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Faculty

Physics Professor Wins 24-Hour Run, Funds for Special Olympics

For Physics professor, mother of three, and ultrarunner Jenny Hoffman ’99, “time is [her] most limited resource.”

UC Meeting - Alison Johnson
Faculty

FAS Office, Not ODR, Still Handling Faculty Misconduct Cases

The newly-formed Office for Sexual and Gender-Based Dispute Resolution will play no role in the investigation of faculty misconduct.

Title IX Officer
Harvard Law School

Karvonides Assures Neutrality After Law School Op-Ed

University Title IX Officer Mia Karvonides reacts to an op-ed signed by more than a quarter of the HLS faculty that condemned the University's new sexual assault policy.

FAS

Teaching Campaign Gets Another Endorsement, Plans Outreach

The Teaching Campaign secured an endorsement from the Committee on Degrees in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality last Thursday, as it bumped up efforts to rally undergraduate support.

History Is Everything
College

Professors Discuss Diversity, Relevance of History

Six professors shared the everyday implications of history during the third annual “History is Everything, Everything is History” talk Wednesday afternoon.

 English Department
GSAS

Campaign To Reduce Section Sizes Gathers Momentum

A campaign for smaller sections started by GSAS students garnered the endorsement of the English Department, which on Tuesday voted unanimously in favor of a motion to limit section sizes to 12 students.

Jocelyne Cesari: Book Talk
Religion

Scholar Discusses Democracy in Islamic States

Cesari, who recently released a book on political systems in Islamic states, said that Islamic states that govern themselves according to both religious and secular principles are not necessarily undemocratic.

GARBER AT COMMENCEMENT
Health

Garber Defends Benefits Changes at Faculty Meeting

University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 argued that increases in health care costs at Harvard necessitated adjustments, including the introduction of a deductible in some instances and a 10 percent co-pay.

First Day of CS50
College

Yale Considers Proposal To Offer CS50 Next Fall

If the proposal is approved, Malan’s CS50 lectures would be streamed to Yale, where an on-the-ground instructor and support staff will hold standard sections and office hours, according to Yale Computer Science Department head Joan Feigenbaum.

Growth of SEAS
FAS

Faculty Grows to Largest Size Ever, Report Shows

The size of the faculty had remained flat since the onset of the financial crisis until the last fiscal year. Its renewed growth comes even as the school ran a $77 million deficit, according to a copy of the draft report obtained on Monday.

Science

Anthropologist Shares Tales of Conservation, Discovery

Wright has spent the last three decades of her life working to protect Madagascar's rainforests and bring economic development to the nation's citizens.

Academics

Forest Seminar Series Aims To Engage Students

As pointed dialogue about climate change takes place both on and off campus, the Harvard Forest Seminar Series this semester seeks to spark discussion on environmental issues.

College

Dinner Event Focuses on Asian American Identity, Email Threat

The group discussed Asian American identity and the racially charged death threat emailed to some Harvard affiliates last weekend, among other topics.

Research

Organ-on-a-Chip Simulates Asthmatic Airway

The chip mimics the function of an asthmatic airway and has the potential to speed up the drug-testing process.

University Benefits Costs
Central Administration

Budget Claims Behind Health Plan Changes Don’t Add Up

The jump in costs that Hausammann described did take place, but over the course of only two years and more than a decade ago.

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

Understanding Faith
Columns

Understanding Faith