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Bercovitch, a leader in the field of American studies, died of cancer on Dec. 9. He was 81.
The offer is an effort to incentivize students to take and complete the two online entrepreneurship courses, according to edX spokesperson Nancy Moss.
Daniel Albright, a professor of Literature, author of 16 books, and a former Guggenheim Fellow, died unexpectedly on Jan. 3. He was 69.
The final draft of the policy will be sent to FAS Dean Michael D. Smith later this week after months of revision and community discussion.
2014 was a year of change and controversy as Harvard affiliates reacted to events on campus and across the nation. In this feature, Crimson Multimedia uses photo and video to recap the 10 biggest stories of 2014.
As faculty members debated changes to their health benefit plans and administrators pushed through a proposal to create the College's first honor code, 2014 saw a flurry of change and controversy on Harvard's campus. The planned reenactment of a satanic "black mass" drew criticism from both the University president and outside observers; as Harvard faced two federal probes into its compliance with Title IX, administrators unveiled plans to overhaul their approach to addressing the increasingly national issue of sexual assault on campus. With an eye toward the new year, The Crimson takes a look at 2014's biggest stories.
The discovery could help transform the body’s energy-storing white fat into energy-burning brown fat.
Yacoby’s research is primarily focused on how particles behave at a nanoscale.
A Harvard-affiliated seed-stage venture capital firm with an office in Maxwell Dworkin announced Thursday that it is launching its second fund with $100 million in new capital and has opened an additional office in Silicon Valley.
Lewis will step in as the division head for Cherry A. Murray, who announced her resignation in late October, until Smith names a permanent replacement for the post.
Harvard’s approval was the final step necessary for a joint Harvard-Yale CS50 venture, which was first reported in The Crimson in October and approved by Yale faculty in early November.
Faculty from the departments of Anthropology, Linguistics, and East Asian Languages and Civilizations have endorsed a 12-student cap on section sizes.
Zelen, a professor in the Biostatistics department at the School of Public Health, died on Nov. 15 from cancer. He was 87.
Faculty and students in the proliferating computer science program say that it should build upon Harvard’s liberal arts tradition and expand existing interdisciplinary offerings.