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July 14, 2010

Crosley '00 hopes to 'avoid the sophomore slump' (Media Bistro, June 21, 2010)
In this video, New York Times bestselling author Sloane Crosley '00 discusses her second book, “How Did You Get This Number,” which she describes as “a little bit deeper and darker than the first collection, hopefully without sacrificing any of the humor.”
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Wald '48 appointed to Obama administration
(The White House, July 8, 2010)
Patricia McGowan Wald '48 and six other individuals have been selected to serve on the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS), a partnership designed to make the government work better. “I am pleased that these outstanding individuals will lend their talents to ACUS's vital mission of providing nonpartisan, practical assessments and recommendations to improve agency procedures and operations,” President Obama said of the appointees.
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Norman Fainstein responds to Globe editorial
(The Boston Globe, July 3, 2010)
President Emeritus Norman Fainstein critiques an editorial that describes Harvard students – including future Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan – as “grade-obsessed.” “I am loath to assume that she was 'obsessed' with grades. More likely is that she was a normal, talented and disciplined student who took interest in her courses,” Fainstein writes. “Or does the Globe mean to say — and not for the first time — that high grades imply a character or even mental disorder?”
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