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College

Faculty Council Approves New Concentration, Discusses Schedule Changes

The Faculty Council, FAS's highest elected body, approved the proposed concentration in Theater, Dance, and Media on Wednesday.

Science

Lab Rat of the Week: Brian D. Farrell

Brian D. Farrell, who is a biology professor, curator of Entomology at the Museum of Comparative Zoology, and director of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, combines his diverse interests in science and music in his teaching.

Sciences Division

Artist-in-Residence Draws Inspiration from Physics

Kim Bernard, the Physics department's Artist-in-Resident, draws inspiration from the physical sciences in her sculptures.

Sciences Division

BioVisions Initiative Highlights Importance of Life Sciences Visualizations

BioVisions, an initiative supported by Harvard and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, works to make digital visualization a more common tool in studying the life sciences.

Research

Allegations Against Smithsonian Researcher Bring Attention to Harvard

Conflict of interest allegations against climate change theories by unaffiliated researcher Wei-Hok Soon has brought attention to Harvard.

Faust Climate Change
University Finances

Faust Will Host Climate Change Forum

Faust “reiterated” her plans to host the climate change forum this spring in a mid-December email to a group of 235 faculty members from across all of Harvard’s schools who have signed an open letter urging the University to divest from fossil fuels, her spokesperson said on Tuesday.

FAS

After Controversial Attendance Study, Committee Will Discuss Privacy

"The committee has not been charged with investigating or reporting on the attendance study,” according to the chair of the group, Harvard Law School professor John C. P. Goldberg.

Narayan Khandekar
Museums

Khandekar Named Director of Art Museums' Straus Center

Khandekar, who first came to the Harvard Art Museums in 2001, brings a scientific background to the position.

FAS

Anthropology Professor Named Changjiang Scholar

The title of Changjiang Scholar is often considered the most prestigious academic award conferred in China, and is rarely granted to foreigners or to social scientists.

East Asian Languages and Civilizations Housed at 5 Bryant St.
FAS

As Faculty Reaches Largest Size, Departments Face Space Constraints

Occupying old buildings, adapted residential homes, and shared spaces, several departments in the social sciences and arts and humanities divisions must use every available inch of office space in order to accommodate instructors, classrooms, and events.

Divest Protest in Mass Hall
Student Groups

Faculty for Divestment Support Goals of Student Sit-In

Members of Harvard Faculty for Divestment praised the goals of a recent student sit-in of Massachusetts Hall, arguing that the protest returned attention to demands that the University withdraw its investments in fossil fuel companies.

Interview with President Faust
Central Administration

$800,000 in Grants Awarded to Climate Change Projects

As part of the Climate Change Solutions Fund’s inaugural round of awarding, seven Harvard affiliates collectively received roughly $800,000 in grants for projects focusing on climate change.

Administrative Challenges
FAS

Administrative Challenges

Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 entered University Hall to attend a Faculty of Arts and Sciences meeting last week. The Faculty Council, the highest elected body of FAS, convened on Wednesday to discuss administrative transparency with faculty.

Brandon Stanton Speaks at the IOP
Mather

Photos of the Day (02/11/2015)

Provost Alan Garber
FAS

Garber Discusses Transparency Between Faculty and Administration at Meeting

The meeting comes on the heels of faculty criticisms of changes to the health benefits policy for Harvard’s non-union employees and the University’s approach to announcing and devising the changes.

Kaledora Kiernan-Linn
College

The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton
College

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall

COVER PHOTO
College

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