Julie R. Barzilay

Op-Eds

You Can Take It With You

Let’s take our memories, but let’s take more than that. Let’s take our friends. Let’s take our skills.

Commencement

Engagement: Abigail E. Hook ’13 and Andrew M. Garbarino ’13

First date, at Russell House on March 8, 2011. Andrew’s fellow Math CA was the waiter and brought them free carrot cake.

Commencement

Engagement: Thomas C. Wilhoit ’13 and Jordan A. Reddout ’10

I think it was when we first traveled alone together—we went to St. Augustine, Fla., for a weekend and explored the town. It’s nice to have someone who wants to visit 17th-century forts with you.

College

Magic, Magic, Magic

I think we all stopped at one point or another and looked up at the tower of Mem Church, thanking our lucky stars that we go to school at such a crazy, historic, beautiful, vaguely ridiculous place filled with incredible people.

Harvard in the World

Japanese Ambassador Stresses Importance of Communication

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the U.S.A. Ichiro Fujisaki cited effective communication as a top priority in an interview with The Crimson Tuesday.

George L. Goodale
Science

In Modern Research, A Botanist’s Legacy

The ideas espoused by influential botanist Asa Gray bear fruit to this day in the Harvard University Herbaria, where scientists glean new knowledge from centuries-old specimens.

College

Phi Beta Kappa Selects 'Senior 48'

The Phi Beta Kappa chapter at Harvard College selected its “Senior 48” members of the Class of 2012.

Student Life

Science-Focused Clubs Empower Young Women

Harvard Science Club for Girls joins a growing contingent of campus organizations that support women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Student Life

The Other Side Of The Classroom

It’s 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday night and Robert T. Bowden ’13 has two problem sets due within 15 hours. In the next five days, Bowden will also oversee six hours worth of Office Hours, assign sections to all 651 students in CS50, and attend lecture for six different courses.

Student Life

Freshmen Get Creative After Irene Derails First Chance Dance

With the cancelation of the annual First Chance Dance in the face of Hurricane Irene, the question of the hour became “What did you do instead of the dance?”

Harvard in the World

Arne Duncan

Webster’s teammate, current Secretary of Education Arne S. Duncan ’86, suddenly caught the ball as it nearly soared out of bounds near the half-court line. The 6’5” Chicago native held the ball for only a split-second before releasing it towards the distant hoop.

Green

Nieman Reporter Focuses on Environment

In 2001, a research team in Manhattan discovered unexplained levels of polychlorinated biphenyl toxins in samples of human breast milk.

Student Life

Conant Prize Recognizes Creative Science Projects

For the first time in its over 50-year history, the James Bryant Conant Prize is being awarded to a project consisting of wood, clay, twisted wire, and beams of light rather than a collection of words on a page.

College

When Things Go Boom with the Lecture Demo Team

When Things Go Boom with the Lecture Demo Team
College

Men Behind the Magic

Coupling artistry with physical phenomena, the lecture demos team are responsible for the more memorable—and explosive—elements of Harvard science courses.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Boxes
Columns

ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining
Columns

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload
College

Unloading the Ad Board