Tables covered in gourmet chocolate, pastries, and gift bags of donated cosmetics filled the YWCA in Cambridge Thursday during its 10th annual Valentine’s Day Cosmetics Drive.
From applicants living in Asia to military personnel who are on active duty, qualified prospective students for Harvard Law School were interviewed through the free videoconferencing software Skype for the first time.
Students at the Harvard Kennedy School became Harvard’s second student body to vote yes on a referendum question supporting responsible investment of the University’s endowment.
Five years after filing a gender discrimination lawsuit against Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School professor Carol A. Warfield has reached a $7 million settlement with the Harvard-affiliated teaching hospital.
Harvard’s Office for Sustainability has placed clear, blue, e-waste collection tubes in over 50 locations across campus. The new program strives to increase the degree to which Harvard students recycle smaller, handheld e-waste from laptops, batteries, chargers, and phones that is harder to keep track of than the larger waste already collected by building managers and other personnel.
Nearly two feet of snow coated Harvard’s campus this weekend as winter storm “Nemo” became Boston’s fifth-largest snowstorm on record, with 24.9 inches of snow measured in the city according to official reports.
The Harvard Divinity School announced a $10 million gift from James R. Swartz ’64 and former Divinity School artist-in-residence Susan Shallcross Swartz last Wednesday. The donation—one of the largest in the school’s history—will fund the creation of the Susan Shallcross Swartz Endowment for Christian Studies, supporting new professorships, fellowships, and programming at the Divinity School.
Greater efforts should be taken to integrate scientific research into policies, Paul M. Nurse, the president of the Royal Society, said at the Science and Democracy Lecture Series on Wednesday evening.