In wake of the University’s announcement last month that Harvard would resume teaching and research in the fall, undergraduates penned a petition to the administration arguing against a virtual fall semester.
The Dean of Students Office is currently preparing for a multitude of scenarios for the fall semester, as uncertainty continues to swirl around whether undergraduates will return to campus.
Erin McDermott will serve as the first woman to head Harvard Athletics beginning July 1, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay announced in an email to Harvard affiliates Thursday afternoon.
Comedian and television host Conan O’Brien ’85 will speak at the Class of 2020’s virtual Commencement celebration on May 28, Harvard wrote in an email to College seniors Tuesday afternoon.
Harvard’s Undergraduate Council voted to fund a partnership with meditation app Headspaceat its final general meeting of the semester on Sunday.
Harvard is unlikely to “return to normal” by September, University President Lawrence S. Bacow told the Faculty of Arts and Sciences over Zoom during its final meeting of the academic year Tuesday.
Since students’ departure, House resident tutors have balanced their responsibilities for their students, Houses, and jobs — all the while taking care of themselves in the middle of an unprecedented time in the history of Harvard’s campus.
As undergraduates await news of whether the fall semester will continue remotely, many students say they are entertaining taking leaves of absence.
Prospective College freshmen often have to weigh a long list of concerns when deciding where to matriculate — location, academics, housing, social scene. Entrants to the Class of 2024 have one more: how their school of choice will handle the coronavirus pandemic.
Harvard undergraduate Braeden J. Foldenauer ’21 was one of 62 college students to join the 2020 class of Truman Scholars, a prestigious graduate scholarship awarded to aspiring public servants.
Harvard’s Undergraduate Council voted to publicize a student experience survey that will guide its future advocacy efforts during a general meeting held over Zoom on Sunday, its first in over a month.
In the wake of campus's closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Harvard undergraduates have developed a “virtual postcard” project for University affiliates to share messages of reflection, hope, and gratitude.
Two Harvard College students suing Harvard over its sanctions against unrecognized single-gender social groups will be allowed to move forward with their lawsuit using pseudonyms, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
As Harvard Commits to Resuming Fall Classes, Students Say Decision Raises More Questions Than Answers
After University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 announced Monday that Harvard would resume teaching and research in the fall, undergraduates met the news with a flurry of questions about their future.
As the ongoing coronavirus pandemic forces postponements, cancellations, and the possibility of online exams, higher education experts say colleges and universities should adopt flexible standardized testing policies for prospective students.
Members of the Class of 2024 sent an open letter to University President Lawrence S. Bacow early Thursday morning urging Harvard to postpone its fall semester rather than holding classes entirely online if the coronavirus pandemic precludes in-person classes.
‘A Living, Breathing Thing’: Departments, Students Rethink Thesis Proposals Due to Coronavirus Disruption
As the coronavirus threatens to disrupt juniors’ preliminary thesis research this summer, departments are working to develop contingency plans and modify expectations for their concentrators’ capstone College projects.
Dean of Administration and Finance Sheila C. Thimba says the College can press, but not force, campus employers to offer remote jobs to undergraduates.
The Office of Sexual Prevention and Response cancelled several events previously planned for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, shifted counseling online, and developed new resources in order to adapt to the current situation brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
Harvard College will aim to conclude its five ongoing faculty dean searches by the end of May as planned, according to Dean of Finance and Administration Sheila C. Thimba.
Admeeted — a personalized video call platform developed by Harvard undergraduates — aims to virtually connect the incoming Class of 2024 with each other and current Harvard affiliates to help mirror the experience of the cancelled in-person admitted students’ weekend.
After Harvard cancelled summer programming and as uncertainty about future semesters looms, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana outlined the process by which students may petition for summer housing in a Friday interview.