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Faculty Council Approves New Committee to Propose Shopping Week Replacement

The Faculty Council voted Wednesday to move one step closer to eliminating “shopping week,” a Harvard tradition popular among undergraduates.

Popular Course Enrollment
FAS

Computer Science, Greek Mythology Classes Surpass Intro to Economics in Top Fall Course Enrollment

Computer Science 50 led course enrollment numbers with 724 undergraduates, according to data from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences registrar’s office Thursday.

Faculty Retirement Handbook
Faculty

Faculty Retirement Handbook

The Faculty Retirement Handbook includes description of benefits granted to emeritus professors.

Faculty Retirement Handbook
FAS

Dominguez Retains Emeritus Privileges Pending Results of Sexual Misconduct Investigation

Pending the results of an investigation into his alleged sexual harassment of at least 20 women, Dominguez will continue to receive the perks that come with emeritus status, including access to University spaces and research support.

Maxwell Dworkin
FAS

CS100 Seeks to Bridge Tech and Humanities

Unlike CS50, however, basic coding knowledge and an online application were both required to enroll in Malan’s latest offering.

Natasha Warikoo
Research

White Students at Elite Universities Support Affirmative Action Out of ‘Self-Interest,’ Harvard Professor Finds in Study

“It was sometimes problematic because they saw affirmative action as something to benefit themselves, rather than a policy that’s about justice or racial equity or access,” study author Natasha K. Warikoo said in an interview.

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Faculty Escape the Rain for a Meeting

Professors enter University Hall to attend a meeting of the Faculty Council on a rainy Wednesday afternoon. At the meeting, attendees debated a proposal to end shopping week.

Faculty Escape the Rain for a Meeting
College

Faculty Council Debates Proposal to Kill Shopping Week

Many students’ worst scheduling fear is one step closer to reality after Wednesday’s Faculty Council meeting. There is now an official proposal on the table to end shopping week — though it's far from implementation.

Gates to Extension School
FAS

Harvard Extension School Adds New Fields of Study, Joint Degree Program

The Division of Continuing Education has added two new fields of study, a joint bachelor’s and master’s degree program, and several new master’s capstone tracks.

New Class Schedule
FAS

Harvard Time is Gone. Here's How to Navigate the New Schedule

The fall term and the new course schedule kick off Tuesday. Here's what you need to know.

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Harvard Kennedy School

Former NAACP Head Cornell Brooks Appointed Kennedy School Professor

Former president and CEO of the NAACP Cornell W. Brooks is the first member of a national civil rights organization to join the Kennedy School’s senior faculty.

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Government

Government Department Climate Committee Releases First Report

The committee — formed in the wake of multiple sexual harassment allegations against retired Government professor Jorge I. Dominguez — detailed in its first report preliminary plans for a departmental climate survey.

Claudine Gay
Faculty

In First, Four Harvard Schools to be Led by Black Women

Come Aug. 15, for the first time in Harvard’s history, four of the University’s schools will be led by African-American women.

Claudine Gay
Faculty

Claudine Gay

Claudine Gay will serve as the next Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Littauer Center
Economics

Decorated Economist Raj Chetty Returns to Harvard

Chetty, a recipient of a 2012 MacArthur “genius grant” and the prestigious John Bates Clark Medal, will return to Harvard this summer after three years at Stanford University.

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