FAS

University Hall
College

Phi Beta Kappa Honors ‘Junior 24’

24 juniors received the award, “an honor bestowed on those whose coursework demonstrates not only high achievement, but also breadth of interest, depth of understanding, and intellectual honesty,” according to the chapter’s website.

FAS

A Decade after FAS Moved to Tenure Track, Math Continues on Separate Path

​Eleven years after the formal introduction of a tenure track in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Mathematics department remains an outlier, with no assistant or associate professors to speak of and no promotions from within since the 1990s.

Dunster Digs
FAS

Administrators Use Renovated Dunster to Pitch House Renewal

As administrators polish their remaining Harvard-wide fundraising priorities in a record-breaking $6.5 billion capital campaign, they have turned to Dunster House as a platform and venue for pitching the House renewal project, a priority that still needs fulfilling.

Editorials

The End of an Era

Administrators should consider student input before reshuffling class schedules as part of SEAS' impending relocation to Allston.

Graduate Student Council Votes and Talks Amicus Brief
FAS

Grad Student Council Condemns Amicus Brief Against Unionization

Clashing over issues ranging from the meaning of true democracy to the role of the Graduate Student Council, graduate students voted to pass a hotly contested resolution to condemn Harvard’s filing of a joint amicus brief against graduate student unionization at this month’s GSC meeting.

One Proposed Class Schedule for Cambridge and Allston Campuses
FAS

One Proposed Class Schedule for Cambridge and Allston Campuses

Faculty Meeting at University Hall
Visual Arts

'Harvard Time' Could End By Fall 2018

Two pending proposals suggest to eliminate the unofficial seven-minute grace period between classes starting as early as fall 2018, in anticipation of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’s move to its new Allston campus in 2020.

FAS

Scholar Addresses Canada's Global Role

​Stephen J Toope ’79, current Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, spoke about ways that Canada could become more engaged in global affairs this Monday at a seminar organized by the Canada Program of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.

Visual Arts

Allston Move Could Mean the End of 'Harvard Time'

At Tuesday’s monthly meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Dean of Undergraduate Education Jay M. Harris will give a presentation summarizing the work of a task force charged with suggesting course scheduling changes in anticipation of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’s move to Allston in 2020.

FAS

German Department Prematurely Publicizes Potential Joint Concentration

​Though the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has yet to approve a proposed special joint concentration with Germanic Languages and Literatures, the German department has been aggressively publicizing the initiative, often “jumping the gun” and referring to the proposal as a done deal, according to German Department Chair John T. Hamilton.

Theater

Theater, Dance, and Media Debuts First Sponsored Show

​Projections, live cameras, and moving walls were just some of the more experimental features of the first ever production sponsored by the new Theater, Dance, and Media concentration at Farkas Hall on Friday.

Three Friends
Central Administration

With Portrait Unveiling, Gomes Makes Harvard History

​As a professor and chaplain on Harvard’s campus for more than three decades, Reverend Peter J. Gomes was beloved as a thunderous Baptist preacher and staunch advocate for gay rights.

Harvard Thinks Global
FAS

Professors Warming to Prospect of Education Studies Secondary

An education secondary did not see initial success in gaining traction. But FAS members are now renewing their interest in the field.

Littauer
College

Full-Time Advisers Make Economics Department More Intimate

As freshmen interested in Economics flood the department's Advising Fortnight events, they will interact with an advising structure that looks very different from five years ago.

FAS

EdX Inaugurates Financial Aid Program

The virtual education platform co-founded by Harvard and MIT now allows financially disadvantaged students to receive a 90-percent discount on course certificates.