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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.

Sexual Misconduct Disciplinary Policies By Comparison
College

Op-Ed Draws Attention to 20-Year-Old FAS Policy

Criticism is nothing new for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences policy on sexual assault and misconduct, which governs the handling of incidents of assault within the College.

FAS

Three Undergraduates Expelled on Charges of Physical Violence

All three students were charged with violating the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ rules on physical violence, FAS Dean Michael D. Smith announced at the monthly Faculty meeting on Tuesday.

FAS

Faculty Still Concerned About Honor Code Affirmation

Members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences raised concerns about how frequently students would be required to make an affirmation of integrity under an updated proposal for the College’s first-ever honor code, which was presented by Dean of Undergraduate Education Jay Harris to the faculty at their monthly meeting Tuesday.

A Breakdown of the Harvard Campaign
FAS

With $1.3 Billion Pledged, FAS Campaign Over Halfway to Goal

The Harvard Campaign for Arts and Sciences raised a little more than half of its $2.5 billion fundraising goal as of the end of February, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith wrote in an email to the Faculty Monday morning.

College

Committee To Review General Education Program

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences has charged a committee to generate a formal assessment of the undergraduate Program in General Education—the first of its kind since the program's inception in 2007.

Undergraduate Council

Teaching Campaign Looks To Diversify Support Base

The Harvard Teaching Campaign is looking to diversify its support base in an effort to caption section size and improve undergraduates' experience.

FAS

WGS Sees Rise in Course Enrollment Numbers

Despite having just 37 concentrators in the College, the Women, Gender, and Sexuality department boasts two classes with more than 100 students each.

Teaching Town Hall
FAS

Section Size, Teaching Concerns Center of Latest Graduate Student Forum

After the discussion, graduate students who attended reiterated their basic concerns, which they said were aired at length during the meeting.

FAS

With ‘Insufficient Business,’ March Meeting of the Faculty Cancelled

The March meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, originally scheduled to take place Tuesday, was cancelled last week because of “insufficient business ready for action,” according to a notice from the Faculty Docket Committee, the body responsible for creating the meeting’s agenda.

FAS

At Town Hall, Teaching Fellows Air Grievances

Graduate students voiced complaints about the systems that govern teaching fellows and their responsibilities, sharing stories about teaching for months without getting paid and scrambling to find teaching posts as enrollment numbers fluctuate during shopping week.

House Art Cover Wallpaper
Visual Arts

Art House

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance