Crimson staff writer
JOE B. LERER
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.
At the third annual Harvard Thinks Big forum, eight esteemed Harvard professors addressed a packed house for just ten minutes each in a whirlwind tour of big ideas in academia.
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.
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.