Crimson staff writer
Ellen M. Burstein
On a recent Saturday night, five Harvard students worked on their fiber arts projects and discussed everything from psychology research topics to a crochet pattern for a stuffed alpaca. Meanwhile, a certain FM writer tried — with mixed results — to start the crochet-a-penguin kit she ordered off of an Instagram ad at 3 a.m.
After a turbulent year for the University and its finances, Harvard is set to grapple with an uncertain economic outlook in 2021, University Vice President for Finances Thomas J. Hollister said in an interview with The Crimson Thursday.
In the middle of Harvard’s 350th anniversary celebrations, Harvard Radio Broadcasting – known by its call name WHRB – had a problem. The station was airing an outdoor concert next to Widener Library when one of its microphones stopped working.
Harvard Management Company Renews Facebook Investments, Buys Gambling and Tech Stocks As Securities Value Spikes in Third Quarter
The overall value of the Harvard Management Company's public securities holdings increased by nearly 55 percent during the third quarter.
Harvard Forward, Fresh Off of Board of Overseers Wins, Sets Sights on 2021 With New Slate of Candidates
Harvard Forward, a student and alumni group working to end climate change and increase recent alumni representation within Harvard’s governance boards, announced their 2021 campaign Tuesday.
Harvard Business School Will Move to Remote Instruction and Restrict On-Campus Activities as Virus Cases Surge
Harvard Business School will transition to remote instruction and restrict on-campus activities in response to increasing COVID-19 positivity rates among its affiliates.
Gov. Baker Announces Stay-At-Home Advisory, Mask Mandate, and Restaurant Curfew as COVID Cases Mount
Governor Charlie D. Baker ‘79 announced a number of initiatives to respond to rising coronavirus cases in Massachusetts, including a stay-at-home advisory, a mandate on mask-wearing in public spaces, and a curfew on restaurant service.
Harvard Business School students praised incoming dean Srikant M. Datar’s decades of experience at the school but expressed concern that his appointment was a “missed opportunity” for ongoing diversity initiatives.
Harvard’s revenue dropped $138 million in fiscal year 2020, according to the University’s Annual Financial Report. The decline was concentrated in the last three months of the fiscal year.