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