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FAS

Junior Faculty Win Abramson Award for Teaching

Associate professors Ruth Bielfeldt and Sarah S. Richardson were awarded the annual Roslyn Abramson Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching.

College

68 Undergraduates Win Hoopes Prize

The annual grant seeks to award students for “promoting, improving, and enhancing the quality of education...in literary, artistic, musical, scientific, historical, or other academic subject,” according to the Hoopes prize website.

Entrepreneurship Final Project Fair
College

Two Projects Win Social Entrepreneurship Conference

The course, which is taught by GSE professor Fernando M. Reimers, meets at the Harvard Innovation Lab and seeks to promote sustainable educational innovations.

John Bates Clark Medal Recipient
College

John Bates Clark Medal Recipient

Roland G. Fryer, this year’s John Bates Clark Medal recipient, speaks about his research on education for disadvantaged youths, influential mentors, and his two-year-old daughter on Monday afternoon in his office at Littauer Center.

John Bates Clark Medal Recipient
Race

Fryer Awarded Clark Medal

The first African-American to receive the award, Fryer was recognized for his contributions to research on the economics of race and inequality.

College

Innovation Challenge Showcases Finalists, Announces Winners

Startup groups presented a large variety of projects from mobile phone applications for finding tutors to vegan baked goods.

Academic Breakdown of 'Junior 24'
College

Phi Beta Kappa Elects 'Junior 24' for Class of 2016

The Mathematics Department was most heavily represented with three concentrators among the elected.

Piper Kerman Receives Humanist Award
Crime

Scene and Heard: Piper Kerman

I have never seen the show. I have never read the book. And, in case anyone was wondering, I have never been to a women’s prison. So why did I choose to go hear Piper Kerman, author of the book “Orange is the New Black,” speak on the busy Monday night of March 30? To be completely honest, I just wanted to get my newly purchased copy of the book signed. Luckily, I got much more out of it than just a signed book.

Piper Kerman Receives Humanist Award
Student Groups

Piper Kerman Receives Humanist Award

Piper Kerman, author of the popular book Orange is the New Black, speaks at the Science Center after receiving the Humanist Heroine of the Year Award. She talked about the difficulties marginalized men and women face in prisons and after they are released.

Alyssa A. Goodman
Science

Alyssa A. Goodman

Pictured from left to right: Erin Johnson, Alyssa A. Goodman, Patricia S. Udomprasert, and Curtis Wong at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Seattle.

Alex S. Jones Moderates Goldsmith Awards
IOP

Miami Herald Awarded Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting

The award celebrates journalists who promote "effective and ethical conduct of government" by exposing both corrupt and commendable government performance.

FAS

Anthropology Professor Named Changjiang Scholar

The title of Changjiang Scholar is often considered the most prestigious academic award conferred in China, and is rarely granted to foreigners or to social scientists.

Radcliffe Institute

Justice Ginsburg Will Receive Radcliffe Medal in May

The Radcliffe Medal is presented annually to an individual who has made significant and effective contributions to change and progress.

College

Amy Poehler Named Hasty Pudding’s 2015 Woman of the Year

Poehler, known for her comedic timing, acted as a cast member of the comedy show “Saturday Night Live” for many years and has recently received critical acclaim for her performance as idealistic female bureaucrat Leslie Knope on NBC’s “Parks and Recreation.”

 Alia Qaternah
College

Alia Qaternah

Alia Y. Qaternah, a research assistant in the Life Sciences Outreach Program, won the New England Biolabs Passion in Science Award.

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall
Features

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

Faculty Contributions Feature
Features

Harvard Faculty Donate to Democrats by Wide Margin

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize