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Bureau of Study Counsel
College

As Term Progresses, Bureau of Study Counsel Backed Up

Many students who have sought peer tutoring from the Bureau of Study Counsel this fall are still waiting to be assigned tutors as the semester draws on, due in large part to high demand and a shortage of tutors.

Hilles
Student Groups

Behind Closed Doors, Khurana Met with Unrecognized Social Clubs

In a meeting with unrecognized student social clubs, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana asked about Harvard’s social scene and inclusivity, opening a more than hour-long discussion and prompting some pushback from club leaders, attendees said.

Currier House
College

Currier Dean Takes BU Job, Will Depart at Year's End

Currier House Dean Laura K. Johnson will leave her position at the end of the semester, Currier House Masters Richard Wrangham and Elizabeth Ross wrote to the House community Monday evening.

Faculty Divestment
Endowment

Profs. Present Case for Divestment at Climate Event

Professor Stephen A. Marglin ’59 said that Harvard’s divestiture would not cause fossil fuel companies to collapse, but could set an example for other institutions that might be waiting to follow Harvard’s lead.

Lamont's New Self-Checkout Option
Student Life

Lamont, Cabot Libraries Introduce Self-Checkout

The two machines—one at each location—stand near the circulation desks at both libraries.

Massachusetts Hall
Visual Arts

New Concentration Was Years in the Making

Although implementation is just a series of approvals away, much has yet to be determined for Harvard’s first-ever dramatic arts concentration.

UC Meeting - Alison Johnson
Faculty

FAS Office, Not ODR, Still Handling Faculty Misconduct Cases

The newly-formed Office for Sexual and Gender-Based Dispute Resolution will play no role in the investigation of faculty misconduct.

Title IX Officer
Front Feature

Title IX Office Hires Temporary Help as Posts Remain Vacant

Administrators are interviewing candidates to fill two remaining positions in the new central office charged with investigating sexual harassment complaints.

University Hall
Theater

Harvard Likely To Offer Concentration in ‘Theater, Dance, and Media’

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences is likely to adopt a new concentration in “Theater, Dance, and Media” to begin enrolling undergraduates in fall 2015, University officials announced on Monday.

The Prime Minister
IOP

Albanian Prime Minister Calls for Balkan Unity

Edi Rama, Prime Minister of Albania, drew attention to the need for modernization in the Balkan countries and addressed a recent Albania-Serbia soccer game incident at a John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Thursday night.

Harvard Computer Society
College

Rebooting the Harvard Computer Society

The Harvard Computer Society—the five-person group that manages more than 7,000 student mailing lists—is finalizing a transition from on-campus servers to the cloud.

Reforma Migratoria
College

Government Grants Temporary Visa to Junior Stuck in Mexico

Dario Guerrero-Meneses ’15 is set to return to Harvard after the federal government granted him a humanitarian visa on Tuesday afternoon to travel back to the United States from Mexico.

UC Meeting - Alison Johnson
Undergraduate Council

UC Vows To Amp Up Student Voice

Top Undergraduate Council leaders have dialed up their criticism of a perceived lack of student inclusion in administrative decisions and will meet with University President Drew G. Faust Friday to demand reform.

Eldo Kim Hearing
Crime

Eldo Kim Charged in Bomb Threat Case, Unlikely To Get Jail Time

The U.S. Attorney asked Friday that the court defer prosecuting Kim for 18 months, while he takes part in a pretrial diversion program.

President Calderon at the JFK Forum
Central Administration

Kennedy School Dean To Step Down at Year's End

Ellwood is stepping down after ten years at the helm, making him one of the longest serving deans still in office and one of only two not appointed by University President Drew G. Faust.

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

blood handprint
Arts

Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy
Columns

Where Did All The Ideas Go?

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time