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James R. Jolin

Crimson staff writer James R. Jolin can be reached at james.jolin@thecrimson.com.

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SEAS Harassment Breakdown 2022

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SEAS

SEAS Inclusion and Belonging Survey Reveals Racial, Gender Disparities

About 21 percent of respondents to a survey of Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences said they have personally experienced harassment or discrimination at the school, according to data released last month.

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SEAS

The Path to Public Service at SEAS

More than 56 percent of SEAS graduates in 2022 reported that they planned to go to the for-profit world. But for those hoping to go into engineering jobs in public service, making up only 3 percent of SEAS undergraduates in the class of 2022, the path to employment is far less clear cut.

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Research

Harvard Launches ‘The Grid’ to Support Science and Engineering Startups

The University launched an initiative last week that aims to help affiliates translate research into startups by providing funding, work spaces, and mentorship opportunities.

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Gender and Sexuality

Title IX Turns 50

Decades after the landmark statute prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex was first enacted, affiliates say the work toward true gender equity remains unfinished.

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College

Faculty and Students Weigh the Risks and Rewards of SEAS’ Corporate Partnerships

Research at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences spans interdisciplinary academic fields and relies on collaboration with organizations beyond the University — including for-profit partners. While some faculty members and students highlight the benefits of corporate partnerships, others caution working with for-profit entities requires balancing ethical risks and educational rewards.

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Harvard Medical School

Journals Retract Eight Studies Co-Authored by Former Harvard Medical School Professor

Eight published articles — including two full studies and six abstracts — co-authored by a former Harvard Medical School professor, Jorge G. Arroyo, have been retracted in recent months by the medical journals that published them.

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Food and Drink

Company Founded by Harvard Researchers to Launch Alternative Meat Product

Tender Foods, a food technology startup co-founded by four Harvard-affiliated researchers that produces alternative meats, is preparing for a product launch later this year.

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SEAS

Massachusetts Awards SEAS $3 Million for Wearable Tech Research

The Innovation Institute at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, a state agency, has awarded Harvard $3 million to support the development of next-generation robotics and wearable technologies.

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SEAS

SEAS Dean Hopes to Hire New Diversity and Inclusion Head Within Weeks

Dean of Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Francis J. Doyle III said last week he hopes the school will name a new head for its Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging in the coming weeks.

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SEAS Looks Toward Future Improvements in Diversity and Inclusion

As the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences enters the third year of its five-year Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging plan and undergoes multiple leadership transitions, students and faculty look towards future progress.

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Politics

With Wu’s Inauguration, Allston Residents Look to the Future of the Neighborhood

Allston residents said they are optimistic about Michelle Wu's plans to reconfigure urban development and city planning in Boston will positively benefit the neighborhood as it handles an influx of Harvard development projects.

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City Politics

‘Deeply Disappointed’: Harvard-Allston Task Force Calls on Bacow to Increase Collaboration

The Harvard-Allston task force penned a letter Wednesday to University President Lawrence S. Bacow calling for greater “accountability” and outreach around Harvard’s Enterprise Research Campus development.

Boston City Hall
City Politics

Harvard-Allston Task Force Raises Concerns over Enterprise Research Campus Development

The Harvard-Allston task force filed a 25-page comment letter with the Boston Planning Development Agency last week raising concerns over the development of Harvard’s Enterprise Research Campus project in Allston.

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Harvard in the City

‘Just Not Fair’: As Allston’s Housing Costs Rise, Residents Turn to Harvard for Answers

Dominated by stockyards and rail lines before 1900, the 20th century transformed Allston: waves of immigration made it one of Boston’s most diverse neighborhoods, filled with single- and multi-family homes.

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