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  1. Zoning Board Delays Campus Center Plans a Second TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Harvard Crimson

    At a second hearing before the Cambridge Board of Zoning Appeal on Thursday, Harvard's plans for renovating the 10-story building were once again delayed, with no date set for continuing the case. If approved then, Thursday's hearing would have marked the final step before the University began construction on the building, formerly known as the Holyoke Center, at 1350 Massachusetts Ave. A preliminary rendering of the renovated Smith Campus Center shows a remodeled front facade, where restaurant Au Bon Pain is currently located.

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  2. Doyle, Incoming SEAS Dean, Will Face Opportunities and ChallengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Harvard Crimson

    When Francis J. Doyle III starts his stint as dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the start of next month, he will take the helm of a school that just received the largest donation in Harvard's history and that is slated to relocate to Allston in just four years. SEAS faculty members, while praising Doyle's appointment, suggest that their new dean will face challenges in ushering the growing school through an era of major transition and a major capital campaign.

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  3. Kennedy School Focuses Its Technology on Classrooms, Not MOOCsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Harvard Crimson

    Much of Harvard's experimentation in online education targets distributing its curriculum around the world through virtual learning platform edX, but administrators at the Kennedy School of Government say they are prioritizing using digital tools on campus instead. Kennedy School Executive Dean John A. Haigh said the school has been "intrigued" by different online education models in use around the University-offerings of massive open online courses through Harvard's branch of edX, which it co-founded in 2012, Harvard Business School's eight-week business primer "CORe," and the School of Public Health's integrated residential and online master's degree program .

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  4. City Council Hears Plans for Potential Cambridge SkyscraperRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    Representatives from the Cambridge City Planning Board unveiled a potential plan to build a skyscraper in Kendall Square at a joint meeting on Monday with the City Council ordinance committee. The plans would renovate a 14-acre plot of land currently owned by the federal government, housing the Department of Transportation's Volpe National Transportation Systems Center.

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  5. Zoning Board Delays Decision on Campus Center PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    After more than two hours of public discussion, the Cambridge Board of Zoning Appeal on Thursday delayed a decision on Harvard's plans to renovate the Smith Campus Center until July 30 at the earliest. Approval from the Board of Zoning Appeal would be the final step before the University can begin renovating the building formerly known as the Holyoke Center at 1350 Massachusetts Ave., which was originally set to begin next year.

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  6. Two Years After Bombings, Tsarnaev Sentenced to DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    A federal judge sentenced Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev to death on Wednesday for his role in the April 2013 Boston Marathon bombings that killed three people and left hundreds wounded. Tsarnaev spoke in court for the first time since he entered a "not guilty" plea at his arraignment hearing two years ago, expressing remorse for his actions, according to an official court hearing transcription.

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  7. Construction Underway, Kennedy School Targets Active Learning in Campus ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    With Commencement three weeks past and most students gone, Kennedy School of Government faculty and staff are working alongside an incessant "banging" noise as construction on the school's dramatic campus expansion is underway. The construction project, which kicked off with a groundbreaking ceremony on May 7 and is expected to go through fall 2017, is estimated to cost $126 million, according to Kennedy School Executive Dean John A. Haigh.

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  8. Cambridge Planning Board Recommends Campus Center PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    The Cambridge Planning Board this week voted unanimously to recommend Harvard's plans to renovate the Smith Campus Center to the city's Board of Zoning Appeal, moving the major construction plans one step closer to city approval. Among the proposed plans discussed at the board meeting on Tuesday include the proposed remodeling of the campus center's front facade, where the restaurant Au Bon Pain currently resides, and other modifications to the space, according to Cambridge Community Planning Director Stuart Dash.

