Harvard Faker Was Poised to Transfer to Stanford

Maureen O'Connor · 06/09/10 02:22PM

The Talented Mr. Wheeler—Harvard student Adam Wheeler, who got in by lying on his application and now faces criminal charges—was accepted to join Stanford for the 2010-2011 academic year. Obviously, they have since changed their minds. [AP]

How a Lie on a Harvard Application Ended in Larceny, Fraud Charges

Maureen O'Connor · 05/17/10 06:33PM

Someone hit the "panic" button beside Larry Summers' desk—the Ivory Tower has been breached! A 23-year-old former Harvard student, Adam Wheeler, stands accused of lying in his Harvard, Fulbright, and Rhodes applications, and now faces 20 criminal charges.