Kris J. Thiessen


Harvard Breaks Away

For many students, the end of exams today means a chance to extend the short winter break and think about


Islamic Banking Database Unveiled

More than 100 participants gathered in Harvard Hall Monday afternoon to hear experts discuss Islamic banking and unveil the world's


Nobel Winner Huber Explores Proteins

A full house gathered in Science Center D yesterday afternoon to hear Nobel prize-winner Robert Huber speak about his research


Study Finds Proteins That May Kill Cancer

More than 200 people packed the Fairchild Biochemistry Lecture Hall Friday afternoon to hear Children's Hospital researcher M. Judah Folkman


Study Finds Correlation Between Income, Mortality

Income inequality has a significant correlation with mortality rates in the United States, according to a recent study by researchers


Researchers Say Schools Cannot Rely on Industry

Harvard Medical School researchers warned in a recent study that universities should not rely on corporate research funding as a


University Battles to Stop Funding Cuts

In what president Neil L. Rudenstine calls "the most critical moment in federal funding of higher education since the Second


Smoking: A Kid's Disease?

Cigarettes are "not a safe product" and are a threat to young people, said the head of the Food and


Luminaries Remember JFK

A panel of four prominent liberals discussed ways to get the U.S. "moving forward again" before a full house at


Harvard Administrators Join Youth Health Conference

What does it take to bring three mayors, eight deans, 16 presidents, the head of the Centers for Disease Control,


Scientists Develop New Way to Detect Mutations

Researchers at Harvard Medical School reported last Wednesday the discovery of a faster, more specific technique to locate defective genes


E.O. Wilson Makes Ants Into Public TV Stars

Harvard's world-renowned expert on ants cast his favorite subjects as the stars of a public television documentary that aired Tuesday


Studies Change Common Theories on AIDS

Infection by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) triggers a nearly constant battle between two giants: the body's immune system and


Mayr: Going Strong At 90

Ernst Mayr, Agassiz professor of zoology, emeritus, is affectionately known as Darwin's modern day bulldog. And at 90 years of


Alum Named Chem Society President

Columbia University chemistry professor Ronald C. Breslow '52 last month was elected president of the world's largest scientific society. Breslow,

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Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art


ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload

Unloading the Ad Board