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English

#tbt: Let Them Eat Keats

In 1955, English replaced Government as the most popular concentration among Harvard College freshmen. That’s right—back in the days before Sparknotes, hundreds of undergrads willingly signed up for English classes way before “Chick Lit” was even an option.

College

2012-2013 Ad Board Stats Reflect Three-Fold Spike in Academic Dishonesty Cases

According to the statistics, 97 students involved in academic integrity cases were required to withdraw in 2012-2013, the year that saw Harvard’s largest cheating investigation in recent memory.

The Class of 2015's 'Junior 24'
College

The Class of 2015's 'Junior 24'

The Class of 2015's 'Junior 24'
Academics

PBK Announces ‘Junior 24’ for the Class of 2015

Phi Beta Kappa’s “Junior 24”—the first 24 members of the Class of 2015 to be elected to the organization’s Harvard chapter— were announced Tuesday.

Holden Chapel
Religion

Holden Chapel

Completed in 1744, Holden Chapel is the third oldest building at Harvard and one of the oldest college building in the nation. Holden Chapel is located in Holden Quadrangle in Harvard Yard.

Academics

Faculty Will Discuss Proposed Honor Code at Faculty Meeting Tuesday

Faculty members will discuss a proposed student honor code, the passage of which would require students to make an affirmation of integrity, at their monthly meeting Tuesday.

Advising

Advising Programs Office To Create New Website

In the hopes of allowing students to better explore academic options and access information, the Advising Program Office plans to create a new, easier to navigate website for the 2014-2015 school year.

College

With Deadlines Looming, Thesis Writers Ready for Relief

As a batch of thesis deadlines rapidly approaches, seniors who have spent the past year or more researching, writing, and revising expressed relief that they were close to finishing what is often a student’s most massive academic undertaking.

Balancing Academics and Athletics
Student Life

Balancing Academics and Athletics

A member of the women's hockey team jogs across Anderson Bridge to get to practice.

College Life

Committee Refines Honor Board Language as Proposal Moves Forward

Members of the Academic Integrity Committee are in the process of refining the language of a draft proposal for a student-faculty judiciary board that would hear academic dishonesty cases included as a part of what would be the College’s first honor code.

Deadlines for Dropping Classes at Harvard and Peer Institutions
Academics

For Indecisive Students, Add/Drop Seen as an Extended Shopping Period

Undergraduates are given a week to shop courses at the beginning of each semester, but for many of the thousands who took advantage of the add/drop deadline on Feb. 24, one week is not enough time to gauge whether or not they will succeed in the course.

Deadlines for Dropping Classes at Harvard and Peer Institutions
Academics

Deadlines for Dropping Classes at Harvard and Peer Institutions

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Folklore and Mythology

Courses You Should Have Taken

Another Fifth Monday has come and gone, and everyone’s schedules have been finalized. While some of us are already regretting not dropping Math 21a, others are more than thrilled with their schedules. A select group of students had the ingenuity to choose courses that are truly out-of-the-box.

Sciences Division

OEB Concentration Renamed Integrative Biology

The Organismic and Evolutionary Biology concentration will be renamed Integrative Biology, according to an email announcement sent to concentrators Thursday.

The Art of Reading
Humanities Division

The Art of Reading

Humanities professor Homi K. Bhabha teaches Humanities 11c: Frameworks: The Art of Reading, a new course that allows students to approach reading as a practice of interpretation.

House Art Cover Wallpaper
Visual Arts

Art House

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance