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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.

College

Report Shows ‘Blended’ Learning Still in Experimental Stages

So-called “blended” courses offered during the spring semester received lower student ratings than earlier, traditional offerings of those courses, according to a recent internal report.

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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.

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Endowment

Management Co. Taps New Head of Public Equity

Ryan, who most recently served as the chief investment officer at MDR Capital Management in New York, will start his new role in September.

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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.

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College

Leverett House Resident Dean Will Take Leave to Join Ad Board

Leverett House Resident Dean Lauren E. Brandt ’01 will serve as the interim assistant dean in the Secretary of the Administrative Board’s office.

Undergraduate Council

Sexual Assault Policy Changes Met With Mixed Reactions from Student Leaders, Activists

In the days after Harvard announced sweeping, University-wide changes to its sexual assault policies and resolution procedures, student leaders and activists said that while the approve of many of the policy’s changes, they are dismayed that they did not establish a more expansive definition of sexual assault.

Crime

Cambridge Crime Continues Downward Trend

Serious crime in Cambridge decreased significantly during the first half of 2014, according to a recent report released by the Cambridge Police Department.

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College

Rue ’17 Remembered as Genuine and Adventurous Friend

Whether she was dancing, sending smiley-face text messages to friends, or writing about her travels, Haley A. Rue ’17 took on life with unceasing optimism, friends remembered on Monday.

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College

Haley Rue ’17 Dies While Traveling in Germany

Haley A. Rue, a rising sophomore in Pforzheimer House, died on Friday while traveling in Germany, according to German press reports and an email to the College from Dean Rakesh Khurana.

Flyby Culture

Are You a Beyoncé Voter?

In the great tradition of Harvard students receiving national attention for tumblr pages (see here, here, and here), Sarah E. Coughlon ’15 has captured the spotlight with her new blog called “Beyoncé Voters.” The website is a response to a quote from Fox News host Jesse Watters who said of Hillary Clinton, “This is how she’s going to try to win the White House….she needs the single ladies vote — I call them the Beyoncé voters...they depend on government because they’re not depending on their husbands. They need things like contraception, health care, and they love to talk about equal pay.”

College

Khurana Names New Dean for Administration, Finance

In one of his first moves as dean of the College, Rakesh Khurana has named Rutgers University administrator Sheila Thimba the College’s new dean of administration and finance, filling a post that has been without a permanent appointee for nearly a year.

Libraries

Harvard Will Save You From Your Copyright Crisis

This fall the Harvard Library system is launching its “Copyright First Responder” program.

Harvard Kennedy School

Corp. Member Bacow To Join Kennedy School as Leader-in-Residence

Lawrence S. Bacow, the president emeritus of Tufts University and a member of the Harvard Corporation, will join the Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership as its inaugural leader-in-residence.

Boston

Suspect Apprehended After Alleged Sexual Assault at Arboretum

A 23-year-old man was arrested last Friday on charges of aggravated rape and armed robbery in connection with an alleged sexual assault on the grounds of Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain.

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Freshmen

Survey Part I: Get To Know Harvard’s Class of 2018

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Freshmen

Class of 2018: By the Numbers

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An Evil Woman

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