Rebecca C. Maddalo ’13 was sitting in the basement of Sever Hall in Harvard Yard at 7:12 on Tuesday evening when she felt her chair begin to shake. Wondering what might have caused the mysterious rumbling, she looked online for clues.
In the wake of the cheating scandal that rocked Harvard at the beginning of the school year, University President Drew G. Faust lamented the influence of current societal pressures and their impact on learning during an interview with The Crimson on Tuesday.
A panel of Harvard affiliates called on student service members to facilitate conversations with their peers about the role of the military at a welcome ceremony for veterans currently attending the University Monday night.
Harvard administrators and faculty showed up in droves Tuesday night at the premier of the PBS documentary “Death and the Civil War,” based on University President Drew G. Faust’s book “Republic of Suffering.”
Comedian and political satirist Stephen Colbert has been known to challenge members of the Harvard faculty. Professors including Steven A. Pinker, Stephen J. Greenblatt, and Michael J. Sandel have engaged Colbert in the typical comedic back-and-forth on his show, "The Colbert Report." But tonight he takes on a new challenge in the form of their boss—University President Drew G. Faust.
Harvard University President Drew G. Faust has fought for immigration rights and brought the Reserve Officers’ Training Corp back to campus. And with the Tuesday premier of “Death and the Civil War,” an adaption of her book, she will extend her presence to the world of TV.