George K. Sweetnam

Latest Content

A Face From the Past

At dawn one Thursday morning in April 1969, Fred L. Glimp '50, then dean of the College, announced by megaphone

Glimp, Former Dean, Becomes Alumni Affairs Vice President

Fred L. Glimp '50, a former dean of the College, Monday assumed the post of vice president for alumni affairs

Assault on Filene's Basement: A Christmas Fantasy

It had been an ill-conceived idea, I can see now, but it was a fixation. Once that notion had grown

Salmonella: Not Pleasant, But Not Fatal

Salmonella, which has been dubbed the "Harvard trots" in its current outbreak, generally appears after improper food handling, Dr. Nicholas

The Historian as Romanticist

Good storytellers have a way of convincing their audiences that they are describing times that were somehow more vivid, more

Court Blocks Part Of Med Area Plant

Harvard lost a major legal battle with the state yesterday when a superior court judge enjoined the University from further

Flowers for Elvis

S OMEHOW rock'n roll got old. It didn't seem possible that a year had passed since Elvis died--more than 20

Corporation Names Eleven Journalists As Nieman Fellows

The Corporation Tuesday approved the appointment of 11 American journalists as 1978-79 Nieman Fellows, who will spend the academic year

A Mental Block

S EPTEMBER 1967 fell between two summers of racial tension and violence in America's inner cities. Increasing pride and rising