HLS News June 2001
Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for Internet & Society today announced a new project to create public policies that support digital entrepreneurship. The project, Open Economies, will support developing nations seeking to embrace digital technology and digitally-enabled entrepreneurship as a means to economic development.
Harvard Law School has received a $500,000 gift to establish the Bob Barker Endowment Fund for the Study of Animal Rights. The Fund will support teaching and research at the Law School in the emerging field of animal rights law. The income generated by the gift will fund periodic courses and seminars at the Law School on animal rights taught by visiting scholars with a wide range of views and perspectives. In addition to classroom instruction, the gift will assist visiting and permanent faculty members in conducting research in this emerging field.
Today, at 10 a.m., the Sheriff of Middlesex County gaveled in order the 2001 Harvard University Commencement exercises.