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Ahilya Khadka

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Breaking the Silicon Ceiling

Data Reveals Gender Gap in Computer Science at Harvard

Sixty-seven percent of women in computer science courses this year said they had one or fewer years of programming experience before arriving at Harvard, compared to only 41 percent of men, according to data collected by the student group Women in Computer Science


Professor First to Translate Chinese Poet's Complete Works

University Professor Stephen Owen completed an eight-year-long project to translate Chinese poet Du Fu’s 1,400 poems into English, aiming to make the works more accessible.

The End of Bag Checks

Cabot Library Sacks Mandatory Bag Checks

Responding to concerns about slow exit times, the Cabot Science Library recently ended its mandatory bag check policy, with other libraries looking to do the same.


Amid Crisis, Red Cross President Urges Attention on Syria

Peter Maurer, President of International Committee of the Red Cross, emphasized the importance of concerted international attention to address the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Syria.

College Life

House Life Largely Unaffected by Mumps Outbreak

Though the recent campus outbreak of mumps has altered the daily routines of quarantined students, greater social life—especially Housing Day plans—remain largely unaffected.

Harvard Kennedy School

Shorenstein Center Panel Recognizes Investigative Journalism

Five finalists and the winner of the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Journalism discussed their projects and perspectives in front of a crowded room at the Kennedy School.

Reparatory Justice in the 21st Century

HLS Panel Encourages Reparative Justice Over Buried History

Caribbean historian Hilary M. Beckles told a Harvard Law School audience the best way to deal with a thorny past is confronting it head on.


Medical School Study Sheds Light on Running Injuries

A recent Harvard Medical School study shed light on how to avoid injuries while running, showing that people who land lightly on their feet are less likely to injure themselves.