students and faculty influenced their academic plans.
Marvin, who directed the Harvard choirs from 1978 to 2010, opened his final season with the Jameson Singers choir, consisting of Harvard alumni and Boston residents, last Saturday.
Commander of the United States Strategic Command John E. Hyten ’81 urged American leaders to continue deterring the country’s adversaries from using nuclear weapons at an Institute of Politics forum Wednesday.
Guests munched on “bread of the dead” and sipped Mexican hot chocolate while listening to musical performances at the Harvard Peabody Museum's Día de los Muertos party Thursday.