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Professor Mathias Risse said he has "given up making any predictions about enrollment" based on pre-term planning numbers after another shopping week started with students cramming themselves into classrooms across campus.
The Computer Science Division will offer a new course, Computer Science 125: “Algorithms and Complexity,” as a more advanced alternative to existing theory courses, starting this fall.
Freshman discuss with representatives from various math, engineering, and science concentrations during the academic fairs in the Science Center on Thursday, Aug.29.
Music professor Thomas F. Kelly speaks with a prospective student at the Academic Fair on Friday afternoon. Kelly explained, "I really love meeting a whole new freshman class...sometimes you just want to say, 'it's all going to be okay.'"
Students and department representatives gather at the Academic Fair on the Science Center Plaza on Friday afternoon. The annual fair held during Opening Days gives freshmen the opportunity to explore different departments.
Ellen Jang-Milsen '18 of Georgia fills out a questionnaire for the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the Academic Fair in the Science Center Plaza on Friday. Jang-Milsen, whose high school did not offer Russian, plans to study the language at Harvard.
A Russian nesting doll rests on the table for the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the Academic Fair in the Science Center Plaza on Friday.
Aimee P. Ricciardone, executive assistant at the Office for the Arts at Harvard, speaks with Ellie Y. Underwood '18 about dance opportunities at the Academic Fair on Friday in the Science Center Plaza. The Office for the Arts at Harvard holds multiple events to engage freshmen during Opening Days.
Physics professor and Leverett House Master Howard Georgi '67 shakes hands with Erik C. Owen '18 at the Academic Fair in the Science Center on Friday. Owen, who attended the humanities and sciences fairs, said he felt overwhelmed, adding "there are a lot more courses here than I ever would have thought."
A white plaster cast and its replicate rest near a 3D printing device at the SEAS table at the Academic Fair on Friday.
Harvard’s teaching fellows want a universal section cap, but administrators say the goal is neither needed nor practicable.
FAS’s administrator en vogue, Robert A. Lue is at the forefront of Harvard’s mission to be on the pedagogical cutting edge.
The Crimson’s annual survey of the graduating senior class, presented in words, graphs, and numbers.