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February 6, 2003

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Top stories for February 6, 2003

Berman appointed Harvard vice president for finance and chief financial officer
Will advise President Summers on all matters of financial strategy, policy, and resource allocation

Pigment tied to blindness, cancer
Treatment could turn your blue eyes black

Special contact lenses developed by Harvard researcher help blind to see
Helps those whose blindness is caused by certain diseases of cornea

Peabody Museum opens its shoe closet to the public
Exhibit explores the fashion and function of shoes across cultures

University literacy
Harvard offers a variety of programs for a variety of learners

Women's hockey players President Summers Student rehearsing
Shooting for the beans Remembering Columbia astronauts 'The Vagina Monologues'
Percy Stogdon, Daniel Salmon
Animal art
The Harvard Museum of Natural History runs an afterschool program involving kids from around the region, an art class in which children learn how to draw animals using the Museum of Comparative Zoology's collections. Percy Stogdon (right) and Daniel Salmon are two of the young artists. (Staff photo by Stephanie Mitchell)
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UN addresses world hunger: Problem is political, not technical
Effort to draft "European Constitution" raises fundamental questions
Arkani-Hamed: deconstructing dimensions to understand the universe
Applications to College exceed 20,000 for first time
Burden and stress of caregiving may double heart disease risk for women

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