Academics

Center for European Studies
Academics

Center for European Studies

Steph Burt: Out in Academia
Office of Career Services

Steph Burt: Out in Academia

English professor Steph Burt speaks during Monday afternoon’s “Out in Academia” talk, which took place in the Dudley House common room.

Student Life

Center for European Studies Offers Secondary Field

​This fall, the Center for European Studies unveiled a secondary field in European History, Politics, and Societies.

Student Groups

Harvard Students Help Create Unofficial Admissions Guide

​A group of students from Harvard and several other universities have produced and distributed a free college admissions guide to about 40,000 public school leaders nationwide.

Inelastic Demand
College

Inelastic Demand

Students enrolled in Harvard’s introductory economics course must now purchase loose-leaf copies of N. Gregory Mankiw’s Principles of Microeconomics as well as a code to online materials. The course continues to face criticism for being too costly as a required and introductory course for Economics concentrators.

College

Four Graduate Schools Join my.harvard Student Portal

Four graduate schools joined the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Harvard Divinity School on my.harvard, the University’s online student information system, this fall.

Inelastic Demand
College

Students Criticize New Ec 10 Textbooks; Mankiw Defends

Students in the College’s introductory economics class are criticizing the new textbook. But the course’s professor and the textbook’s author said the new system is worth the pricetag.

Statistics Concentrators Graph
Statistics

Statistics Concentrators Graph

FAS

New American Sign Language Class Draws Significant Interest

An American Sign Language course is drawing significant interest among undergraduates.

CS50 Lecture
Student Life

CS50 Expands Office Hour Locations to HSA

Computer Science 50: “Introduction to Computer Science I,” the College’s extremely popular and notoriously carnival-like introductory computer science course, will use part of the fourth floor of the Harvard Student Agencies building to hold additional office hours during the fall semester.

Course Enrollment Graph Fall 2016
Academics

Course Enrollment Graph Fall 2016

College

Students Express Confusion, Approval in Ged Ed Program Changes

​As shopping week comes to a close, some students said they were still unclear how Gen Ed changes applied to them.

College

Ninety-five Seniors Join Phi Beta Kappa

​Rejoicing with smiles, shouts, and hurried text messages to parents, 95 members of the Class of 2016 found out they had been elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society in an email on Wednesday.

Computer Science

CS50 Looks Ahead to Second Year at Yale

​After an inaugural year that featured impressive enrollment numbers and an unprecedented undergraduate teaching program, the staff of CS50, Harvard’s flagship introductory computer science course, is gearing up for its second year at Yale.

College

64 Undergraduates Receive Annual Hoopes Prize

​Sixty-four undergraduates learned Wednesday that they had received the College’s Hoopes Prize, an award that recognizes outstanding scholarly work or research. The majority of this year’s awardees received the prize for their senior theses or senior projects.