As Harvard prepares for its move into Allston, a new History of Science course will allow students to document this history as it unfolds.
Students and scholars around the country tweeted passages from associate Romance Languages and Literatures professor Lorgia García Peña’s book “The Borders of Dominicanidad” last week to recognize her scholarly work following a controversy over her tenure denial at Harvard.
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay reiterated her position that the search for faculty who study race and ethnicity must come before the establishment of a formal Ethnic Studies concentration in an interview Friday.
Economics maintained its position as the most popular concentration, with 612 undergraduate concentrators at the College this fall, according to the Director of the Office of Institutional Research Karen Pearce.
Dean of the Division of Continuing Education Huntington D. Lambert said in an interview Friday that he agrees with student complaints saying degrees awarded by the Harvard Extension School should be rephrased to more accurately reflect students’ programs of study.
Harvard’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies was one of the first centers to receive funding under Title VI of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's National Defense Education Act, which provided federal funding to educational programs that sought to benefit national security and U.S. economic interests.
The Faculty Council heard preliminary plans for course scheduling at the new School of Engineering and Applied Sciences campus in Allston at its biweekly meeting Tuesday.
Milind Tambe has joined the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ Computer Science faculty as a tenured professor this fall and will head the Center for Research on Computation and Society at SEAS.
Harvard College’s Advising Programs Office has instructed Peer Advising Fellows to not offer directive academic advice to freshmen and to instead refer students to their freshman advisers — a change some veteran PAFs say limits their ability to help freshmen.
Harvard will now offer free peer tutoring to undergraduates — a change which comes with the launch of the College’s Academic Resource Center.
The College will open a new center for academic support in August and close the Bureau of Study Counsel in December, Dean of Undergraduate Education Amanda Claybaugh announced in an email to students Monday.
Harvard Undergrad, Professor Identify First Interstellar Meteor, Say It Could Support Theories of Life in Other Solar Systems
Astronomy Department Chair and Professor Avi Loeb teamed up with an undergraduate to identify the first interstellar meteor ever reported in our solar system.