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Monica M. Dodge

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Harvard Medical School

HMS Expands, Adapts Immunology Program

Harvard Medical School will expand and reorganize its immunology program with a new multifaceted initiative.


‘The Challenge’ Seeks Diabetes Cure

“The Challenge,” which had been two years in the making by two Harvard faculty members, asked participants in February to answer the question, “What do we not know to cure type 1 Diabetes?”


HMS Seeks Work Limits

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will consider a petition filed in part by two HMS professors to lower the nationwide limit on the number of hours that medical residents can work each week.

Student Life

Destination: Abroad

A small, yet steadily increasing, number of undergraduates are willing to forfeit a semester in Cambridge for what they see as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity—and they say the University has taken steps to facilitate what is often seen as an intimidating planning process.

Harvard Medical School

Developing Countries Divert Donations

A recent study conducted in part by researchers at Harvard Medical School suggests that developing countries may not be receiving the full benefit of intended international health aid.

Computer Science

Malan Plans To Cut Letter Grades for CS50

To increase the appeal of the already popular Computer Science 50, Harvard’s introduction to computer science, course instructor David J. Malan ’99 announced yesterday that starting next fall, all students will be graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

Student Life

Allergic Students Navigate D-Halls

For students with severe food allergies, every meal requires weaving through a maze of hidden ingredients and airborne allergens.

Harvard Square

Square Gets New Organic Option

Among a sea of burger joints and pizza parlors, Clover, a restaurant focused on local, vegetarian and mainly organic food, will soon be opening at 7 Holyoke Street.

Student Life

Harvard Starts Page on iTunes U

Harvard continued its dedication to dispersing knowledge online Tuesday with the launch of a Harvard page on iTunes U.

Student Life

End Draws Near for Senior Theses

For many seniors, this week has been circled on their calendars for months.


Veteran FOP Head Resigns From Post

Most students spend at most four years involved in the First-Year Outdoor Program—but FOP Director Jessica L. Ross ’03 will have spent over a decade with the program by the time she leaves FOP this May.

Paul Wylie

Paul S. Wylie ’90-91: U.S. Figure Skating Olympics Silver Medalist

No one expected American figure skater Paul S. Wylie ’90-91 to snag a silver medal at the 1992 Olympics in Albertville, France.