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Catherine E. Shoichet

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Future Astronomer Reaches for Stars

Though she’d never flown in an airplane before, Shazrene S. Mohamed ’04 had one destination in mind when she left

Whatever Happened to Neil L. Rudenstine?

NEW YORK—Neil L. Rudenstine announced his resignation just a few months after members of the Class of 2004 received their

A Blast From the Past

After spending nearly four years at the oldest university in the nation, it took a raggedy auto mechanic’s shirt, once

Carless and Carefree

ATLANTA—It’s summer fling season and, yes, I’m in love. No, this Scarlett O’Hara hasn’t yet found a Rhett Butler to

At the 'Cliffe's Edge

Radcliffe’s purpose is a mystery for most undergraduates, more than three years after the merger of Radcliffe College and the

Is This Mission Impossible?

Last fall, 11 men studying topics from stars to stereotypes moved into their new offices at 34 Concord Ave., where

Gray Matters

When a young History and Literature tutor was called into meet with her flustered department chair one morning in 1956,

Putting Radcliffe on the Map

The monumental merger between Radcliffe College and Harvard University in October 1999 left many problems unsolved. It was not until

In New Book, Bok Links Universities, Commercialization

When former Harvard President Derek C. Bok stepped up to the lectern at Harvard’s Commencement ceremony in 1988, the audience

Pearls of Wisdom

When Judith Richards Hope arrived in Cambridge as a first-year student at Harvard Law School (HLS) in 1961, there were

Grad Students Get Aid Boost

President Lawrence H. Summers unveiled a $14 million boost to financial aid across the University Wednesday, as the centerpiece of

Summers Announces $14 Million in Graduate Student Aid

President Lawrence H. Summers unveiled a $14 million boost to financial aid across the University yesterday, as the centerpiece of

Harvard Loosens Rule on Campus Residency

By adding a single word to the University’s statutes, the Board of Overseers yesterday removed a key obstacle from Harvard’s

Ellsberg Shares Pentagon ‘Secrets’

Legislators handed President George W. Bush a blank check when the Senate approved a resolution supporting an attack on Iraq

Summers Declines To Sign Anti-Intimidation Petition

More than 300 college and university presidents pledged to “maintain an intimidation-free campus” in a petition that appeared in a

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization