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Excavation Results Day
Student Life

More Remnants of Indian College in Yard Emerge

After discovering the foundation of the Indian College in previous digs, students said that the discovery of a “clay cap” basement structure could shed new light on life at the school, which was erected in 1655 and dismantled in 1698.

Anthropology 1130: Holes
Anthropology

The Secret Life of Anthropology 1130

Dig a little deeper, and it gets all the more intriguing.

Anthropology 1130: Holes
Anthropology

Anthropology 1130: Holes

Anthropology 1130: Holes

Science

Anthropologist Shares Tales of Conservation, Discovery

Wright has spent the last three decades of her life working to protect Madagascar's rainforests and bring economic development to the nation's citizens.

Hands-on history
Museums

Archaeology Fair Sheds Light on Harvard of Yore

Fair participants dug in Harvard Yard, played a Mesoamerican ballgame, and studied 17th century Harvard relics, among other activities.

Peabody
Museums

Pioneering Anthropologist, Prolific Teacher, Dies

Former Chair of the Anthropology Department Irven DeVore, who taught generations of Harvard undergraduates a lotteried class popularly known as “Sex”, died last week at age 80.

Tozzer Library
Social Sciences Division

Anthropology Library Reopens

The project renovated the nearly 40-year-old library and centralized the offices of the faculty in the Anthropology Department, who were previously spread across campus.

Indian College Excavations
Anthropology

Undergraduates Begin Excavations in Yard

Undergraduates taking Anthropology 1130: “The Archaeology of Harvard Yard” will be excavating in Harvard Yard for a fifth year as a part of the Harvard Yard Archeology Project.

Kimberly Theidon
Central Administration

Former Anthropology Professor Plans To Sue University

Kimberly Theidon has withdrawn her complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination with intent to file a lawsuit against the University.

Kimberly Theidon
FAS

Professor Files Charge Alleging University Violated Title IX in Denying Her Tenure

Theidon alleges that the denial was in retaliation for her public expressions of support for sexual assault victims, as well as for complaining that she was not receiving the same pay as her male colleagues.

William James Hall
College

At William James, News of Alumnus's Death Came Late to Many

For most of those who work and study in William James Hall, the news that a 2006 College graduate jumped to his death from the building’s balcony last Thursday came in the form of passed notes, informal emails, and for some, not at all.

Stanley J. Tambiah
Politics

Stanley J. Tambiah

Anthropology professor emeritus Stanley J. Tambiah was a well-known scholar of Buddhism and South Asia.

Stanley J. Tambiah
Social Sciences Division

Tambiah, Prominent Anthropologist, Remembered as Loving Scholar

Anthropology professor emeritus Stanley J. Tambiah, described by colleagues as one of the giants of 20th century anthropology, was known for his studies of Buddhism and South Asia.

Time Capsule
Anthropology

Anthropology Department Makes Time Capsule

One hundred years from Thursday, future Harvard administrators will have the opportunity to open up a time capsule from the year 2013, which will contain—amongst other objects—a used Post-it pad, a first-generation iPhone, Wednesday’s edition of The Crimson, and a can of Coke Zero.

Social Sciences Division

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STANTING TALL
Football

Harvard-Yale 2014

Playing with the Rules
Scrutiny

Playing With The Rules

Highlight

Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

Art Museum Feature
Visual Arts

Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads