Steel magnate Lakshmi N. Mittal and his family donated $25 million to establish an endowment at Harvard’s South Asia Institute, retitling the institute in his namesake.
Sunil Amrith said he was shocked to receive a phone call notifying him that he had won the grant, as he had no idea he had even been nominated.
The College’s Honor Council is increasing its outreach to students this semester as part of a broader push to grow the body’s influence on campus.
In the Economics 10 syllabus, Mankiw wrote that he would now “donate to charity all royalties earned from Ec 10 students’ purchase of these materials.”
This change in the categorization of some classes is the byproduct of a transition to a new General Education system set to take full effect in the fall of 2018.
This semester, students concentrating in History and Literature can take a course on fashion and slavery—and receive credit toward the concentration’s newly-created Ethnic Studies track.
Students shopping one of Harvard’s most popular undergraduate courses will arrive in Sanders Theater tomorrow to a changed CS50.
One lawyer said Harvard is unlikely to face lawsuits from students accused of cheating in CS50 because the cases are “awfully hard” to prosecute.