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History of Science

Professor Wins History of Science Award

The Sarton Medal is awarded every year to a scholar from the international community and is considered one of the highest honors in the history of science field.

PBK Breakdown
Academics

PBK Breakdown

PBK Breakdown
College

Phi Beta Kappa Announces 'Senior 48'

Five of the seniors concentrate in Social Studies, which was the most common major among the inductees.

College

Controversial Study Photographed 29 Courses in Total

Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching researchers photographed students in 29 courses during a controversial attendance study last spring, the researchers said Thursday when pressed to disclose the exact number of courses studied.

Academics

Declaration of Concentration

When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for a sophomore to commit to a concentration, mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the concentration.

Steve Ballmer Gives Back
College

Today In Photos (11/13/2014)

Probably Full
College

Bol Notifies Students Affected by Controversial Attendance Study

While it did not offer more information on the courses involved, Bol’s email to affected students provided details on how cameras were used in classrooms.

College

Undergrad Ed Group Debates Accessibility of Q Difficulty Scores

At the semester’s final Committee on Undergraduate Education meeting Wednesday, students, faculty, and administrators discussed ways to improve the difficulty component of the evaluation tool.

College

TFs Air Qualms About Gen Ed in Town Hall

The issue of section size spurred heated discussion among the TFs, many of whom said they could not provide adequate feedback and time for students in sections of 18 or more students.

Lights, Camera, CS50
Computer Science

News Analysis: Potential CS50 Partnership Could Model Future Collaboration

If approved, Yale's proposal to adopt a version of CS50 could lay the foundation for a new model of inter-university curricular partnerships in an era of institutional experimentation with online education.

Harvard Business School

With Inaugural Success, HBX Eyes Expansion

The Business School’s digital learning initiative is expanding to international and corporate clients following the success of its inaugural online courses that saw an 85 percent completion rate.

Student Life

Halfway Through the Semester?!

Heads up, Harvard students: the fall semester is rapidly coming to a close.

Academics

Concentrations That Could Use More Media

Last week, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences announced that is likely to create a new undergraduate concentration in Theater, Dance, and Media. We weren’t sure exactly how “media” fit into all of this. But we thought it was a good idea. So good, in fact, that we thought that some other concentrations that could also benefit from a little dose of media.

Bureau of Study Counsel
College

As Term Progresses, Bureau of Study Counsel Backed Up

Many students who have sought peer tutoring from the Bureau of Study Counsel this fall are still waiting to be assigned tutors as the semester draws on, due in large part to high demand and a shortage of tutors.

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

A Cross-Country Battle over American Higher Education.

STANTING TALL
Football

Harvard-Yale 2014

Playing with the Rules
Scrutiny

Playing With The Rules

Highlight

Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

Art Museum Feature
Visual Arts

Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads