The Modern World field allows students to more easily explore topics such as migration and diaspora at a time when many students have been calling for increased ethnic studies course offerings and an ethnic studies department.
In total, 48 seniors will be inducted into the oldest undergraduate honor society in the United States, joining the 24 students selected last spring.
Hundreds of sophomores gathered in Annenberg Hall Thursday to celebrate the passing of the College’s concentration declaration deadline.
In an Oct. 20 report, Princeton’s Task Force on General Education wrote that it had consulted a series of peer institutions, including Harvard
Students in Spanish 126: Performing Latinidad process through the yard costumed as a taco truck as a part of a performance piece exploring latinx experiences in the United States. The procession made stops around Harvard Yard for a poetry reading, a coordinated spoken word piece, and other acted performances commenting on anti-latinx discourse in the 2016 presidential election.
The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is projected to see increased numbers of undergraduate concentrators when sophomores declare their fields of study on Nov. 17, continuing a trend of fast growth since 2007.
As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton make the final push before Election Day on Nov. 8, Harvard faculty are working to integrate the historic moment into their teaching.
The Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights recently selected 13 students to participate in the inaugural Human Rights Studies Working Group, which will expose students to opportunities and resources related to human rights.
The vast majority of 115 academic dishonesty cases the College’s Honor Council heard last academic year occurred in courses offered in the Sciences Division or the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, according to the adjudicating body’s first-ever annual report.
Some student leaders who have sought greater ethnic representation in Harvard’s academic offerings said they found the new European Studies secondary disheartening.
This fall, the Center for European Studies unveiled a secondary field in European History, Politics, and Societies.