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Samuel P. Jacobs

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Expos Director Exits

Neil N. Sosland ’52 returned to Cambridge in June to celebrate his 55th reunion. A journalist who helps lead the

Knowles Returns Home

After spending much of the spring in the hospital battling complications from prostate cancer, former Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Smith Sets Summer Table

As he took off for a month-long vacation last week, incoming Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS)

The Trusted Few

Trust us. After four years, voluminous reports, and clamorous debate, Harvard’s third dean of the Faculty in 11 months asked

Gates, Summers To Receive Honorary Degrees

CORRECTION APPENDED The University will confer honorary degrees today on 10 people, including professors, philosophers, a basketball player, and one

Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. ’38

Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. ’38—prolific historian, noted Harvard professor, and a prominent “fighting liberal” throughout the 1950s and 60s, suffered

Two Old Men in a Hurry

On Commencement Day, sandwiched between the august statues of James Otis and Josiah Quincy, a twenty-first century provocateur gave his

Faust Taps Smith To Lead Faculty

After a year and a half without a permanent leader, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences finally has one. Michael

Jeffrey R. Toobin

As an undergraduate reporter, Jeffrey R. Toobin ’82 rode in a limousine with writer Tom Wolfe and cursed with Yankees

Jay Harris Will Lead Gen Ed Committee

The future table of general education offerings at Harvard now has a chair. Jay M. Harris, Wolfson professor of Jewish

Clock Still Ticks for Faust’s Dean Pick

Twenty-seven days. When visited in his office recently, the number was 37. Interim Dean of the Faculty David R. Pilbeam

Countdown Continues For Faculty Dean

Twenty-eight days. When visited in his office recently, the number was 37. Interim Dean of the Faculty David R. Pilbeam

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Harris Will Lead Gen Ed Transition

The future table of general education offerings at Harvard now has a chair. Jay M. Harris, Wolfson professor of Jewish

Knowles’ Condition ‘Stable’

Since stepping down as Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) one month ago after a setback in

Profs Postpone CUE Reforms, Accept New Alcohol Policy

Behind the successful birth of a new program of general education and cheerful send-offs to Harvard’s departing president, contention reigned

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Football

Harvard-Yale 2014

Playing with the Rules
Scrutiny

Playing With The Rules

Highlight

Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

Art Museum Feature
Visual Arts

Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads