Campus & Community
Michael Shinagel was honored on May 14 for his accomplishments as dean of the Extension School, a position he has held since 1977. He will be retiring at the end of this academic year.
Founding donor Hansjörg Wyss doubled his gift to Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering from $125 million to $250 million to the University to further advance the institute’s pioneering work.
In the Community
Five years after Harvard and Boston struck a community benefits cooperation agreement, the University’s neighbors in Allston-Brighton point to an enhanced partnership that has resulted in a vibrant Harvard Allston Education Portal, workforce preparation classes for adults, mentoring for students, and a wide variety of other programs.
For the fourth consecutive year, the Pforzheimer House dining services staff helped students and staff celebrate GreekFest by creating a delicious feast.
Today President Drew Faust named Team Nucleik the grand prize winner of the Harvard University President’s Challenge for social entrepreneurship, hosted by the Harvard Innovation Lab (i-lab).