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Idil Tuysuzoglu

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Datamatch Spreads the Love Bug to Brown, Columbia, Wellesley

Datamatch, Harvard's popular student-created matchmaking algorithm, is spreading for the first time to Brown, Columbia, and Wellesley.

Stanford Masters Program

Stanford Masters Program

Stanford University’s Coterminal Master’s Degree program is very similar to Harvard College’s Advanced Standing program.

Stanford Masters Program

Advanced Standing at Harvard Less Popular than Stanford Equivalent

A "tiny" percentage of students use Advanced Standing at Harvard. But across the country at Stanford, one in five undergrads take advantage of a similar program.

Stanford University

Stanford University

John Etchemendy, Provost of Stanford University and former candidate for Harvard's presidency, offered his opinion on the current search for Harvard's 29th President.

Stanford University

Former Candidate Etchemendy Offers Clues to Presidential Search

Former Stanford provost Etchemendy described a monthslong, intense process involving hundreds of hours of research, interviews, and exhausting travel meant to bring searchers together.

The Oval

HBS Chief Information Officer Leaves Harvard to Serve as Stanford CIO

At Harvard, Gallagher manages the business school’s IT strategy, while leading a team of 275 information technology staff.

Chance the Rapper Crowd

Eminem to Headline Boston Calling at Harvard Facilities

Eminem, along with rock band The Killers and musician Jack White, will headline this year’s Boston Calling music festival at the Harvard Athletic Complex from May 25 to 27.

Harvard 2021 Class Photo
Student Life

From Homeschool to Harvard

Harvard’s homeschooled students say growing up outside of a traditional school system was an opportunity for them to be flexible and self-driven.

Harvard Kennedy School

IOP Youth Poll Finds Pessimistic Views

“The fear that is present in this poll could fuel the upending of the Washington establishment as we know it,” said John Della Volpe, director of polling at Harvard University’s Institute of Politics.

Mass State House

College Democrats Lobby Mass. Government on Five Bills

The College Democrats gathered at the Massachusetts State House Tuesday to press for the passage of five bills advocating for a wide range of issues as part of their biannual Lobby Day.

Walking to the Game
Student Life

Some Harvard Students Will Skip The Game, Stay in Cambridge

Some students—pointing to Harvard’s 14-21 loss to Yale at last year’s game—said they are not sufficiently interested in football to make the trip to Yale.


Departments Host Events for Prospective Concentrators

Several administrator said concentrations are not looking to attract more students, but rather to help students find their desired path of study.

Josh Burgin

Josh Burgin

For Josh Burgin, a real estate consultant, traffic should be the focus of the upcoming Cambridge City Council election.

Haunted Houses
Student Life

Students Spooked by 'Nightmare on Plympton Street'

Sheets dyed with fake blood hang from fishing wire divide the room, cobweb-covered exam practice books sit on a desk, and spooky sound effects play in the background.


AEI Scholar Talks Health Care, Tax Reform

Stan A. Veuger, an economic analyst from the American Enterprise Institute, spoke about congressional deadlock and the Trump administration’s legislative agenda at the CGIS Knafel building Friday.