BREAKING: Univ. Leaders Write to Senators in Support of DREAM
To show their support for the DREAM Act, eight leaders of institutions of higher education in Mass.—including University President Drew G. Faust—co-signed a letter sent to the state Senators yesterday.
Drew Faust Lobbies in D.C. for Stem Cell Research Funding
University President Drew G. Faust lobbied lawmakers on Capitol Hill yesterday to ensure funding for human embryonic stem cell research.
Senate May Vote on DREAM
A bill that would grant amnesty to qualified undocumented youth may reach the floor of the U.S. Senate next week, Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid of Nev. announced on Tuesday.
DREAM Act at the Capitol
Harvard sophomore Eric Balderas (left), Harvard President Drew Faust, and Sen. Richard Durbin discuss the DREAM Act at the U.S. Capitol yesterday.
Faust Supports Stem Cell Work
University President Drew G. Faust announced yesterday that she would continue to support stem-cell research at Harvard despite the setback of a recent court ruling.
Jacqui J. Rossi '12 snaps a photograph of President Drew G. Faust and Rachel B. Bervell '13 in Harvard Yard yesterday. Faust spent the afternoon yesterday visiting freshman dormitories and speaking to students yesterday.
Faust Stresses the Importance of Knowledge Economy
University President Drew G. Faust declared global universities the new engine for the world economy—particularly during a time when other institutions "falter in dispiriting succession," she said, hinting at the great number of failed financial firms.
At ROTC Ceremony, Faust Calls for Strong Relationship With Military
The Reserve Officer Training Corps commissioned 11 Harvard College graduates as officers in the U.S. armed forces at a ceremony yesterday, attended for a third year by University President Drew G. Faust, who said she hopes for a stronger relationship between the University and the military.
A Blank Slate
When asked to define her vision last month, University President Drew G. Faust stopped for a moment.
Faust Urges Global Health Focus at Harvard
University President Drew G. Faust announced last week that she would elevate global health to a University-wide priority with the promotion of the Harvard Institute for Global Health (HIGH) to permanent institute status.
Drew Faust Inauguration
The class of 2010's freshman year was dominated by news stories about the search for a new University president following the resignation of Larry Summers in February 2006. In February 2007, Drew Gilpin Faust was unanimously confirmed as Harvard’s first female president.
Faust Addresses Pre-Frosh
President Drew Faust takes questions from admitted students and their parents who filled Sanders Theater tPresident Drew G. Faust takes questions from admitted students and their parents who filled Sanders Theater to capacity last Saturday afternoon during the opening presentation of the April Visiting Program.
Faust Seeks Trust on Allston Plans
Though Harvard has committed resources for community improvement, Allston residents are still calling for increased two-way communication to ease the sense of insecurity associated with the construction pause.
Asia Trip Highlights Global Cooperation
University President Drew G. Faust spent eight days of her spring break meeting with top government and education leaders in Japan and China, underscoring the University’s efforts to bolster its international presence.