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Princeton’s decision to join edX comes just three months after the University of Pennsylvania joined with the intention of publishing three courses on the platform.
The launch on Thursday night marked the culmination of several years of effort to incorporate the dramatic arts more fully into the University’s academic offerings.
The former University president recommended policies such as progressive taxation and infrastructure investment in front of a crowded audience.
The fundraising drive will now focus on priorities that have received fewer donations, namely house renewal and funding for new teaching techniques.
Faculty and students say the curriculum redesign is necessary to keep pace with broader changes in the field and continue to attract new students.
The Medical School’s curricular changes resemble those already made by other leading medical schools, according to their top administrators.
As the College reviews its General Education program that is “failing on a variety of fronts,” its New Haven rival has maintained a set of distribution requirements as its core curriculum.
Students flocked to peer through specialized telescopes and binoculars during the super blood moon’s peak from 10:11 p.m. to 11:23 p.m.
The union of Harvard graduate students must expand its membership to include a simple majority of Graduate School of Arts and Sciences students as part of the legal requirements to form a union.
In the last 15 years, recipients for the Certificate of Distinction for TFs, TAs, and CAs has increased dramatically, from 350 in the spring of 1999 to 513 in the spring of 2015.
While the roles of administrators and students in addressing issues of sexual assault are scrutinized, faculty members are unsure of their own role in solving an issue that affects so many of their students.
Claire Messud is the newest addition to Harvard’s creative writing faculty, and an acclaimed novelist, speaker, and lecturer. Her novel, The Emperor’s Children, was a New York Times bestseller. In 2002, she was awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts. She lives in Somerville with her husband, fellow Harvard English Professor James Wood. She leads two fiction workshops.
From Bernie Sanders to Donald Trump, just about everyone seems to be throwing their name into the 2016 Presidential race. So far, one Harvard professor, Lawrence Lessig, has announced his bid for the presidency. FM imagines four of our favorites striking up Cambridge-based campaigns.
A group of China experts gathered Wednesday afternoon in the Center for Government and International Studies to answer questions audience members would ask Chinese President Xi Jinxing if given the chance. Discussion topics ranged from China's economy to environmental issues to higher education in both the US and China.