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Rakesh Khurana: A Man on a Mission
College

Rakesh Khurana: A Man on a Mission

This week, FM puts a spotlight on Rakesh Khurana, Dean of Harvard College.

"Downtime" for the Dean
College

"Downtime" for the Dean

Dean Khurana reads through a stack of papers in his new office in University Hall during his "downtime".

Annenberg: A Dean's Dining Hall of Choice
College

Annenberg: A Dean's Dining Hall of Choice

Dean Khurana sits down at lunchtime to chat with freshmen in Annenberg. Khurana says he spends three-fourths of his time talking to students.

The Backpack
College

The Backpack

Dean Khurana takes his iconic black Business School backpack with him virtually everywhere.

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.

Peer Leadership Kickoff
College

A Man on a Mission

Rakesh Khurana, a scholar of leadership and organizations, crossed the Charles River to the College to rearticulate its purpose and retool the workings of its administration.

College

College Will Prioritize Safe Travel in Allocating Funds

Alignment with the College's mission and use of safe travel options are among the criteria that will be used to distribute domestic student travel funding.

College

Khurana: No Ebola Cases on Campus

The email from Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana came hours after Boston medical workers initiated a quarantine for individuals suspected of exhibiting Ebola-like symptoms.

BSA Photo campaign
College

Students Offer Solidarity through Facebook Photos

In two social media campaigns—one organized by Asian and Asian-American students and another spearheaded by black student groups—students posted Facebook photos to show solidarity with those affected by the Oct. 3 emailed death threat.

Excellent Sheep
Crime

Students Call on Admins To Alert Teaching Staff of Threats

Several student attendees said all professors and teaching fellows, not just students, should have been notified of the threats through an official email from administrators.

Griffin and Fitzsimmons
College Administration

Financial Aid Office Renamed for Griffin '89

Griffin, founder of Chicago-based investment firm Citadel, donated $150 million to the University in February. At least $125 million of the gift will go toward financial aid.

Community Conversation: Racist Emails
College Administration

After Threats, Khurana Says Admins ‘Can Do Better’ Communicating

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said College administrators “can do better” to communicate with students and took full responsibility for their response to the threat.

Student Groups

Activist Groups Launch Petition for Affirmative Consent

Three student groups advocating for changes to Harvard’s handling of sexual assault joined together to start a petition on Wednesday urging the University to adopt a policy of affirmative consent.

Community Conversation: Racist Emails
Crime

Students Criticize Response to Emailed Death Threat

Several students raised questions about what they perceived as a lackluster outreach effort from College administrators and Harvard police at a discussion Tuesday night.

College

In First Meeting, Committee Discusses Reevaluating Difficulty Score

Faculty members and undergraduates discussed revisiting the decision to no longer display course difficulty scores on Wednesday at a Committee for Undergraduate Education meeting.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School