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Melody Y. Hu

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Student Life

Administrators Say Survey Indicates Satisfaction With First J-Term

The overwhelming majority of undergraduates spent this past January Term with family and friends, using the time to exercise, relax, and catch up on sleep, according to a survey conducted by the College administration to evaluate the inaugural month-long winter break.

J Term

Campus Will Open Early for Students Before End of 2011 J-Term

During next year's January Term, undergraduates will be allowed to return to campus eight days before classes begin, Dean of the College Evelynn M. Hammonds announced Friday.

Student Groups

Student Group Lobbies for More Public Speaking Opportunities

The College has sought to increase public speaking resources on campus and has even created a speech tutor program, but students are still calling for more opportunities to enhance their public speaking skills.

Humanities Division

Gen Ed Course To Offer Oral Exam

In an unconventional twist on final exams, students in this semester’s English 156, “Crime and Horror in Victorian Literature and Culture” will find themselves conveying their academic insights not only through their word processors, but also face-to-face with teaching staff in an oral final exam.

House Life

Spring Has Come! Enjoy the Sun!

Here are your best bets if you are looking to catch up on your Vitamin D.

On Campus

College Prepares New Summer Program

Starting in 2011, social science concentrators conducting research over the summer will likely be able to stay on campus as part of a new program.

College Administration

College Prepares New Course Planning Tool

In an effort to better predict class sizes each semester, College administrators are hoping to implement new course planning requirements for undergraduates next year.

Kuld Customer
Men's Volleyball

Kuld Customer

Co-captain Erik Kuld, shown here in earlier action, led the Crimson to a win over Emmanuel with a team-high 20 kills. The victory was Harvard’s second straight, marking its first winning streak on the year.

Leading Teams
Student Groups

Today in Photos (03/31/10)

College Administration


Central Administration

Ellison Takes Winding Path to College

Colleagues say that John "Jay" L. Ellison's unique combination of experiences also make him an effective head of the Administrative Board, Harvard’s primary disciplinary body.

Student Life


College Administration

Administrators Discuss College Honor Code

As the College turns its attention to a sweeping review of academic dishonesty at Harvard, one topic continues to come up in discussions: an honor code.

Student Life


College Administration

Forced Withdrawals Come Under Fire

Their stories provide a rare window into the often overlooked consequences of withdrawal from the College. Every year, an average of 70 Harvard students face a “requirement to withdraw”—the Ad Board’s most common response to cases of academic dishonesty and a relatively standard response to serious academic failures.

Special Teams

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard


A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes