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Articles by Tracy Jan

BOSTON GLOBE
June 13, 2014
CAMBRIDGE — Senator Elizabeth Warren placed her hand atop a large red button and pressed firmly, restarting a nuclear experiment that MIT believes could help save the planet — but which the Obama administration considered superfluous and tried to kill year after year.
THE BOSTON GLOBE
April 29, 2011
The recent denial of tenure to a prominent Harvard scholar whose work focuses on grass-roots organizing has sparked student protests over the direction of one of the nation’s most influential education schools.
THE BOSTON GLOBE
April 13, 2010
Pittsburgh threatened to tax college tuition. Providence sought to tax out-of-state students. And Philadelphia is pressing its colleges and universities to resume voluntary payments in lieu of taxes.
THE BOSTON GLOBE
October 30, 2009
The students practice networking and hone “elevator pitches,” entrepreneurial ideas summarized in under a minute. They don blindfolds for team-building activities. Failure is met with candid critiques about their leadership styles.
THE BOSTON GLOBE
October 20, 2009
Colleges trying to encourage a well-balanced diet have a message for students sizing up that all-you-can-eat smorgasbord in the dining hall: What you don’t know can help you.
THE BOSTON GLOBE
August 5, 2009
Harvard University has sought for decades to protect and profit from its good name, one of the most recognizable brands in the world.
THE BOSTON GLOBE
November 18, 2008
Even the world’s richest university is feeling the pinch from the economic downturn.
THE BOSTON GLOBE
October 17, 2008
Students wear circuit boards on their sweatshirts and sing in a cappella groups with names like Logarhythms and Chorallaries. They run a model railroad club. It meets on Saturday nights.
THE BOSTON GLOBE
October 3, 2008
It’s an age-old predicament: Caffeine-fueled college students cramming for exams and writing papers until the crack of dawn, then skipping or snoozing through classes. Sleep deprivation has long been considered a rite of passage, a point of pride, even.
THE BOSTON GLOBE
August 27, 2008
Harvard University will launch an examination of the campus Police Department following long-running complaints that officers have unfairly treated black students and professors and, in an incident this month, a black high school student working at Harvard.
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