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SEAS Gift Announcement
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A $400 Million Gift, and Accompanying Scrutiny

Administrators maintain that the criticism will do little to hurt their fundraising efforts, but one fact remains: John Paulson’s record gift to SEAS has brought record scrutiny to Harvard’s $6.5 billion capital campaign.

SEAS Gift Announcement
SEAS

SEAS Gift Announcement

University President Drew G. Faust and hedge fund magnate John A. Paulson shake hands at an event announcing Paulson's $400 million gift to the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

SEAS Gift Announcement
FAS

'Timely' Gift Will Lend SEAS Momentum in Era of Transition

​The record $400 million donation from hedge fund magnate John A. Paulson that renamed the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences comes during a transitional phase of a school whose enrollment has fast outgrown its resources.

Electrical Engineering
SEAS

What the Outside World Thinks of Harvard’s Biggest Gift

Malcolm Gladwell tweeted, “Harvard's pitch to Paulson: not all privileged people are equally privileged!”

Harry Lewis at Commencement 2015
On Campus

Harry Lewis at Commencement 2015

Interim Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Harry R. Lewis ’68 during Commencement on May 28.

Electrical Engineering
FAS

Record $400 Million Gift Renames SEAS

The gift will establish a permanent endowment for SEAS—which will now be known as the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences—as the school prepares to move into new facilities in Allston, Harvard announced on Wednesday.

Harry Lewis Q&A
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Q & A with Harry R. Lewis

Harry R. Lewis '68, interim dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, sat down with The Crimson to discuss fundraising, computer science, and SEAS’s move to Allston.

Harvard-Allston Task Force Meeting
City Politics

An Incomplete Partnership

With Harvard’s developments in Allston approved, neighborhood residents question if their voices are being heard.

Central Administration

Francis Doyle, Professor at UCSB, Named Next SEAS Dean

Doyle will assume leadership of the school on August 1 as it seeks to raise $450 million in advance of its 2019 move to a new campus in Allston.

Francis J. Doyle III
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Francis J. Doyle III

Francis J. Doyle III, a professor of chemical engineering at the University of California at Santa Barbara, will lead the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences as its next dean starting August 1.

Harvard in the City

Allston Construction Committee Talks Science Building, Parking

The Allston Construction Mitigation Subcommittee met Monday to discuss a timeline for further construction on Harvard’s Allston Science Complex and potential plans for implementing a community-wide resident parking program.

Sustainability Fair
College

Sustainability Fair

Claire T. Lo ’16, left, a Winthrop Food Literacy fellow, has FAS SEAS postdoctoral fellow Xianming Zhang, right, name grains at the Harvard Sustainability Fair on Wednesday afternoon. Zhang studies environmental contaminants relating to food and said he found the fair interesting.

Harvard-Allston Task Force Meeting
City Politics

Harvard-Allston Task Force Discusses Housing, Construction

The Harvard-Allston Task Force met on Wednesday to discuss the North Allston/North Brighton Housing Stabilization Program and the renewal of Everett Street.

Harvard-Allston Task Force Meeting
City Politics

Harvard-Allston Task Force Meeting

Representatives from the Boston Redevelopment Authority, left, including Gerald Autler addressed members of the Harvard-Allston Task Force during its first meeting in over 100 days on April 8 to discuss the North Allston/North Brighton Housing Stabilization Program, ongoing construction and demolitions at the SEAS complex and Charlesview apartments, and the renewal of Everett Street.

Electrical Engineering
FAS

SEAS and Design School Plan Joint Master’s Program

A master's degree in engineering design will “hopefully” be launched next year, according to Materials Science professor Joanna Aizenberg, who sits on the committee spearheading the project.

You Are a Tourist
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You Are a Tourist

Beauty After Ruin
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Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
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Year In Review 2015

Fischer Touchdown
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Year in Sports 2015