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FAS

John Briscoe, Winner of Water's Nobel, Dies

Originally from South Africa, John Briscoe also spent two decades working for the World Bank, where he served as the country director for Brazil, the organization’s biggest borrower.

Steve Ballmer Gives Back
SEAS

Computer Science Faculty To Increase by 50 Percent with Ballmer Gift

The donation, from former Microsoft CEO and longtime donor Steven A. Ballmer '77, will fund 12 professorships in the field.

Introduction
SEAS

Introduction

Pavlos Protopapas introduces Chris H. Wiggins, Chief Data Scientist at The New York Times in Maxwell-Dworkin G115 on Friday Afternoon. Wiggins spoke at the Data Science at The New York Times talk, hosted by the Institute for Applied Computational Science.

Segments to Algorithms
SEAS

Segments to Algorithms

Chris Wiggins, chief data scientist at The New York Times, speaks about the development of data, from segments in the 19th century to algorithms today, in Maxwell-Dworkin G115 on Friday afternoon.

Segments to Algorithms
SEAS

Times Data Scientist Highlights Importance of User Data

Christopher H. Wiggins, chief data scientist at The New York Times, said the role of a data scientist is especially important as the journalism industry adjusts to changes to its business model.

Playing Catch Up?
Scrutiny

Playing Catch Up?

Although Harvard has recently pushed new initiatives to further expand SEAS, some Stanford administrators view this move as playing catch up rather than truly innovating.

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

A Cross-Country Battle over American Higher Education.

Cherry A. Murray
SEAS

Cherry A. Murray

Cherry A. Murray, the dean of School of Engineering and Applied Science, poses in her office Tuesday afternoon, hours after announcing that she will resign after the end of 2014.

DoubleTree Protest
IOP

Today in Photos (10/29/14)

Cherry A. Murray
FAS

Murray To Resign as SEAS Dean at Year's End

Murray has served as dean since July 2009 and is the second dean this year to announce her impending departure, following the announcement earlier this month that David T. Ellwood ’75 will resign as dean of the Kennedy School of Government at the end of the academic year.

SEAS Will Move to Allston Science Complex
FAS

Two-Thirds of SEAS Faculty Will Move to Allston in 2019

Computer science, biomedical engineering, and mechanical engineering faculty and facilities will move to Allston in 2019, SEAS officials said.

SEAS

Researchers Develop Bacteria Repellant for Medical Equipment

Harvard scientists developed a coating for medical devices that repels blood and bacteria, researchers announced last Sunday.

Research

New Tool Makes Cancer Analysis More Accessible

A team of Harvard researchers and their colleagues have developed a new software platform that makes it easier for scientists to understand and analyze the many forms of cancer.

Growth of SEAS
Humanities Division

Growth of SEAS

Growth of SEAS
FAS

Faculty Grows to Largest Size Ever, Report Shows

The size of the faculty had remained flat since the onset of the financial crisis until the last fiscal year. Its renewed growth comes even as the school ran a $77 million deficit, according to a copy of the draft report obtained on Monday.

STANTING TALL
Football

Harvard-Yale 2014

Playing with the Rules
Scrutiny

Playing With The Rules

Highlight

Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

Art Museum Feature
Visual Arts

Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads