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Caroline M. McKay

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Three Harvard Graduates Share Nobel Prize in Physics

The alumni discovered that the universe is not only expanding, but constantly accelerating—a discovery that shook the cosmology world by overturning the common belief that the universe was slowing down.

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An increasing number of local businesses and student groups are using Square to accept credit cards.

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Alums Vie To Lead Liberia

Two Harvard graduates who maintain strong ties to the University are competing for the presidency of Liberia.


Elizabeth Warren Kicks Off Campaign in South Boston

Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren launched her campaign for the U.S. Senate on Wednesday morning in South Boston.

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Their Last Four Nights Before 9/11

United Airlines Flight 175 took off from Boston Logan Airport at 8:14 a.m. with brothers Hamza al-Ghamdi and Ahmed al-Ghamdi strapped into business class seats 9C and 9D.


At IOP, Officials Reflect on Post-9/11 World

The panel—”9/11: Ten Years On”—focused on what moderator Graham T. Allison Jr. called the most pressing questions about post-9/11 America: Are we safer? Are we more aware?


Elizabeth Warren’s Harvard Problem

Warren’s message thus far—replete with stories from her small-town childhood in Oklahoma—seems designed to counteract any reputation she may have earned as an out-of-touch Harvard elitist.

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Signs Point to Senate Run by Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren is sending clear signs that she is seriously considering mounting a challenge against Sen. Scott Brown, writing in a blog post Thursday she still has work to do to rebuild the economy.

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Elena Kagan's First Year on Supreme Court Shows Judge With Chutzpah

Kagan’s first year on the court offers a glimpse of a feisty jurist who seems to be quickly finding her voice as a leading justice on the left and as a bitingly talented writer.

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Amid Senate Rumors, Warren Heads Back to Cambridge

After being passed over as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Professor Elizabeth Warren will return to Harvard Law School.

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Warren Passed Over as Director of Regulatory Agency

The White House has decided not to select Elizabeth Warren as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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The White House to Harvard Exodus Continues

The incestuous relationship between Harvard and the Obama White House continues.

Manchester United Visits Harvard
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Manchester United Visits Harvard

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News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?

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Seen and Heard: Harvard's March Through Cambridge

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Decorated Thrower Looks To Continue Success


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