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Computer Science Classes See Dipping Enrollments

At the height of the dot-com boom three years ago, students packed into computer science classes, often hoping to snag

Drinking More Often May Be Good for the Heart

If you’re going to go to John Harvard’s for a brew, researchers suggest that making the trip several times a

Study Finds Eating Nuts May Reduce Diabetes Risk

A popular, high-fat snack could substantially reduce the risk of developing Type II Diabetes, according to a recent study conducted

Celebrating Thanksgiving, Harvard-Style

From kosher turkeys in the Mather kitchen to outdoor Thanksgiving picnics, students who chose not to travel home this weekend

Study Weighs Costs of Cell Phone Use

Banning cell phone use on the road would save lives and the benefits to society would cancel out the costs

IOP Study Finds Students Prefer Service to Politics

A national survey of college students conducted by Harvard’s Institute of Politics (IOP) has found that undergraduates choose community service

Beth Israel Reports Upswing After Past Financial Trauma

Despite the sluggish economy, a Harvard-affiliated medical center has projected its most promising financial results of the last five years.

Grad Students Advised in Biotech Start-Ups

At a workshop last week, University officials—including representatives from the Provost’s office—counseled graduate students on the process of starting their

Latino Groups To Restructure Umbrella Organization

In an attempt to better unify the Latino student groups on campus, members of Concilio Latino hammered out plans for

IOP Group To Link Sciences, Humanities

A policy group within the Institute of Politics (IOP) is planning to start up a Harvard chapter of a national

University Lures Specialist In Interdisciplinary Science

Harvard recently offered tenure to a 37-year-old mathematical biologist—a move in line with calls by University President Lawrence H. Summers

Glickman Claims Modified Foods Are Safe

Daniel R. Glickman, the new director of the Institute of Politics (IOP), delivered an informal speech to a group of

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