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Rakesh Khurana: A Man on a Mission
College

Rakesh Khurana: A Man on a Mission

This week, FM puts a spotlight on Rakesh Khurana, Dean of Harvard College.

"Downtime" for the Dean
College

"Downtime" for the Dean

Dean Khurana reads through a stack of papers in his new office in University Hall during his "downtime".

Annenberg: A Dean's Dining Hall of Choice
College

Annenberg: A Dean's Dining Hall of Choice

Dean Khurana sits down at lunchtime to chat with freshmen in Annenberg. Khurana says he spends three-fourths of his time talking to students.

The Backpack
College

The Backpack

Dean Khurana takes his iconic black Business School backpack with him virtually everywhere.

Khurana as House Master
Cabot

Khurana as House Master

Current Dean of the College and Cabot House Master Rakesh Khurana sits with his daughter and wife, Stephanie, in 2010.

Peer Leadership Kickoff
College

A Man on a Mission

Rakesh Khurana, a scholar of leadership and organizations, crossed the Charles River to the College to rearticulate its purpose and retool the workings of its administration.

College

Khurana: No Ebola Cases on Campus

The email from Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana came hours after Boston medical workers initiated a quarantine for individuals suspected of exhibiting Ebola-like symptoms.

Excellent Sheep
Crime

Students Call on Admins To Alert Teaching Staff of Threats

Several student attendees said all professors and teaching fellows, not just students, should have been notified of the threats through an official email from administrators.

Student Life

Committee Moves Forward with Race, Diversity Discussion

Members of a student-faculty working group convened to address issues of race and inclusion at the College have started meeting and plan to draft a set of recommendations by the academic year's end.

Religion and The American Dream
Religion

Religion and The American Dream

Dean of the College Rakesh Kurana, center, mediates the discussion between Micheal J. Puett, left, and Charles M. C. Lee, right, about the American Dream in Sanders Theatre on Saturday.

#emBODYindia gallery
Student Groups

emBODYindia Aims To Spark Dialogue

The photo campaign aims to change the pervasive mindset in India that leads to objectification and violation of women, organizers said, opening dialogue in India about taboo subjects surrounding sex.

Dean Khurana in the Faculty Club
Student Life

Khurana Opts for Annenberg Breakfast over Campaign Pitches

New Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana is prioritizing facetime with undergraduates over courting potential Harvard donors.

Excellent Sheep
College

Excellent Sheep

Dean Rakesh Khurana asks William Deresiewicz, writer of New Republic article, "Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League," what he misses most about being an educator on Monday evening in Paine Hall.

Excellent Sheep
College

Excellent Sheep

William Deresiewicz, writer of New Republic article, "Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League," speaks about his new book, Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life, in Paine Hall on Monday evening.

Excellent Sheep
Books

In Heated Discussion, ‘Excellent Sheep’ Author Fields Criticism from Faculty, Students

William Deresiewicz argued his claim that students of elite universities are growingly risk-averse, homogeneous, and career-focused with a panel of faculty members and students on Monday evening.

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

Understanding Faith
Columns

Understanding Faith