Alyza J Sebenius

Harvard Law School

New HLS Student Center Takes the LEED

Wasserstein Hall, Caspersen Student Center, Clinical Wing—a new sustainabile facility that houses approximately 250,000 square feet of innovative classrooms and student space—opened its doors at Harvard Law School early this January.

Harvard Kennedy School

Ambassador to Pakistan Analyzes U.S.-Pakistan Relations

The relationship between the U.S. and Pakistani intelligence communities is “okay,” U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron P. Munter said on Monday, but the two nations’ military relationship is “not okay.”

Features

After Violence of War and Pain of Death, Schaefer Makes a Home at Harvard

In the span of five years, Schaefer left his “picturesque, stereotypic, American Jewish life” in California to follow an unconventional path that led him to serve in a combat unit of the Israeli Defense Forces, to work in Israel’s parliament, and to found a non-profit in memory of his twin brother.

Higher Education

In India, Faust Talks Education

This week, University President Drew G. Faust discussed single-sex education, public health, and the importance of a liberal arts model at institutions in Mumbai and Delhi.

Central Administration

Faust Strengthens Ties in India

This past week University President Drew G. Faust travelled to Mumbai and Delhi, visiting schools and strengthening Harvard’s ties with India.

On Campus

Student Art Group Dials In World's Longest Phone Call

Eric R. Brewster ’14 and Avery A. Leonard ’14 fought off drooping eyelids and the urge to sleep last week as they held a phone conversation that lasted for 46 hours, 12 minutes, 52 seconds, and 228 milliseconds—potentially setting a new world record.

Central Administration

Business School Professor Krishna G. Palepu Appointed President's Senior Adviser on Global Strategy

Harvard Business School professor Krishna G. Palepu was appointed to the newly-created position of Senior Adviser to the President for Global Strategy on Wednesday, marking the next step in the University’s efforts to define a coherent approach to its international engagement.

Research

Just Don't Be Neutral

If there is one list we all strive to be on more than the list at the Fly, it's Santa's nice list. So in the midst of the holiday season, don't forget to be kind to the people around you. If Santa isn't strong enough motivation, try this: studies show that taking moral action can result in increased physical strength and endurance.

Harvard Law School

Dershowitz Donates Papers to His College

Starting Monday researchers could access over a million papers belonging to Harvard Law Professor Alan M. Dershowitz. But not at Harvard. He donated his papers to Brooklyn College because he credits his success to his undergraduate experience there.

City Politics

Candidate Profile: David P. Maher

Cambridge Mayor David P. Maher, who is up for reelection this term, lives just around the corner from where he grew up.

Harvard in the World

Dennis M. Ritchie, Tech Expert Alumnus, Dies At 70

Dennis M. Ritchie ’63, a Harvard graduate who had a profound impact on modern technology, died last week at 70.

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

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Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

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Columns

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