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Academics

Concentrations That Could Use More Media

Last week, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences announced that is likely to create a new undergraduate concentration in Theater, Dance, and Media. We weren’t sure exactly how “media” fit into all of this. But we thought it was a good idea. So good, in fact, that we thought that some other concentrations that could also benefit from a little dose of media.

Bureau of Study Counsel
College

As Term Progresses, Bureau of Study Counsel Backed Up

Many students who have sought peer tutoring from the Bureau of Study Counsel this fall are still waiting to be assigned tutors as the semester draws on, due in large part to high demand and a shortage of tutors.

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

A Cross-Country Battle over American Higher Education.

College

College To Begin Honor Council Nomination Process

Administrators will begin accepting nominations next week to fill undergraduate positions on the student-faculty Honor Council that will adjudicate academic integrity cases starting next fall.

 English Department
College

5 Conflicting Tips for Picking Your Concentration

What better way is there to procrastinate making the decision that may determine your entire financial career than by reading tips on how to make said decision? Here’s Flyby’s list of (sometimes conflicting) tips for choosing your concentration.

Hong Kong: Origins of the Crisis
On Campus

Hong Kong: Origins of the Crisis

Dalena Wright, center, senior fellow at the Ash Center, speaks at the event "Hong Kong: Origins of the Crisis" in CGIS-South on Wednesday.

Academics

Proposed Concentration Sparks Anticipation, Questions for Art Lovers

Students involved in the arts on campus expressed excitement at the newly proposed ‘Theater, Dance, and Media’ concentration.

FAS

Teaching Campaign Gets Another Endorsement, Plans Outreach

The Teaching Campaign secured an endorsement from the Committee on Degrees in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality last Thursday, as it bumped up efforts to rally undergraduate support.

University Hall
Theater

Harvard Likely To Offer Concentration in ‘Theater, Dance, and Media’

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences is likely to adopt a new concentration in “Theater, Dance, and Media” to begin enrolling undergraduates in fall 2015, University officials announced on Monday.

History Is Everything
College

Professors Discuss Diversity, Relevance of History

Six professors shared the everyday implications of history during the third annual “History is Everything, Everything is History” talk Wednesday afternoon.

College

Third Gen Ed Town Hall Draws Deans, Four Students

At the meeting, which was held by a committee charged with reviewing the General Education program, students and administrators discussed the purpose of Gen Ed.

Public Symposium on public service
FAS

Public Symposium on public service

Dean Michael D. Smith, far right, moderates a symposium on the intersection between public service and academics.

 English Department
GSAS

Campaign To Reduce Section Sizes Gathers Momentum

A campaign for smaller sections started by GSAS students garnered the endorsement of the English Department, which on Tuesday voted unanimously in favor of a motion to limit section sizes to 12 students.

Academics

Princeton Grade Deflation Reversal Disappoints Some Here

Princeton’s faculty voted Monday to immediately terminate the policy, which mandated that no more than 35 percent of grades awarded by each department could fall in the A range.

Books
College

Undergrad Initiative Aims To Revitalize Humanities

The students at the meeting emphasized the need for a more visible, centralized place to explore post-graduation applications of the humanities outside of traditional paths like professional school or academia.

Hockey
Men's Ice Hockey

Hockey Preview 2014

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

blood handprint
Arts

Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy
Columns

Where Did All The Ideas Go?