Report Claims Harvard Received $20 Million from Fossil Fuel Industry From 2010 to 2020
Harvard received at least $20 million from major fossil fuel companies from 2010 to 2020, according to a new report by Data for Progress in collaboration with Fossil Free Research, a campaign advocating against the financial influence of fossil fuel companies in climate research.
Harvard Salata Institute Sponsors Six New Student-Led Climate Initiatives
Harvard’s Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability announced that it is sponsoring six new student-led climate projects across campus through its Student Organization Funding Pilot Program in a Feb. 13 press release.
Harvard Salata Institute Announces Grants to Five Interdisciplinary Climate Research Clusters
The Harvard Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability announced grants to five research groups featuring 30 faculty members from across the University on Monday, marking the first projects funded by the Salata Institute since its establishment in fall 2022.
U.S. Deputy Energy Secretary Discusses Future of Clean Energy at Harvard Kennedy School Seminar
Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy David M. Turk discussed the federal government’s plans to foster the transition to clean energy at a Monday seminar held by the Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.
Harvard Medical School Will Integrate Climate Change Into M.D. Curriculum
In a meeting early last month, Harvard Medical School’s Educational Policy and Curriculum Committee voted unanimously to officially add climate change and health as a theme in the HMS M.D. curriculum.
Harvard Study Finds ExxonMobil Scientists Accurately Predicted Climate Change, Despite Denial
A Harvard-led team of researchers found in a study published earlier this month that internal ExxonMobil projections accurately predicted human-caused climate change even as the company downplayed its risks in public statements.
Divest Harvard Alumni Demand Ban on Research Funding From Companies With Fossil Fuel Ties
A year after Harvard pledged to divest its endowment from fossil fuels, an alumni group is calling on the University to turn down research funding from companies with ties to the fossil fuel industry.
Harvard’s Language Exchange Program Receives Culture Lab Innovation Fund
Harvard’s Language Exchange Program received a multi-thousand-dollar grant from the Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging to expand the reach of its language-learning platform.
MGH Researchers Develop AI Tool To Predict Melanoma Recurrence
Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a new tool that uses artificial intelligence to predict which patients are most likely to experience a recurrence of melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer.
Jennifer R. Yu ’25 Captures U.S. Women’s Chess Championship
College sophomore Jennifer R. Yu ’25 took home the 2022 U.S. Women’s Chess Championship title late last month after a 17-day tournament in St. Louis.
Undergraduates Begin Training and Fundraising for Boston Marathon in April
A handful of undergraduates are in training to run Boston Marathon in April, with five running on behalf of Harvard College Marathon Challenge to raise money for PBHA.
Harvard Researchers Debunk Popular Sleep Myths in New Study
A Harvard-led team of researchers debunked popular myths parents and caregivers believe about adolescent sleep habits in a study published last month.
Harvard Kennedy School Student Mateo Gomez Remembered as ‘Caring, Calm, and Selfless’
Tom Hanks Named Harvard 2023 Commencement Speaker
Yoshito Kishi, Organic Chemist Who Climbed ‘Mount Everest’ of Synthesis, Dies at 85
Harvard Women’s Ice Hockey to Undergo External Investigation Amid Allegations Against Coach
Jokes That Aren’t Funny: Racism and Harassment in Student Traditions