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  9. City Council Talks Rental Properties and Snow RemovalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    Cambridge residents raised concerns about being forced to evacuate their rental properties at the Harvard Towers located on 295 Harvard Street during the Cambridge City Council's weekly meeting on Monday. According to Cambridge resident Jerome Saunders, apartment renters at the towers were given an unfairly short notice to evacuate their homes on May 4. Saunders said at the meeting that he thought the City should do something about what he saw as the unfair treatment of the tenants.

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  10. Men's Basketball Acquires Another Four-Star RecruitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    Harvard men's basketball coach Tommy Amaker, shown speaking with the media during the opening round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament, has landed another one of his top recruiting targets. Late Monday night, the Harvard men's basketball team scored its first victory of the 2015-2016 season when four-star Class of 2016 recruit Seth Towns announced his commitment to Harvard.

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  11. Team of the Year: Women's Ice HockeyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    Sophomore Sydney Daniels takes a shot against Boston College in the Beanpot finals. The Crimson downed their local rivals, taking home the title with a 3-2 victory.

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  12. Female Breakout Athlete of the Year; Female Athlete of the Year,...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    Sophomore Nikki Okwelogu had a year to remember, continually breaking her own Ivy League record in the shot put en route to a plethora of honors. First it was a school-record 15.33 meter throw, then a 16.09 mark, followed by a 16.39 meter and Ancient Eight record-setting follow-up.

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  13. Male Athlete of the Year: Jimmy Vesey Revives Men's Ice HockeyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    Junior forward Jimmy Vesey led the Crimson throughout the year, helping Harvard take home the ECAC tournament title while racking up a variety of individual honors. For opposing coaches trying to figure out how to slow down the Harvard men's ice hockey team this past season, the first step in shutting down the offense was clear: contain junior forward Jimmy Vesey.

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  14. Making the Jump From JuniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    Sophomore Tyler Moy made strides in his second season with the men's ice hockey team, scoring 12 goals while notching 15 assists. In a season that saw the Harvard men's ice hockey team return to national prominence, the Crimson offense tallied 3.27 goals per game, the highest mark in the ECAC.

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  15. The Founders: The Evolution of edX at Harvard and MITRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    While the two schools co-founded the online learning platform three years ago, some say its effect has been greater on MIT's campus In 2012, Harvard and MIT announced a collaboration that changed the virtual education landscape: edX, an online platform intended to make course material from the two schools available for free to a global audience. The founders shared a threefold mission-to expand access to education, improve teaching and learning on their campuses and online, and research the effects of their initiatives in order to improve teaching and learning.

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  16. Five Seconds to PerfectionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    In that brief yet decisive timespan, the Harvard football team went from competitors to victors. From Ivy League contenders to champions.

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  17. Making Classes, but Not MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    As professors volunteer hours to developing online courses for edX, some call for the young platform to compensate its teachers For many Harvard professors, a sabbatical provides is an opportunity to delve deeper into a research topic of interest, travel outside of Cambridge, produce a book or a substantial written work, or even conduct a transition in an academic career. English professor Elisa New, however, spent the the past year on sabbatical solely focused on developing an online, modularized version of her on-campus course.

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  18. Gaming as Sport: eSports on the RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    Andy Kim '17, pictured above in fall 2014 at a board meeting, is the co-president of the Harvard College eSports Association. When asked to identify Harvard athletes, you might think of the football team taking the field at Harvard Stadium for The Game, the men's basketball squad suiting up at Lavietes Pavilion, or the heavyweight crew team racing down the Charles River.

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  19. In Flux: Non-Ladder Life at HarvardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    They come to Harvard as new Ph.D.s, as researchers paid to teach but who hope to use Harvard's resources to advance their academic careers. They come as curators and administrators, scientists and artists, but work extra jobs on the side.

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  20. Robert K. Kraft HBS '65: Business Leader, Family ManRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    When Harry Kraft passed away, he left an "ethical will" to his son Robert K. Kraft, a 1965 graduate of Harvard Business School. According to Robert Kraft's eldest son Jonathan A. Kraft, the will was meant to serve as a guide for how to live one's life.

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