In an unprecedented semester of virtual learning, seniors concentrating in social science disciplines say they have faced a host of new challenges in completing their theses — but also a few upsides which come with an all-virtual writing process.
Harvard Economics professor Isaiah S. Andrews was one of 21 recipients of a 2020 MacArthur Fellowship, the MacArthur Foundation announced on Tuesday.
Government professor Kosuke Imai will take over as the official head of Government 50: “Data” in order to “ensure that the course can proceed without further disruption,” divisional Dean of Social Science Lawrence D. Bobo and Government department Chair Jeffry A. Frieden announced in a letter to students Thursday.
Harvard instructor David D. Kane will remain as preceptor for Government 50: “Data” and resume teaching duties on October 13, according to an email he sent out to students Tuesday night.
Dozens of students condemn allegations that Government instructor David D. Kane authored racist blog posts endorsing bigotry and white supremacy.
Harvard undergraduates allege David D. Kane, Government preceptor and Government 50: “Data” instructor, authored racist posts over the course of several years under the pseudonym “David Dudley Field ’25” on his website EphBlog.
Charles A. Murray ’65 will speak virtually on Oct. 16 to students in the course Government 50: “Data” as part of the course’s optional speaker series entitled “Data Scientists, Data Professionals, Data Dissidents.”
During an unprecedented semester of virtual learning, Social Sciences professors teaching large lecture courses say they are working hard to keep their classes as engaging and interactive as possible.
Moderna Therapeutics, a Cambridge-based biotechnology company, is at the forefront of coronavirus vaccine development. The company recently received FDA approval to move onto Phase 2 of vaccine testing, in addition to $500 million in grants.
As schools around the country transition to virtual learning, LabXChange — a new scientific learning platform built by Harvard — allows STEM students the opportunity to mimic a science classroom and lab experience.
The Office for the Arts launched a digital series called "Pause for Art" featuring artistic performances by Harvard affiliates, with the aim of providing viewers a sense of community through music, poetry, and other art forms.
Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz and former Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman ’78 discussed the importance of nuclear energy in an event moderated by Harvard Kennedy School Professor Meghan L. O’Sullivan at the Institute of Politics Monday night.
Daniel L. Everett, a linguist, introduced his newest book and discussed the origins of language with a crowd of more than 200 Wednesday.
Theoretical physicist and Columbia University professor Brian R. Greene ’84 emphasized humanity’s unique place in the cosmos — despite occupying a miniscule sliver of space and time — at a Science Center talk Wednesday night.
For Mitchell, combatting the tragic consequences of the reported spike in mental illness on college campuses was a key motivation behind his new course, GenEd 1154: “The Science of Happiness.”
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