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Academics

Throne of Knowledge
College

Seventy-Three Undergraduates Win Annual Hoopes Prize

The award comes with $5,000 per awardee, along with a $2,000 honorarium for faculty nominators who oversaw student projects.

Faculty Meeting
FAS

Bacow Discusses FAS Dean Search at Faculty Meeting

President-elect Lawrence S. Bacow updated meeting attendees on the search and said he is still collecting input from faculty members and department chairs.

Glenn R. Magid Outside of His Office
College

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.

University Provost Alan M. Garber at Commencement 2016
GSAS

Preparing to Bargain, Admins Draw Line In Sand Between Academics and Labor

University President Drew G. Faust said administrators “will be very adamant” in maintaining the division between academic and labor issues.

The New Resident Dean
College Administration

Brigitte Libby Named Assistant Dean of Office of Academic Integrity and Student Conduct

Current Pforzheimer House resident dean Brigitte A. B. Libby will assume the position, which helps oversee the Honor Council, starting June 4.

PBK Junior 24 Announcement
College

‘Junior 24’ Tapped to Join Phi Beta Kappa

Twenty-four College juniors woke up to an email Tuesday morning informing them of their selection as inductees into Alpha Iota chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

PBK Junior 24 Announcement
College

PBK Junior 24 Announcement

Multicultural Center Town Hall Meeting
Academics

Harvard Junior Nicholas Whittaker Wins Truman Scholarship

Philosophy concentrator Nicholas P. Whittaker ’19 was one of 59 college students to win a Truman Scholarship, a graduate scholarship awarded for commitment to public service.

Barker Center
Humanities Division

Arts and Humanities Juniors Prepare Senior Thesis Proposals

With fewer than two months remaining in the spring semester, many juniors across arts and humanities concentrations are gearing up to submit senior thesis proposals.

Faculty Meeting
Student Life

Admins Updating Q Guide to Add Question About TF, Prof Misbehavior

Administrators are working to update the Q guide so undergraduates can use the platform to report inappropriate behavior by teaching staff.

Housing Day Tradition
House Life

Impending Midterms Dampen Housing Day Festivities

On the eve of Housing Day, many freshmen faced the predicament of balancing Housing Day excitement with the challenges of taking midterm exams.

Humanities Division

In Fourth Year, TDM Continues Modest Growth

Theater, Dance, and Media, in its fourth year as Harvard’s youngest concentration, is searching for new faculty members and diversifying its curriculum as it grows.

Barker Center
College

Reading List of Flagship Humanities Course Evolves

In extending the length of the class, the professors added a wider selection of books to the syllabus, which they tweak slightly each year.

Faculty Meeting
Academics

Faculty Vote to Accept Changes to Advanced Standing

The Advanced Standing program will undergo significant changes in 2020 to permit College students to graduate with an undergraduate and master’s degree in four years.

Daniel E. Lieberman ’86
College Administration

Faculty Likely to Vote on Altered Advanced Standing Requirements

The Faculty of Arts and Science will likely vote on a proposal to amend current guidelines for the College’s Advanced Standing program at their monthly meeting this week.

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