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Tiffanie Ting Appointed House Dean in Cabot

Tiffanie L. Ting, who served as acting dean in Currier House last spring and as a tutor there since 2008, was appointed as Cabot House’s new dean on July 17.

Emily-Stokes Reese
House Life

Cabot Resident Dean To Leave Harvard

Emily W. Stokes-Rees, resident dean of Cabot House, will leave Harvard this summer for a tenure-track position at Syracuse University.


Cabot House to Place Time Capsule in Cupola

Renovations on the cupola of Cabot House’s Briggs Hall have prompted the creation of a time capsule, which current students will fill with reflections on their college experiences and letters to future generations of Cabot residents.

Housing Day: Cabot
On Campus

Housing Day: Cabot

Cabot House students storm the Yard on the morning of Housing Day.

Wavin' Flag
On Campus

Wavin' Flag

Cabot House students show off their pride on the morning of Housing Day before delivering housing assignments to freshmen.

Wavin' Flag

Housing Day Shadow: Cabot

I awoke at 6 a.m. on March 13 to the hiss of my radiator and the loud, excited chatter of my blockmates in the hallway. It was Housing Day morning, my first as an upperclassman in Cabot House. I debated with myself whether to get up at all, anticipating the faces of freshmen—ranging from (hopefully) indifferent to (probably) teary-eyed—whose fates I would soon deliver.

Cabot Takes Thayer
On Campus

Cabot Takes Thayer

Cabot House students rush into Thayer Hall to deliver housing assignments on Housing Day in the spring.

Cabot Procession
House Life

For Cabot Master, Deanship Will Be a Balancing Act

When Cabot House Co-Master Rakesh Khurana becomes the College’s top administrator on July 1, he will be at the helm of both the Quad House he calls home and Harvard’s flagship school.

Rakesh Khurana Interview

In Cabot House, Khuranas Reflect on Year Ahead

Cabot House Co-Master Rakesh Khurana will be spending more time in University Hall next fall after he takes the helm of Harvard College, but he and Co-Master Stephanie R. Khurana said that they will run the Quad House much the same as they have for the last three years.

UC's Ghost Protocol
Undergraduate Council

UC's Ghost Protocol

UC President Gus Mayopolous '15 eats dinner with other students in Cabot Dining Hall on Feb 7. As part of the UC's Ghost Protocol, Mayopolous asked students to fill out a survey detailing their top three choices of improvements to student life on campus. Options included free printing, more money towards study breaks, and fresher fruits and vegetables in the dining halls.

Grab n' Go
Student Life

Grab n' Go

Refrigerated bagged lunches sit in the Cabot House dining hall on Feb. 3. Students can pick up a pre-ordered lunch in the morning if they're pressed for time.

Cabot House co-master Rakesh Khurana
College Administration

Cabot Residents Praise Their House Master, The Next Dean of the College

College students and Cabot House residents in particular expressed enthusiasm, support, and optimism for Rakesh Khurana after the Cabot co-master was named the next dean of Harvard College.

Academic Integrity Panel

For Khurana, A Chance To Practice What He Teaches

The incoming dean will bring leadership expertise from Harvard Business School and insider experience of House life to one of the University’s highest offices, colleagues and students say.

pfister panel

Rakesh Khurana, Cabot House Master, Named Next Dean of College

Khurana will succeed current Interim Dean Donald H. Pfister, who took the helm of the College in July after Evelynn M. Hammonds stepped down.


Renowned Music Scholar Pian Was First Nonwhite House Master

Pian, who was a professor emeritus at the time of her death, began teaching at Harvard in 1947 as a Chinese language teaching assistant.

GSD picture
Visual Arts

Intelligent Design: Negotiating the Identity of the Architecture Track

django unchained scene
Visual Arts

Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale

Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven


Freshman Survey Part III: Inside the Classroom and Out