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Mather House has designated resident tutor Jason B. Munster ’07 to serve as the House’s first first-generation tutor, formalizing an advisory role that other tutors across the College have also played to address concerns of first-generation college students.
Two new phone applications geared towards Harvard undergraduates and a gender equality campaign are among the Undergraduate Council initiatives planned for the spring semester, according to UC President Ava Nasrollahzadeh ’16 and UC Vice President Dhruv P. Goyal ’16.
Remaining in residence in the House to author a book, Currier House Master Richard W. Wrangham said that co-master Elizabeth A. Ross will perform most formal House master duties.
A combination of faculty pressure and student demand brought about the shift in the timing of OCI’s first week, which is traditionally marked by a high concentration of interviews with financial firms.
Naisha Bradley, formerly the program manager of the Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School, will serve as the new director of the Harvard College Women’s Center.
Many Houses hosted their dining hall workers overnight, whether in House masters’ residences or on couches, and students enjoyed a rare day off from classes.
A student makes her way to class Monday, ducking under an archway near Widener Library. In anticipation of a looming and "potentially historic" snowstorm, administrators canceled Tuesday class after students had gotten a taste of classes during the first day of shopping week Monday.
Although all of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences' Tuesday courses and sections will be canceled Tuesday in anticipation of a "potentially historic" blizzard, Friday's study card deadline will not be extended.
The Harvard Square Homeless Shelter stays open all day when the City of Cambridge has declared a snow emergency, as the city did Monday.
According to FAS Registrar Michael P. Burke, the website will be updated as professors notify the office whether they will hold their courses on Wednesday.
Garth Brooks (standing), country music star, plays a short melody during a conversation held at the Ed School as part of the "Conversations with Harvard" speaker series.
The "Conversations with Harvard" speaker series hosted Trisha Yearwood (standing) and Garth Brooks (right) at the Ed School on Friday, Jan. 23.
This first-ever Conversations with Harvard evolved from Conversations with Kirkland, a speaker series launched by former Kirkland resident scholar Peter V. Emerson in 2002.
The presentation, which was was organized by the First-Year Social Committee, the Undergraduate Council, and the Freshman Dean’s Office, featured entertainment and speakers including Dean of College Rakesh Khurana.