7 stories tagged ‘Hurricane Sandy’
A report co-authored by Professor Michael McElroy and D. James Baker, a former administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, connects global climate change, extreme weather, and national security.
Harvard Law School Professor David Barron offered a range of ideas as he addressed the challenges presented by rising sea levels.
A total of 4,856 students have applied for admission to Harvard’s Class of 2017 under the Early Action program, an increase of 14.9 percent over last year. The Class of 2016 had 4,228 students in the early pool.
Superstorm Sandy’s hurricane winds and torrential downpours killed at least 106 people, left millions without power, and caused billions of dollars in damage. It also got people talking again about climate change.
The decision to cancel the ING New York City Marathon didn’t stop Harvard College seniors Samantha Whitmore and Meredith Baker from running their own fundraising marathon on Sunday to raise awareness and funds for victims of the devastation in the tri-state area.
Harvard University will resume normal operations on Tuesday morning. Classes will be held and all employees are expected to report for work. Staff who have been directly affected by the storm and may have trouble returning to work tomorrow should be in touch with their supervisors about whether it would be appropriate to take a personal day [...]
Harvard officials started getting ready for Hurricane Sandy’s roundhouse punch last week, and by Monday they were supplied, staffed, watching, and responding.