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Gautam S. Kumar

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House Life

Statistical Breakdown of the Class of 2013

An interactive examination of the habits, preferences, and plans of the graduating senior class.

House Life



Where We Stand: The Class of 2013 Senior Survey

Central Administration

HMC May Sell $1.5 Billion in Illiquid Assets

Harvard will sell $1.5 billion in private equity assets, as the Harvard Management Company continues its efforts to reduce the University’s illiquid holdings.


Hauser Lab To House Other Professors

The tenth floor of William James Hall, which previously housed the research facilities of former psychology professor Marc D. Hauser, will be renovated to accommodate laboratory space for three other psychology professors.


Digital Library Nearly Online

The Digital Public Library of America, an initiative spearheaded by Harvard faculty members, is making fast progress toward developing a fully operational online database of existing digitized works by April 2013.


Hauser Replies to Citation Allegations

Former Harvard psychology professor Marc D. Hauser responded publicly to Princeton philosophy professor Gilbert Harman’s accusation that Hauser failed to adequately credit another scholar in his 2006 book, Moral Minds.


New College Theater To Be Renamed Farkas Hall

The New College Theater will be renamed Farkas Hall following a significant donation from Andrew L. Farkas ’82.


Economics Nobel Laureate Eric Maskin Returning to Harvard

After spending the last 10 years teaching and conducting research at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J., economics professor and Nobel laureate Eric S. Maskin ’72 will return to Harvard in the spring.

Op Eds

Perry and Hollywood Politics

Perry’s upcoming thriller might be a horror film.

Central Administration

Library Reforms Move Forward

The directors of HUL's new system of “affinity groups” will be selected following a 45-day review period during which faculty may offer suggestions for modifications to the system.


FAS Focuses on Teaching and Learning Initiative

With a stronger financial outlook for FAS, Dean Michael D. Smith says he can now focus on promoting his “teaching and learning” initiative.


Faculty Notebook: Parliamentarians and All That Jazz

Harvard faculty continue to look nervously at snacks that disappeared from faculty meetings in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.


Garber Prioritizes Library Reform

Having joined Harvard only a few months ago, Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 called reforming the Harvard University Library system his “number one” priority at Tuesday’s meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Central Administration

University Revises Library Structure

The Harvard University Library will restructure the organization of its 73 libraries, according to an announcement by Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 on Wednesday.