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University Hall
College

An Autopsy of General Education

Deemed “failing on a variety of fronts,” Harvard College’s core curriculum was doomed to start.

HRO Rehearsal
College

Blurring the Extracurricular and Academic Divisions

With a new concentration in Theater, Dance, and Media, Harvard bridges the gap between academics and extracurricular activities.

The UC Votes Yes
College

The 'Yes' Voting Body

With its tendency to approve legislation, the Undergraduate Council may be straying away from taking more meaningful stances on campus issues.

Performing Latinidad
College

A Push for a Program

After decades of administrative shutdown, the College is set to launch its first formal program in Latino Studies, but many are calling for something more.

LOOK UP
Theater

Opportunity in Crisis: Selling the Humanities

As universities nationwide experience a crisis in the humanities, Harvard embarks on its first major fundraising campaign for the arts.

Professor Roy Gordon
Central Administration

Paying the Price

The University remains opposed to divesting its $35.9 billion endowment from fossil fuels, steadfast in the face of numerous sit-ins and demonstrations by students, alumni, and faculty affiliated with the activist group Divest Harvard.

Hymn at PBK
College

Hymn at PBK

Evan M. O'Dorney '15 listens as the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum performs a hymn by Oliver Wendell Holmes that O'Dorney set to music during the 2015 Phi Beta Kappa Literary Exercises on May 26 in Sanders Theatre.

Nerd Yoga
Student Groups

Nerd Yoga

Paul M. Widerman '83 helped Jeremy A. Kahn '90-'91 practice a head-stand during a lecture on yoga sponsored by Harvard's Society of Nerds and Geeks.

Society of Nerds and Geeks
College

Society of Nerds and Geeks

Jeremy A. Kahn '90-'91 introduces himself at the opening meeting of the Society of Nerds and Geeks.

Constanza M. Vidal Bustamante
College

Constanza M. Vidal Bustamante

Constanza M. Vidal Bustamante ’16 is a former President of the Harvard UWC Club.

FAS

Junior Faculty Win Abramson Award for Teaching

Associate professors Ruth Bielfeldt and Sarah S. Richardson were awarded the annual Roslyn Abramson Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching.

College

68 Undergraduates Win Hoopes Prize

The annual grant seeks to award students for “promoting, improving, and enhancing the quality of education...in literary, artistic, musical, scientific, historical, or other academic subject,” according to the Hoopes prize website.

books
College

For Low-Income Students, the Cost of Books Can Be a Burden

Even at a school acknowledged to have one of the most generous financial aid programs in academia, students at Harvard still run into barriers created by costly course materials.

Yang and Selman
Research

Donor Funds Ed School Research on Chinese Academic Stress

The China Lab at the Harvard Graduate School of Education has received a donation pledge of $100,000 to fund a research project focused on reducing academic stress in the Chinese school system.

College

Committee Finds Attendance Study Did Not Violate Harvard Policy

The Committee on the Oversight of Electronic Communications found that a controversial attendance study conducted last spring did not violate the University’s Policy on Access to Electronic Information.

Senior survey header
Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers

Wedding Bells
Seniors

Wedding Bells 2015

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall
Features

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’