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Class of 2015, By the Numbers

After weathering two hurricanes, three different deans of the College, and the Boston Marathon bombing, the Class of 2015 will pack up and leave the College this week. The Crimson breaks down Harvard's graduating senior class, by the numbers.

Miliband Talks Foreign Policy at Kennedy School Commencement

“Government can be a great force for good, but it requires a cast of mind that I would describe as entrepreneurial,” said Miliband, who served as U.K. Foreign Secretary from 2007 to 2010 and as a Member of Parliament for South Shields from 2001 to 2013. “That is the role of politics, to add entrepreneurship to necessary bureaucracy.”

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FAS Creates International Affairs Deanship

​Margot Gill, currently the administrative dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, will become the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ first administrative dean for international affairs.

At Baccalaureate, Faust Tells Seniors To ‘Rise Above Fear’

“Your education gives you the capacity to harness fear using imagination—to treat sources of fear as a problem to be solved with creativity, thought and daring,” University President Drew G. Faust said.

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College Deanship Renamed After Donation

Harvard is renaming its College deanship after a donation from alumni Ami K. Danoff ’84 and William A. Danoff ’82—marking the second time this year that the University has sold the naming rights to a major dean position.

Giffords, Kelly Speak at Law School Class Day

Gabrielle Giffords represented Arizona’s 8th district in the U.S. House of Representatives until she was shot in the head in 2011 while meeting with a group of constituents.

Senior Gift Campaign Receives $100,000 Anonymous Donation

​More than 1,000 members of the Class of 2015 participated in Senior Gift, according to Senior Gift Co-Chairs Katie C. Gamble ’15 and Alissa Song ’15.

Fox Club Adopts No Guest Policy

“Bottom line, the grad board said that this is a private club and we’re not having guests,” Fox Club graduate board president Douglas W. Sears ’69 said.

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Class of 2015, By the Numbers

Wedding Bells

Wedding Bells 2015

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’



A Wise Investment

While the compensation of those managers is high in absolute terms, relative to the immense potential of the endowment and the world of finance, it is far from exorbitant.


Supporting Affirmative Action as Asian Americans

For all the charges of racism that one could level at Harvard, an oversimplified call to eliminate the use of race in admissions should not be one of them.


Support for Senior Gift


The Ones We Leave Behind


Go Get Help

52 Percent of Students Complete Sexual Conduct Climate Survey

The survey is a Harvard-specific version of an Association of American Universities poll being conducted at 28 schools across the country to gather data on sexual conduct.

Archon Fung Named Interim Kennedy School Dean

Fung will take over for Harvard's longest serving dean, David T. Ellwood '75, who announced last fall that he would resign after 11 years at the helm of the Kennedy School.

Central Title IX Office Hires Second Investigator

​Almost a year after its creation, Harvard’s central sexual harassment investigation office has hired a second full-time investigator, Ilissa Povich, although it still remains understaffed.

Year in Review

Allston, as FM Imagines

This year Harvard further detailed its plans to move parts of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences to North Allston. Additional improvements will be made to athletic facilities already across the river. Here at FM, we’ve come up with suggestions for additional projects that we think Harvard could actually use in the barren tundra of Allston.


Leaving the Bubble
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball's Webster To Join UCF as Assistant Coach

After six years with the Crimson, Christian Webster '13 is set to join the coaching staff of the University of Central Florida men's basketball team.



From Cannes: "The Little Prince" a Little Disappointment

In our continuing coverage of Cannes, Tianxing Lan reviews Mark Osborne's lackluster rendition of Saint-Exupéry’s "Le Petit Prince" (English "The Little Prince").