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Dean Smith at Convocation
FAS

Faculty Deanship To Be Renamed Following Gift

This marks the first time one of Harvard’s deanships has been named and comes just two weeks after the School of Public Health was renamed with a landmark $350 million gift by Gerald L. Chan.

Lurie
Mathematics

Math Professor Wins 'Genius' Grant

Mathematics professor Jacob A. Lurie ’00, along with three other Harvard graduates, was named a recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship on Wednesday.

Drew Faust

At Conference, Top Admins Weigh Ups, Downs of Virtual Education

Despite voicing concerns about blending online courseware and in-person teaching, Vice Provost for Advances in Learning Peter K. Bol expressed cautious optimism for new technology’s potential in higher education at a conference on Tuesday.

Research

Wyss Institute Robotic Suit Wins $2.9 Million Contract

The robotic suit is designed to help soldiers travel farther, conserve energy, and shoulder heavy loads with less strain.

SEAS

SEAS Adds Five Faculty Members

Continuing its growth, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences added five new faculty members to its roster this fall, three of whom are women.

University Finances

Faculty for Divestment Renew Call for Open Forum

Members of Harvard Faculty for Divestment called once again for an open and public forum with members of the Harvard Corporation and the Harvard Management Company on Tuesday.

Kimberly Theidon
Central Administration

Former Anthropology Professor Plans To Sue University

Kimberly Theidon has withdrawn her complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination with intent to file a lawsuit against the University.

College

FAS Committee on Sexual Misconduct Hosts First Community Discussion

FAS Committee Chair Allison F. Johnson led a question-and-answer discussion on the new University-wide Title IX policy and its implications for FAS Tuesday.

Romance Languages

Expert on Brazilian Cultural History Dies

Romance Languages and Literatures professor Nicolau Sevcenko, who died in mid-August, is fondly remembered by his colleagues.

SEAS

Professors Launch CS Equivalent to Math 55

The Computer Science Division will offer a new course, Computer Science 125: “Algorithms and Complexity,” as a more advanced alternative to existing theory courses, starting this fall.

Museums

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.

Facebook at Puzzle Day
College

This Is CS50.

GSD picture
Visual Arts

Intelligent Design: Negotiating the Identity of the Architecture Track

django unchained scene
Visual Arts

Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale
Yale

Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven