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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.

FAS

Physics Professor Awarded Fellowship for Nanotech Research

Yacoby’s research is primarily focused on how particles behave at a nanoscale.

FAS

Harvard Research Assistant Wins Award for Science Raps

A research assistant for the Life Sciences Outreach Program at Harvard was awarded the New England Biolabs Passion in Science Award for her devotion to uniting science and arts in education.

Ban Ki Moon Humanitarian of the Year
Awards

Ban Ki Moon Humanitarian of the Year

Ban Ki-Moon accepts the Harvard Foundation Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award as the 2014 Humanitarian of the Year on Tuesday in Memorial Church. Moon delivered a speech calling Harvard to action in supporting his efforts with the United Nations.

Rhodes Winner Fritzi Reuter
Lowell

Rhodes Winner Fritzi Reuter

Former Lowell House resident Fritzi Reuter '14 has been named one of two winners of the 2015 Rhodes Scholarship for Germany.

Ben Sprung-Keyser
Academics

Ben Sprung-Keyser

Ben D. Sprung-Keyser '15 is an economics concentrator in Kirkland House.

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard