Fossil Fuel Divest Harvard — a student and alumni group that for years advocated that the University divest its endowment from fossil fuels — released a report last week calling on the school to invest more in environmental causes and local municipal governments and to reform its governing boards.
Harvard College hosted an Earth Day Festival at Science Center Plaza on Friday afternoon.
Seeking to raise awareness about Harvard’s sustainability efforts, schools and programs across the University have hosted events since Thursday celebrating Earth Day.
Harvard affiliates signed a letter released in March demanding that British and American universities stop accepting funding from fossil fuel corporations for climate change and energy research.
Following the lapse of its previous University-wide sustainability plan in 2020, Harvard has yet to release the second generation of its sustainability goals.
Following guidance from a student divestment group at Harvard, activists from five peer universities filed legal complaints last month in an effort to push their schools to divest from the fossil fuel industry.
Harvard students raised concerns about the waste produced by grab-and-go meals in the past two weeks, citing the accumulating trash produced by plastic to-go containers.
The Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study will expand its “#metoo Digital Media Collection,” a project that began in 2017 to cumulate the digital footprint of the social media driven #MeToo movement.
As the first semester back on campus comes to a close, fellows at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study said they were grateful for an in-person experience after the previous year's fellowship operated remotely.
Experts on artificial intelligence discussed the future of AI, its ethical implications, and its practical applications at a virtual symposium hosted by Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study on Friday.
Harvard affiliates, tourists, and volunteers convened at the Charles River this past weekend to attend the Head of the Charles Regatta, one of the world’s largest rowing events.
The Schlesinger Library plans to continue its digitization efforts and diversify its collection as staff members return to in-person work.
Radcliffe Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin, left, and artist Tomashi Jackson discussed Brown II — Jackson’s new exhibition — at a virtual event Monday.
Artist Tomashi Jackson and Radcliffe Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin discussed Brown II — Jackson’s new exhibition — to promote the Institute’s Presidential Initiative on Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery, which aims to understand Harvard’s historical ties to slavery.
‘A New Window to the Universe’: Radcliffe Institute Reflects on Scientific History of Gravitational Waves
Dean of the MIT School of Science Nergis Mavalvala – one of the astrophysicists who first directly detected gravitational waves – gave a lecture on the scientific history of gravitational waves Tuesday at an event hosted by Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.