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Ellen M. Burstein

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Graduate Student Union Protests Impact Classes, Finals Review Sessions

Department admin and course heads have had to reduce review sessions and relocate classes as hundreds of graduate student union members gave up their teaching duties to join the strike.

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Front Photo Feature

Graduate Student Union Begins Picketing in Harvard Yard

Carrying signs reading “UAW on Strike” and chanting “What do we want? Contract! When do we want it? Now!” Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Automobile Workers demonstrators marched from their strike base at Phillips Brooks House Association to Massachusetts Hall.

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Harvard Business School

15 Faculty Named to Harvard Business School Dean Search Advisory Committee

Bacow and Garber announced the creation of the advisory committee in an email to University affiliates Tuesday afternoon. The group includes faculty from the Business School’s 10 academic units that comprise its primary fields of study.

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Harvard Business School

In Wake of Protests, Harvard Business School Faculty At Odds Over Divestment

After divestment protests at Saturday's Game drew national media attention, several Harvard Business School faculty disagreed on whether the University should divest from fossil fuels.

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New Owner to Take a Shot at Running Louie’s Superette

Louie’s Superette, a beloved convenience store that sells beer and wine to Harvard students, is set to change hands after a 32-year stint in Cambridge.

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Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School Faculty Reflect on Dean Nitin Nohria’s Tenure

As Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria prepares to step down at the end of the academic year, Business School faculty have praised his innovative leadership in prioritizing diversity at the school and fostering closer relationships between affiliates.

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Harvard Square

Bluestone Lane Strolls Into Harvard Square

Bluestone Lane, an Australian-inspired café chain with locations throughout the U.S. and Canada, will open its new Harvard Square location Friday morning.

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Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria To Step Down in June

Nohria will officially step down on June 30, 2020, 10 years after he became the dean of the Business School in 2010. He wrote that he plans to go on sabbatical for a year after he withdraws from his post.

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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.

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Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School Application Rates Decline, Reflecting National Trends

Harvard Business School’s MBA application rate declined by roughly 6 percent in this year’s application cycle, reflecting a decline in application rates visible at business schools nationwide.

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Head of the Charles Brings Crowds to Harvard Square Businesses

The event is the world’s largest two-day regatta and the third-most attended event in New England annually, and often is one of the Square’s most lucrative weekends of the year, according to local business owners.

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Harvard in the City

Out of Town News Kiosk Space to Host CultureHouse

CultureHouse, a non-profit organization that hosts social events and artistic performances, will fill the kiosk currently housing Out of Town News, which will close at the end of October after 64 years in operation.

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Harvard Square

OTTO Pizza Reopens Harvard Square Location After Minor Fire

OTTO Pizza reopened in Harvard Square this past Friday after a hood-vent fire over the summer forced the restaurant to close temporarily.

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Food and Drink

Veggie Grill Sprouts in Harvard Square

Launched in 2006, Veggie Grill currently has 34 restaurants operating along the West Coast and is seeking to expand onto the East Coast, starting with the opening of its JFK Street location.

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Graduate School of Design

Harvard Business School Faculty and Climate Experts Talk Water and the Future of the City in Panel Discussion

The event was part of Harvard’s third annual Worldwide Week, an event held to highlight international research conducted by Harvard faculty and to promote discussion of global issues.