College News

Queen's Head Pub

Queen’s Head Pub Hosts Parties for Each Class Year

The Cambridge Queen’s Head, a student-operated pub, is hosting parties for students from each each class year in an effort to create more College-sanctioned social events for undergraduates.


New BGLTQ and Diversity Offices On Track to Completion by Next Year

By next year, Harvard will likely complete the renovation of Grays Hall basement into a dedicated space for the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity and the BGLTQ Office.

Student Life

Center for European Studies Offers Secondary Field

​This fall, the Center for European Studies unveiled a secondary field in European History, Politics, and Societies.

Harry Lewis Q&A
Student Groups

Lewis Sharpens Critique of Single-Gender Policy

​Former Dean of the College Harry R. Lewis ’68 is becoming increasingly vocal in his opposition to the College’s new policy that will penalize student involvement in single-gender social organizations.

Student Life

College Submits Sexual Assault Prevention Plan

​Nearly six months after a University task force submitted a number of recommendations to combat sexual assault on campus, the College has submitted a plan to address the proposals, revamped training, and introduced a new policy that will penalize single gender organizations—but many action items are still pending.

The Porcellian Door
Student Groups

In Porcellian Punch, A Loose Interpretation of ‘Open’

​A sophomore hopeful of joining the Porcellian might have expected some big changes to the club’s punch process this year. But invitations did not indicate the process this year was open.


Four Graduate Schools Join my.harvard Student Portal

Four graduate schools joined the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Harvard Divinity School on my.harvard, the University’s online student information system, this fall.

Inelastic Demand

Students Criticize New Ec 10 Textbooks; Mankiw Defends

Students in the College’s introductory economics class are criticizing the new textbook. But the course’s professor and the textbook’s author said the new system is worth the pricetag.


Women’s Groups Plan [BLANK] Party to Fill Gap in Social Scene

With the goal of providing an evening free from the pressures of social labels, various women’s groups at the College are organizing the second [BLANK] party for undergraduates, aiming this year at a larger turnout and a later end time.

Statistics Concentrators Graph

Stat Department Sees Significant Growth in Recent Years

The Statistics Department has gone from 17 concentrators in 2008 to 199 as of December 2015.

UC Elections Fall 2016 Graphic

Forty-Two Win Seats on Undergraduate Council

​Forty-two students won election for a seat on the Undergraduate Council during this academic year, after results were announced Friday afternoon by UC Election Commission Chair Matthew C. Estes ’18.


New American Sign Language Class Draws Significant Interest

An American Sign Language course is drawing significant interest among undergraduates.

Dean Khurana
Undergraduate Council

College Launches Sexual Assault Online Training Module

​The College is launching its first ever online sexual assault prevention training module, and requiring all undergraduates to complete the program by mid-October.

A.D. Club Punch

A.D. Begins First ‘Open Punch’ with Schmoozing and Soft Drinks

Scores of blazer-clad undergraduate men trickled into the ballroom of the Sheraton Commander hotel on Tuesday evening for the all-male A.D. Club’s first ever “open punch” event.


Nearly 20 Percent of Freshmen Received Financial Aid 'Startup' Grants

Eligible freshmen will receive $2,000 in “startup” grants over the course of the year from the Financial Aid Office, as part of a three-year pilot program.