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Madeleine R. Nakada

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Harvard Athletics in the Spotlight

Harvard Athletics Launches 23 New Workshops for Student-Athletes Under 'Crimson360'

Harvard Athletics has debuted 23 new initiatives for student-athletes as part of a program titled "Crimson360" and meant to reflect the department's revamped motto of "principled leadership, academic integration and competitive excellence."

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Men's Swimming

Harvard's Head Diving Coach Resigns Following Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

The head coach of Harvard’s diving program Chris Heaton has resigned days after administrators placed him on leave following allegations that he solicited nude pictures from and sent photos of his penis to young female athletes years ago.

No Princeton, No Problem
Men's Swimming

Harvard Places Head Diving Coach on Leave After Suit Alleges He Solicited Nude Pictures from Female Athletes

Harvard has placed the head coach of its diving program Chris Heaton on leave after a suit filed in an Indiana court alleged he solicited nude pictures from and sent photos of his penis to young female swimmers years ago.

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Student Life

Harvard Students Displeased With New Harvard-Yale Ticket Policies

While in past years, students were able to purchase tickets for guests from the Athletics Box Office, students are strictly limited to one ticket per HUID this fall.

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Women's Lacrosse

Athletics Department Selects Three New Head Coaches

The Harvard Athletics Department announced new head coaches for the men’s tennis, women’s lacrosse, and men’s and women’s diving teams.

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Department of Athletics

Athletics Department Restructures Compensation Model Ahead of New Equal Pay Law

Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise announced a new model for compensating coaches in an email Wednesday following a year of internal review and restructuring of the athletics department’s existing compensation framework.

View from the Top
Department of Athletics

Scalise to Receive National Award for Excellence in Athletic Administration

Scalise, who wrote he was surprised by the May 9 announcement of the award, will share this year’s award with Yale Athletic Director Thomas Beckett.

Balls In Hoops
Men's Basketball

Old Walls, New Stage

An inside look into the Lavietes Pavilion renovation.

Harvey Mansfield

No Room For New Blood: Harvard’s Aging Faculty

While older professors bring years of experience to the classroom and are often sought out as mentors, when hiring budgets are tight, they can also preclude younger academics from finding a foothold at the University.

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Extension School

No Need to be ‘Flashy’: How Harvard Advertises Itself

In many ways, the Harvard name sells itself—so the University spends its millions-strong marketing budget on short-term and traditionally less-emphasized programs.

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Student Jobs

Athletics Department Hits Home Run with Student Marketing Program

A number of student athletes on Harvard’s 42 varsity teams have taken on another role this year: Chief Marketing Officer.

Skeletal Baseball Center

New Baseball Hitting Facility Opening Delayed by One Month

Harvard's new covered baseball and softball hitting pavilion will open at least a month late, a delay at least one student-athlete called disappointing.

Golf War
Women's Golf

Women’s Golf Team Van Broken Into on Last Day of Spring Break Training Trip

The women’s varsity golf team’s week-long spring break training trip in California ended on a sour note when their team van was broken into.

And Now, It Is Still Sinking

Sailing Team Relocates After Sailing Center Sinks Into River

University spokesperson Aaron M. Goldman wrote in a statement on Tuesday that although the barge beneath the center has been “restored,” the facility will be closed for the remainder of the season.

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Harvard Sailing Center Sinks into Charles River

In the wake of a powerful Nor’easter, the Harvard Sailing Center partially sank into the Charles River Thursday.