Dr. Paul J. Barreira has been named the new director of Harvard University Health Services and Henry K. Oliver Professor of Hygiene, according to an announcement from Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 on Thursday.
Though they rowed on the same boat in 2005 and will be rowing within two hours of each other in the first heats of their respective competitions on Saturday, the paths Malcolm Howard '05 and Brodie Buckland '06 took to get where they are could hardly be more different.
EdX, the free not-for-profit online learning venture co-founded by Harvard and MIT, will be adding a third university to the mix after EdX announced the addition of the University of California, Berkeley on Tuesday.
After a long journey that saw him move from Sweden to Rochester, N.Y., eventually to Cambridge, Mass., Rummel—the son of an American businessman and Danish military doctor—will row for the men’s heavyweight four later at the London games that start a week from Friday.
Six years after graduating, it has landed Laine a spot in this summer’s Olympic Games. But despite his atheltics accomplishments going heading into London, it is his story that makes him one of the media darlings of the upcoming Olympics.
The Government Department has announced two new courses focused on women in politics following a student-led campaign that pressured the University to address what they perceived to be a gap in the department’s offerings.