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Jasper G. Goodman
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As Harvard prepares to host two Commencement ceremonies in four days this spring, University President Lawrence S. Bacow said he is unconcerned about the hordes of people who will be traveling to campus for the events.
William F. Lee ’72, who holds the top post on the Harvard Corporation — the University’s highest governing body — is set to leave the board in June after 12 years.
The Harvard field hockey team’s Cinderella NCAA tournament run came to an end at the hands of Northwestern on Friday evening.
Harvard will host a joint Commencement ceremony for its last two graduating classes this spring, allowing the Classes of 2020 and 2021 to celebrate graduation in person after their exercises were postponed due to the pandemic.
As its first in-person semester in over a year winds down, Harvard is preparing to loosen its on-campus Covid-19 restrictions, which include mask requirements and limits on gatherings.
As Harvard’s graduate student union prepares to vote on a tentative agreement reached with the University, Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 called the proposed deal “very fair” and said he hopes to avoid a second disruptive strike.
Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter was tapped to serve as chair of the Harvard Institute of Politics Senior Advisory Committee Wednesday, filling a role that was left vacant for nearly two years.
Coming off a pair of exhilarating conference victories on home ice over the weekend, the Harvard men’s hockey team failed to sustain its momentum across the Charles River at Northeastern on Monday night.
The Harvard University men’s hockey team will face its first major tests of the 2021-22 season this weekend against a pair of conference rivals.
No. 15/14 Harvard put on an offensive clinic in its first game since March 2020, trouncing Dartmouth, 9-3, at Thompson Arena to open the 2021-22 regular season. The Crimson (1-0, 1-0 ECAC) exploded for six second period goals, burying the Big Green (0-1, 0-1 ECAC), which struggled to create scoring chances in its home opener.
On Friday, the Crimson will return to the ice, ending an agonizing 19-month hiatus that marks the longest stretch without a game in program history. No. 15/14 Harvard will open its season on the road with a conference matchup against Dartmouth at 8 p.m. at Thompson Arena.
Bacow said in an interview Wednesday the University has collaborated with the graduate student union and plans to continue negotiating.
Just over a week after a review of Harvard’s tenure process found that the use of secretive ad hoc committees “erodes faculty trust” in the system, University President Lawrence S. Bacow defended the school’s use of the committees as a necessary aspect of deliberations.
Nearly every aspect of Harvard’s operations changed in 2020, with much of the campus left empty due to Covid-19. But the University’s campus greenhouse gas emissions remained stagnant for a fifth straight year last year, according to preliminary data released Friday as part of the University’s 2020 sustainability report.
On Wednesday, the Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Automobile Workers threatened a three-day strike beginning Oct. 27 if the University does not move closer to the union’s demands.
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