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The program is intended to finance public projects that may include benefits to public parks, open space, neighborhood beautification, transportation improvements, and public art.
Admissions officers are still considering how to weigh edX courses against conventional AP or IB classes when evaluating applicants.
This sum is comprised of more than 10,000 individual donor gifts and pledges, including a $5 million donation from the Walton Family Foundation in November 2014.
The report found that only 5 percent of participants who did not pay a fee for ID verification actually completed their online course.
Graduate students involved in the unionization effort said the movement is still in its early stages but counts members from all three divisions of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
HONY visit (weather): President Drew G. Faust speaks about the experience of being the first female president of Harvard University. Faust spoke at the Fogg Museum on Thursday morning, where Brandon Stanton, photographer and creator of the popular "Humans of New York" blog, brought students from Mott Hall Bridges Academy on a visit to Harvard University.
The edX settlement will require the platform to become accessible for people with disabilities—including those who are deaf or visually impaired.
Theidon, who was an associate anthropology professor at Harvard, will teach courses about human security at the Tufts graduate school when she begins teaching in September.
Although they still warned students to be wary when using Wikipedia, some professors no longer look at the site with the same criticism.
A ruling in favor of unionization rights for graduate students at Columbia might prompt interest in a similar movement at Harvard.
The film focuses heavily on the testimony of victims of sexual assault and what they say was a lackluster response from administrators at their respective schools, including Harvard.
Law School professors Charles Fried and Robert H. Mnookin sharply criticized the centralization of Harvard's administration in an op-ed in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
In collaboration with Microsoft and the Smithsonian Institution, edX will launch seven courses on programming and cloud technologies and three American history courses.
Lesley professor Jason Pramas said a key issue among core faculty was the lack of control over curriculum and academic programs, an issue he does not see at Harvard.
Edward Blum—the president of nonprofit membership group Students for Fair Admissions, Inc.—sent a letter Thursday to every Ivy League university president except for Harvard’s to object to deletions of student admission records.