Harvard’s Faculty Council voted in favor of a new engineering concentration and discussed proposals concerning the Neurobiology department and the Asia Center.
Former colleagues and students of Julian S. Schwinger remembered the late physicist for giving exceptional lectures.
Harvard’s first-ever tenured professor in Native American studies—History professor Philip J. Deloria—began teaching this January.
Graduate students and faculty said early semester fluctuating enrollments in their classes can cause challenges for course staff, who often face uncertain schedules as a result.
A "tiny" percentage of students use Advanced Standing at Harvard. But across the country at Stanford, one in five undergrads take advantage of a similar program.
The full implementation of new General Education requirements has been pushed back by a year, with a new target roll-out date of fall 2019.
"My guess is that sooner or later governments are going to regulate cryptocurrencies out of existence," Economics professor Jeffrey A. Miron said.