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Kathleen G. Barrow

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No Summertime Sadness

Summer Funding Fair Simplifies Harvard Resources

With summer job and internship application deadlines approaching, many Harvard students are beginning the search for summer internships, research positions, and funding. A Office of Career Service fair Tuesday afternoon aimed to demystify the process and connect students with summer opportunities.


Fraudulent Job Postings Found on Crimson Careers

Harvard students last week received an email from the Office of Career Services warning against fraudulent job postings on the job and internship database Crimson Careers.


Students’ Interest in Tech Careers Soars in Recent Years

The popularity of the the Office of Career Service’s Big Data Analytics & Technology Fair makes apparent the rise in the number of Harvard students pursuing careers in the technology sector.

Student Groups

Dorm Crew Increases Employee Wages

Dorm Crew has implemented a more generous pay schedule this fall and offered dinners during its pre-orientation program for the first time, following suggestions from an employee survey and criticisms in the College’s report on diversity and inclusion.

1991 Recession Cartoon
Central Administration

Recession in Retrospect: Budget Cuts and Bleak Job Prospects for Graduates

At Harvard, unexpected changes in University leadership resulted in unforeseen budget cuts and delays in the new capital campaign, exacerbating the University’s economic difficulties in 1990 and 1991.


Aspiring Entrepreneurs Gather for Intercollegiate Pitch Off

​Dozens of entrepreneurial teams from six schools descended upon Yenching auditorium Saturday for the Intercollegiate Pitch Off as a part of an undergraduate-run accelerator demo.

The Global Exposure Project Pop-Up Exhibition
Visual Arts

Pop-Up Exhibit Features Student Photography

Photographs from around the world are scattered throughout the third floors of the Harvard Peabody and Natural History Museums this week as a part of a pop-up exhibit called “Global Exposure.”

Gore Speaks

Al Gore Optimistic About Improving Global Sustainability

In almost fitting fashion, former Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore ’69 drove from Manhattan after inclement weather cancelled his flight, and arrived only twenty minutes late to deliver his talk, “Confronting The Climate Crisis: Critical Roles for the US and China.”


Fueled by Red Bull, Harvard Students Will Trek Across Europe

Four current Harvard students will embark on Red Bull’s “Can You Make It” Challenge on April 12, trekking through Europe with only Red Bull cans as currency.


Project Seeks to Make Harvard Students Happier

​For the past seven weeks, a project has presented 300 Harvard students with a different kind of challenge: to be happy.


'Taste of Iceland' Comes to Boston

​Bostonians experienced the flavors and sounds of Icelandic culture at the Taste of Iceland Festival, an event promoting tourism and Icelandic products in the United States, held this past weekend.


Semitic Museum Recreates Egyptian Queen’s Throne

​More than 4,000 years ago, Queen Hetepheres of Egypt was buried alongside treasures next to the Great Pyramid at Giza. Today, Harvard researchers have brought a key treasure of her tomb to life: the Queen’s very throne.