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November-December 2002

Letters

ART MUSEUMS IN A NEW WORLD As aformer student in Harvard's fine arts department and now a professorof art history, I eagerly read Janet...

The College Pump

"Your wooden arm you hold outstretched to shake with passers-by." Josiah Quincy, A.B. 1790, LL.D. 1824, drafted the following...

Treasure

Nettie Naumburg died in 1930 and left to Harvard Rembrandt's Portrait of an Old Man, a Franz Hals, a Rubens, a Holy Family by Murillo, a small...

In this Issue

Only a year and a week separated the events of September 11, 2001, when Americans felt so vulnerable, from a presidential declaration in which...

On June 2, 1922, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts received from the Anne Hutchinson Memorial Association and the State Federation of Women's...

During a recent Alaska study cruise cosponsored by the Harvard Museum of Natural History, James J. McCarthy stopped at several islands with...

The Harvard Chess Club battles the clock and the competition by Paul Hoffman On the last Sunday in October, last year, four members of the...

In a world where buses are "flying coffins" and "moving morgues" and pedestrians should tremble, pulblic-health experts take on a neglected...

Letters

ART MUSEUMS IN A NEW WORLD As aformer student in Harvard's fine arts department and now a professorof art history, I eagerly read Janet...

Right Now

In the 1960s, the United States secretly launched several satellites to check for illegal nuclear-weapons testing in space. Equipped with...

Originally, the World Wide Web was envisioned as exactly that—a global vehicle for the unimpeded flow of information, without barriers...

In Rome's placid Protestant Cemetery, the remains of poet John Keats rest in a nameless grave that bears an epitaph he wrote himself: "Here...

New England Regional

Retirement entails "learning how to maintain self-respect while letting go of self-importance," writes Harvard professor of psychiatry...

Schedules as available at press time. Call 617-495-4848 for updates on game times or visit www.athletics.harvard.edu.   CROSS COUNTRY (Men...

Chef Philip Aviles uses the same basic ingredients found in most other Boston kitchens. He just tweaks them—adding a squeeze of...

John Harvard's Journal

Sacred and secular, the University's observance of September 11 proved both a moving memorial to the thousands who lost their lives to...

Six days after helping to bring the community together at Harvard's observance of September 11 (see preceding page), President Lawrence H...

Diversification pays. So do effective investment disciplines. Those are the two signal lessons from recent Harvard Management Company (HMC)...

Harvard has reached an agreement to pay $480 million over 52 years to neighboring Watertown, Massachusetts, where in May 2001 the University...

Propelled by the cataclysm of World War II—and a half-dozen years of prior study of the undergraduate curriculum—a faculty committee...

Harvard Business School (HBS), established in 1908, on September 21 formally launched its first capital campaign. The timing might not seem...

As youngsters they were far apart—he spent much of his youth in Ghana, she grew up on Long Island—but they met at Harvard, married in...

For more than 20 years, military recruiters have been banned from working through the Law School's Office of Career Services because of the...

Prompted by the Harvard Committee on Employment and Contracting Policies—the group formed in response to the "living wage&quot...

The unique institution of tenure gave higher education a loophole when the 1970 Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) was amended in 1986...

"The university is very healthy as a whole. The immensely successful Rudenstine presidency has placed us in an excellent position to face...

The Radcliffe Institute, spreading its wings as a center for advanced study affiliated with a major research university, is extending the reach...

A pdf of the Faculty Perk Sheet by Andy Borowitz '80 is available for download...

Amid what administrators and police said was the heaviest security ever for a Harvard speaker, Pervez Musharraf, president of Pakistan, told a...

Robert D. Reischauer Harvard News Office Familiar Fellow Robert D. Reischauer '63 was appointed to the Harvard Corporation (The...

When last seen, statistician Richard J. Light, Gale professor of education, had published his findings on what makes for an effective...

Conductors are known for their long lives—Toscanini, for example, lived to be 89. Three Harvard conductors—James Yannatos, Tom...

  Freshman to Freshmen William C. Kirby Justin Ide / Harvard News Office Welcoming his first College entering class as dean of...

On a campus steeped in lore and history, perhaps no history is more visibly honored than that of Harvard's warriors. Since the earliest days of...

In a shootout between the defending champions of the Ivy and Patriot Leagues, the football team fell to Lehigh, 36-35, in the final minute of...

Alumni

David L. Gunn '59, M.B.A. '64, has always been a railroader. Growing up in a Boston suburb, his family's vacations usually involved getting on...

 Aloian Winners Established in 1988 to honor the late David Aloian '49, a former executive director of the Harvard Alumni Association...

1922 Sports devotee R.S. Hale, A.B. 1891, suggests to the Bulletin that there be "two Harvard football teams," instead of one, noting that when...

The College Pump

"Your wooden arm you hold outstretched to shake with passers-by." Josiah Quincy, A.B. 1790, LL.D. 1824, drafted the following...

Treasure

Nettie Naumburg died in 1930 and left to Harvard Rembrandt's Portrait of an Old Man, a Franz Hals, a Rubens, a Holy Family by Murillo, a small...