Duncan M. Currie

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The U.N.'s Paladin at Harvard

Perhaps the most famous (or infamous) commencement address of the past century was delivered in Tercentenary Theater some 26 years

Immigration and E Pluribus Unum

You don’t have to be Pat Buchanan’s gin partner to admit that Weatherhead University Professor Samuel P. Huntington has offered

Cells, Embryos and Justice

So it turns out Harvard won’t be falling behind in the great stem-cell race after all. Last week, Cabot Professor

The Scariest Place on Earth

Poor Bruce Cumings. Familiar with him? He’s the University of Chicago professor who recently came out with a literary apologia

Our China Chimera

Much has been made of the fact that Meghan C. Howard ’04 interrupted Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao during his speech

Revoking Stalin's Pulitzer

In the annals of 20th-century journalism, few names are more ignominious than Walter Duranty. The New York Times’ Moscow correspondent

A Commitment to Excellence

This coming May, a very special group of seventh-graders from Texas will be visiting Harvard. Conventional wisdom has deemed that

Dr. Yang's American Freedom

I had the privilege last Thursday of speaking with Dr. Yang Jianli’s wife, Christina Fu of Harvard Medical School. Yang,