College News

Dean Dingman at Convocation
College Administration

Dingman to Step Down at End of Academic Year

​Dean of Freshmen Thomas A. Dingman ’67 will step down at the end of the academic year after 13 years in the position and 45 years at Harvard.

Fall in Harvard Yard

UC Elections 2017

Meet the three tickets running to lead the Undergraduate Council.

UC Meeting 10/23
Undergraduate Council

In UC Survey, 61 Percent of Respondents Oppose Social Group Penalties

21 percent of respondents ranked an outright ban on social groups as their top option. An additional 19 percent supported the original May 2016 sanctions as their first choice.

Yalegate
House Life

Yale Bans Outside Alcohol, Shortens Tailgates for The Game

​At this year's playing of The Game, tailgates sponsored by both schools will be shortened to two hours and more stringently restrict students’ access to alcohol.

Hand on the Book
College

Three Tickets to Vie For UC Leadership

Three tickets will run for Undergraduate Council President and Vice President in the Council’s upcoming presidential election.

Haunted Houses
Student Life

Students Spooked by 'Nightmare on Plympton Street'

Sheets dyed with fake blood hang from fishing wire divide the room, cobweb-covered exam practice books sit on a desk, and spooky sound effects play in the background.

Alexander H. Patel '17-'18
Obituary

Patel Remembered as ‘Incredible Friend,’ Brilliant Student

Those who knew Alexander H. Patel '17-'18, a Philosophy and Mathematics concentrator, remember him as a brilliant student and a devoted friend.

Campus Resources
Front Feature

Harvard Senior Dies In ‘Heartbreaking’ Loss

Alexander H. Patel ’18, an Adams House senior, has died in a “heartbreaking” loss, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana wrote in an email to students Sunday.

Woody Harrelson at Brattle Theatre
Student Life

Woody Harrelson Speaks at Kirkland House

​Actor, screenwriter, and political activist Woody Harrelson spoke to a group of students at Kirkland House Wednesday evening about his personal inspirations, the current political climate, and his new upcoming film, “LBJ.”

UC Meeting 9-3
Undergraduate Council

Amendment Prompts Clarification of UC Voting Process

UC Vice President Cameron K. Khansarinia ’18 said the Council is more closely following its governing documents following Sunday’s meeting.

Giant Power: Technology, Energy, and the History of Post Truth America
History of Science

History of Science Professor Presents Research on Scientific Misinformation

She argued that large corporations appeal to notions of free market capitalism and freedom to preserve deregulated industries.

Classroom to Table
Student Life

‘Classroom to Table’ Program Returns for a Third Year

Classroom to Table has returned for another year, but with slight modificiations.

Honor Council Town-Hall Meeting
Front Feature

Honor Council Increases Training Sessions for Teaching Fellows

The added trainings come on the heels of a broader outreach effort intended to grow the Council’s influence on campus.

Damon Clark at Indigenous Peoples' Day
College Life

Harvard Quietly Recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Calendar

Still, some Native American students say they want the University to formally renounce Columbus Day, arguing that the Italian explorer should not be celebrated.

CS50 orientation
College News

Honor Council Reports 'Inappropriate Collaboration' Cases Doubled Last Year

In its report, the Honor Council obliquely referenced CS50, writing that “one large introductory course” had skewed the data for last year.