- Subscribe via RSS
Titled “Why Disciplines Persist,” the lecture followed an eight-year hiatus after the first Provostial Lecture, given by former University Provost Steven E. Hyman.
A study co-authored by Steven D. Levitt suggests that assigning students randomly to seats during exams significantly reduces instances of cheating.
Formerly called “Unit Tests” and now called “Unit Reviews,” the optional exams still will function as practice tests.
The Economics department has recently lost several faculty members to other schools, highlighting the rise of rival programs and the relatively lower facilities at Harvard.
At a Thursday evening forum discussion, former University President Larry Summers shares with Financial Times columnist John Authers his thoughts about inclusivity in modern economic growth.
The former University president recommended policies such as progressive taxation and infrastructure investment in front of a crowded audience.
Harvard Kennedy School research fellow Vera Mironova, not pictured in this photo, draws a crowd on Thursday afternoon as she talks and takes questions about rebel fighters in the Middle East. Having traveled to Syria and nearby countries, Mironova spoke about the dynamics of rebel recruitment and cross-organizational flow in rebel institutions.
The EQC, which debuted without much traffic last semester, was designed to serve as a central hub for tutoring in select foundational economics courses.
As of Tuesday afternoon, CS50 touted a roster of 703 undergraduates, and Ec 10 had enrolled 700.
Harvard and Money, two things that most people often believe are closely related.
Economics 10a: “Principles of Economics” had enrolled just barely more undergraduates than Computer Science 50: “Introduction to Computer Science I” with 701 undergraduates compared to 697, respectively.
Prior to this summer's redesign of my.harvard, students had to solicit signatures for all from their academic advisers in person.
Roland G. Fryer, this year’s John Bates Clark Medal recipient, speaks about his research on education for disadvantaged youths, influential mentors, and his two-year-old daughter on Monday afternoon in his office at Littauer Center.