Faculty Meeting

Report Shows Increase in Faculty Diversity Over Past Ten Years

​The proportion of Harvard’s tenured faculty who are women or people of color jumped from 30.8 percent to 39.2 percent over the past decade.

In Bright Red Lanyards, Prefrosh Take Visitas

Prefrosh watched a collection of musical performances at “Visitas Palooza,” attended a dessert tasting in Ticknor Lounge, and sang karaoke in Eliot House Grille.

Former College Dean Attacks Social Group Penalties in Washington Post Op-Ed

“Using ‘nondiscrimination’ as a cudgel against students’ private associations is odiously patronizing," Former Dean of the College Harry R. Lewis ’68 wrote in the op-ed.

Juniors Ponder Time at Harvard, Future at Reflection Event

​Dozens of juniors gathered in the Science Center to reflect on past experiences, their “sense of self,” and future plans three years into their time at the College.

Danielle Allen Rises Through Harvard’s Ranks

Danielle S. Allen’s meteoric rise at Harvard is the latest step in a distinguished career as a political theorist and classicist.

Tiësto Draws Hundreds to Yardfest Amid Rain and Mud

Some students unfamiliar with Tiësto before the concert still screamed every time the bass dropped or a blast of smoke blew across the stage.

Harvard Profs, Faust Join March for Science

“We march because our future depends on the future of science," said University President Drew G. Faust.

UC Passes Caucus Legislation Semester After Defeat

​The Undergraduate Council unanimously passed legislation formally establishing of caucuses Sunday.



Electrifying Yardfest

For subsequent Yardfests, Harvard should look to not only to bolster its performers but also to give support to the student events that complement the concert.


The Importance of Being a Citizen Too

I hope, though, that those of us who ultimately become leaders will remember to be citizens, too. I hope that we will remember those whom we serve and why we serve them.


White House Visits and Rebel Flags


Feeling the Heat


Beyond Color

Harvard Researchers Discover Second Declaration of Independence Manuscript

​Two Harvard researchers have uncovered a second parchment manuscript of the Declaration of Independence—the only additional manuscript of its type ever to be found.

Hist & Lit to Offer Ethnic Studies

Undergraduates concentrating in History and Literature will now be able to specialize in an ethnic studies field.

New Club Approval System Looks to Prevent Student Group Overlap

The Undergraduate Council's Rules Committee will only recommend new student groups for approval if they are not too similar to existing ones as part of a College-wide charge to limit redundancies​ in student organizations.

Diversity and Isolation

'Party of One': Diversity and Isolation in Harvard's Faculty

These stories provide a window into what it’s like to be an underrepresented minority professor at Harvard, an old and powerful institution that has openly struggled with faculty diversity in the past and present.


Women's Rugby

Women's Rugby Edges Dartmouth for Ivy 7s Championship

Coming off a pool play loss against the Big Green in Hanover, N.H., the Crimson executed a second half comeback in a low-scoring affair to claim its second consecutive 7s rugby Ivy League championship.


Kendrick Lamar, "DAMN."

A ‘DAMN.’ Disappointment from a Prodigious Artist

Lamar may be more brilliant and more nuanced than other rappers. He may be flat out more talented than anyone in the general vicinity of a microphone. But on “DAMN,” he does his best to obscure that ability almost beyond recognition.