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Radcliffe Breaks the Curfew 2
Reunions

Radcliffe Breaks the Curfew 2

Radcliffe Breaks the Curfew
Reunions

Radcliffe Breaks the Curfew

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Reunions

LSD Illustration

UC Graphic 1962
Reunions

UC Graphic 1962

Commencement 2012

Barney Frank

Congressman Barney Frank ’61-’62 has made a name for himself as not only one of the most effective members of Congress, but also one of the fiercest and most formidable.

UC Graphic 1962
Commencement 2012

Student Council Controversy Reflects 1960s Politics

The creation of the Harvard Council for Undergraduate Affairs, touted as a governing body that would better represent its undergraduate constituents, embodied the shifting campus political sentiment.

Commencement 2012

Elizabeth Holtzman

As a student at Radcliffe College, Elizabeth Holtzman ’62. who would later go on to hold some of the highest offices in New York government, had her first taste of political organizing.

Commencement 2012

Health Center Opens Doors on Holyoke Street

In the fall of 1961, the opening of the new health center on Holyoke Street was the culmination of a multi-year push to improve student health services on campus.

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John C. Culver

Former Iowa Senator John C. Culver '54, who graduated from Harvard Law School in 1962, has been a life-long supporter of Harvard's Institute of Politics.

Commencement 2012

Laurence H. Tribe

Despite his long-held interests in issues of justice, few who knew Laurence H. Tribe ’62 as an undergraduate had any idea that he was destined for a career in law.

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Margaret E. Atwood

Though Margaret E. Atwood’s time at Radcliffe was littered with obstacles—from gender-based discrimination to cut-throat competition within the English department—she was, and has remained, an unfailingly positive and patient woman.

Commencement 2012

NDEA Grants Ignite Debate Over Cold War Loyalty

In November 1959, Harvard withdrew from the NDEA student loan program, joining universities from across the country in protest against the affidavit and the limitations on free speech that it entailed.

Commencement 2012

Project Tanganyika Fosters International Service

The first PBHA program that took students abroad, Project Tanganyika represented the widespread idealism that emerged at Harvard during the early 1960s.

Commencement 2012

Roald Hoffmann

A world-class chemist and the 1981 Nobel laureate in chemistry, Roald Hoffmann, who received a Ph.D. in chemical physics from Harvard in 1962, is also the author of five books of poetry and three plays.

Radcliffe Breaks the Curfew
Commencement 2012

Radcliffe Breaks the Curfew

During the 1961-’62 school year, debates over the purpose of curfews and other rules for the proper conduct of a Radcliffe student were symptomatic of the emerging revolution in the role of women on Harvard’s campus and beyond.

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

CS50 in Mather
Columns

CS50 and the Humanities

Closing Ceremony
Columns

Ignore Congress. Close Gitmo.