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Slive Remembered as Engaging Professor, Prolific Scholar, and Warm Presence

Seymour Slive, a former director of the Fogg Art Museum and fine arts professor emeritus, died on June 14 at the age of 93.

Dean Smith at Convocation
Interfaculty Initiatives

Education and the Campaign

As Harvard seeks to improve its teaching and learning practices through the campaign, some faculty members wonder where the school’s innovation is headed.

Teaching Fellows Campaign
Faculty News

Teaching Fellows Campaign

Number of Undergraduates Enrolled in SEAS Concentrations
SEAS

Engineering a Balance

As enrollment at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences continues to grow, many remain concerned about the school’s persistent gender gap.

Teaching Town Hall
College

Campaigning with Limits

Harvard’s teaching fellows want a universal section cap, but administrators say the goal is neither needed nor practicable.

Year in Review - Rob Lue
Academics

The 21st Century Pedagogue

FAS’s administrator en vogue, Robert A. Lue is at the forefront of Harvard’s mission to be on the pedagogical cutting edge.

Faculty Climate Survey 2013
FAS Administration

Faculty Climate Survey 2013

Although four out of five faculty members from across the University say that they are satisfied as members of the Harvard faculty, women and members of underrepresented minority groups report higher rates of feelings of exclusion than men and non-minorities, according to the results of the 2013 Faculty Climate Survey.

Faculty Climate Survey 2013
FAS Administration

Women, Minority Faculty Members Report Worse Climate Than Men, Non-Minorities

Although four out of five faculty members from across the University say that they are satisfied as members of the Harvard faculty, women and members of underrepresented minority groups report higher rates of feelings of exclusion than men and non-minorities, according to the results of the 2013 Faculty Climate Survey.

David Barron
Politics

Barron Narrowly Confirmed by Senate Despite Drone Memo

Harvard Law School professor David J. Barron ’89 was confirmed by the full Senate for a seat on the bench of the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday afternoon in a narrow vote of 53 to 45.

Sean Kelly
Gen Ed

Early Inquiries Point to Misunderstanding of Gen Ed, Review Committee Chair Says

The chair of a committee recently convened to review the Program in General Education said that students often do not understand its goals or how it differs from distribution requirements.

Environment

Harvard To Introduce Secondary Field in Energy and Environment

According to the ESPP website, the new secondary aims to “increase students' exposure to, and literacy in, the interconnecting set of issues related to energy and the environment.”

Response to 'Black Mass'
Religion

Amid Opposition, Extension School Club Will Hold Satanic Black Mass Demonstration

Despite condemnation by the Archdiocese of Boston and many alumni and students on campus, an organization of Harvard Extension School students will host a staging of a satanic “black mass” on campus on Monday.

Research

71 Students Awarded Hoopes Prizes

Harvard undergraduates were honored for their outstanding scholarly work or research, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences announced Thursday.

House Life

Faculty Votes In Favor of New Course Credit System, Gender Neutral Housing

Starting in the fall of 2015, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences will adopt a course credit system that will open up the possibility for a wide range of new course offerings worth fewer than four credits each.

Faust University Hall
College

Faculty Approves College’s First Honor Code, Likely Effective Fall 2015

The code lays out formal expectations for academic integrity and creates a new student-faculty/administrator judicial board to hear cases regarding the violation of those expectations.

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Transatlanticism

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I Am Not at a Cafe

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Away in Argentina

Land of Fog
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Land of Fog