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Harvard Embedded EthiCS Program Receives $150,000 Grant

Embedded EthiCS — an interdisciplinary initiative between the Computer Science and Philosophy departments — will receive a $150,000 grant after being named a winner in the 2019 Responsible Computer Science Challenge last week.

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Politics

Kennedy School Students Named Winners of Social Security Policy Challenge

A team of six Harvard Kennedy School students won a “hackathon-style” Social Security policy challenge hosted by former Senator Heidi K. Heitkamp (D-ND) and Gary D. Cohn, former director of the National Economic Council for the Trump Administration, at the Institute of Politics Monday evening.

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Computer Science

Professor Jelani Nelson’s Departure To Leave 'Big Hole' in Computer Science Department

Jelani Nelson, an associate professor of Computer Science at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences whose research focuses on designing algorithms to process large, high-dimensional datasets, will leave Harvard after this academic year to join the faculty of UC Berkeley.

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College

Joint CS and Philosophy Initiative, Embedded EthiCS, Triples in Size to 12 Courses

Embedded EthiCS — an interdisciplinary initiative between the Computer Science and Philosophy departments — has expanded to a dozen courses in the Computer Science department this semester and will extend to other disciplines in the near future.

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SEAS

Nada Amin To Join Harvard Computer Science Faculty

Nada Amin will join the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ Computer Science faculty this fall as an associate, the school announced Tuesday.

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Admissions Interest In STEM

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Popular Course Enrollment

Maxwell Dworkin
FAS

CS100 Seeks to Bridge Tech and Humanities

Unlike CS50, however, basic coding knowledge and an online application were both required to enroll in Malan’s latest offering.

Ahlfors Lecture
Science

Ahlfors Lecture

Sanjeev Arora, a Princeton University computer science professor, gives a lecture about the theoretical understanding of deep learning in Science Center Hall D.

Professor Margo Seltzer '83 Reflects
FAS

Professor Margo Seltzer '83 Reflects

Margo Seltzer
FAS

Margo Seltzer, the 'Soul' of SEAS, Leaves Legacy

In addition to setting firsts herself, Seltzer advocated for other women in the field and worked to improve the confidence of and retention rates for female students in Computer Science.

Margo Seltzer's Teaching Tools
SEAS

Margo Seltzer's Teaching Tools

Margo I. Seltzer '83 poses with her computer science teaching tools in her office.

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Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School and Bank of America Create Council On Artificial Intelligence

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at HKS has partnered with Bank of America to start an initiative to study the societal impacts of artificial intelligence.

Alexander H. Patel '17-'18
College

College Establishes Fund in Memory of Harvard Senior Alex Patel

The Fund will form a team of students who will serve as supplementary teaching fellows for various department courses and will provide individual tutoring to students.

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