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Stilgoe-shelves
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Stilgoe-shelves

Old film cameras and books line Prof. John R. Stilgoe's office shelves in Sever Hall.

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Professor John R. Stilgoe wants his students to notice—to be able to process and interpret visual information by opening themselves up to the subject. What it comes down to is looking.

Women in Math
Student Groups

Panel Discusses Gender Gap in Harvard Math Department

Female mathematicians discussed ways to alleviate the potential barriers facing women in math at the College at a panel discussion, which was organized by the Harvard Undergraduate Mathematics Association on Wednesday evening.

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

As Harvard Law School moves to break from the University’s central approach to handling cases of alleged sexual harassment, Law professors are questioning the relationship between their school and Harvard’s central administration.

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Central Administration

Harvard Moves To Open Three New Offices Abroad

Harvard has authorized the opening of three new offices abroad in Cape Town, Beijing, and Mumbai, which would join the 16 existing international offices.

Stilgoe Office Desk
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Stilgoe Office Desk

Professor Stilgoe's office is on the top floor of Sever Hall.

Stilgoe Slides
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Stilgoe Slides

In total, Stilgoe has around 150,000 slides in his collection, which he projects during his lectures.

Stilgoe Cameras and Bats
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Stilgoe Cameras and Bats

"He's got the eye of an interior designer. It's not just this random collection of things that he's thoughtlessly hoarded. Everything is there for a reason," said Sam H. Rashba '14-'15 on Stilgoe's office.

John Stilgoe Portrait
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John Stilgoe Portrait

Professor John R. Stilgoe, the Robert and Lois Orchard Professor in the History of Landscape.

Stilgoe Boat Decoration
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Stilgoe Boat Decoration

Interesting decorations line the walls of VES Professor John R. Stilgoe and reflect his extensive scholarly travels.

John Stilgoe Office
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John Stilgoe Office

Stilgoe poses in his office on the top floor of Sever Hall. Students frequently drop by for office hours.

George Lipsitz
Race

Speaker Calls Ferguson ‘Failure of the Humanities'

George Lipsitz, a sociology and black studies professor at University of California Santa Barbara, called for the reorientation of the academic humanities toward promoting social justice in a discussion Friday afternoon.

FAS

Graduate Students Await Columbia Unionization Ruling

A ruling in favor of unionization rights for graduate students at Columbia might prompt interest in a similar movement at Harvard.

Provost Alan Garber
Central Administration

Committee Considers More Options for 2016 Health Benefits

Changes introduced to the 2015 health benefits plan, which were first unveiled last September and rolled out in January, have come under considerable fire from faculty, who criticized the increase in costs for non-union staff.

School of Public Health

School of Public Health Will Launch Blended Master’s Degree

The Harvard School of Public Health will launch a new master’s degree program that will be offered largely online, with a small residential component.

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork
Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
College

Freshman Advising: Under Construction