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Summers and Furman at the IOP
IOP

Obama Colleagues Summers and Furman Talk Economic Growth

Former University President Larry Summers and Jason L. Furman ‘92, the current Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, discussed domestic economic growth at a packed JFK Jr. Forum at the IOP Monday night.

Student Groups

Officials Talk Economic Relationships at US-China Forum

Keynote speakers at the Harvard US-China Economic Forum stressed the importance of building economic relationships abroad, as well as fostering connections among domestic groups, on Saturday.

College

Snow Days by Concentration

Now that everyone has frolicked sufficiently, snow days have become a time for learned contemplation. FM considers how students of various concentrations can best use their time off.

Spring Course Enrollment Numbers
College

Spring Course Enrollment Numbers

Economics 10b is the spring's largest course in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Last Chance
College

Ec 10 Remains Semester's Largest Course

Based on course enrollment data, Harvard’s flagship introductory economics course has enrolled the largest number of undergraduates this semester.

College

After Blizzard, 80 Percent of Undergrads Submit Study Cards

Based on preliminary course enrollment data, Economics 10b has enrolled the largest number of undergraduates this semester.

Rhodes Winner Fritzi Reuter
College

Reuter ’14 Joins Ranks of 2015 Rhodes Scholars

The former Lowell House resident will study at Oxford next fall and plans to pursue an M.Phil in economics.

College

Controversial Study Photographed 29 Courses in Total

Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching researchers photographed students in 29 courses during a controversial attendance study last spring, the researchers said Thursday when pressed to disclose the exact number of courses studied.

Probably Full
College

Bol Notifies Students Affected by Controversial Attendance Study

While it did not offer more information on the courses involved, Bol’s email to affected students provided details on how cameras were used in classrooms.

Economics

Head Ec10 TF To Depart Harvard After Spring Term

David W. Johnson and his wife, Anne Pringle, an associate professor in the Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Department, will be moving to Wisconsin at the end of the academic year.

UHS

What Should Freshmen Parents Do Around Town?

9:30 a.m.: Wake up for your 10 a.m. Give up on your 10 a.m. Last night’s Thirsty Thursday debauchery certainly doesn’t come for free. Your parents, eyes bright, peek into your miniscule Holworthy double. Lie to your parents, saying you received an email that your [insert class that would never be cancelled] lecture was postponed. Roll back into bed, sinking into the deepest parts of slumber you can only enjoy during truancy.

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Larry, In His Element

Professor Summers meets with graduate student Natasha R. Sarin in his office. Sarin has worked with Summers on research and as a teaching fellow in his globalization courses.

Harvard Business School

Report Finds 'Troubling Divergences' in U.S. Economy

Harvard Business School alumni are still pessimistic about the American economy, according to a new report titled “An Economy Doing Half Its Job.”

Innovation for Greece
Events

At Conference, Speakers Discuss Future of Greece

Academics, students, and professors from a range of fields came together to discuss the current state and future of Greece’s government and economic sectors on Saturday.

Economics

After Two Years at the Fed, Economics Professor To Return to Harvard

Economics professor Jeremy C. Stein will resign from his position on the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve in May and return to Harvard.

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork
Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
College

Freshman Advising: Under Construction