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Zachary Hamed

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House Life

From Harvard, to Harvard

When Psychology Department Chair Susan E. Carey ’64 graduated from Radcliffe College, William James Hall was still under construction. Forty-seven years later, she works on the 11th floor of that very building.

College

Department Extends Economics 1010a Change

Continuing an experiment that began this fall, the Harvard economics department will offer three versions of intermediate microeconomics in the next academic year.

College Administration

Econ Revises Course Load

The Economics Department revised its concentration requirements for incoming students this past month, increasing the number of required courses and emphasizing a stronger foundation in mathematics.

FAS

Rogoff Awarded for Work on Securities

Economics Professor Kenneth S. Rogoff received further recognition for his best-selling analysis of financial crises in early January when he was awarded the fifteenth annual TIAA-CREF Paul A. Samuelson Award for Outstanding Scholarly Writing on Lifelong Financial Security.

Harvard Law School

Conference Looks at Brown vs. Board

The modern day implications of the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education court case—the topic of Harvard Law School Dean ...

Harvard Law School

Harvard Conference Examines Brown vs. Board

The modern day implications of the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education court case—the topic of Harvard Law School Dean Martha L. Minow’s recent book—were discussed in a conference Saturday afternoon.

Professors as Undergrads: John Dowling and Harry Lewis
Alumni

Professors as Undergrads: John Dowling and Harry Lewis

Student Groups

Improv Group Publishes How-To Guide for Students

The Immediate Gratification Players, one of two Harvard improvisational comedy groups, will be releasing its first published book, “So You Think You’re Funny: A Students’ Guide to Improv Comedy,” later this week.

Freshman Parents Weekend
Freshmen

Parents Descend on Campus

A freshman urgently called his mother to inform her of a failed midterm, igniting her fears that he would need to drop out of Harvard.

World Economic Forum
Graduate School of Design

Graduate School of Design Hosts World Economic Forum

The international monetary system, population growth, and global governance were among six topics of discussion at the first-ever World Economic ...

Drew Faust on the Economy
College

Panel Discusses Economic Crisis

Harvard President Drew G. Faust moderated a discussion about prospects for the future of the global economy in Sanders Theater yesterday afternoon.

Harvard Business School

Credit Suisse CEO Talks State of Financial Markets

Credit Suisse CEO Brady W. Dougan delivered candid remarks on the future of financial markets, the effects of the economic ...

Science

Amid Laughter, Ig Nobel Awards Prizes

Audience members laughed as the Ig Nobel Award winners presented their research, ranging from using toy helicopters to study whale mucus to relieving pain by cursing.