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Cecilia R. D'Arms

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Government, History Professors Weigh In On Leaving Iran Deal

Several Harvard social science professors criticized President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

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College’s Advising Programs Office Director Steps Down

Glenn R. Magid, director of the Advising Programs Office, stepped down from his post in March after almost six years at the College.

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College Students Excited for New Education Secondary

The new secondary is designed as an interdisciplinary approach to education, with classes focusing on education policy, the sociological and economic impacts of education, as well as pedagogy.

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Social Sciences Division

Facebook Partners With Harvard Researcher To Study Election Impacts

King and Persily’s commission, composed of academics across the social sciences, will have access to all of Facebook’s user data in an anonymized form.

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Advocate for BGLTQ Christians Presents 'Affirming' Reading of Scripture

Biblical scholar and queer rights activist Matthew R. Vines argued for a BGLTQ-accepting reading of the Bible to a crowd of around fifty College and graduate students Saturday.

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New FAS Policy Restricts Professors’ Ability to Hold Public Service Positions

Some professors believe the measures, meant to ensure faculty members' "professional loyalty" remains with Harvard, are too stringent.

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As Social Studies Juniors Begin Thesis Process, Some Have Second Thoughts

Faculty and staff say that the Social Studies’ mandatory thesis is an intense project that likely requires summer research, though some upperclassmen worry about lost opportunities during their junior summer.

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Augmented Reality App Lets Museum Visitors Experience Sphinx

The app allows viewers to engage with a reproduction of Thutmose IV’s “Dream Stela,” which sits between the legs of the Sphinx.

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Gov. Profs, TFs Reach Out to Students After Dominguez Allegations

In the wake of sexual harassment allegations against Government Professor Jorge I. Dominguez, department affiliates reached out to students in support.

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Sciences Division

Professors to Examine Proposed Cognitive Science Concentration

Harvard’s Mind Brain and Behavior Interfaculty Initiative hopes to create interdisciplinary “cognitive science” undergraduate courses by 2020.

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Two New Tenure-Track Professors to Join Sociology Department

Assistant professors Joscha Legewie from Yale and Ellis P. Monk Jr. from Princeton will join Harvard's Sociology department as tenure-track professors in fall 2018.

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Front Middle Feature

'Pracademic' Bacow Brings Economic Expertise to Top Job

Over the course of his academic career, President-elect Lawrence S. Bacow published two books and various articles on environmental studies, economics, and higher ed policy.

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FAS Hires First Professor of Native American History

​Harvard’s first-ever tenured professor in Native American studies—History professor Philip J. Deloria—began teaching this January.


Levitsky, Ziblatt To Talk Trump as Part of New Gov. Dept. Program

​Government professors Stephen R. Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt will discuss their bestselling book, “How Democracies Die," at a "Gov Books" event on Wednesday.


Introductory Economics Most Popular Spring Course for Fifth Year

​Economics 10B: “Principles of Economics” topped the charts in undergraduate enrollment for the fifth consecutive spring semester.