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Professors to offer free online computer science courses

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Engineering professors are offering three of the most popular computer science courses for free online this fall. "By putting out this initial set of courses, we hope to teach some of the latest computing technologies to anyone who wants to learn it,” said Associate Professor Andrew Ng, left.

Historian investigates the Berlin Wall's social impact

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In her book, Burned Bridge: How East and West Germans Made the Iron Curtain, Edith Sheffer, assistant professor of modern European history, considers how the forging of separate German identities was not simply the result of physical separation and Cold War posturing.

Harvard scientist joins SLAC as associate lab director

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Cynthia Friend has been appointed the new associate lab director for photon science at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. Friend is an expert on catalysis — one of the hottest areas of science with applications for clean energy, the environment and industrial processes.

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