Technology

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

Business School Names First HBS Building after a Woman, Asian American

​Harvard Business School officials dedicated the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center last week, marking the first time in Harvard’s history that a campus building has been named after a woman and a person of Asian-American descent.

University

Harvard Detects Network Intrusion, Recommends Password Changes

University Chief Information Officer Anne H. Margulies wrote in an email that some users’ passwords for HarvardKey, the University’s new online login system that rolled out last academic year, may have been exposed.

Harvard Law School

To Keep Pace with Tech, Law School Seeks STEM Students

​As HLS admissions officers are finalizing next year’s class, they are doing so with an eye toward a group of fields that deviate from the traditional path to legal studies: STEM.

Breaking the Silicon Ceiling
College

Breaking the Silicon Ceiling

Margo I. Seltzer, computer science professor, speaks about the gender gap in computer science at the event "Breaking the Silicon Ceiling" Friday. The event was held by the Women in Computer Science Advocacy Council as a launch for their online portal containing data and resources.

HUIT and HarvardKey
On Campus

HUIT and HarvardKey

Students work in the HUIT Walk-in Help Center in the Science Center basement as a notice about the HarvardKey authentication system flashes onscreen.

Capodilupo gestures at the WHOOP office
Technology

Capodilupo gestures at the WHOOP office

John Capodilupo gestures across WHOOP’s office. WHOOP is a bracelet that Harvard athletes wear that tracks sleep and diet, among other elements of life outside of practice.

Putnam Gallery
College

Putnam Gallery

Radio Contact: Tuning in to Politics, Technology and Culture will open March 11 at Harvard's Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments.

WECode Conference
Computer Science

WECode Conference

Pooja Sankar, founder and CEO of Piazza, speaks to attendees of the WECode Conference in Northwest Labs on Saturday. WECode is the largest student-ran Women in Computer Science conference held each year.

WECode Conference
Computer Science

WECode Conference

Attendees of the WECode Conference meet with professional mentors over lunch in Northwest Labs on Saturday. WECode attracted several professionals related to the tech industry, including keynote speakers from Piazza and Pinterest.

Datamatch Matches by Class Year Graph
College

More than Half of Datamatch Date Requests Left Hanging

As hundreds of students explored popular restaurants in Harvard Square with their Datamatches over the past few weeks, others were not so lucky.

Snapchat at Harvard
On Campus

New Snapchat Geofilters Proliferate On Harvard’s Campus

Since the first campus Snapchat geofilter came to Harvard last February, a number of students have brought a slew of new designs to showcase on-campus spots.

No Makeup, No Problem
Events

Maria Thomas Opens New i-Lab Speaker Series

Maria Thomas, interim CEO of the startup Glamsquad, recounted the ups and downs of her circuitous career during a talk at the Harvard Innovation Lab on Tuesday evening.

University

Students, Staff, and Faculty Targeted by Phishing Scam

​Over the past two weeks, more than 1000 graduate and undergraduate students, faculty, and staff have been targeted in a phishing email scam whose perpetrators remain unknown.

College

Students Create Anonymous App to Foster Campus Discussion

On the heels of a semester filled with rigorous debate over divisive campus issues, two undergraduates recently released an app with the goal of creating a virtual and open space for discussion.

College

'Technical Difficulties' Delay Expos Sectioning for Freshmen

The system designed to assign Expos sections experienced “unexpected technical difficulties” late Saturday night, pushing sectioning into the following evening.