Academics

College

Music Department to Adopt New Curriculum Beginning Fall 2017

The Department of Music will adopt a new undergraduate curriculum beginning in fall 2017, decreasing the number of courses concentrators must take and making more courses eligible for concentration credit.

Spring Evening on the Charles
Academics

How to Motivate Yourself after Spring Break

In a post-spring break funk? Check out these tips for finding inspiration to tackle your school work.

Research

First Sample of Solid Metallic Hydrogen Lost

A month after two Harvard physicists published results detailing the synthesis of the first-ever sample of solid metallic hydrogen, the researchers have lost the sample after trying to further analyze it.

Proposed Class Schedule of Allston and Cambridge Classes
Allston

Proposed Class Schedule of Allston and Cambridge Classes

Barker Center
College

History and Literature Seniors Submit Theses

Drained after months of work, seniors at the College are beginning to finish their theses, and History and Literature concentrators turned in their works this week.

Students Who Leave graphic
College

Students Who Leave graphic

Mark Bode
Academics

Standing Alone: Advanced Standing At Harvard

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education Noël Bisson declines to disclose the exact number of students currently pursuing advanced standing at the College, but says the contingent is “tiny.”

Mark Bode
Academics

Mark Bode

Mark Bode ‘17 is one of a minuscule group of students pursuing advanced standing—meaning he will graduate this spring, after just three years at Harvard.

The Protest Lecturer
Student Life

From the Lectern to the Loudspeaker

Recent events—most notably, President Donald Trump's election—have stirred an activist's sensibility in some Harvard professors.

College

Q Guide Will Contain Two Questions on Textbook Costs

The Committee on Undergraduate Education also discussed a potential new schedule to be introduced ahead of the opening of Harvard’s new SEAS complex in Allston.

College

Smith to Address Student Textbook Prices, UC Says

At a meeting with Undergraduate Council leaders Friday, University President Drew G. Faust said she will ask Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Michael D. Smith to discuss the rising costs of textbooks.

Largest Courses Graph
Academics

Largest Courses Graph

New Frontiers
Academics

New Frontiers

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University, located on 38 Kirkland St., is opening up a new field office in Tunisia.

Memorial at Midnight
Events

This Semester Has to Be Better, Right?

Last semester definitely did not rank in our top ten favorite. What promise does this semester hold?

my.Harvard courses
Academics

my.Harvard courses

my.Harvard's landing page is looking rather sleek these days.