Sen. Scott P. Brown, Massachusetts Republican, is running neck-and-neck in his re-election bid against presumed Democratic opponent Elizabeth Warren, a Harvard professor known as President Obama's top consumer-protection adviser. Mr. Brown is seeking to localize the race after winning his seat two years ago on a national wave of tea party sentiment. (Associated Press)
** FILE ** The gates of Harvard University lead to a school with a $13 billion endowment and a ranking as the university with the best reputation in the world. (Associated Press)
"Obama Grammar: Using the President's Bloopers to Improve Your English" was written by Harvard-educated historian William Proctor. (Provided by Inkslingers Press)
CONSULTANT: Ashton Carter, the Pentagon's top weapons buyer, earned money from the defense industry while teaching at Harvard. (Associated Press)
The Harvard model at Hope Hill Crossing includes a center-island kitchen that opens to a breakfast area and family room. Upstairs are four bedrooms and two full baths. The master-suite sitting room can become a fifth bedroom.
The center-island kitchen in the Harvard model features stainless steel appliances, granite counters, hardwood flooring and a pantry.
Shakira, Colombian born Grammy-winning singer and songwriter, talks with Harvard reacts to a performance, by student at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, where she was named the Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds)
Shakira, center, Colombian born Grammy-winning singer and songwriter, sings one of her songs with members of the Harvard Ballroom Dance Team after the team's performance at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, where Shakira was named the Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds)
A student leader speaks from steps of the Harvard administration building at Cambridge, Mass., in April 1969, as part of a protest against the Reserve Officers Training Corps program at the university. More than 40 years later, will ROTC now be welcomed back at Harvard?
Connecticut's Kemba Walker comes in for a shot underneath Harvard's Brandyn Curry (10) and Keith Wright, right, during an NCAA college basketball game in Hartford, Conn., Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010. (AP Photo/Bob Child)
Dan Barber, executive chef and co-owner of New York City's Blue Hill restaurant, lingers after teaching a food-and-science class at Harvard University. International top chefs serve as guest lecturers. (Associated Press)
Jimmy Tingle, making Meryl Streep laugh at Harvard's May commencement, says it's hard to satirize an "underdog" president. (Associated Press)
In this July 16, 2010 photo, members of the religious group Minyan Tehillah, Gershon Marx, right, of Somerville, and Lieba Savitt of Somerville, holding her one-year-old son Eliyah, prepare for a Saturday morning Kabbalat Shabbat worship service at Harvard Radcliffe Hillel, in Cambridge, Mass. The group is an "independent minyan," and dozens of these unaffiliated Jewish worship communities have sprung up in the past decade, mixing elements of the mainstream denominations while answering to none of them. A Torah scroll is in the foreground. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole)