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The "old Harvard feel" is difficult to define, but recent House renewals have featured administrators and students in an important dialogue: How to preserve the unique elements of antiquity prominent in House architecture while updating facilities to meet contemporary uses and needs.
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.
Parijat Lal ’17 does his work in a Dunster House common room on Wednesday afternoon. Many undergraduates are critical of the hallway common rooms featured in recent house renovations.
Undergraduates are critical of the hallway common rooms featured in recent House renovations at the expense of private space.
The fundraising drive will now focus on priorities that have received fewer donations, namely house renewal and funding for new teaching techniques.
In 2012, Johnson oversaw the Science Center Plaza renovation as part of the Harvard’s Common Spaces program. More recently, Johnson played a part in the designs of the Smith Campus Center.
Loc Truong will serve as the inaugural director of the College's new Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, dedicated to supporting first generation college students, undocumented students, and foster youth.
Harvard’s finest gathered under the sloping ceiling of Memorial Church on Saturday to celebrate the life of James F. Rothenberg ’68, a longtime member of the Harvard Corporation.
It is less certain whether Lowell House will still feature a rock climbing wall after it undergoes renovation in two years.
While fundraising for the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has far exceeded its goal, some campaign priorities—such as House renewal and financial aid—lag, according to an internal August report on Faculty of Arts and Sciences campaign progress.