William Deresiewicz argued his claim that students of elite universities are growingly risk-averse, homogeneous, and career-focused with a panel of faculty members and students on Monday evening.
President of the Philippines Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III outlined the positive economic changes his country has undergone over the last two decades in a public address at the Institute of Politics on Monday.
Students, faculty, and workers were forced to evacuate three building on Harvard’s Longwood campus after officials reported a nitrogen leak in a research facility at 655 Huntington Ave. at 7:10 a.m. Monday.
Only about one out of every four candidates who ran in this year’s Undergraduate Council election was female—the greatest gender disparity in candidate declarations in five years. And of those elected, only slightly more than one out of three is a woman, according to a Crimson analysis confirmed by the UC Elections Commission.
This marks the first time one of Harvard’s deanships has been named and comes just two weeks after the School of Public Health was renamed with a landmark $350 million gift by Gerald L. Chan.
Deresiewicz sat down with The Crimson, answering questions about his views on the liberal arts, the college admissions process, and what advice he would give to Harvard students.