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Teaching Town Hall
College

Campaigning with Limits

Harvard’s teaching fellows want a universal section cap, but administrators say the goal is neither needed nor practicable.

Year in Review - Rob Lue
Academics

The 21st Century Pedagogue

FAS’s administrator en vogue, Robert A. Lue is at the forefront of Harvard’s mission to be on the pedagogical cutting edge.

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Undergraduate Council

Interactive Feature: The Class of 2014, By the Numbers

The Crimson’s annual survey of the graduating senior class, presented in words, graphs, and numbers.

College

PBK Elects Final 92 in Pre-Commencement Ceremony

Harvard’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa welcomed its last batch of graduating seniors on Tuesday morning.

College

Students, UC Outraged at Decision to Withhold Course Difficulty Ratings

Responding to what Undergraduate Council President Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15 described as possibly “the dumbest decision” he has seen administrators make this year, undergraduates expressed outrage Friday about a recent announcement that the Q Guide will no longer display course difficulty ratings.

College Administration

Q Guide Will No Longer Display Difficulty Score, Harris Says

The decision was officially made during a Faculty Council meeting on September 25, according to Secretary of the Faculty Susan L. Lively.

The New Resident Dean
Pforzheimer

Pforzheimer House Welcomes New Resident Dean

Brigitte Libby was named the next resident dean of Pforzheimer House, Co-Master Anne Harrington '82 announced in an email to the Pfoho community on Friday.

House Life

Faculty Votes In Favor of New Course Credit System, Gender Neutral Housing

Starting in the fall of 2015, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences will adopt a course credit system that will open up the possibility for a wide range of new course offerings worth fewer than four credits each.

College

Faculty Council Approves Honor Code Proposal, Advancing Legislation to Full Faculty

The legislation will likely go before the full Faculty for a vote next Tuesday.

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College Administration

Honor Code Would Face Tough Challenges in Inculcating Culture Shift

Those charged with implementing the honor code may encounter hurdles created by a restructured disciplinary system and a community that may be apathetic to the policy’s purpose.

Lining Up Harvard's Proposed Honor Code
Academics

Lining Up Harvard's Proposed Honor Code

College Administration

Registrar’s Office To Launch New Course Catalog in 2015

The move is part of a larger plan to launch a centralized student information system, which will provide one online platform for students across all 12 Harvard schools.

Lining Up Harvard's Proposed Honor Code
College Administration

Honor Proposal Would Catch Harvard Up, Incrementally, With the Times

While some members of the committee that drafted the proposal acknowledge its limited scope, they maintain that changes to Harvard’s disciplinary process must be incremental to be effective.

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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.

Adventures in Separation and Spain
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Adventures in Separation and Spain

Dare to Dye
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Dare to Dye

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Dos Besos

A World Cup Malcontent
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A World Cup Malcontent