The truth is I got my dream job mostly because I was lucky. I was also in the right place at the right time. But I would not have been in the building if I had not stubbornly put myself there. So go where you want to be. Ask for what you want. Otherwise, you might have to go to law school.
As every Harvard graduate knows, it is not the brand-name of international renown, the consistent media scrutiny of its miniscule
Never content to chat too long with just one clique of soon-to-be Harvard graduates, Caleb I. Franklin ’05 spent the
I promised myself I wouldn’t write my final column on all the topics I didn’t get to cover this semester.
One of the big words around the academy these days is “interdisciplinary.” Along with internationalization, added emphasis on study that
Ask the average Russian about Boris Yeltsin’s “shock therapy” approach to privatization in the early 1990s, and you’ll get anything
It’s not quite innate differences, but the university president everyone loves to hate has another cadre of academics angry at
In his recent anti-Harvard diatribe in the Atlantic Monthly, Ross G. Douthat ’02 writes: “As in a great library ravaged
Can Summers still govern? Maybe. On Tuesday, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) declared that it “lacks confidence” in
Every year about this time, somebody’s blockmate sends a mass e-mail from Spain, so-and-so’s lab partner plans to leave for
Even after Bob Rubin’s grooming, University President Lawrence H. Summers’ rough edges grate his contemporaries. The latest Summers brouhaha—courtesy of
All of this talk about innate differences has gotten me thinking. One of the most significant innate differences between Harvard
From day one, my trip to Russia was marked by tragedy. As I left my home in Los Angeles, I