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George Lipsitz, a sociology and black studies professor at University of California Santa Barbara, called for the reorientation of the academic humanities toward promoting social justice in a discussion Friday afternoon.
A ruling in favor of unionization rights for graduate students at Columbia might prompt interest in a similar movement at Harvard.
Changes introduced to the 2015 health benefits plan, which were first unveiled last September and rolled out in January, have come under considerable fire from faculty, who criticized the increase in costs for non-union staff.
A master's degree in engineering design will “hopefully” be launched next year, according to Materials Science professor Joanna Aizenberg, who sits on the committee spearheading the project.
The Harvard School of Public Health will launch a new master’s degree program that will be offered largely online, with a small residential component.
University President Drew G. Faust will hold a panel on climate change on April 13, featuring Harvard science and public policy professors and experts outside the University.
Law School professors Charles Fried and Robert H. Mnookin sharply criticized the centralization of Harvard's administration in an op-ed in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
In collaboration with Microsoft and the Smithsonian Institution, edX will launch seven courses on programming and cloud technologies and three American history courses.
Astronomy professor Alyssa A. Goodman is the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations’ 2015 Scientist of the Year.
Members of the committee that recommended controversial changes to Harvard’s non-union health benefits plan said it will likely change in the future.
The complaint—which names Harvard and the Harvard Corporation as defendants—reiterates several allegations that Harvard’s decision to deny her tenure violated federal anti-sex discrimination law Title IX.
Following a series of heavy winter storms, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences has spent about $700,000 in snow and ice removal from rooftops, building entryways, and walkways to date.
Professor Ni researches ultracold atoms, which she said will help scientists better understand other physical systems.
While several languages at Harvard offer separate tracks for more experienced speakers, others do not divide students into different tracks, leaving some students struggling to catch up to their more experienced peers.
Students in Spanish 126: “Performing Latinidad” processed around Harvard Yard on Thursday morning, hanging signs and quotations on trees and reciting poetry and prose.