Harvard’s endowment dipped in value for the first time since the 2009 fiscal year, its investments dropping 0.05 percent and the overall level of endowment funds dropping to $30.7 billion in the 2012 fiscal year.
Sagal, now the host of NPR’s popular news game show, “Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me,” never intended to be a radio host. But, after spending a decade writing plays, scripts, and screenplays, and taking odd jobs, Sagal landed at the helm of the show.
The value of Harvard’s U.S.-traded equities rose by 14 percent in the first quarter of fiscal year 2012 as U.S. markets continue to recover from the financial crisis, according to the University’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission Friday.
Inter-bank and bank-state coordination are major predictors of the success of a bailout, a Harvard researcher studying bailout strategies in Europe and the U.S. claimed at a Center for European Studies seminar on Wednesday.
Harvard Medical School Professor Donald M. Berwick ’68, a controversial figure in the health care policy field, announced last week that he will step down from his position as chief administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services at the end of this week.
Harvard School of Public Health Professor Laurie H. Glimcher ’72, who graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1976, will leave the University in January to be the next dean of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City.