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Students and administrators say there are limited structured recruiting resources for aspiring engineers and that companies are less interested in recruiting at Harvard for engineering positions.
Funding from federal grants fell by 5 percent in 2014, the first full year after sequestration took hold. In the same period, non-federal funding rose 12 percent.
2014 was a year of change and controversy as Harvard affiliates reacted to events on campus and across the nation. In this feature, Crimson Multimedia uses photo and video to recap the 10 biggest stories of 2014.
In her final interview of the year with The Crimson, Faust reflected on her role in several hot-button campus issues, including sexual assault policies and protests regarding two controversial non-indictments.
A Harvard-affiliated seed-stage venture capital firm with an office in Maxwell Dworkin announced Thursday that it is launching its second fund with $100 million in new capital and has opened an additional office in Silicon Valley.
Lewis will step in as the division head for Cherry A. Murray, who announced her resignation in late October, until Smith names a permanent replacement for the post.
Faculty and students in the proliferating computer science program say that it should build upon Harvard’s liberal arts tradition and expand existing interdisciplinary offerings.
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.
The donation, from former Microsoft CEO and longtime donor Steven A. Ballmer '77, will fund 12 professorships in the field.
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.
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.
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.
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.