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Gen Ed

The Evolution of Medicine and More
College Life

Gen Ed SLS 21 Presents Projects

Students presented their “novel hypotheses”—original interpretations based on research on diseases—for SLS 21.

The Evolution of Medicine and More
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The Evolution of Medicine and More

Samantha Singh '14, presents her novel hypothesis on the evolution of rabies yesterday during a poster fair at the Holyoke Center. The new General Education class, The Evolution of Medicine, will compile all the students' corresponding papers into a journal of evolutionary medicine.

Student Life

Conant Prize Recognizes Creative Science Projects

For the first time in its over 50-year history, the James Bryant Conant Prize is being awarded to a project consisting of wood, clay, twisted wire, and beams of light rather than a collection of words on a page.

Gen Ed

Number of Seniors In Gen Ed Doubles

The proportion of seniors completing the General Education program has doubled from 10 to 20 percent since the start of the academic year, according to the Gen Ed office.

College

Students Study ‘Tangible Things’

After teaching fellows distributed chips to the roughly 300 students in the audience, history professor Laurel T. Ulrich and senior lecturer Ivan Gaskell, who co-teach the course, instructed students to write down observations about the chips they held in their hands.

College

Seniors Petition for Core Class Credit

About 300 juniors and seniors have petitioned to receive Core credit for departmental courses this year.

Gen Ed

Science and Cooking Course at Harvard To Be Offered Again

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences announced its decision Wednesday to continue its relationship with the Alícia Foundation and famous chef Ferran Adrià—founders of the popular course Science of the Physical Universe 27: “Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to Soft Matter”—following a successful first semester of the class.

Gen Ed

Science Gen Ed Courses Draw Non-Concentrators

Since the very beginning, Physical Universe 27, “Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to the Science of Soft Matter” has found itself at the center of attention for its ability to attract not only science concentrators, but also the larger undergraduate population.

Gen Ed

New Course Emphasizes Objects

A 100-year-old Mexican corn tortilla, a 19th century American painter’s palette, and a stuffed Bengal tiger will count among objects undergraduates will study in a new General Education course University Professor Laurel T. Ulrich will teach this spring.

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Harold McGee, standing, author of “On Food and Science: The Science and Lore of the Kitchet," is joined by chefs Ferran Adrian and Jose Andres yesterday during the first public lecture on the course Science and Cooking.

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Science of Cooking Offers Feast of Lecturers

Sections of the Science Center were roped off yesterday to limit student crowds for “Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to the Science of Soft Matter.”

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Today in Photos (09/08/10)

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Science and Cooking

The instructors of Science of the Physical Universe 27: Science and Cooking present a lecture at the Loeb Drama Center. (CORRECTION: The caption incorrectly stated that the image depicted Lowell Lecture Hall. The caption has been fixed to reflect the error.)

Gen Ed

Science of Cooking Proves To Be ‘Haute’ Draw for Undergraduates

Students lined the stairs and poured out of the double doors of a Science Center Hall yesterday, as Applied Mathematics and Applied Physics Professor Michael P. Brenner debuted the new course "Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to the Science of Soft Matter."

Gen Ed

Gen Ed Identity Still Emerging

Tariq A. Musa ’10 left three Core classes for his senior spring semester, hoping they would “vanish” if he waited long enough.

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