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UC Website
Undergraduate Council

UC Debuts Revamped Website

​The Council debuted a revamped website Monday, which UC leaders say will serve a resource compendium for students and will better hold the body accountable.

Bill Gates at Harvard
On Campus

Bill Gates Returns to Harvard to Talk Philanthropy, Social Life

Bill Gates, Harvard’s wealthiest drop-out, returned to the University Thursday to visit labs and speak to hundreds of students from across Harvard’s schools about his work.

UC Hacked
Undergraduate Council

Undergraduate Council Website Briefly Hacked By ‘Iran Cyber Security Group’

During the hack, visitors to the website encountered a cartoon of President Donald Trump being punched in the chin by an individual who wore a wristband striped the colors of the Iranian flag: green, white, and red.

Facebook Office
Social Sciences Division

Facebook Partners With Harvard Researcher To Study Election Impacts

King and Persily’s commission, composed of academics across the social sciences, will have access to all of Facebook’s user data in an anonymized form.

University

Harvard University IT Alerts Campus to Spoofed Calls

The spoof calls began at 9:30 a.m. Monday and affected “several of Harvard’s professional schools,” FAS, and the University’s central administration.

Cambridge City Hall
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council Votes to Begin Autonomous Vehicle Testing

The Cambridge City Council unanimously voted to begin autonomous vehicle testing on city streets at a meeting Monday.

Francis J. Doyle III
SEAS

SEAS Dean Doyle Aims for Industry Partnerships

Doyle said one of his priorities is to establish a stronger connection between SEAS and corporations, a move that will bring the school more in line with traditional engineering heavyweights including Stanford and MIT.

Yard Archaeology
Technology

New App Will Let Users Look Below Harvard Yard

Enrollees in Anthropology 1130: “Archaeology of Harvard Yard" are creating the app. These students also dug up and excavated the items rendered visible by the technology.

Frances Frei
Harvard Business School

Frei to Return to HBS after Stint at Uber

Frei, who is currently on a leave of absence from her roles as senior associate dean for executive education and a professor of service management at HBS, had been hired as a senior vice president of leadership and strategy for the ridesharing company.

Barbara Lewis
Health

CAMHS and iHope Debut Online Group Mental Health Workshops

After the program’s popularity in the fall, CAMHS decided to launch a series of new group workshops from iHope in order to better address mental health on Harvard’s campus.

University Health Services
College

Swellbox Provides Students Access to Health Records

Stephen Cho, vice president of Swellbox, said the company allows users to see all their past and present health records at the same time.

Harvard Kennedy School
Politics

Shorenstein Center Names Six New Fellows for Spring 2018

The fellows will study the intersection of technology and public policy, as well as issues like climate change and the divide between rural and urban America.

The Oval
University

HBS Chief Information Officer Leaves Harvard to Serve as Stanford CIO

At Harvard, Gallagher manages the business school’s IT strategy, while leading a team of 275 information technology staff.

Net Neutrality
Technology

Net Neutrality

Bliss App
College

Students Launch App for Mental Health Resources

Two students have launched “Bliss: Harvard Mental Health,” a mobile app compiling dozens of mental health resources on campus.

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