Alvin E. Roth, an economist whose research as a member of Harvard Business School and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences improved the design and functioning of markets, has won the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. He shares the prize with Lloyd S. Shapley, A.B. '44, of the University of California, Los Angeles.
The Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) announced that Raphael W. Bostic ’87 has been chosen by his classmates to serve as chief marshal for Commencement 2012 as the University concludes its yearlong 375th anniversary celebration.
Psychologists at Harvard University have found that infants younger than a year old understand social dominance and use relative size to predict who will prevail when two individuals’ goals conflict.
Graduating senior Derek Mueller spent a lot of time being theatrical with Harvard’s Hasty Pudding troupe, and is now heading to Los Angeles and the entertainment world.