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Callie H. Gilbert

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Harvard Advocate Launches Website, Seeks $150K in Fund Drive

The Advocate launched a redesigned website Friday as part of a larger initiative to increase its readership and social media presence. The publication will also begin a $150,000 fundraising drive Feb. 27 in honor of its 150th anniversary in 2016 according to its president Kiara F. Z. Barrow ’16.

Limbs and Genetalia
Harvard Medical School

Med School Study Explores Genitalia Formation

Genitalia development, according to the study, is closely linked to the growth and presence of limbs in animals such as snakes, lizards, and birds.

Harvard Medical School

Med School To Launch $750 Million Campaign

Harvard Medical School is halfway toward its goal of raising $750 million in its piece of the ongoing University-wide capital campaign, the school announced Thursday afternoon.

Harvard Medical School

Longwood Campus Evacuated Due to Nitrogen Leak

Students, faculty, and workers were forced to evacuate three building on Harvard’s Longwood campus after officials reported a nitrogen leak in a research facility at 655 Huntington Ave. at 7:10 a.m. Monday.

Ed School

Ed School Launches Usable Knowledge Project

The Graduate School of Education has launched the Usable Knowledge project, an online platform aimed at making the school’s research and work accessible to all educators, students, and policymakers.

M2 Shuttle
Harvard Medical School

Graduate Students Aim To Expand M2 Shuttle Service

At a meeting of the Harvard Graduate Student Government last Tuesday, students passed a resolution to expand M2 shuttle service to include Sunday operations.

Student Groups

In Annual Elections, Graduate Student Council Retains Many Officers

At the Graduate Student Council’s annual elections on Wednesday, many students involved with the Harvard Teaching Campaign were among the candidates elected as GSC officers.

Graduate School of Education

Ed School Student Creates Anti-Bullying Video Game

Harvard Graduate School of Education student Geoff E. Marietta has collaborated with MIT game developer Jeff Orkin to create “SchoolLife,” a video game designed to reduce bullying in the classroom. The idea for the game has attracted attention and acclaim in the past year, winning the 2013 Harvard Education Innovation Contest and earning a $150,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.


At Town Hall, Teaching Fellows Air Grievances

Graduate students voiced complaints about the systems that govern teaching fellows and their responsibilities, sharing stories about teaching for months without getting paid and scrambling to find teaching posts as enrollment numbers fluctuate during shopping week.


Graduate Student Council Announces Forum for Teaching Fellows

The Graduate Student Council will host a “Teaching Town Hall” on Feb. 19 for teaching fellows and other graduate students to air grievances and look for solutions to problems in the classroom and in dealing with faculty members.

Snap Dance

Hasty Pudding Celebrates Helen Mirren as Woman of the Year in Parade and Roast

Mirren joined an elite group of previous Woman of the Year recipients including actresses Meryl Streep, Halle Berry, Claire Danes, and last year’s winner Marion Cotillard.


Harvard Researchers Discover Mortality Benefits of Nut Consumption

A Harvard study recently found that consuming nuts on a regular basis can reduce a person’s risk of dying from heart disease and cancer.

Undergraduate Council

Gong and Goffard Seek To 'Go Forward'

The duo envisions a transformed Council focused on increasing student activities funding, advocating for inclusivity, and empowering students.

Harvard in the World

Harvard Philippine Forum Responds to Typhoon Haiyan

As Harvard students with families in southeast Asia sought assurance of their relatives’ safety this weekend, students groups on campus began mobilizing relief efforts to support victims of Typhoon Haiyan.

Central Administration

Jones Begins Tenure as Harvard's First Associate Chief Diversity Officer

Norm J. Jones, who was named Harvard’s first associate chief diversity officer last week, began his appointment on Tuesday at the Office of the Assistant to the President for Institutional Diversity and Equity.