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Harvard Law School

With New Blog, Law Review Makes Case For Online Content

The Harvard Law Review launched a new online blog aimed at providing more accessible, timely content alongside their usual long-form fare.

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Research

Harvard Partners With Facebook For Tech Research

​More than a decade after its founding in a Harvard dorm, Facebook is partnering with Harvard and 16 other universities in a research agreement allow Harvard faculty members and graduate students to work with the social media giant.

Central Administration

With The Atlantic's Coates, Faust Discusses Slavery at Harvard

​University President Drew G. Faust argued at a conference last week that universities have a responsibility to begin a public dialogue about the legacy of slavery on their campuses and in the United States.

IOP

Institute of Politics Website Hacked

The hack coincided with a busy day for the IOP: the release of its biannual millennial poll.

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"Just wait for the drop."

Decoding Harvard's Most Popular Class
College

Decoding Harvard's Most Popular Class

Freshmen pose for a photo booth at CS50 Puzzle Day on September 6, 2014. Prof. David J. Malan later posted the photo booth pictures on Facebook.

Anant Agarwal
Higher Education

Q & A with Anant Agarwal

Anant Agarwal, an MIT computer science professor who has served as CEO of edX since its establishment, sat down to recount the challenges of creating courses for an online learning environment, discuss the non-profit’s business model, and speculate about what the future might hold for edX.

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Technology

Harvard 2048: A New Level of Procrastination

Next time you’re bored in class or need a diversion while studying, procrastinate while also burning these important people’s faces into your brain. Sorry for all the hours you're about to lose!

Harvard on the Web

Canvas To Replace iSites as Course Platform

Canvas, a web interface currently piloted by dozens of Harvard courses, will replace iSites as the University’s platform for course websites by the 2016-17 academic year.

College

“Hi, I’m Dean Pfister”- Currier House

Currier House brought pre-Housing Day fever to new heights with an email from “dean.donald.pfister@gmail.com.” Complete with a fungus reference, a tree-themed book recommendation, and an invitation to join “the Dean” at the park, it bore all of the marks of a classic Pfister correspondence.

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Harvard Law School

Liberation Music Sued a Harvard Law Professor... Guess What Happened Next

Would you take a Harvard Law professor to court? Better yet, would you take on a legal expert who specializes in copyright law for violating copyright? Yeah, doesn’t seem like a good idea.

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Academics

Picking Apart Piazza: A Culture & Belief 23 Case Study

You heard it in kindergarten, in high school, and even here at college: there’s no such thing as a dumb question.

Harvard in the City

Ten Years Later, Facebook’s First Users Look Back at Site’s Earliest Days

Before Facebook swept the globe and attracted more than one billion users, it got its start in a Kirkland House dorm room on Feb. 4, 2004 as an internal directory for Harvard undergraduates, running on a single server at a cost of $85 per month.

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Harvard Divinity School

Thousands Enroll in Harvard Divinity School’s First edX Course

More than 28,000 students from 183 countries have enrolled in HDS1544.1x: “Early Christianity: The Letters of Paul,” Harvard Divinity School’s first foray into edX, which launched Jan. 6—a figure more than 220 times the size of the school’s 2013 graduating class.

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