Crimson staff writer
Michelle M. Hu
Stomach Flu Outbreak Spreads
There has been a slight increase in the number of cases of gastrointestinal illnesses, particularly norovirus, among College students, administrators announced in a campus-wide email on Tuesday.
Saudi Prince Who Funded Harvard Program Visits
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud of Saudi Arabia—who donated $20 million to create the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program at Harvard in 2005—discussed the future of the Middle East at a panel on Wednesday.
Gardner '65 Calls For Education in in Ethics
Channeling the ideas of his newly-released book, Graduate School of Education professor Howard E. Gardner ’65 stressed that modern education must incorporate “truth, beauty, and goodness.”
Phi Beta Kappa Selects 'Senior 48'
The Phi Beta Kappa chapter at Harvard College selected its “Senior 48” members of the Class of 2012.
Ed School Offers Gen Ed Course
For the first time this year, Graduate School of Education Professor Katherine K. Merseth is offering a Gen Ed course "Dilemmas of Equity and Excellence in American K-12 Education" to students at the College.
HGSE Sponsors Immigration Talks
Journalists and scholars gathered last Friday at the Nieman Foundation to discuss the unique relationship between their respective fields in tackling the issue of illegal immigration—a topic they agreed was generally misunderstood by the public
Ed School Features Desegregation Documentary
A new documentary catalogs the individual experiences of former Boston students, including some who were physically assaulted by protesters throwing rocks.
Harvard Students and Faculty Aid Japanese Recovery Effort
Due to the March earthquake that devastated much of northeastern Japan, Jun Shepard ’14 found out that her internship at the Tokyo Gas Company was cancelled.
Panelists Advocate for Teaching of 9/11
A panel of education experts and terrorism scholars cautioned Wednesday against teaching the events of Sept. 11, 2001 simply as an attack against America, suggesting that teaching the history of 9/11 offers a powerful opportunity to encourage empathy in students.
Controversy Erupts Over Professors’ Ties to the CIA
In 1985, a Harvard informant came forward to The Crimson and hand-delivered a package of documents that had never before been made available to the public. The package contained extensive information about the Central Intelligence Agency’s dealings with Nadav Safran, then-director of Harvard’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies.