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Commencement 2010

Charles S. and Pauline R. Maier

The first time that History Professor Charles S. Maier ’60 tried to ask his wife—MIT History Professor Pauline R. Maier ’60—on a date, she turned him down.

Student Groups

Harvard at the New Frontier

For the class of 1960, the presidential race between John F. Kennedy' 40 and Richard M. Nixon was an unforgettable moment of history.

House Life

College Housing Debates

In 1960, student housing—an essential component of the Harvard undergraduate experience—was on the verge of major transformation.

Central Administration

Bunting Strengthens Harvard-Radcliffe Ties

While growing up in Brooklyn, Mary I. Bunting-Smith’s mother would sometimes tell her, “Thee is a funny little girl.”

FAS

Students and Faculty Fight Nuclear Tests

In the spring of 1960, 1,359 members of the Harvard faculty signed a petition encouraging the Eisenhower administration to consider ...

Student Groups

Harvard Recruits Nigerian Students

On Oct. 1, 1960, Nigeria formally severed with the British Empire following 160 years of colonial rule, and soon thereafter ...

FAS

With Interdisciplinary Approach, Social Studies Draws Students

Every Tuesday in the fall of 1960, a group of six students gathered in the living room of Winthrop resident ...

Theater

Harvard Drama Takes to a New Stage

The completion of the state-of-the-art Loeb Theater in 1960 opened up new opportunities for students.

Politics

Organizing Integration

In 1960, the student group known as the Emergency Public Integration Committee drew attention to anti-segregation activism.

Music

John H. Harbison

John H. Harbison ’60 would not necessarily consider composing pure fun.

Theater

Rosana Y. Alfaro

It was gender, rather than race, that seemed to distinguish playwright Rosanna Y. Alfaro '60 on campus.

Politics

Michael S. Dukakis

Seven-year-old Michael S. Dukakis '60 turned on the radio and carefully tracked the results of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s victory over Wendell L. Willkie.

Politics

Elizabeth H. Dole

Fifty years ago, Elizabeth H. Dole '60 was a graduate student at Harvard.

Politics

Elizabeth H. Dole

Fifty years ago, Elizabeth H. Dole '60 was a graduate student at Harvard.

Politics

Antonin G. Scalia

Fifty years after graduating from Harvard Law School, “Nino” has reached the top of his profession.

Facebook at Puzzle Day
College

This Is CS50.

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Visual Arts

Intelligent Design: Negotiating the Identity of the Architecture Track

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Visual Arts

Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale
Yale

Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven