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Tyler S. Olkowski

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Men's Basketball

Former NBA Star Lays Out Philanthropic Goals for Democratic Republic of Congo

Towering over the podium, the seven-foot two-inch 18-year NBA veteran discussed the hospital he founded in the DRC’s capital Kinshasa, as well as efforts to improve education and prevent Congolese brain drain.

Harvard Law School

Harvard Law Grads Top Midcareer Earning Survey

Harvard Law School graduates earn $201,000 a year on average by the time they reach the midpoint of their careers, outpacing all other graduate school degree holders.

Harvard Law School

Assistant Attorney General Discusses Cyber Threats

John P. Carlin, assistant attorney general for national security, discussed cyber threats and the Department of Justice’s continued efforts to fight terrorism Friday at the Law School.

Politics

Lessig’s PAC Raises Millions, Despite Low Support from Harvard

The PAC, which Law School professor Lawrence Lessig created to curb the influence of money in politics, will distribute funds to candidates who support campaign finance reform.

Politics

Human Rights Program Celebrates 30 Years of Advocacy

The program included two panels—“Human Rights Advocacy Across Generations” and “The Next Stage in United Nations Treaty Bodies”—and a keynote address by former Yale Law School Dean Harold Hongju Koh ’75.

House Life

Tiffanie Ting Appointed House Dean in Cabot

Tiffanie L. Ting, who served as acting dean in Currier House last spring and as a tutor there since 2008, was appointed as Cabot House’s new dean on July 17.

Technology

Berkman Center Kicks Off Digital Problem Solving Initiative

The Berkman Center for Internet and Society held a kickoff event for its Digital Problem Solving Initiative at the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Gutman Library on Thursday.

Crime

Former Law Student Sentenced to Nine Years for Insider Trading

Mathew Martoma, a former SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager, was sentenced to nine years in prison and required to forfeit his $9.4 million in earnings.

Cambridge City Council

City Council Discusses Watershed Protection, Cycling Promotion

The Cambridge City Council discussed the Silver Maple Forest preservation and a bicycle counter interface at their meeting Monday evening.

Harvard Law School

Law School CFO To Leave for Bates College

The Law School’s chief financial officer, Geoffrey S. Swift, has been named vice president for finance and administration and treasurer of Bates College, the school announced.

Owen A. Labrie
College

Admitted Freshman Accused of Sexual Assault No Longer Enrolled in College

Owen A. Labrie was taken into custody in July and charged with three counts of felonious aggravated sexual assault and three counts of statutory sexual assault.

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Science

Cheese Wiz Meets Its Match: Spray Cake

The award for best invention at Harvard since Facebook goes John M.A. McCallum ’16 and Brooke K. Nowakowski ’16, who released Spray Cake, a cake batter ready to be baked straight out of an aerosol can, at the Harvard i-Lab early this year.

Logan Leslie '16 Speaks to the Warrior-Scholar Project
Higher Education

Warrior-Scholar Project Hosts Inaugural Program at Law School

Veterans were on campus for a one-week intensive pilot program designed to help military veterans transition from the battlefield to the classroom and beyond.

Massachusetts Hall
Central Administration

CFO Shore To Depart in September, Continuing String of Shake-Ups

Shore will be joining OnShape Inc., a technology start-up in Cambridge, as its CFO.

IOP Fall 2014 Fellows
IOP

Former Governor, Biden’s Sister Among Fall IOP Fellows

Former Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire, Valerie Biden Owens, columnist Kristen Soltis Anderson, former Turner Broadcasting Systems CEO Phil Kent, former RNC chairman Frank Fahrenkopf, and health care consultant Anton J. Gunn will lead study groups and campus events.

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

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Arts

Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy
Columns

Where Did All The Ideas Go?

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time