Fewer than 40 percent of college students trust news sources, according to Project Information Literacy researchers who presented on the relationship between students and digital media at an event held Thursday at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
The Economics Department is working to create more entry-level courses focused on the applications — as opposed to theory — of economics in an effort to attract more freshmen and sophomores, according to Department Chair Jeremy C. Stein.
Roughly 30 percent of surveyed members of the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences say they know at least one person in their department who has experienced sexual harassment.
Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences students were much more likely to vote to unionize in Harvard’s election last week than were Sciences and Engineering and Applied Sciences students.
Meng’s tenure saw the formation of the Harvard Data Science Initiative, a University-wide program launched last fall that aims to elevate Harvard to the forefront of the field.
Results of a recent Crimson survey indicate that most students are generally satisfied with House resources, although they may not be involved with their residences day-to-day.
A recent Crimson survey indicates that students are overall satisfied with their on-campus living experiences, but perceive inequities between Harvard’s upperclassman Houses.
The Crimson performed an analysis of athletes on Harvard men’s basketball and football rosters from 1970-1971 to 2014-2015 using information listed on GoCrimson.com. The maps above show the distribution of hometowns for the athletes listed in the data set, with different ones for before and after coaches Tommy Amaker (men's basktball) and Tim Murphy (football) took the helm of their respective programs. The varsity athletes from the data set appear on the map only in the year they first were listed on their team's roster.
Eighty-four percent of campaign contributions made by a group of 614 Harvard faculty, instructors, and researchers between 2011 and the third quarter of 2014 went to federal Democratic campaigns and political action committees.