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Benjamin M. Scuderi

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Upper Crust Closes
Food and Drink

Harvard Square Upper Crust Shuttered

Harvard Square’s branch of The Upper Crust Pizzeria closed indefinitely Tuesday as its parent company struggles to navigate bankruptcy proceedings, according to The Boston Herald and Boston Globe.


Earthquake Felt in Cambridge

"I thought it was just my stomach, because I was really hungry," said Nathalie R. Miraval '14, a Crimson news writer.


Harvard's Endowment Dips Slightly

Harvard’s endowment dipped in value for the first time since the 2009 fiscal year, its investments dropping 0.05 percent and the overall level of endowment funds dropping to $30.7 billion in the 2012 fiscal year.


Peter D. Sagal

Sagal, now the host of NPR’s popular news game show, “Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me,” never intended to be a radio host. But, after spending a decade writing plays, scripts, and screenplays, and taking odd jobs, Sagal landed at the helm of the show.

University Finances

Harvard U.S. Equities See 14 Percent Rise in Value

The value of Harvard’s U.S.-traded equities rose by 14 percent in the first quarter of fiscal year 2012 as U.S. markets continue to recover from the financial crisis, according to the University’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission Friday.

On Campus

More Banks Means Better Bailouts, Speaker Says

Inter-bank and bank-state coordination are major predictors of the success of a bailout, a Harvard researcher studying bailout strategies in Europe and the U.S. claimed at a Center for European Studies seminar on Wednesday.


Eye Injuries From LPSA Incident Likely Minor

Students who were exposed to ultraviolet radiation in a lab for Life and Physical Sciences A last week can expect temporary burning, irritation, and minor vision loss, but no lasting harmful effects.

Harvard Medical School

HMS Professor to Leave Top Job at Medicare

Harvard Medical School Professor Donald M. Berwick ’68, a controversial figure in the health care policy field, announced last week that he will step down from his position as chief administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services at the end of this week.

Harvard Medical School

HMS Alumnus Awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine 3 Days After Death

The Nobel Committee announced Monday that Ralph M. Steinman, Harvard Medical School '68, would share the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

College Life

Class of 2012 Elects Class Marshals

With nearly 1,000 seniors submitting their votes in the final selection round, the Class Marshals for the Class of 2012 have been officially selected.

Harvard Medical School

Court Upholds Sex Bias Ruling

A panel of judges upheld a 2009 decision awarding a former Harvard faculty member $1.6 million in a sex discrimination suit.

Harvard Medical School

Laurie H. Glimcher '72 To Leave HSPH for Weill Cornell Medical College

Harvard School of Public Health Professor Laurie H. Glimcher ’72, who graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1976, will leave the University in January to be the next dean of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City.


Pair of HMS Studies Examine Sleep

A pair of studies from Harvard Medical School researchers published last week highlight the risks and costs of missing sleep.

Harvard Medical School

Hospitals Note Second Quarter Income Gain

Partners HealthCare Inc. announced that it had quintupled its second quarter operating income from the same period last year.


Martin S. Feldstein

Despite his wide-ranging influence, Harvard Economics Professor Martin S. Feldstein ’61 has perhaps had his greatest impact in the classroom.