Crimson staff writer
Melody Y. Guan
Medical School Receives $90 Million Gift For Cancer Research
Harvard Medical School has received a $90 million gift from Ludwig Cancer Research “to spur innovative scientific inquiry and discovery,” the school announced Monday.
Shake Shack To Open in Harvard Square Thursday
Several months after announcing it was looking to open a location in Harvard Square, Shake Shack will officially open Jan. 2 at 11 a.m..
With Six Winners, Harvard Is Top Represented School on List of American Rhodes Scholars
The newly selected Harvard-affiliated winners are Elizabeth H. Byrne ’14, Alexander J. Diaz ’14, Aurora C. Griffin ’14, Andrew S. Lea ’14, Paolo P. Singer ’13-’14, and Katherine E. Warren ’13.
One World, One Dream
GABORONE, Botswana—There are two emotions that will forever spring to my mind whenever I recall my arrival in Gaborone, Botswana to conduct HIV/AIDS research. One is of an unbearable excitement to set foot on the African continent for the first time and embark on what promised to be a hugely transformative internship and adventure.
Harvard Engages With The Cold War
In 1986, as the Cold War neared its end, Harvard featured a Soviet prison camp of its own.
Harvard Names President's Social Entrepreneurship Challenge Winners
Three seniors who synthesized police software into a unified system to save time for law enforcement officers have won the 2013 President’s Challenge for social entrepreneurship, University President Drew G. Faust announced in a statement last week.
Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962 Shocks Campus
Six days earlier, President John F. Kennedy announced the presence of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba in an address to the nation. On the brink of nuclear war, students huddled together in common rooms and voiced concern at faculty-led discussions. A few left campus all-together, some wrote in journals. Most had faith in Kennedy, “the Harvard guy next door,” and others criticized his stance as too aggressive.