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FAS

EdX Users Cheat Through MOOC-Specific Method, Study Says

Roughly 1 percent of certificates granted by Harvard’s and MIT’s school-specific edX platforms were earned by users engaging in a new form of cheating.

College

Students Indicate Preferred Gender Pronouns at Registration

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ registration tool now gives students the option to choose preferred gender pronouns.

Khurana Honor Code
College

With Honor Code, College Looks To Turn a New Page

The new honor code that College administrators are touting as a cornerstone of students’ education comes three years after the Government 1310 cheating scandal.

University Hall
Faculty

It's Back: Calling Fifteen Hottest Nominations

It's that time of year again.

Provost Alan Garber
Central Administration

After Criticism, Harvard Offers Additional Health Benefits Plan

Harvard has revised its health insurance options for nonunion faculty and staff members to offer an additional plan without deductibles or coinsurance.

Central Administration

Harvard Works with Feds To Establish University in Vietnam

Fulbright University Vietnam will expand on the existing Fulbright Economics Teaching Program, a public policy master’s program that the Ash Center at the Kennedy School established in 1994.

FAS

Svetlana Boym, Professor Whose Work ‘Transformed,’ Dies at 56

Colleagues remember the late Slavic and Comparative Literature professor as an avid writer and artist whose work was known around the world for its transformative power.

Politics

Law School’s Lessig Considers White House Bid

Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard Law School professor, is considering a bid for the Democratic Party’s nomination in the 2016 presidential election.

Cherry A. Murray
FAS

Obama Nominates Murray, Former SEAS Dean, to Energy Dept.

Before assuming her role in the administration, former School of Engineering and Applied Sciences dean Cherry Murray must secure a confirmation from the Senate.

Harvard Law School

After Federal Feedback, Law School Implements New Title IX Standards

Harvard Law School made final changes to its school-specific Title IX procedures this summer, and they will go into effect this fall.

College

Widener Will Extend Nighttime Hours for CS50

The library will stay open on weekdays until midnight, instead of the usual 10 p.m., next fall and spring.

Electrical Engineering
Central Administration

As SEAS Dean, Doyle Will Face Opportunities and Challenges

Francis J. Doyle III will take the helm of a school that just received the largest donation in Harvard’s history and that is slated to relocate to Allston in just four years.

SEAS Gift Announcement
FAS

A $400 Million Gift, and Accompanying Scrutiny

Administrators maintain that the criticism will do little to hurt their fundraising efforts, but one fact remains: John Paulson’s record gift to SEAS has brought record scrutiny to Harvard’s $6.5 billion capital campaign.

Central Administration

Kennedy School Focuses Its Technology on Classrooms, Not MOOCs

Administrators at the Kennedy School of Government say they are prioritizing using digital tools on campus, rather than to distribute a curriculum worldwide.

Harvard Law School

Daniel Meltzer, Law Professor, Remembered as Kind Teacher

Daniel J. Meltzer ’72, a professor at Harvard Law School who previously served as a legal adviser to the Obama administration, died late last month of cancer. He was 63.

Administrators on the Stage
College

Class of 2019: Academics & Extracurriculars

The View of Convocation
College

Class of 2019: By the Numbers

Sorry, Dorothy
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Sorry, Dorothy

Skipping Stones
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Skipping Stones