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Office of Career Services

Students Learn to Handle Rejection

Without even receiving a single interview, Lisa Boes was once rejected for a resident tutor position at every single House she applied to.

Office of Career Services

OCS Offers Finance Bootcamp

Roughly 120 students participated in a financial industry boot camp sponsored by the Office of Career Services last weekend.


OWAW Sees Varied Programs

Jeannie Tse ’14 hustled to her day-long policy and education class that began at 9 a.m. and featured a series of lectures and visits to public and charter schools in Boston.


College To Take Steps To Increase Security

The College is taking additional steps in conjunction with the Harvard University Police Department to deter crime.

School of Public Health

Study: Link Between Depression and Diabetes

Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health have discovered a relationship between depression and type 2 diabetes, two serious conditions in the United States.


Nobel Prize Chairman Urges Vigilance

The Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Peace Prize Committee Thorbjørn Jagland told a crowd of undergraduates, faculty members, and distinguished guests to remain vigilant in defense of human rights throughout the world last night at a dinner co-sponsored by the Harvard Foundation and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.


Don't Let Your Mind Drift Off While Reading This

Picture this: it’s Saturday night, and you’re at a party talking to the girl you’re been crushing on all semester. ...

City Politics

Two Boston Public Schools To Be Converted to Charter Schools

The Boston School Committee recently approved a proposal to convert Patrick F. Gavin Middle School and a Boston high school into charter schools in an effort to “accelerate students’ achievements,” according to Matthew Wilder, the committee’s director of media relations.

Deborah Bial
Student Groups

Bial Discusses Race and Merit

Deborah Bial, president and founder of the youth leadership development program Posse Foundation, highlighted the differences in quality of higher ...


HFA Screens Film on Quake in China

The director of “1428”—a documentary about the aftermath of the 2008 earthquake in Sichuan, China, that killed about 70,000 people—spoke yesterday night about his experience filming the trauma of those who suffered.

Depicting Conflict - The Role of the Photojournalist

Exhibit Prompts Questions on Role of Photojournalism in Conflict Zones

The role of photojournalism in depicting conflict was examined from different perspectives during a panel discussion yesterday that commemorated the conclusion of a photo exhibit in the Center for Government and International Studies on civilian life during wartime.


GSE Professor Receives i3 Grant

Graduate School of Education Assistant Professor James S. Kim has received a $12.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education Investing in Innovation (i3) Program.


Study Claims Drug Legalization Could Save Money

Legalizing drugs in the U.S. could save the federal government $88 billion, according to Harvard economics lecturer Jeffrey A. Miron.