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Theidon alleges that the denial was in retaliation for her public expressions of support for sexual assault victims, as well as for complaining that she was not receiving the same pay as her male colleagues.
The Hutchins Center for African and African American Research announced its 23 W. E. B. Du Bois fellows for the 2014-2015 academic year on Tuesday.
A proposal before the Faculty of Arts and Sciences to convert the College’s current course unit system to a more nationally recognized credit system could lead to an increase in the number and variety of nontraditional course offerings and a University-wide standardization of Harvard’s accreditation system.
At the Graduate Student Council’s annual elections on Wednesday, many students involved with the Harvard Teaching Campaign were among the candidates elected as GSC officers.
More than 100 faculty members from across the University signed an open letter on Thursday urging University President Drew G. Faust and members of the Harvard Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, to divest the University's endowment from fossil fuel companies.
Cherry Murray, dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, joined the board of directors for Newport Corporation last week, a technology company that specializes in providing hardware for photonics and optics research.
Economics professor Jeremy C. Stein will resign from his position on the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve in May and return to Harvard.
Nearly two months after he left his position as a History and Literature lecturer to write speeches for newly elected Boston Mayor Marty J. Walsh, Eoin F. Cannon ’95 said he misses his time at Harvard but plans to stay at his post for the duration of Walsh’s term.
Nine months after she left University Hall and her tenure as dean of Harvard College, Evelynn M. Hammonds is laying the groundwork for a new research initiative and her return to the classroom.
According to a press release, the analysis serves to identify “those critical moments when planning, preparation and coordination paid off—as well as those occasions when performance left room for improvement.”
Professor Elaine Scarry discussed her new book, "Thermonuclear Monarchy: Choosing Between Democracy and Doom" Thursday.
The Committee on Undergraduate Education continued its ongoing discussion about extending the pass/fail deadline later into the semester at its monthly meeting.
All three students were charged with violating the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ rules on physical violence, FAS Dean Michael D. Smith announced at the monthly Faculty meeting on Tuesday.
Members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences raised concerns about how frequently students would be required to make an affirmation of integrity under an updated proposal for the College’s first-ever honor code, which was presented by Dean of Undergraduate Education Jay Harris to the faculty at their monthly meeting Tuesday.
The Harvard Campaign for Arts and Sciences raised a little more than half of its $2.5 billion fundraising goal as of the end of February, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith wrote in an email to the Faculty Monday morning.