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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.

FAS

Semester’s Final Faculty Meeting Focuses on Gen Ed Criticisms

While Faculty members largely said they agree with the founding principles of the program, they denounced the program for counting departmental courses for Gen Ed credit.

Entrepreneurship Final Project Fair
College

Two Projects Win Social Entrepreneurship Conference

The course, which is taught by GSE professor Fernando M. Reimers, meets at the Harvard Innovation Lab and seeks to promote sustainable educational innovations.

College

Report Says Gen Ed Program Is 'Failing' on Many Fronts

The report lists about two dozen grievances about the program, voiced by undergraduates, teaching fellows, administrators, and faculty members in the past year.

College

Center of Attention

For students who choose to pursue courses in which they are they only student enrolled—dubbed "n=1" classes—the personalized attention enhances their learning, but the lack of fellow students can hinder their experience.

Harvard University Press
Books

Harvard University Press

Harvard University Press, founded in 1913, must seek to adapt to the digital age while still maintaining its distinguished academic reputation.

Harvard University Press
Features

Printing in the Digital Age

Beginning its second century, Harvard University Press is rethinking and modernizing the methods of academic publishing while maintaining its traditional standards for the works that carry the Harvard name on their spines.

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’