Social Sciences Division
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.
The “top-up,” a supplement for Ph.D. students in Faculty of Arts and Sciences departments intended to equalize funding, has been a source of confusion for some students.
Economics professor Oliver Hart became the most recent in a long line of Harvard faculty members to earn the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, receiving the award in conjunction with MIT professor Bengt Holmström “for their contributions to contract theory."
Responding to suggestions from the Faculty Council, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences is hosting town hall sessions for professors, administrators, and the University’s labor representatives to discuss graduate student unionization.
From Robobee creators to Latino studies pioneers, these are FM's picks for the 15 Professors of the Year.
Though offerings in Native American studies at Harvard are few and far between, a small number of committed students and faculty are dedicated to maximizing the resources available to them, and hope to see more opportunities in the future.
Members of the newly-formed Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies Student Advisory Committee met for the first time this week to discuss how to increase undergraduate involvement at the Center.
Map of Harvard's Cambridge-Based Centers of International Study within the Social Sciences division of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
American and Western European foci and schools of thought continue to dominate social science fields at Harvard, frustrating some students and faculty even as other perspectives and methods grow.
Since taking the helm of the Social Sciences division last fall, Dean Claudine Gay said she is prioritizing improving the experience of junior faculty members on the tenure track, which at Harvard is notoriously rigorous.