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Conference Discusses Environment and Economy

Economy Futures—a group of environmentally-minded Harvard students—held a weekend-long conference on “The Transition to a New Economy.”

University Band Travels with Basketball Team

Harvard men’s basketball is on its spring trip—and with the team, so is the Harvard University Band.

Wendy Kopp Responds to Teach for America Critics at Ed School

High-performing teachers can change the trajectory of students born into low-income families, said Wendy Kopp, CEO and founder of Teach For America, at a panel discussion Thursday evening at the Graduate School of Education.

Panel Says Minorities Should Unite

Black political organizers should seek to address their causes to minorities of many ethnicities rather than focus only on the black community, Harvard professor William Julius Wilson argued during a panel discussion on black politics.

At IOP, Lawrence Summers Urges Fiscal Spending

University Professor Lawrence H. Summers, who was director of President Obama’s National Economic Council after serving as the president of Harvard, urged that the U.S. government not cut spending in the face of ongoing fiscal negotiations in Congress.

Freshman Dean’s Office Goes Green

Students and volunteers from the Office of Sustainability weatherized the Freshman Dean's Office (FDO) by installing energy saving bulbs, calking windows, and insulating pipes. Kamilia K. Kaczor '11 and Sam J. Arnold '14 helped lead and organize this project.

Frank Criticizes Spending

Barney Frank ’61 shared his opinions on topics ranging from government spending to gay rights in a speech punctuated by light-heartedness last night in the Winthrop Junior Common Room.