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Carolina I. Portela-Blanco

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Libraries

Robinson Library Restricts Entrance to Grad Students

The library of the History Department’s Robinson Hall was recently closed off to undergraduate students, when a sign reading “this lounge is reserved for graduate students only” was placed in the library entrance Tuesday.

Harvard Business School

Report Finds 'Troubling Divergences' in U.S. Economy

Harvard Business School alumni are still pessimistic about the American economy, according to a new report titled “An Economy Doing Half Its Job.”

College

Freshman Dean's Office Launches Faculty Dinner Program

Small groups of freshmen will now have the opportunity to rub shoulders with star professors over dinner at the Harvard Faculty Club.

Dance at the fair
Freshmen

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

More than a quarter of surveyed students in the Class of 2018—the most diverse in Harvard College history by some metrics—reported that a member of their immediate or extended family attended the College.

Books

In Talk, Greenwald Blames Government, Media for Distorting Snowden's Intentions

Glenn Greenwald blamed both the government and the media for distorting Snowden’s intentions while debuting his book, “No Place to Hide.”

Events

Fellow Discusses India’s Biometric Identification Projects

Malavika Jayaram, a visiting fellow at the Berkman Center For Internet and Society, spoke about India’s new identification systems and the privacy concerns surrounding them at a luncheon discussion Tuesday.

Harvard Business School

Documentary Series Sheds Light on Climate Change at HBS

A new Showtime series entitled “Years of Living Dangerously” debuted at Harvard Business School Monday afternoon, kicking off Earth Week and offering a look at how humans have exacerbated climate change around the world.

Student Life

Junior Takes Home Truman Scholarship

Tianhao He ’15 was awarded a Truman Scholarship last week in recognition of his commitment to public service.

A Conversation With Felipe Calderon
Harvard Business School

Former President of Mexico Discusses the Economics of Climate Change

Speaking at the Business School, Felipe Calderon argued that business leaders are missing an opportunity to limit climate change and turn a profit.

Joshua DuBois
Religion

Former “Pastor-in-Chief” Lectures on Faith in America

Joshua DuBois, the former “pastor-in-chief” to the Obama administration, gave the William Belden Noble Lecture at Memorial Church on Monday evening.

Overcoming the Odds
Events

Former College Roommates Discuss Ups and Downs of Professional Writing

The event, sponsored by the Harvard College Writing Program, allowed both author’s to tell the story of how they progressed from being students at the College to bestselling writers.

Harvard Law School

Munger Reflects on Poker, Business, and Buffett

Charles T. Munger, vice-chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Corporation, joined Law School Dean Martha L. Minow in a conversation about law, poker, and his business partner Warren E. Buffett Monday in Wasserstein Hall.

Dilemmas of Justice
Interfaculty Initiatives

Education Professor Unveils Justice Project

Graduate School of Education associate professor Meira Levinson discussed the role of educators as agents of the state and the need for dialogue about justice within the educational sphere at a lecture Tuesday afternoon.

Girls Impacting Ian Somerhalder
Visual Arts

Film Festival Celebrates ‘Century of the Chick’

Actors Ian Somerhalder and Eloise DeJoria were among the crowd that filled Boylston Hall on Saturday afternoon to view the top films in the Girls Impact the World Film Festival.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School