For the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ many lecturers, Harvard can be a pit stop riddled with job insecurity and uncertainty for what comes next.
Deemed “failing on a variety of fronts,” Harvard College’s core curriculum was doomed to start.
Harry R. Lewis '68, interim dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, sat down with The Crimson to discuss fundraising, computer science, and SEAS’s move to Allston.
During Thursday’s Commencement Day Afternoon Exercises, former Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick '78 told that he wanted them to feel “uneasy” about problems facing society, such as income inequality and climate change.
Ten people received honorary degrees from the University, including Yale President Peter Salovey and former Massachusetts governor Deval L. Patrick ’78.
Harvard is renaming its College deanship after a donation from alumni Ami K. Danoff ’84 and William A. Danoff ’82—marking the second time this year that the University has sold the naming rights to a major dean position.
In a year of campus challenges to her leadership, Drew Faust’s tactical side was on full display. The strategy of public non-engagement favored by Harvard’s eighth-year president has supporters fawning but some campus constituencies feeling disrespected.