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Benjamin M. Scuderi

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Harvard's Endowment Dips Slightly

Harvard’s endowment dipped in value for the first time since the 2009 fiscal year, its investments dropping 0.05 percent and the overall level of endowment funds dropping to $30.7 billion in the 2012 fiscal year.

Peter D. Sagal

Sagal, now the host of NPR’s popular news game show, “Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me,” never intended to be a radio host. But, after spending a decade writing plays, scripts, and screenplays, and taking odd jobs, Sagal landed at the helm of the show.

Harvard U.S. Equities See 14 Percent Rise in Value

The value of Harvard’s U.S.-traded equities rose by 14 percent in the first quarter of fiscal year 2012 as U.S. markets continue to recover from the financial crisis, according to the University’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission Friday.

More Banks Means Better Bailouts, Speaker Says

Inter-bank and bank-state coordination are major predictors of the success of a bailout, a Harvard researcher studying bailout strategies in Europe and the U.S. claimed at a Center for European Studies seminar on Wednesday.

Eye Injuries From LPSA Incident Likely Minor

Students who were exposed to ultraviolet radiation in a lab for Life and Physical Sciences A last week can expect temporary burning, irritation, and minor vision loss, but no lasting harmful effects.

HMS Professor to Leave Top Job at Medicare

Harvard Medical School Professor Donald M. Berwick ’68, a controversial figure in the health care policy field, announced last week that he will step down from his position as chief administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services at the end of this week.

HMS Alumnus Awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine 3 Days After Death

The Nobel Committee announced Monday that Ralph M. Steinman, Harvard Medical School '68, would share the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Class of 2012 Elects Class Marshals

With nearly 1,000 seniors submitting their votes in the final selection round, the Class Marshals for the Class of 2012 have been officially selected.