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Laura G. Mirviss

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LGM '12

I Didn't Find Love in a Hopeless Place

My journey through OKCupid.

Visual Arts

Sackler Museum's Future Uncertain After Fogg Renovation

The Arthur M. Sackler Museum faces an uncertain future as renovations of the Fogg Art Museum near completion, slated for late 2013.

Student Groups

Women's Track and Field Team Produce Music Video

Move over, MAC rats. You’ve perfected sweating in place for sixty minutes on the elliptical, but can you do handstands on concrete? In a testament to the overwhelming physical and creative inadequacy of the rest of us, the Harvard women’s track and field team produced a music video this J-term proving that hours of Wii tennis does not an athlete make.

President of Kosovo
Harvard Kennedy School

Kosovo President Recounts His Nation's Recovery

During a lecture at the Kennedy School of Government yesterday, Kosovo’s president, Fatmir Sejdiu, said that his country—the youngest state in the world—has started to recover from ethnic cleansing and genocide.


In Shanghai, Life Sciences Students Find Core Similarities and Broader Goals

Harvard students working in Shanghai learn and research alongside Chinese undergraduates.

On Campus

Chris Matthews Brings "Hardball" to Kirkland

MSNBC political pundit Chris Matthews turned to Harvard Republican Club President Mark A. Isaacson ’11 yesterday and asked him when he first “felt” Republican.

House Life

New Dunster Exercise Bikes are Tricked Out, Virtually

Video game junkies might have new motivation to get off the couch and onto a bicycle, thanks to two new spiffy pieces of exercise equipment in the Dunster House cardio room.

Commencement 2010

Students and Faculty Fight for Women’s Studies

In 1985, the Committee—chaired by current Comparative Literature Professor Susan R. Suleiman—began to flesh out a new concentration proposal that required faculty approval.

Student Groups

Harvard Recruits Nigerian Students

On Oct. 1, 1960, Nigeria formally severed with the British Empire following 160 years of colonial rule, and soon thereafter ...

Commencement 2010

Plugged In: Computers In Class

Almost overnight, advertising on the Harvard campus went digital. After the arrival of the first Macintosh computers, written notices were suddenly replaced with word-processed posters as student groups gained access to desktop publishing.

Ed School

Secretary of Education Calls For Reform

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne S. Duncan ’86 did not mince words as he discussed the shortcomings of the No Child Left Behind Act.

Ed School

Keynote Speaker Calls for ‘Healers’ in the Classroom

In each of his 18 years teaching at East Oakland public schools, at least one of Jeffrey M. R. Duncan-Andrade’s students had died, he revealed during during a GSE conference on Friday.

Harvard Medical School

Partners' Conflict of Interest Policy's Reach Concerns Docs

Harvard Medical School assistant professor Paul M. Copeland routinely gives about a dozen industry-sponsored talks each year, earning anywhere from $1,250 to $2,000 per gig.

Harvard Medical School

Harvard-Affiliated Teaching Hospitals Impose Caps on Outside Pay

Two major Harvard-affiliated teaching hospitals implemented caps on outside pay for senior officials who also sit on boards of pharmaceutical or medical device-making firms effective Jan. 1.

Fifteen Most Interesting

15 Most Interesting Seniors 2010: Darryl W. Finkton, Jr.

Finkton was recently awarded a Rhodes Scholarship and plans to pursue a Master of Science. in global health, and later an M.B.A. while at Oxford.