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Michelle M. Hu

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Harvard Students Celebrate the Death of Osama bin Laden

Jubilation Erupts in Harvard Yard As Obama Tells World Osama Bin Laden is Dead

Nearly 10 years after the attacks on September 11, 2001, Osama Bin Laden has been killed after an assault by American forces.


Tenure Denial Sparks Student Protest

Sixty Harvard Graduate School of Education students gathered outside of a faculty meeting for a second time last Monday to protest an April 12th decision to deny tenure to Ed School professor Mark R. Warren, who specializes in community organizing and school reform.


Secrets of Boys’ Friendships Revealed

In Ghana, males undergo wedding-like ceremonies recognizing their friendship. In Asia, men on the street hold hands without social repercussions. New York University Professor Niobe Way invoked these cultural practices, which are contrary to contemporary American heteronormative ideals, to point out how “bromances” have become frowned upon even though they are critical to the development of adolescent boys.


Grosz To Step Down as Dean

Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Barbara J. Grosz announced yesterday that she will step down from her post of four years to return to the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences faculty.

Sahar El-Nadi and the Egyptian Revolution

Tahrir Activist Speaks Out

“Tahrir can’t be told. It has to be witnessed,” El-Nadi said. “I want you to see what I saw.”


Union Leader Argues in Favor of Teachers

American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten outlined her theory of action for transforming the American school system yesterday evening at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Harvard in the City

Local High School Students Talk Africa

Barefoot and assembled in a large circle singing “moto wayaka”—Swahili for “a fire has been lit,”—40 high school students from Boston-area schools concluded their day-long program on a wide range of issues affecting Africa run by students at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on Saturday.


Imam Speaks at Memorial Church

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, the Islamic leader who rose to prominence through his proposal to build a mosque near Ground Zero and the first imam to speak at Memorial Church, called for spiritual unity at a time of conflicts among different faiths during a sermon yesterday.


Disability Education Falls Short of Needs

At a panel at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the assembled experts said that the 1990 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) has failed to provide adequate preparation for an independent lifestyle.

Ed School

'Sesame Street' Visionary Honored

Former students, colleagues, and family members of Gerald S. “Gerry” Lesser, one of the biggest forces behind the formation of “Sesame Street,” gathered yesterday evening at a Harvard Graduate School of Education panel to honor the legacy of the longtime Ed School professor.


Ed School Report Calls for Job Preparation

A Harvard Graduate School of Education report released today calls for an increase in vocational training in high schools, suggesting that attending college may not be the best choice for all secondary school students.

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Harvard Square

Protesters March for Egyptians’ Rights

Several hundred Boston-area residents showed up in Harvard Square Saturday afternoon to protest Mubarak’s 30-year regime.

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Exhibit Explores Art of Curating

Science Center is hosting a three-floor showcase that explores objects with historical value but are not easily classified according to scholarly conventions.


Filmmaker Screens Genocide Documentary

In honor of this year’s Human Rights Day, the Institute of Politics and Carr Center for Human Rights Policy spread ...

On Campus

Rice Denounces State of Education

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice invoked her own life story and family in calling attention to and criticizing the state of American education.