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On Modes of Jewish Intellectual Life
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On Modes of Jewish Intellectual Life

Martin E. Jay, University of Berkeley professor of history, compares the childhoods of Walter Benjamin and Isaiah Berlin, major Jewish philosophers and intellectuals at the Center for European Studies on Monday.

'Our Andromeda'
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Today in Photos (9/30/2014)

EPS Field Trip
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EPS Field Trip

Wilson W. Kuhnel '16 explores the geological features of the Squantum Head coastline. Earth and Planetary Sciences 21: "The Dynamic Earth" took a field trip to North Quincy to identify minerals and sketch rock structures.

Reshuffling the Caseload
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Unloading the Ad Board

Two major policy changes, approved in the span of just two months earlier this year, are set to overhaul the 124-year-old Administrative Board by next fall.

Khurana Pfister
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Resident Dean Name Change, Take 12

To save the College some time when it inevitably renames the resident dean position again, we've decided to offer up a few suggestions.

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Hey, Professor!: Copyright Law

In order to share assigned readings with their students, many Harvard professors post materials on their course websites. Are these professors violating copyright laws? Kyle K. Courtney, a copyright advisor and program manager in Harvard’s Office for Scholarly Communication, works in conjunction with Harvard libraries on copyright matters. He shared his thoughts on this sticky issue with Fifteen Minutes.

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The FM Dictionary

Freshman Wander and The Mayopoulos Effect

Standing Desk
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Mather House Resident Dean Invents Portable Standing Desk

The StandStand, as Leafgren calls the wooden structure, is a portable set of three interlocking panels, easy to assemble and disassemble.

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Official Resident Dean Title Changes Again

Resident deans—the administrators briefly known as House deans—will now be called Allston Burr Assistant Deans of Harvard College.

Panjak Pradhan
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5 Questions with Pankaj Pradhan

Enjoying the improved dining hall menu this year? You can thank Pankaj Pradhan, the culinary artist behind The Red Lentil, a vegan and vegetarian restaurant in Watertown, Mass. This Summer, he shared his talents with Harvard University Dining Services to bring more flavor and variety to the dining halls. FM sat down with Pradhan for five questions about the collaboration.

Tobacco-Free Signs
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Month in, Yard Official Says Smoking Ban Implementation Smooth

The manager of Harvard Yard said she has not heard any reports about hostile or uncooperative responses from either students or tourists.

Serenity Room
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Following Report on Stress, Freshman Serenity Room Opens

The space, which will be open 24 hours a day, is the first of its kind in the Yard.

Excellent Sheep
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Excellent Sheep

William Deresiewicz, writer of New Republic article, "Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League," speaks about his new book, "Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life" in Paine Hall on Monday evening.

Excellent Sheep
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Excellent Sheep

William Deresiewicz, writer of New Republic article, "Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League," speaks about his new book, Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life, in Paine Hall on Monday evening.

Excellent Sheep
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Excellent Sheep

Dean Rakesh Khurana asks William Deresiewicz, writer of New Republic article, "Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League," what he misses most about being an educator on Monday evening in Paine Hall.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Boxes
Columns

ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining
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The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload
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Unloading the Ad Board