Radhika Jain

SEAS

Engineering School Sees Low Satisfaction Ratings

Despite impressive growth in the number of engineering concentrators—and a noted rise in Harvard’s national reputation for engineering—many of Harvard’s young engineers do not seem to be satisfied.

Science

Lab Partnership Develops Programmable Nanoprocessor

Second graders completing their math worksheets are not the only little ones doing basic arithmetic anymore: Researchers at Harvard and the MITRE Corporation have recently collaborated to develop the world’s first programmable nanoprocessor.

Sciences Division

Lab Rat of the Week: Joshua R. Wortzel '13

Lab Rat of the Week: Joshua R. Wortzel '13
Student Life

Undergrad Helps Find Lethal Gene

Joshua R. Wortzel ’13 has always been fascinated by genetics: as a young boy he discussed evolution with his father ...

Harvard Divinity School

Colleagues Undeterred by Rev. Peter Gomes’ Absence

Reverend Gomes’ absence from Memorial Church feels oddly incongruous, but his colleagues and congregation are committed to ensuring that daily routines proceed as usual.

Student Life

Students Create 'Newsle'

The latest social networking initiative to emerge from the minds of Harvard undergraduates—a site called Newsle—seeks to provide users with streaming updates on friends, co-workers, and public figures.

FAS

Father of Anti-Malaria Drug Dies

William von Eggers Doering ’38, a world-renowned organic chemist and professor emeritus in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, died of heart failure on Jan. 3. He was 93.

Science

Wyss Launches Competition

The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering will host its first undergraduate science competition this year, encouraging students to combine biology and nanotechnology to solve global challenges.

College

Loren Galler Rabinowitz, Harvard Grad, Competes in Miss America

With a newly minted Harvard diploma in hand, Loren Galler Rabinowitz ’10 isn’t the typical beauty queen. She's also a former star figure skater, a classical pianist, and Miss Massachusetts 2010.

Libraries

Cline To Retire From HCL Position

Nancy M. Cline, who has led the Harvard College Library for nearly 15 years, will be retiring at the end of this academic year, according to an e-mailed message to faculty from Michael D. Smith, dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Crime

Designated Pathways: Tested On Foot

In light of the recent crimes that have taken place, three Flyby correspondents went on a late-night stroll to see just how safe HUPD’s designated pathways really are. A ranking system was developed based on how safe and secure the correspondents felt in each of the key sites on the map. The sites are listed below, beginning with the most safe and ending with the least safe.

On Campus

Ingrid Betancourt Discusses Memoir About Hostage Experience in Colombia

Ingrid Betancourt, a 2002 Colombian presidential candidate and former hostage of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), spoke about her book and her experiences in captivity to a packed audience on Wednesday evening.

School of Public Health

Wealth, Weight Linked in Women in Poor Countries

Wealthy women in developing countries are more likely to be overweight than their socioeconomically disadvantaged counterparts.

Countdown to Zero
Politics

IOP Panel Discusses Nuclear Weapons

A group of professors and former CIA agents used the new film “Countdown to Zero” as a jumping off point to discuss the need for total elimination of nuclear weapons at a Kennedy School Forum at the Institute of Politics last night.

Identity Groups

Cultural Insensitivity Decried

Students from across Boston came together to discuss cultural insensitivity at an event hosted by Fuerza Latina in Tsai Auditorium last night.

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Transatlanticism

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I Am Not at a Cafe

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Away in Argentina

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Land of Fog