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Cornel R. West
Scrutiny

Cornel R. West

Former University Professor Cornel R. West '74 spoke at a teach-in the weekend he announced he would leave Harvard for Princeton in 2002.

Protesting Summers
Scrutiny

Protesting Summers

Jyothi L. Ramakrishnan '06, left, and Ohnmar Khin '07, right protested Summers' remarks and his tenure outside of Lowell Lecture Hall.

SEAS Will Move to Allston Science Complex
FAS

Two-Thirds of SEAS Faculty Will Move to Allston in 2019

Computer science, biomedical engineering, and mechanical engineering faculty and facilities will move to Allston in 2019, SEAS officials said.

FAS

Teaching Campaign Gets Another Endorsement, Plans Outreach

The Teaching Campaign secured an endorsement from the Committee on Degrees in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality last Thursday, as it bumped up efforts to rally undergraduate support.

History Is Everything
College

Professors Discuss Diversity, Relevance of History

Six professors shared the everyday implications of history during the third annual “History is Everything, Everything is History” talk Wednesday afternoon.

College

Third Gen Ed Town Hall Draws Deans, Four Students

At the meeting, which was held by a committee charged with reviewing the General Education program, students and administrators discussed the purpose of Gen Ed.

FAS

Harvard Affiliates Discuss Integration of Service, Courses

Public service ought to be further integrated into the academic offerings at Harvard, Harvard affiliates said Friday at a symposium hosted by the FAS Standing Committee on Public Service.

Public Symposium on public service
FAS

Public Symposium on public service

Dean Michael D. Smith, far right, moderates a symposium on the intersection between public service and academics.

Public Symposium on public service
FAS

FAS Committee Convenes Peers To Weigh Service Programs

Panelists from a number of Harvard’s peer institutions detailed their schools’ efforts to integrate public service and academics at a symposium sponsored by the FAS Standing Committee on Public Service Friday.

Growth of SEAS
FAS

Faculty Grows to Largest Size Ever, Report Shows

The size of the faculty had remained flat since the onset of the financial crisis until the last fiscal year. Its renewed growth comes even as the school ran a $77 million deficit, according to a copy of the draft report obtained on Monday.

SEAS Moves To Allston
FAS

Task Force Readies Class Scheduling Change Proposals

In two of the proposals, the majority of FAS classes would meet in 90-minute blocks twice a week, over four days. The third would make few scheduling changes and is “very similar” to the current schedule

Dean Smith at Convocation
FAS

Faculty Deanship To Be Renamed Following Gift

This marks the first time one of Harvard’s deanships has been named and comes just two weeks after the School of Public Health was renamed with a landmark $350 million gift by Gerald L. Chan.

FAS

Recent Gifts Support Arts, Humanities

Faust made it clear in an interview on Tuesday that the humanities will be a focus for her during the academic year.

Facebook at Puzzle Day
College

This Is CS50.

CS50 is exceptional for its size, its resources and the cult of personality around its charismatic leader. It is more than just a class at Harvard; it is a cultural touchstone, a lifestyle, a spectacle. This is CS50, and it’s here to stay.

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.

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

Understanding Faith
Columns

Understanding Faith