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Central Administration

Harvard Corporation Fills Opening

Former Harvard Overseer and Boston-based intellectual property lawyer William F. Lee ’72 has been selected to serve on the Harvard Corporation and said yesterday that he plans to continue the University’s highest governing body’s efforts to increase its transparency.

Alumni

Alum to Run Over 100 Miles For a Good Cause

When most people think “marathon,” they think “impossible”—and not without reason. The first-ever marathon runner—Pheidippides in 490 BC—collapsed on the spot and died after his 26.2-mile run.

Science

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Columbia University Professor Brian R. Greene ‘84 lectures on the progress that has been made in understanding string theory last night in Pfizer Lecture Hall.

Politics

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Conservative New York Times columnist and fomer Quincy resident Ross Douthat speaks about the role of conservatives at Harvard and other Ivy League institutions yesterday in the Quincy Senior Common Room.

Harvard Law School

Today in Photos (03/26/10)

Central Administration

University Plans Capital Campaign

Harvard has begun planning for its next capital campaign after over five years of delays.

Harvard in the World

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Harvard in the World

Famous Alumni: Your House's Claim to Fame

Welcome to your House! Now that your homes have been determined, you have to set about the task of convincing others (and possibly yourself) that your House is in fact the best. What better way to persuade someone of your House's superiority then to spew a list of famous alumni molded by your House? Here are some of the coolest alumni that we could find from each house. Let the historic notables duke it out for you.

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Offbeat

Targeting the Cure: A Feature Film

For Harvard Business School graduate John F. Crowley, the importance of biotechnology innovation was personal.

Student Groups

Some Vindication For Your Frazzled Hair and Smelly Pits

If you often have to put sleep down as a scheduled activity in your iCal, if you frequently miss meals because they aren't time-efficient, or if you panic when your shower is two minutes longer than planned, you might be a Harvard student—at least, according to this article in Harvard Magazine.

Alumni

Wilf ’96 Elected to Israeli Parliament

Einat Wilf ’96 is Israel’s Scarlet O’Hara; at least, that is how her long-time friend Meredith E. Bagby describes the newly-elected Labor Party representative.

Alumni

Alum’s Radio Show Spotlights World Issues

With a baseball cap on his head and a “¡Sí se puede!” poster in hand, Derrick N. Ashong ’97-’98 appeared every bit the enthusiastic but uninformed young Obama supporter to a man wielding a video camera outside of the 2008 Democratic presidential primary debate in Hollywood, Calif.

Music

Chester French: "Ciroc Star"

What if Pharrell remade The Hangover, but instead of casting four actors, he got Chester French, Clinton Sparks, Jadakiss, and P Diddy to party together? And what if it wasn't a music video but actually a commercial for Diddy's vodka brand?

Harvard Law School

Alum Picked For Federal Court

The Honorable Lucy H. Koh ’90 was nominated by President Barack Obama last Wednesday to serve on the State District Court for the Northern District of California. If Koh, who is also a 1993 graduate of Harvard Law School, is confirmed by the Senate, she will become the nation’s first Korean-American federal district court judge.

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