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Martin E. Jay, University of Berkeley professor of history, compares the childhoods of Walter Benjamin and Isaiah Berlin, major Jewish philosophers and intellectuals at the Center for European Studies on Monday.
Wilson W. Kuhnel '16 explores the geological features of the Squantum Head coastline. Earth and Planetary Sciences 21: "The Dynamic Earth" took a field trip to North Quincy to identify minerals and sketch rock structures.
Two major policy changes, approved in the span of just two months earlier this year, are set to overhaul the 124-year-old Administrative Board by next fall.
To save the College some time when it inevitably renames the resident dean position again, we've decided to offer up a few suggestions.
In order to share assigned readings with their students, many Harvard professors post materials on their course websites. Are these professors violating copyright laws? Kyle K. Courtney, a copyright advisor and program manager in Harvard’s Office for Scholarly Communication, works in conjunction with Harvard libraries on copyright matters. He shared his thoughts on this sticky issue with Fifteen Minutes.
The StandStand, as Leafgren calls the wooden structure, is a portable set of three interlocking panels, easy to assemble and disassemble.
Resident deans—the administrators briefly known as House deans—will now be called Allston Burr Assistant Deans of Harvard College.
Enjoying the improved dining hall menu this year? You can thank Pankaj Pradhan, the culinary artist behind The Red Lentil, a vegan and vegetarian restaurant in Watertown, Mass. This Summer, he shared his talents with Harvard University Dining Services to bring more flavor and variety to the dining halls. FM sat down with Pradhan for five questions about the collaboration.
The manager of Harvard Yard said she has not heard any reports about hostile or uncooperative responses from either students or tourists.
The space, which will be open 24 hours a day, is the first of its kind in the Yard.
William Deresiewicz, writer of New Republic article, "Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League," speaks about his new book, "Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life" in Paine Hall on Monday evening.
William Deresiewicz, writer of New Republic article, "Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League," speaks about his new book, Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life, in Paine Hall on Monday evening.