Elizabeth S. Auritt
Despite grumblings from students weary of HUDS' offerings, there may be some among us endowed with a rare appreciation for the tantalizing triumph of tomato basil ravioli soup. "Surely the Science Center burritos warrant a Michelin three star rating!" they say. For these believers, the recent accolades Crimson cuisine has attracted from gourmands comes as a sweet reprieve from the surrounding claims of inedibility.
Thomas G. Stemberg ’71, founder of the retail chain Staples and a prominent supporter of the Harvard mens’ basketball program, characterized the College’s handling of the Government 1310 cheating scandal as “Orwellian” in a personal letter addressed to University President Drew G. Faust.
When Stephen Lassonde takes the helm of the Office of Student Life in March, he will encounter issues similar to many he faced in his previous posts, including a changing residential environment and a disciplinary system that many have described as misguided.
Harvard has delivered verdicts to all of the approximately 125 students ensnared in the Government 1310 cheating scandal and plans to make an announcement about the results of the investigation near the start of the spring semester, according to a Harvard spokesperson.
Stephen Lassonde, deputy dean of the college at Brown University, has been named Harvard College’s new dean of student life.
Quincy House tutor Ece G. Turnator will serve as Quincy’s acting resident dean this spring in place of Resident Dean Judith F. Chapman, who will take a semester-long sabbatical from her post.
Harvard College accepted about 18 percent of early applicants to the Class of 2017 under its early admission program, the University announced Thursday. This year’s 895 early acceptances mark a 16 percent increase over the number of early admittances last year.
Dean of the Graduate School of Education Kathleen McCartney will leave her post at Harvard to become president of Smith College next summer.
New gathering spaces intended to alleviate cramped conditions in the dining hall proper will be built as part of next year’s renovation of Old Leverett, according to design plans released Monday by Harvard administrators.
This semester, conversations about rape and sexual assault have come to the forefront of campus discussion, as several controversies both here and elsewhere have garnered the student body’s attention, and last night, two events on consent and sexual assault continued the conversation.
While most Harvard College students focus on what they will take away from a course, students who enroll in Sociology 152: “Philanthropy and Public Problem-Solving” this spring will have the opportunity to give back—in the form of $100,000 in grants to Boston-area non-profits of their choice.
Applications for early admission to Harvard College’s class of 2017 numbered 4,856, marking a nearly 15 percent surge from last year’s figure, the University announced on Thursday.
Though education reform did not play a prominent role in the discourse surrounding the 2012 presidential election, there is hope for bipartisan compromise on the issue during President Obama’s second term, according to panelists at a discussion at the Graduate School of Education on Thursday.
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Gerald Chow, the jewelry magnate who is currently suing an educational consultant for misusing the $2 million he paid him to help get his sons into Ivy League Schools, called upon the tutoring services of the same firm for his own coursework at the Harvard Kennedy School in 2007 and 2008.
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