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Search For Art Professor Narrows

After a fruitless search for a senior faculty member, the Department of History of Art and Architecture is moving closer

Moseley Braun Keeps Poise on ‘Hardball’

Hours after hiring her third campaign manager and losing two aides, Carol Moseley Braun maintained her poise during a live

Hornby Offers Peek at Novel-in-Progress

Author Nick Hornby, whose books High Fidelity and About a Boy have recently met with silver screen success, read from

Another Year, Another War

The grainy flicker of exploding bombs lit up television screens across the Harvard campus March 19. News stations broadcast dim

English Department Fills Faculty Spots

With almost half of its 35 faculty members set to go on leave next year, the Department of English has

Gates To Spend Year In Princeton

Chair of the Department of Afro-American Studies Henry Louis “Skip” Gates Jr. will be spending next year at the Institute

15 English Professors To Go On Sabbatical

Nearly half of the faculty in the English department will go on leave at some point next year, including some

Harvard To Hire MIT Psych Professor

In a major coup for the psychology department, psychologist Steven Pinker has decided to leave MIT for an appointment at

Writing Classes Turn Students Away

An impressive creative writing portfolio helped Margaret D. Maloney ’06 get into Harvard, and she intended to take advantage of

English Dept. Hires Scholars Of 20th Century

Poaching from Yale, Slate magazine and the department just down the hall, the Department of English has hired three young

Museum Becomes Modern

Hidden away in the Harvard Museum of Natural History—past a case full of George Washington’s stuffed pheasants and a sperm

IOP Group Takes Inside Look at U.N.

UNITED NATIONS—In the United Nations delegates’ dining room high above the East River yesterday, 35 members of an Institute of

Four Students Win Rhodes

For the second year in a row, Harvard captured more Rhodes Scholarships than any other college, with four students among

Odd Couple Push For Financial Aid, Group Funds

In 1998, Noah Z. Seton ’00 and Kamil E. Redmond ’00 launched a campaign for the Undergraduate Council presidency and

Study Shows Dogs Learned To Read Man

Dogs evolved their remarkable ability to understand human gestures gradually as they were domesticated, rather than inheriting the skill from

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