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Historian Niall Ferguson will become a full-time senior fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution, an American public policy think tank, after 12 years at Harvard.
Academics and policymakers at the conference were cautiously optimistic about the E.U.’s ability to survive its current crises.
The founding chairman of the Center for European Studies who published 19 books, Hoffmann was known for his interdisciplinary approach to political science and his role in helping to create the Social Studies concentration in 1960.
After decades of administrative shutdown, the College is set to launch its first formal program in Latino Studies, but many are calling for something more.
Associate professors Ruth Bielfeldt and Sarah S. Richardson were awarded the annual Roslyn Abramson Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching.
Though the environment for women faculty at Harvard has improved over the past 20 years, many say that there is still room for improvement.
If approved, the new system would replace a proportional representation system created in the fall of 1969, according to a proposal distributed to the Faculty in advance of their meeting Tuesday.
Gay joined the Government department in 2006 and is currently its director of graduate studies. She will take over the deanship from Sociology professor Peter Marsden on July 1.
As part of the Economics Department’s Seymour E. and Ruth B. Harris Lecture Series, Stanford economics professor Susan Athey lectured on new methods of including machine learning in econometrics late Tuesday afternoon.
The first African-American to receive the award, Fryer was recognized for his contributions to research on the economics of race and inequality.
A set of emu eggs are incubated Thursday afternoon at the Harvard Museum of Natural History. The eggs are on loan from an emu farm in Gill, MA, to which the chicks will be returned after hatching.
The new Economics Question Center, which is designed as a hub for tutoring in foundational economics courses, has yet to receive much student traffic.
Harvard’s total number of junior faculty hires has reached gender parity across the University for the first time ever.
The project renovated the nearly 40-year-old library and centralized the offices of the faculty in the Anthropology Department, who were previously spread across campus.