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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.

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Kimberly Theidon has withdrawn her complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination with intent to file a lawsuit against the University.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

Faust University Hall
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.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Boxes
Columns

ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining
Columns

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload
College

Unloading the Ad Board