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Politics

Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine Protests For Divestment in Harvard Yard

Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine held a rally in the Yard Monday to call on Harvard to divest from companies tied to Israel’s presence in Palestine.

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On Campus

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On Friday, Fossil Fuel Divest Harvard and the Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign met in Boylston Hall for a joint action to appeal for ending University fossil fuel and prison investments.

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University

Divest Activists Lambast Harvard’s Remaining Ties to Fossil Fuel Industry in Research Funding, Governance

Fossil Fuel Divest Harvard published a report criticizing the University’s remaining links to fossil fuels within its faculty, governance, and research.

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Central Administration

Bacow Insists Harvard’s Move to End Fossil Fuel Investments is ‘Consistent’ with Past Positions

When University President Lawrence S. Bacow said earlier this month that Harvard would move to end its investments in the fossil fuel industry, the activists who had been pushing him to do so for years celebrated the news as a seismic shift.

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Harvard Corporation

Loeb House

The University's highest governing body — the Harvard Corporation — conducts its business in Loeb House.

Loeb House
Harvard Corporation

Loeb House

Loeb House is where the Harvard Corporation and the overseeing board meet to discuss any topics at hand.

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Endowment

Celebrating Harvard’s Divestment Decision, Fossil Fuel Divest Organizers Lay Out Next Steps

Fossil Fuel Divest Harvard plans to encourage the University to invest in green economic initiatives after Harvard’s surprise announcement that it intends to divest from fossil fuels.

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On Campus

Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign Rallies on Anniversary of Attica Prison Rebellion

Members of the Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign organized a rally Thursday afternoon calling on Harvard to divest from industries, companies, and funds they say are part of the “prison-industrial complex.”

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University Finances

Harvard Will Move to Divest its Endowment from Fossil Fuels

Following years of public pressure, Harvard said Thursday that it would allow its remaining investments in the fossil fuel industry to expire, meaning that it will eventually divest from the sector.

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University

Jim Stock, Longtime Economics Professor, to Serve as First Harvard Vice Provost for Climate and Sustainability

Harvard announced Tuesday it would create a new vice provost position to oversee its efforts related to climate change and sustainability and appointed Harvard economics professor James H. Stock to the role.

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Harvard Yard

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Students gathered for a rally in front of University Hall Tuesday demanding Harvard to divest from fossil fuels.

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Harvard Yard

Divest Rally

Students held signs advocating for Harvard's divestment from fossil fuels in front of University Hall Tuesday afternoon.

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University Finances

Mass. State Reps. Introduce Bill Seeking To Compel Harvard To Divest From Fossil Fuels

Massachusetts State Reps. Michael L. Connolly and Rep. Erika Uyterhoeven introduced a bill this week that would seek to use the state’s constitutional oversight authority to compel Harvard to divest its holdings in the fossil fuel industry.

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Allston

‘God Only Knows’: As Sea Level Rise Threatens Harvard and Greater Boston Area, Experts Mull Mitigation Strategy

As global temperatures steadily increase, experts predict that the resulting sea level rise and flooding will encroach on the Greater Boston Area — including Harvard’s campus.

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