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Gore Speaks

Al Gore Optimistic About Improving Global Sustainability

In almost fitting fashion, former Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore ’69 drove from Manhattan after inclement weather cancelled his flight, and arrived only twenty minutes late to deliver his talk, “Confronting The Climate Crisis: Critical Roles for the US and China.”

Harvard Office of Sustainability

Sustainability Office Relocates to Harvard Square

Harvard’s Office for Sustainability, previously located east of the College’s campus, has moved to 14 Story St. in Harvard Square, increasing its accessibility to students.

Empty Chamber

Craig Kelley

Oyster Bar
Student Life

Oyster Bar Set To Open in Harvard Square This Spring

The restaurant will tentatively have projector screens, stay open until 1 a.m. on weekdays, and seat up to 90 people.

Harvard Square

Hosiery Store Penti Closes

According to the store's former owner, the closure came so that he could consolidate Penti's merchandise with Brattle St. clothing retailer Monella, which he also owns.

In Anticipation of Liquiteria
Harvard Square

New York Juice Vendor Liquiteria is Coming to Harvard Square

Liquiteria will open in Harvard Square this spring, at the former site of The Body Shop on Massachusetts Avenue.

Radioshack Bankruptcy
Harvard Square

RadioShack Store Closing as Part of Retailer Restructuring

The RadioShack in Harvard Square is set to close on March 31. It is one of three Cambridge locations that will shut down after the company filed for bankruptcy.

Business in the Storm
Harvard Square

Harvard Square Stores See Steady Business in Blizzard

Despite severe weather conditions, many stores in Harvard Square did better-than-average business on Monday as customers weathered the blizzard.

Harvard Square

New 24-Hour CVS To Open in April, Replacing Existing JFK Location

A new 24-hour CVS location at 6 JFK St., a space previously occupied by Citizens Bank. The new location will be a little more than 300 feet away from another CVS on Massachusetts Avenue.

Harvard Medical School

Farmer Calls for Scaled-Up Medical Infrastructure to Address Ebola Outbreak

University Professor Paul E. Farmer named infrastructural failures, rather than the disease itself, as the main obstacles to addressing West Africa’s Ebola epidemic during an event at the Harvard Medical School Tuesday afternoon.

harvard art museums
Visual Arts

Art Museums Celebrate Official Opening to the Public

“It’s like visiting old friends,” said longtime Cambridge resident Ellen Kramer as she viewed the museum’s old collections rearranged in remodeled galleries during a community reception Saturday

Diwali in the Dining Halls

HUDS Celebrates Diwali with Indian Cuisine

To celebrate the ancient Hindu tradition of Diwali, Harvard University Dining Services offered a dinner menu that featured classic Indian dishes Monday.

Harvard Law School

Snowden, Lessig Speak via Google Hangout

Edward Snowden—a whistleblower considered by different groups to be a martyr, a coward, and a traitor—spoke with Law School professor Lawrence Lessig via Google Hangouts at a packed lecture hall Monday.


New Tool Makes Cancer Analysis More Accessible

A team of Harvard researchers and their colleagues have developed a new software platform that makes it easier for scientists to understand and analyze the many forms of cancer.

Bevspot at iLab
Harvard Business School

New Platform Bridges Alcohol Distribution, Retail

BevSpot, an online software platform formed by Harvard affiliates to help enable licensed alcohol distributors to sell products to restaurants and bars, recently received $720,000 in seed funding.