Student interest and satisfaction have both increased since the restructuring of concentrations and advising within the life sciences. In 2012, the life sciences concentrations graduated 52 percent more students than in 2006. Concentration satisfaction—a major concern before the restructuring—has also risen significantly, according to the report.
C.C. Gong ’15, Sietse K. Goffard ’15, and Chika-Dike O. Nwokike ’15, all of whom lost their presidential or vice presidential bids last month, say they have not decided whether they will run for UC vice president when Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15 assumes the UC presidency.
China’s Hainan Airlines will offer non-stop flights between Boston and Beijing starting in June 2014, an announcement expected to benefit Cambridge’s tourism industry and Chinese students at area colleges.
The new information challenges the belief held by some that grade inflation is less prevalent in courses in the sciences than in the humanities.
Substantiating Fears of Grade Inflation, Dean Says Median Grade at Harvard College Is A-, Most Common Grade Is A
The median grade at Harvard College is an A-, and the most frequently awarded mark is an A, Dean of Undergraduate Education Jay M. Harris said on Tuesday afternoon, supporting suspicions that the College employs a softer grading standard than many of its peer institutions.
Just hours before the Undergraduate Council Vice President-Elect told The Crimson that he no longer plans to step down, the UC met to approve a change to the bylaws designed to prepare for potential vacancies in the President and Vice President-Elect positions.
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