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Lev Menand

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L.A. Mayor: Time to ‘Own Up’

Nearly 20 mayors from twelve states joined a packed audience at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum last night for

PBHA Cabinet Elects Group’s Next President

The cabinet of the Phillips Brooks House Association (PBHA), Harvard’s umbrella organization for public service, elected Alicia Rodriguez ’07 as

THE NEWS IN BRIEF

More than 50 people met in Cambridge last night to discuss the future of Harvard Square, expressing nostalgia for the

Leading Historian Says U.S. ‘Empire’ To Fail

The American empire may actually cause disorder, barbarism, and chaos rather than promote peace and order, one of the world’s

Tri-Deficit Problem Looming

Former Secretary of Commerce Peter G. Peterson advocated a mandatory level of personal saving and a reduction in Social Security

HMS Profs Get $4.5M Grant

A team of Harvard Medical School professors received a $4.5 million federal grant last Wednesday to fund the development of

HBS Won't Submit to Some Rankings

Readers who look to business school rankings in several recent publications will find two institutions conspicuously absent. Harvard Business School

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In Search of Lost Time

Larry, In His Element
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Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
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Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

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What We Forget About School: School