Academics

Mass Hall, Fall 2017
College

Two Harvard Seniors Win International Rhodes Scholarships

Harvard seniors Terrens Muradzikwa ’18 and Mandela Patrick ’18 will continue their studies abroad at Oxford as international Rhodes Scholars.

Phi Beta Kappa 2017
College

Phi Beta Kappa 2017

University Hall, Fall 2017
Social Sciences Division

Forty-Eight Seniors in Class of 2018 Chosen for Phi Beta Kappa

The students will be formally inducted into the society on Nov. 29.

Harvard Undergraduate Concentrations by Year
College

Economics Remains Most Popular Concentration

Economics retained its position as the most popular concentration at the College this fall, with 671 undergraduates—​a slight increase from last year.

Harvard Undergraduate Concentrations by Year
Academics

Harvard Undergraduate Concentrations by Year

Professor Danielle Allen
College

Petition for Race and Ethnicity Research Center Draws Support

A petition for a University-wide research center for race and ethnicity has garnered over 500 votes on an online forum for Harvard affiliates over the last week.

Humanities Concentration Graph
College

Humanities Concentration Graph

Applied STEM Concentration Graph
College

Applied STEM Concentration Graph

Pure Sciences Concentration Graph
College

Pure Sciences Concentration Graph

Social Sciences Concentration Graph
College

Social Sciences Concentration Graph

Studying Beneath Annenberg
Academics

FM Imagines: Alternatives to Concentration and Secondary

FM imagines better labels.

Canvas
College

Midterm Season Sees New Technology

​As midterm season wears on, some courses have altered the way they administer their assessments by integrating technology into traditional exam formats.

Robinson Hall
FAS

History Department Courses Incorporate Digital Tools into Curriculum

“Soon people won’t even identify digital history as something different, because it will be so ingrained as part of the way people study history,” Gabriel Pizzorno said.

Math Common Room
Mathematics

'A Sort of Everyday Struggle'

Women in Harvard's math department report a bevy of inequalities—from a discouraging absence of female faculty to a culture of "math bro" condescension.

Academics

Steel Magnate Renames South Asia Institute with $25 Million Donation

Steel magnate Lakshmi N. Mittal and his family donated $25 million to establish an endowment at Harvard’s South Asia Institute, retitling the institute in his namesake.