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Faculty Council Approves Courses, Hears Presentations on Extension School, Allston

The Faculty Council approved a preliminary list of courses for the 2018-2019 academic year and heard presentations on a potential Extension School program.

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Features

Polling Shows Strong Union Support Among Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences Students

Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences students were much more likely to vote to unionize in Harvard’s election last week than were Sciences and Engineering and Applied Sciences students.

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Harvard Business School

SEAS Dean Looks to Expand Collaborations with HBS

​In anticipation of the fall 2020 SEAS expansion to Allston, SEAS is preparing a number of collaborative initiatives with their neighbor to-be, Harvard Business School.

Francis J. Doyle III
SEAS

SEAS Dean Doyle Looks Ahead to Allston Campus Move

Even though the Allston School of Engineering and Applied Sciences campus will not open until the fall of 2020, Dean of SEAS Francis J. Doyle III said he is already excited about “the new future of Harvard.”

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FAS Administration

FAS Council Hears Proposal to Dissolve Committee on Human Subject Research

At their Wednesday meeting, the Faculty Council heard a proposal to dissolve a FAS committee on human subjects in research, as well as updates on unionization and SEAS.

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Research

Lemann Donates to Engineering and Entrepreneurship Programs

Wealthy Brazilian investor Jorge P. Lemann '61 recently made a donation to Harvard in order to support classes in entrepreneurship and engineering.

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SEAS

Engineering Programs at Harvard, Stanford Face 'Never-Ending Comparison'

At Harvard and Stanford, different school cultures and environments create differences in experiences, size of the engineering schools.

Tufts University School of Engineering
SEAS

From Somerville to Allston: Bacow and the Future of SEAS

It will fall to Bacow to make sure this “unprecedented opportunity” does not become, as some faculty called it in 2013, an “Allston bomb.” Many of his colleagues at Harvard said they think he is up to the task.

SEAS Increases Career Advising
FAS

Faculty Vote to Approve Environmental Engineering Concentration

The Faculty unanimously voted for its creation, bringing the total number of concentrations offered to undergraduates up to 50.

Cora Dvorkin
SEAS

Cora Dvorkin

Cora Dvorkin, the recipient of the 2018 Harvard Scientist of the Year award.

Francis J. Doyle III
SEAS

Doyle Reaffirms Importance of SEAS Diversity Initiatives

As its student body grows more diverse, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences will continue to prioritize diversity initiatives, according to SEAS Dean Francis J. Doyle III.

Allston Construction
SEAS

Harvard Completes Steel Framework for Allston Energy Facility

Harvard recently completed the steel framework of the "District Energy Facility" in Allston that will provide electricity and water to the new SEAS complex.

Allston Construction, SEAS Complex
SEAS

Firefighters Rescue Two Construction Workers After Fall

At 2:17 p.m. on Wednesday, the Boston Fire Department responded to a 911 call, which reported that two workers had fallen approximately 20 feet from the fifth floor to the third floor.

Francis J. Doyle III
SEAS

SEAS Dean Doyle Aims for Industry Partnerships

Doyle said one of his priorities is to establish a stronger connection between SEAS and corporations, a move that will bring the school more in line with traditional engineering heavyweights including Stanford and MIT.

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GSAS

University Plans Childcare Facility in Allston

The University plans to build a new childcare facility in Allston, the first expansion in decades, brought in large part by pressure from SEAS professors.

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