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BSC Open Forum
Student Life

Despite Student Concerns, College Says BSC Move Will Not Affect Privacy

Administrators say they will not use information gathered from students’ meetings with Bureau of Study Counsel counselors for disciplinary purposes.

Student Life

Theater Concentration Courts Potential Concentrators

The professor who spearheaded the initiative to create the Theater, Dance, and Media concentration is turning his efforts to attracting both current students and admitted members of the Class of 2019.

Divest Harvard Enters Emerson Hall
On Campus

Divest Harvard Enters Emerson Hall

Chloe S. Maxmin '15 leads a group of Divest Harvard protesters into Emerson Hall in an attempt to confront University President Drew G. Faust, who attended an event in the building.

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Teaching Campaign Prepares To Deliver Petition

With 1,827 signatures as of Wednesday, the Harvard Teaching Campaign is making a final push for signatures on a petition that calls for a 12-student cap on section sizes before delivering it to administrators.

Divest Harvard: Faith Day
FAS

Faculty for Divestment Brings Advocacy to Classrooms

Twenty members of Harvard Faculty for Divestment have agreed to speak about divestment to their students amid demonstrations by activist group Divest Harvard.

College

Microbial Sciences Initiative Aims To Attract Undergraduates

Microbial Sciences Initiative, an interdepartmental and interschool initiative founded in 2003, hopes to engage more students from Harvard College as well as microbial scientists from the Boston area.

Econ Tutoring
College

Econ Tutoring

Stephen A. Turban '17, an economics concentrator, seeks help during the new student-led Economics Question Center, which runs Sunday-Thursday. Turban said that "office hours are the biggest thing people miss out on in college."

College

Student Information Systems Office Looks to Hire Students

The new student information system, which will be rolled out in FAS and the Divinity School in the fall, will allow students to file study cards and add/drop forms electronically.

Academic Breakdown of 'Junior 24'
College

Academic Breakdown of 'Junior 24'

Social sciences was the most represented in the Class of 2016's "Junior 24" elected to Harvard's chapter of honor society Phi Beta Kappa.

College

Departments Prepare Potential Thesis Writers

According to faculty and staff from several departments, requiring or suggesting prospective thesis writers to draft proposals can help them develop their topics and planning summer research.

Academic Breakdown of 'Junior 24'
College

Phi Beta Kappa Elects 'Junior 24' for Class of 2016

The Mathematics Department was most heavily represented with three concentrators among the elected.

Updates on the Honor Council
College

College Stalls Plans for Ad Board Database Meant To Increase Transparency

The Administrative Board has repeatedly pushed the database’s target release date back, amid concerns that the summaries could compromise the privacy of individual students.

Questions on Counseling
College

Students Voice Privacy Concerns in Advance of BSC's Move

Several students who attended a town hall discussion raised concerns about student privacy in advance of the Bureau of Study Counsel’s move back to the purview of Harvard College.

Advising Fortnight - Classics
College

Freshman Advising Fortnight Garners Mixed Response

While some freshmen say that Advising Fortnight is useful for exploring diverse concentration options, others say events are impersonal and inconveniently scheduled.

Theater

Faculty Approve Theater Concentration, Affirmation of Integrity

Faculty of Arts and Sciences members voted unanimously in favor of legislation requiring students at the College to make an affirmation of integrity, and for the establishment of a new Theater, Dance, and Media concentration.

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard