Harvard awards 9,262 degrees

Campus & Community Harvard awards 9,262 degrees Jon Chase/Harvard Staff Photographer May 22, 2024 3 min read Totals reflect the 2023-24 academic year Part of the Commencement 2024 series A collection of stories covering Harvard University’s 373rd Commencement. On Thursday the University will award a total of 9,262 degrees. A breakdown of degrees and programs […]

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Asia-Pacific Investment firm PAG Closes First Renewable Energy-Focused Fund at USD550 Million

PAG, a leading Asia Pacific-focused alternative investment manager, announced today that it has closed its first renewable energy-focused fund, PAG REN I, with a total of USD550 million in capital commitments. PAG REN I will focus on investing in physical renewable energy assets in Asia with solar power generation in Japan as a primary target. […]

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BlackRock Keeps $7.3 Billion Investment Contract with Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System After ESG Law Pause

Key Points: BlackRock retains $7.3 billion investment contract with Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS). Decision comes after Oklahoma enacted a law pausing consideration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors in state investment decisions. BlackRock maintains its commitment to ESG investing but will comply with relevant regulations. The Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) […]

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Glimpse of next-generation internet

Mikhail Lukin (left) and Can Knaut with a quantum network node. Photos by Niles Singer/Harvard Staff Photographer Science & Tech Glimpse of next-generation internet Physicists demo first metro-area quantum computer network in Boston Anne J. Manning Harvard Staff Writer May 15, 2024 5 min read It’s one thing to dream up a next-generation quantum internet […]

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Roger Ware Brockett, 84

Trees flower outside Widener Library. Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer Campus & Community Roger Ware Brockett, 84 May 10, 2024 6 min read Memorial Minute — Faculty of Arts and Sciences At a meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences on May 7, 2024, the following tribute to the life and service of the late […]

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Gain without pain

Arts & Culture Gain without pain Grisha Coleman teaching the Feldenkrais Method. Niles Singer/Harvard Staff Photographer Eileen O’Grady Harvard Staff Writer May 8, 2024 4 min read OFA dance classes offer well-being through movement On a Tuesday evening in March, a group of students lay on their backs or stomachs on mats in a Harvard […]

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Stay Unique Eco Cabins: Where Luxury Meets Sustainability in Southern Africa

Exploring Nature Responsibly, One Cabin at a Time In the vast expanse of Southern Africa’s pristine landscapes, there lies a hidden gem: Stay Unique – Eco Cabins. Born from the shared passion of three travel enthusiasts, Stay Unique is not just a hospitality venture; it’s a movement towards sustainable tourism that leaves a positive footprint […]

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RMI, Partners to Launch a Maritime Book and Claim System, advancing efforts in emissions decoupling for ocean transport

RMI and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping (MMMCZCS) will collaborate with the Zero Emission Maritime Buyers Alliance (ZEMBA) and Hapag-Lloyd to pilot a Maritime Book and Claim System for tracking and decoupling greenhouse gas emissions from ocean transport services, which account for 3 percent of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and […]

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Three will receive 2024 Harvard Medal

Campus & Community Three will receive 2024 Harvard Medal In recognition of their extraordinary service April 23, 2024 5 min read Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer The Harvard Alumni Association has announced that Scott A. Abell ’72, Katherine N. Lapp, and M. Lee Pelton, Ph.D. ’84, will receive the 2024 Harvard Medal. First awarded in 1981, […]

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How to untangle ethics of psychedelics for therapeutic care

Charles M. Stang (from left), Christine Hauskeller, Mason Marks, and Roman Palitsky. Photos by Niles Singer/Harvard Staff Photographer Health How to untangle ethics of psychedelics for therapeutic care Experts from law, philosophy, spiritual care discuss issues surrounding research, safer use, kicking off Divinity School initiative Samantha Laine Perfas Harvard Staff Writer April 23, 2024 5 […]

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