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FAS

Student Billing System To Roll Out in November

The creation of this student system is one of the first steps of a larger effort to centralize existing web systems and make it easier to pay bills, submit study cards, and register online.

Kimberly Theidon
Central Administration

Former Anthropology Professor Plans To Sue University

Kimberly Theidon has withdrawn her complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination with intent to file a lawsuit against the University.

College

FAS Committee on Sexual Misconduct Hosts First Community Discussion

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.

College

Council Begins Year with Concessions, New Goals for Student Voice

Undergraduate Council President Gus A. Mayopoulos '15 said it is unlikely that the body will secure more funding during his term.

FAS

FAS Names New Development Head Mid-Campaign

Vice President of Management for the University of Alberta O’Neil A.S. Outar will take over as the new senior associate dean and director of development for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, a shift in leadership that comes nearly a year after the FAS launched its campaign for the Arts and Sciences.

Jill Abramson
FAS

Jill Abramson ’76 To Teach Undergraduate English Courses in the Fall

Ex-colleagues of the The New York Times's former executive editor say that Harvard is fortunate to have Abramson, who will focus on narrative non-fiction during the upcoming academic year.

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College

Faculty Approves College’s First Honor Code, Likely Effective Fall 2015

The code lays out formal expectations for academic integrity and creates a new student-faculty/administrator judicial board to hear cases regarding the violation of those expectations.

FAS

Faust Condemns Divest Blockade, Affirms Integrity of Tenure Process

Drew G. Faust condemned last week's Divest Harvard-led blockade of Mass. Hall and reassured professors that the University does not take into account tenure candidates' political views and actions in tenure decisions.

FAS

Committee Formed To Bring FAS Sexual Assault Policy into Line with Revised Univ. Standard

Smith wrote that University President Drew G. Faust has instructed Harvard’s schools to update their respective response and disciplinary procedures regarding cases of sexual assault.

Undergraduate Council

UC Honors Faculty and Students at Annual Awards Ceremony

The Undergraduate Council honored exceptional faculty and students with various awards for teaching and advising at its annual awards ceremony Thursday evening.

College

Registrar’s Office Launches Online Transcript Delivery Service

Students and alumni will now be able to order and send their official transcripts electronically through a new online delivery service launched Monday.

Harvard Horizons Symposium
FAS

Graduate Students Present Research at Annual Symposium

Eight graduate students presented research on a range of topics at the Harvard Horizons symposium on Tuesday in Sanders Theatre.

Kimberly Theidon
FAS

Professor Files Charge Alleging University Violated Title IX in Denying Her Tenure

Theidon alleges that the denial was in retaliation for her public expressions of support for sexual assault victims, as well as for complaining that she was not receiving the same pay as her male colleagues.

College

If Approved, New Credit System Could Diversify Course Offerings, Standardize Accreditation

A proposal before the Faculty of Arts and Sciences to convert the College’s current course unit system to a more nationally recognized credit system could lead to an increase in the number and variety of nontraditional course offerings and a University-wide standardization of Harvard’s accreditation system.

College

Admissions Stories: Where Were You When You Got In?

Last Thursday, the future Harvard Class of 2018 received the emails of their lifetime. In honor of Decision Day, FM collected some acceptance stories from both current students and faculty and staff who once attended Harvard College.

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Visual Arts

Intelligent Design: Negotiating the Identity of the Architecture Track

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Visual Arts

Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale
Yale

Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven

Books
Academics

Freshman Survey Part III: Inside the Classroom and Out