SEAS

Research

SEAS Researchers Develop Innovative Long-Lasting Battery

A team of researchers of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has developed a long-lasting “redox flow” battery that has the potential to revolutionize energy storage.

SEAS Convocation
College

SEAS Convocation

Alumni and faculty reminisce about past classes during the SEAS convocation Tuesday night in Science Center.

SEAS Convocation
SEAS

SEAS Welcomes Newest Concentrators With Sophomore Convocation

The School of Engineering and Applied Science welcomed sophomore concentrators in a convocation ceremony Tuesday.

Cherry Murray
SEAS

Cherry Murray

Dr. Cherry A. Murray, the Benjamin Peirce Professor of Technology and Public Policy sits at her desk.

Cherry Murray
SEAS

Former Dean Murray Returns to SEAS After Energy Department Post

After about a year in Washington directing the Department of Energy’s Office of Science, Cherry A. Murray returned to Cambridge this month to resume teaching.

Electrical Engineering
SEAS

Facing Space Constraints, SEAS Hiring Slows

“It’s very hard to hire faculty if there are no offices or labs for them," said the former dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

SEAS Will Move to Allston Science Complex
SEAS

Harvard Pays $147.3 Million to Finalize Allston Land Deal

Harvard has paid railroad company CSX Transportation $147.3 million as one of the final steps of a land acquisition deal begun more than a decade ago.

FAS

Phi Beta Kappa Selects ‘Senior 48’ for Class of 2017

In total, 48 seniors will be inducted into the oldest undergraduate honor society in the United States, joining the 24 students selected last spring.

VES 56s
On Campus

The Frontier between the Arts and Sciences: Harvard's Pioneers

Harvard College promises its undergraduates a liberal arts education, but under its online course catalog, departmental classes are categorized under four distinct headings. The widespread ingrained sense of division between the arts and sciences traces back to popular ideas about brain lateralization: The left hemisphere processes logical information, and the right hemisphere, creative. But what of the students interested in studies that fall within the intersection of disciplines?

Harvard Medical School

With New Licensing Agreement, Harvard Hopes to Improve Cancer Treatment

Harvard has granted the Cambridge-based technological startup Magenta Therapeutics access to a suite of technologies partly patented by the University.

The Science Center
Research

Some Science Profs Fear Federal Funding Cuts Under Trump

Some Harvard professors and researchers say they are worried about how Donald Trump’s presidency could affect federal funding for scientific research.

College

SEAS Expects Increase in Concentrators, Strives for Greater Diversity in School Makeup

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is projected to see increased numbers of undergraduate concentrators when sophomores declare their fields of study on Nov. 17, continuing a trend of fast growth since 2007.

Updates on the Honor Council
College

Sophomores, Sciences Saw Most Honor Council Cases Last Year

The vast majority of 115 academic dishonesty cases the College’s Honor Council heard last academic year occurred in courses offered in the Sciences Division or the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, according to the adjudicating body’s first-ever annual report.

SEAS

SEAS Finalizes List of Academic Areas Moving to Allston

Four teaching areas as well as the soft materials and robotics units make up the final list of groups that will move to Allston.

City Politics

Brookline Machine Site Planning Moves Forward, Slowly

Some Allstonians say the planning process for the proposed apartment building is moving too slowly.