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Freshman Dean’s Office Announces New Awards for Freshmen

​Award season is in full swing at Harvard. In addition to the usual slate of Fulbright and Rhodes scholars, this spring will bring with it a new set of prizes for freshmen, along with a cohort of advising award winners announced Thursday.

Marketing The Humanities
Advising

Marketing The Humanities

Members of a Harvard College alumni panel gather with freshmen in the Barker Center to discuss financial opportunity for those choosing to pursue a degree in the humanities. During Harvard’s Advising Fortnight, departments across the college host numerous events to attract potential concentrators.

Marketing The Humanities
Advising

Marketing the Humanities

A number of events over Advising Fortnight fit into the larger trend of job-oriented marketing within the Arts and Humanities as many concentrations seek to attract more students and address their career concerns through an increase in job-focused advising events, alumni interactions, and published materials.

Advising Fortnight - Classics
Advising

Good Degree, Better Food: Best Harvard Concentrations

As Advising Fortnight draws to a close, students and faculty alike vie for the attention of freshmen at various concentration events. Of course, the best way to to get college students to like you or to sign up for your stuff is to shower them with free things. So, for the overwhelmed freshmen trying to choose a concentration, Flyby has a foolproof way to narrow down your choices: It all comes down to food.

Littauer
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Full-Time Advisers Make Economics Department More Intimate

As freshmen interested in Economics flood the department's Advising Fortnight events, they will interact with an advising structure that looks very different from five years ago.

Advising Fortnight
Student Life

Advising Fortnight

Kate Brady ’19 makes conversation with a Social Studies concentration adviser at the Social Studies Ice Cream Social Tuesday afternoon. The event was one of the many events being hosted by all 49 concentrations as part of Advising Fortnight, a two-week period of events, panels, and office hours intended to help freshmen discover more about their possible future concentrations.

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Superhero Capes and Conversation Launch Advising Fortnight

Members of the Advising Programs Office donned bright-red capes at the packed kickoff for the Advising Fortnight in Annenberg Hall on Monday, allowing freshmen to learn about the College's 49 concentrations.

Harvard's Widener Library
College

Consulting Harvard

Tiger Club Tutoring is just one of many student-run college admissions consulting businesses springing up across the nation; it’s also just one of many student-run college admissions consulting businesses at Harvard.

College

Advising Award Ceremonies Combined This Year

​The Undergraduate Council and the Advising Programs Office will present their respective advising awards in a single ceremony for the first time this spring.

An Evening Chat
College

An Evening Chat

Aisha Bhoori '18, an active Crimson executive, William C. Sack '17, Resident Tutor Omobolaji O. Ogunsola, and Master's Aide James S. Ramsey chat about classes in the dining hall of Pforzheimer House.

Year in Photos: Housing Day
College

House Life Survey Part II: Advising and Facilities

Results of a recent Crimson survey indicate that most students are generally satisfied with House resources, although they may not be involved with their residences day-to-day.

Bureau of Study Counsel
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College Makes Two Offices Title IX Confidential Resources

Counselors at the Bureau of Study Counsel, the College’s Office of BGLTQ Student Life, and College peer counseling groups—unless legally compelled—will not disclose undergraduate reports of sexual harassment to a University Title IX coordinator or third party without the student’s permission.

UC Meeting
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UC Sets Presidential Election Timeline

The winning ticket in the Undergraduate Council's top race will be announced November 19.

Connecting Justice and History
College

History Professors Showcase Research at Department Panel

Professors discuss the relevance and application of their research projects at a panel called "History is Everything / Everything is History."

Quincy House Sophomore Dinner
On Campus

Quincy House Sophomore Dinner

“Your house will be your family,” said Quincy House Master Deborah J. Gehrke at the Harry Potter-themed sophomore dinner Wednesday. She said the event served to introduce sophomores to the resources offered through the house and to strengthen house community.