Harvard’s approval was the final step necessary for a joint Harvard-Yale CS50 venture, which was first reported in The Crimson in October and approved by Yale faculty in early November.
Faculty and students in the proliferating computer science program say that it should build upon Harvard’s liberal arts tradition and expand existing interdisciplinary offerings.
Many Harvard students drew on personal experiences in the days following the announcement to argue that the new program will have a positive impact on undocumented students and families.
The former Lowell House resident will study at Oxford next fall and plans to pursue an M.Phil in economics.
Kim wrote that he could “only cringe at [his] sheer stupidity and immaturity” and felt he “betrayed the very community that [he] had intimately become a part of and come to love.”
Allston residents demanded solutions to what they called chronic problems, particularly competition for parking from construction workers, at a tense Harvard-Allston Task Force meeting Monday night.