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College

Widener Will Extend Nighttime Hours for CS50

The library will stay open on weekdays until midnight, instead of the usual 10 p.m., next fall and spring.

Electrical Engineering
Central Administration

As SEAS Dean, Doyle Will Face Opportunities and Challenges

Francis J. Doyle III will take the helm of a school that just received the largest donation in Harvard’s history and that is slated to relocate to Allston in just four years.

SEAS Gift Announcement
FAS

A $400 Million Gift, and Accompanying Scrutiny

Administrators maintain that the criticism will do little to hurt their fundraising efforts, but one fact remains: John Paulson’s record gift to SEAS has brought record scrutiny to Harvard’s $6.5 billion capital campaign.

Central Administration

Kennedy School Focuses Its Technology on Classrooms, Not MOOCs

Administrators at the Kennedy School of Government say they are prioritizing using digital tools on campus, rather than to distribute a curriculum worldwide.

Harvard Law School

Daniel Meltzer, Law Professor, Remembered as Kind Teacher

Daniel J. Meltzer ’72, a professor at Harvard Law School who previously served as a legal adviser to the Obama administration, died late last month of cancer. He was 63.

FAS

Weatherhead Center Appoints Gilman New Executive Director

Theodore “Ted” J. Gilman will step into his role on July 1, just two years after Beth A. Simmons, a professor in the Government Department and then the head of the center, resigned in protest in 2013.

Central Administration

FAS Creates International Affairs Deanship

​Margot Gill, currently the administrative dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, will become the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ first administrative dean for international affairs.

Non-Ladder Faculty
College

Non-Ladder Faculty

University Hall
College

An Autopsy of General Education

Deemed “failing on a variety of fronts,” Harvard College’s core curriculum was doomed to start.

Harry Lewis Q&A
FAS

Q & A with Harry R. Lewis

Harry R. Lewis '68, interim dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, sat down with The Crimson to discuss fundraising, computer science, and SEAS’s move to Allston.

Performing Latinidad
College

A Push for a Program

After decades of administrative shutdown, the College is set to launch its first formal program in Latino Studies, but many are calling for something more.

Arthur M. Kleinman
Central Administration

A Seat at the Table

After two Mass. Hall decisions prompt controversy, some Harvard professors are calling for a centralization of faculty governance.

Non-Ladder Faculty
Commencement

In Flux: Non-Ladder Life at Harvard

For the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ many lecturers, Harvard can be a pit stop riddled with job insecurity and uncertainty for what comes next.

LOOK UP
Theater

Opportunity in Crisis: Selling the Humanities

As universities nationwide experience a crisis in the humanities, Harvard embarks on its first major fundraising campaign for the arts.

The Founders
Central Administration

The Founders: The Evolution of edX at Harvard and MIT

While the two schools co-founded the online learning platform three years ago, some say its effect has been greater on MIT’s campus.

Adulthood Is Relative
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Adulthood Is Relative

A Taste of Italy 1
Highlight

A Taste of Italy: On Milan, Siena, and Studying Abroad

Le Quatorze Juillet
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Le Quatorze Juillet

Chasing the dream
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Dreams Blazing