The Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights recently selected 13 students to participate in the inaugural Human Rights Studies Working Group, which will expose students to opportunities and resources related to human rights.
The vast majority of 115 academic dishonesty cases the College’s Honor Council heard last academic year occurred in courses offered in the Sciences Division or the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, according to the adjudicating body’s first-ever annual report.
Some student leaders who have sought greater ethnic representation in Harvard’s academic offerings said they found the new European Studies secondary disheartening.
This fall, the Center for European Studies unveiled a secondary field in European History, Politics, and Societies.
A group of students from Harvard and several other universities have produced and distributed a free college admissions guide to about 40,000 public school leaders nationwide.
Students enrolled in Harvard’s introductory economics course must now purchase loose-leaf copies of N. Gregory Mankiw’s Principles of Microeconomics as well as a code to online materials. The course continues to face criticism for being too costly as a required and introductory course for Economics concentrators.
Four graduate schools joined the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Harvard Divinity School on my.harvard, the University’s online student information system, this fall.
Students in the College’s introductory economics class are criticizing the new textbook. But the course’s professor and the textbook’s author said the new system is worth the pricetag.
An American Sign Language course is drawing significant interest among undergraduates.
Computer Science 50: “Introduction to Computer Science I,” the College’s extremely popular and notoriously carnival-like introductory computer science course, will use part of the fourth floor of the Harvard Student Agencies building to hold additional office hours during the fall semester.