Julia L. Ryan
Harvard faculty continue to look nervously at snacks that disappeared from faculty meetings in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.
Having joined Harvard only a few months ago, Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 called reforming the Harvard University Library system his “number one” priority at Tuesday’s meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
The Nobel Committee announced Monday that Ralph M. Steinman, Harvard Medical School '68, would share the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
The Harvard University Library will restructure the organization of its 73 libraries, according to an announcement by Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 on Wednesday.
A new set of regulations that will govern faculty members’ off-campus commitments will be introduced by the end of this academic year.
After pleading guilty to motor vehicle homicide Monday morning, retired Harvard Law School Professor Detlev F. Vagts ’48 was sentenced to three years of probation and six months of house arrest.
Former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff ’75 called for Congress to build a legal framework for dealing with the complexity of modern security threats in a lecture on Tuesday.
The new deficit figure was revealed at a meeting late last week with Leslie A. Kirwan, dean of Administration and Finance for FAS. Dean of FAS Michael D. Smith is expected to announce the number at the Oct. 4 Faculty meeting, according to FAS spokesperson Jeff Neal.
After two years of concentrating on everything from cutting visiting lecturers to trimming paper supplies, departments are turning their focus back on curricular and academic development.
In the three weeks since Google began hosting @college webmail accounts, 98 percent of the 5,610 students using @college email addresses made the switch.
Stein has staked out a series of positions that fall to the left of the Obama administration’s economic policy, which may make it difficult for him to gain confirmation before the Senate.
During the transfer of Harvard @college email accounts to new Google hosted accounts, a handful of students received emails from individuals who share their surname, raising privacy concerns for some who chose to switch email systems.
The letter attacks the scope of the inquiry into Hauser’s research and insinuations that Hauser’s body of work has been thrown into question by the investigation.
A group of prominent academics are circulating a letter criticizing Harvard’s handling of the allegations leveled at Marc D. Hauser.
Hauser's resignation from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences ends a career at Harvard that began with promise but was marred by a research misconduct investigation.