The system designed to assign Expos sections experienced “unexpected technical difficulties” late Saturday night, pushing sectioning into the following evening.
Twenty seniors are currently working on creative theses—double the number of students who wrote them in 2013.
Each semester, hundreds of students shop one of professor Shaye J.D. Cohen’s General Education courses on the Hebrew Bible, enticed by the possibility of fulfilling a requirement while receiving an “easy A.”
Teaching fellows reacted positively to a recent report by the committee tasked with reviewing the General Education Program.
A crowd of about 100 students packed into a Sever classroom to attend the first lecture of English 181A: “Asian American Literature”—one of the College's few courses in the field—indicating a rising popularity in the subject.
Yen H. Pham ’15-’16 has received a 2016 Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford, the Rhodes Trust announced on Sunday, bringing the total number of Harvard undergraduates to win the prestigious award this year to six.
Some students feel underprepared to study certain fields—especially those in the humanities—because they were not exposed to them in high school or lacked the resources to explore them on their own.
The second reader dresses the way one might imagine a thirty-something professor and MacArthur Fellow would: He wears a collared shirt peeking out of a charcoal sweater, with black jeans tucked into boots. Unmistakably arched eyebrows confirm that this is Ben Lerner.
The “Arts&Humanities@HMS” initiative supports the arts by creating more opportunities for students to explore music, visual arts, and drama through programs and events.
Titled “Why Disciplines Persist,” the lecture followed an eight-year hiatus after the first Provostial Lecture, given by former University Provost Steven E. Hyman.
Thousands of essays, journals, and other archival documents from the 17th and 18th centuries are now available online, after a group of University libraries launched the Colonial North American Project website last week.
Faculty members and administrators have vetted proposals to drastically overhaul the College’s General Education program, such as lowering the number of required courses.
Amanda Peery '14 showcases a few of the books she has work on during her time at Harvard University Press. Peery concentrated in English during her time at Harvard.
Amanda Peery '14, an English concentrator, opens a book to read in her office at Harvard University Press. Peery said than a career in publishing “doesn’t start in college at all in the sense that you will have a job lined up when you graduate from college... There’s no straight path like there is for finance or consulting.”