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A ruling in favor of unionization rights for graduate students at Columbia might prompt interest in a similar movement at Harvard.
Changes introduced to the 2015 health benefits plan, which were first unveiled last September and rolled out in January, have come under considerable fire from faculty, who criticized the increase in costs for non-union staff.
A master's degree in engineering design will “hopefully” be launched next year, according to Materials Science professor Joanna Aizenberg, who sits on the committee spearheading the project.
In collaboration with Microsoft and the Smithsonian Institution, edX will launch seven courses on programming and cloud technologies and three American history courses.
Members of the committee that recommended controversial changes to Harvard’s non-union health benefits plan said it will likely change in the future.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences Registrar’s Office will open in its new space on the fourth floor of the Smith Campus Center on Tuesday, March 17.
The complaint—which names Harvard and the Harvard Corporation as defendants—reiterates several allegations that Harvard’s decision to deny her tenure violated federal anti-sex discrimination law Title IX.
Condominiums on Pleasant Street in Cambridge are Harvard-owned, and occupants must be University faculty or senior level administrators. Individual units are priced below market value.
Hopi E. Hoekstra, a professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Molecular and Cellular Biology, sits in her office, next to drawings created by her young son Henry.
Assistant professor of government Ryan D. Enos walks down Kirkland Street to his office in the CGIS Knafel buidling from his home a few blocks away.
Ryan D. Enos, Assistant Professor of Government, sits at his desk in the CGIS Knafel building, after walking to work from his home a few blocks away.
Following a series of heavy winter storms, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences has spent about $700,000 in snow and ice removal from rooftops, building entryways, and walkways to date.
While Harvard administrators make extensive efforts to ease the many burdens placed on junior faculty—such as granting financial aid for child care or extensions on the tenure clock—some say the University does not go far enough.
While several languages at Harvard offer separate tracks for more experienced speakers, others do not divide students into different tracks, leaving some students struggling to catch up to their more experienced peers.
Harvard’s more than $1 billion House renewal project, which has been underway since 2012, previously included a planned one-year break in construction during the 2015-2016 academic year.