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Dekyi T. Tsotsong

Crimson staff writer Dekyi T. Tsotsong can be reached at dekyi.tsotsong@thecrimson.com.

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Thomas Hollister
University Finances

Harvard CFO Says the University’s Revenues Have ‘Rebounded’ to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer Thomas J. Hollister said the University’s revenues have “rebounded” to pre-pandemic levels, placing Harvard in a “healthy” financial condition, in an interview last Thursday.

Massachusetts Hall
University Finances

Harvard Issues First-Ever Green Bonds to Finance Campus Construction Projects

Harvard issued its first-ever green bond — debt instruments that align with international sustainability standards — earlier this month.

Massachusetts Hall
Student Groups

Activists Protest Harvard’s Land Investments, Allston Expansion at Science Center Plaza

Stop Harvard Land Grabs and the Housing Opportunities Program held a rally in Harvard’s Science Center Plaza Friday to protest the University’s previous farmland investments in Brazil and ongoing expansion into Allston.

Harvard Funding From Foreign Sources
Fundraising

Harvard Received Almost $385 Million from 46 Countries Since August 2019

Harvard has received almost $385 million from sources in 46 countries since August 2019, according to United States Department of Education data.

Number of Direct Public Securities Held, 2013-2021
Central Administration

After Initial Sell-Off, Harvard Endowment Has Slowly Increased Number of Public Holdings Under Narvekar

The number of stocks in the Harvard endowment has slowly crept back up in recent years after the Harvard Management Company sold off the vast majority of its public holdings when N.P. “Narv” Narvekar took over as its CEO.

Financial Ties to Russia
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Says it is Not Directly Invested in Russian Companies, but Previous Donations Draw Scrutiny

Harvard does not hold direct investments in Russian companies, University spokesperson Jason A. Newton wrote in a statement to The Crimson Wednesday.

Harvard Management Company
College

‘A Black Hole of Information’: Experts Evaluate Harvard’s Net-Zero Emissions Pledge

As the Harvard Managment Company works toward achieving its pledge, climate and financial experts weighed in on the challenges the company faces, including difficulties obtaining data on and measuring the emissions of its partners.

Harvard Management Company
College Finance

Endowment Scraps Apple, Slashes Facebook Holdings in Fourth Quarter

HMC’s acquisitions and liquidations were reported in its latest filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which requires investment managers who oversee more than $100 million in assets to disclose their public securities portfolio each quarter.

Harvard Management Company
University Finances

Harvard Management Company Operations Set to Become Carbon Neutral

The Harvard Management Company will be carbon neutral in its internal operations for fiscal year 2022 — a first among university endowment offices in the United States — according to the company report released Thursday.

Harvard Law School 3
On Campus

HLS Professor Discusses How Congress and SCOTUS Could Stall Biden’s Climate Agenda

Harvard Law School professor Jody Freeman discussed the Biden administration's climate agenda and the potential legislative and judicial difficulties it could face at a virtual talk on Monday.

Admissions Numbers Drop Analysis
College

Harvard College Admits 7.9% of Early Applicants to Class of 2026

Harvard College admitted 7.9 percent of early applicants to the Class of 2026 Thursday as its early acceptance rate remained markedly lower than pre-pandemic years.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Research

Harvard-Affiliated Lab Is First to Discover Omicron Variant

The Omicron variant — a new strain of Covid-19 — was first discovered by researchers at the Botswana-Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership on Nov. 19.

Supreme Court
Admissions

SFFA Petitions Supreme Court to Hear Harvard and UNC Cases Together

Students for Fair Admissions, which is suing Harvard and UNC over their race-conscious admissions, asked the Supreme Court to hear both cases together.

Nobel Prize
Economics

Three Economists With Harvard Ties Awarded Nobel Prize

Three U.S.-based professors with Harvard ties received the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences on Monday for their work on minimum wage and natural experiments.

Admissions Office
College

HKS Student Spearheads Alumni Donations Boycott Against Legacy Admissions

An organization that advocates for first-generation, low-income students led by a Harvard Kennedy School student launched a campaign to boycott alumni donations until universities to stop considering legacy in admissions.

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