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Faculty members and undergraduates discussed revisiting the decision to no longer display course difficulty scores on Wednesday at a Committee for Undergraduate Education meeting.
Twenty-seven courses primarily covering Advanced Placement material will be used as a supplement to traditional high school courses.
The meeting marked the first official Council-wide gathering of the fall semester and featured 44 new Council members who were elected just two weeks ago.
Former Chair of the Anthropology Department Irven DeVore, who taught generations of Harvard undergraduates a lotteried class popularly known as “Sex”, died last week at age 80.
The project renovated the nearly 40-year-old library and centralized the offices of the faculty in the Anthropology Department, who were previously spread across campus.
HarvardX faculty and administrators are applying a variety of marketing strategies to spread the word about the courses they offer.
Faced with increasing numbers of instructors and concentrators, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is running out of space ahead of its partial move to Allston.
Findings from the European Space Agency’s Planck satellite indicate that the data collected by Harvard’s telescope, BICEP2, did not completely account for galactic dust.
Abraham "Avi" Loeb highlighted several modern strategies for finding extraterrestrial life Tuesday.
Administrators behind the revamping of Molecular and Cellular Biology did not have to wait long to gauge the popularity of their new programs, courses, and requirement changes, said Alexander F. Schier, department chair of MCB
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.
Mathematics professor Jacob A. Lurie ’00, along with three other Harvard graduates, was named a recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship on Wednesday.
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.
The robotic suit is designed to help soldiers travel farther, conserve energy, and shoulder heavy loads with less strain.