FAS

FAS Dean Michael Smith
FAS

Smith Claims ‘No Insider Knowledge’ of Presidential Search Progress

“I have no insider knowledge of what the search committee is doing,” Smith said. “I’m sure they’re looking at lots and lots of people.”

Professor Danielle Allen
College

Petition for Race and Ethnicity Research Center Draws Support

A petition for a University-wide research center for race and ethnicity has garnered over 500 votes on an online forum for Harvard affiliates over the last week.

FAS Dean Michael D. Smith
Undergraduate Council

Smith Urges Students to Carefully Weigh UC Referenda

While students will take to the polls this week to vote to extend Thanksgiving break and retain “Harvard Time,” Smith said it’s not that simple.

Lamont girl
Student Life

Tips for Pretentious Paper Writing

Stressed about that upcoming paper? We've got you covered with some easy strategies to woo your TF.

Dean Smith
College

Smith Says Faculty Discussion on Sanctions Isn’t Over

“This is just one phase, one piece of the larger discussion,” he said. “I think we’ll discuss issues around the policy moving forward.”

Faculty Meeting
Student Life

Faculty Likely to Vote on Lewis Motion Tuesday

In a move that could further complicate the future of Harvard’s social group policy, faculty are scheduled to vote on a motion opposing the sanctions this Tuesday—more than a year after the policy first ignited boisterous faculty debate.

Robinson Hall
FAS

History Department Courses Incorporate Digital Tools into Curriculum

“Soon people won’t even identify digital history as something different, because it will be so ingrained as part of the way people study history,” Gabriel Pizzorno said.

GSAS's Dudley House
FAS

More Administrators Defend Michelle Jones Decision

FAS Dean Michael D. Smith added that the Marshall Project “says they’re just an independent media organization, but that’s not what it looks like to me.”

Dean Smith
FAS

Faculty Could Have Final Say on Social Group Policy

Smith's comments come as University President Drew G. Faust prepares to choose one of three options for the future of undergraduate social life.

GSAS's Dudley House
FAS

Faculty Question Administrators over Rejection of Michelle Jones

Interim Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Emma Dench said there was nothing “unusual” about Harvard’s decision to not admit Michelle Jones.

Faculty Meeting
Student Life

Faculty Hotly Debate Social Policy Motions, Report

At the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ monthly meeting Tuesday, professors did not mince words describing Harvard’s unrecognized social organizations.

University President Drew G. Faust
FAS

Social Science Chairs Meet with Presidential Search Committee Representatives

Chairs from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences discussed their preferences for a presidential candidate, but agreed not to bring up names of specific candidates for the job.

Faculty Meeting
Student Life

Once Again, Faculty To Debate Social Life Sanctions

One year after Faculty discussion formally began on Harvard’s historic penalties on final clubs and Greek organizations, two critical developments may change the nature of the debate at Tuesday’s meeting of the full Faculty.

Houghton Library
Music

Houghton Library Exhibit Celebrates New Music Curriculum

Harvard’s Music department now features a brand new set of requirements, meant to encourage undergraduate concentrators to “broaden their horizons” in the field.

Deadly Double Helix
Books

Deadly Double Helix

The Cambridge Forum hosted Danielle Allen, Harvard University Professor and author of “Cuz”, a memoir that looks at the “deadly double helix” of narcotics and street gangs.