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College Finance

Jay Herlihy Appointed Dean of Finance for FAS

Jay Herlihy will be the new Dean of Finance for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences as of Sept. 26, according to an email sent to members of FAS Friday morning.

Cote Laramie Memorial Service
Pforzheimer

Memorial Honors Cote Laramie ’14

Family, friends, and Harvard community members came together to celebrate the life of Cote K. Laramie ’14 at a service full of music and poetry in Memorial Church on Thursday night, a week after he died at his home in Pembroke, N.H.

Cote Laramie
College

Harvard Mourns a Classmate Attuned to Music, Poetry, and Friendship

“We always used to play Bananagrams in the dining hall,” remembered Miruna Ioan ’14, a fellow Pforzheimer House resident and psychology concentrator. “If he was 100 percent on his game, no one could beat him. He had a vocabulary that was unsurpassable.”

College

Harvard Student Cote K. Laramie '14 Dies

Cote K. Laramie ’14, a psychology concentrator and resident of Pforzheimer House, died yesterday, House administrators announced in an email to students.

Federal State Relations

Hauser's Misconduct Confirmed by Feds

After a two-year federal investigation, the Office of Research Integrity found former Harvard psychology professor Marc D. Hauser responsible for six counts of research misconduct.

FAS

Hauser Responds to Federal Report Published Today

In a statement to The Crimson, former Harvard psychology professor Marc D. Hauser responded to a report by the Office of Research Integrity published earlier today finding him responsible for six counts of research misconduct, including fabrication of data, doctoring of results, and misrepresentation of research methods.

Faculty

Faculty Members Defend Take-Home Exams Despite Scandal

Following Harvard’s announcement last week of a large-scale investigation into alleged cheating on a final in an introductory government class, several faculty members who have similarly offered take-home exams say that they are not yet convinced that an end to the practice is merited.

Africa

Running in Place, But Moving Forward

The room of Kathryn C. Reed ’13 is a daily reminder of why she will attempt to run 100 miles on a treadmill between Sept. 9 and Sept. 15.

Under New Management
FAS

FAS, Inc.

Over the past ten years, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences has seen a proliferation of its administrative positions that has outpaced the growth of tenure-track faculty. The transition had changed the culture of the school.

College

New Policy Targets Smokers

Harvard was tasked with complying with an ordinance from the City of Cambridge that banned smoking in public places, and between signs and house newsletters, administrative meetings and conversations between House Masters, smoking was restricted in many indoor common spaces.

College

New Policy Targets Smokers

Harvard was tasked with complying with an ordinance from the City of Cambridge that banned smoking in public places, and between signs and house newsletters, administrative meetings and conversations between House Masters, smoking was restricted in many indoor common spaces.

Allston
Allston

Allston 2.0

After the effects of the 2008 financial crisis have now lessened, Harvard has restarted its planning for a campus across the river, in Allston. But as the University now chugs along, Allston residents still maintain old concerns of community integration.

Higher Education

Faculty Enthusiastic About Harvard's Move to Online Education

Faculty response to the announcement has been largely positive, with professors across a wide range of disciplines citing not only increased public access but also on-campus advantages and applications of edX.

FAS

Faculty Meeting Draws Large Numbers

The semester’s last meeting drew the largest crowd since last December, when the courses of Harvard Summer School instructor Subramaniam Swamy were removed from the catalogue.

FAS

Faculty Tackle Final Concerns in Last Meeting of the Semester

The meeting saw the approval of courses of instruction for 2012-2013 across the University and at the University Extension School. It concluded with an update on the restructuring of the Harvard Library.

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

blood handprint
Arts

Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy
Columns

Where Did All The Ideas Go?

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time