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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 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.
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.
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.
Mathematics professor Jacob A. Lurie ’00, along with three other Harvard graduates, was named a recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship on Wednesday.
Faust made it clear in an interview on Tuesday that the humanities will be a focus for her during the academic year.
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.
Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science David J. Malan demonstrates how to use binary code with programmable light bulbs.
Members of Harvard Faculty for Divestment called once again for an open and public forum with members of the Harvard Corporation and the Harvard Management Company on Tuesday.
Kimberly Theidon has withdrawn her complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination with intent to file a lawsuit against the University.
FAS Committee Chair Allison F. Johnson led a question-and-answer discussion on the new University-wide Title IX policy and its implications for FAS Tuesday.
Small groups of freshmen will now have the opportunity to rub shoulders with star professors over dinner at the Harvard Faculty Club.
A former director of the Harvard-Yenching Institute, Patrick D. Hanan is remembered for his contributions to sinology.
Over the summer, members of the Undergraduate Council negotiated with administrators in an effort to reverse the Faculty Council’s decision on removing course difficulty scores from the Q Guide starting in 2015.