A daughter of Taiwanese immigrants born on Chicago’s South Side, Wu had never truly been away from her family before coming to Cambridge in August 2003. Her entire family — including her parents, and her three siblings — made the nearly 1,000 mile drive from Chicago to Harvard Yard in a minivan together.
Michelle Wu ’07 was sworn in as the first female and person of color elected mayor by the city of Boston during a brief ceremony in the Boston City Council chamber Tuesday.
The Harvard-Allston task force penned a letter Wednesday to University President Lawrence S. Bacow calling for greater “accountability” and outreach around Harvard’s Enterprise Research Campus development.
Mass General Brigham will invest $50 million in a new initiative focused on mental health, chronic disease management, and nutrition security, the hospital network announced last week.
Boston City Councilor and Harvard alum Michelle Wu ’07 will become Boston’s 56th mayor, the first woman and person of color elected in the city’s history, following a decisive victory over City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George Tuesday.
With only a day before polls open in the Boston mayoral election, candidates Michelle Wu ’07 and Annissa Essaibi George are making their final appeals to voters, with a focus on getting out the youth vote.
Harvard affiliates made a triumphant return to the streets of Boston Monday as they competed in the 125th running of the Boston Marathon and the first to take place in person since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Almost 100 acres of Harvard-owned land in Allston currently occupied by the Massachusetts Turnpike will be made available for development, thanks to a turnpike redesign plan selected by the Mass. Department of Transportation last week after eight years of deliberation.
As the Boston Planning and Development Agency proceeds with its review of Harvard’s proposed Enterprise Research Campus, developers, University representatives, and Allston residents met virtually Tuesday to discuss plans to improve local transportation.
Boston City Councilors Michelle Wu ’07 and Annissa Essaibi George won Boston’s preliminary mayoral election Tuesday and will advance to the November general election.
As Harvard students returned en masse to Cambridge earlier this month, Harvard student-run homeless shelters have made plans to operate at reduced bed capacity for overnight guests this fall and winter.
Enterprise Research Campus Developer Ups Affordable Housing, Pledges Diversity, Sustainability in Recent Filing
Tishman Speyer, the firm leading Harvard’s efforts to develop an Enterprise Research Campus in Allston, filed a 900-page report with the Boston Planning and Development Agency Wednesday with updated plans for the project’s affordability, diversity, sustainability, and open space.
The Boston LGBTQIA+ Artist Alliance, a volunteer artist-run organization, is displaying works by local queer artists at the Distillery Gallery in South Boston until late July.