Crimson staff writer
Daniel R. Levine
Anthropology Professor Named Changjiang Scholar
The title of Changjiang Scholar is often considered the most prestigious academic award conferred in China, and is rarely granted to foreigners or to social scientists.
In Wake of Attacks, French Ambassador Talks Terrorism, Diplomacy
The fact that a terrorist attack occurred in France was not a surprise, Gérard Araud, French ambassador to the United States said on Thursday during a talk at the Harvard Center for European Studies.
Professors Discuss the Future of Engineering at 'Harvard Thinks Big'
RoboBees, mathematical theories of fire, and predictions that 2015 will see the discovery of extraterrestrial life abounded in Sanders Theatre on Thursday at "Harvard Thinks Big."
Danielle Allen To Head Harvard Ethics Center
Political theorist Danielle S. Allen has been appointed as the next director of Harvard’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, succeeding Lawrence Lessig.
GSE Prof. Argues for Standardized Testing Before Congress
Professor Martin W. West urged members of Congress not to lose sight of the positive impacts of standardized testing requirements introduced by the No Child Left Behind Act, which some members of Congress hope to dismantle.
Flowers and cards on the skywalk between Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s main building and Shapiro building commemorate Wednesday the death of Harvard Medical School assistant professor Michael J. Davidson, who died Tuesday after he was shot on the second floor of the Shapiro building. Business appeared to proceed as usual at the Brigham on Wednesday morning, with no visibly increased security presence and no police presence.
Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting
Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans said Tuesday that a doctor from the hospital was in life-threatening condition after being shot at least twice in the hospital’s Shapiro Building.
'Selma' Director Responds to Criticism at Hutchins Center Q&A
The discussion, which was hosted by University Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., followed a free screening of the film at the AMC Assembly Row in Somerville.
HUDS 'Traffic Light' Labels Raise Concerns
A senior thesis project introducing color-coded labeling into dining halls has raised concerns among some undergraduates who said that the system may cause additional eating-related stress.
Local Residents, Planning Board Review K School Proposal
At the meeting, which drew more than 20 residents, some members of the Cambridge community raised concerns about the impact of the school’s proposed renovations on the surrounding area and nearby construction.