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Colleagues say East Asian Languages and Civilizations professor Mark Elliott provides valuable expertise to Harvard's global outreach.
The Economics department has recently lost several faculty members to other schools, highlighting the rise of rival programs and the relatively lower facilities at Harvard.
Some graduate students voiced concerns about a lack of information surrounding the unionization effort on Wednesday at an unusually crowded Graduate Student Council meeting.
Historian Niall Ferguson will become a full-time senior fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution, an American public policy think tank, after 12 years at Harvard.
University President Drew G. Faust weighed in on reforming the beleaguered General Education program as the Faculty discusses reforms ahead of a major vote expected at the end of this semester.
Only 66 percent of women on schedule to be considered for promotions to full professors last year remained at Harvard for the final stage of that process, compared with 78 percent of men.
Administrators are examining whether the College should also offer a pre-college bridge program to ease the transition to Harvard academics.
The website, harvardgradunion.org, appears to be part of a greater attempt to recruit new members to the effort.
Ancient Mayan teeth and a mummified crocodile were among the artifacts featured at the Peabody Museum’s Amazing Archaeology Fair on Saturday.
The Harvard College Library and the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures are creating an archive to preserve materials related to the January attack on French humor magazine Charlie Hebdo and the aftermath of the shooting.
The event’s headliners included U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey and Harvard English professor James T. Engell ’73.
While the size of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences decreased slightly in fiscal year 2015, its endowment grew to more than $16.1 billion, the highest point since 2008.
After a year that saw a spike in faculty growth for the first time since the financial crisis, the size of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences stalled again in fiscal year 2015.
Princeton’s decision to join edX comes just three months after the University of Pennsylvania joined with the intention of publishing three courses on the platform.