Sabrina A. Mohamed

FAS

Turning Up The Volume

In a year when the balance of power has tipped decidedly toward administrators, faculty largely agree: the forums available for faculty voice are not working as they should.

Harvard Business School

SEAS, Crossing Over

Faculty members and students alike have already begun expressing concern regarding SEAS’ ability to remain integrated in a liberal arts education from its future home across the river.

College

Hamed '14 Selected for Prestigious Thiel Fellowship

A computer science concentrator and iLab regular, Zachary Hamed ’14 was selected as one of 22 2013 Thiel Fellows. The fellowship awards $100,000 to 22 young people from the ages of 17-20 to continue entrepreneurship projects related to science and technology.

Research

Astronomers Discover Exoplanets Covered by Oceans

Harvard astronomers have discovered two exoplanets in the recently found Kepler-62 planetary system that are covered in endless oceans of water, making them viable candidates for sustaining life.

Yale

Yale's Salad Days

Dear Harvard, We know its midterms season and times are tough. From all of us at Flyby, here's something to put your mental anguish into perspective.

FAS

Professors Call Ethics of Email Search Into Question

Just a day after news broke that Harvard administrators had secretly searched the email accounts of 16 resident deans, professors said the University may have overstepped its bound, calling its own policies into question.

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Student Life

Pforzheimer House

Every day between now and Housing Day, Flyby will release two new House rankings. The top two Houses will be revealed on Wednesday, March 13. Check back daily for updates! This year, Pfoho relinquishes its crown as the highest ranked House in the Quad and descends to number 8 in Flyby's Rankings. But fear not, freshmen—those placed into Pfoho will have little to lament. Instead, they will celebrate spacious bedrooms, a magnificent lawn, well-equipped facilities, consistent shuttle service, and a vibrant House community.

FAS

Faculty Meeting Focuses on Online Education and Gender Imbalance

A month after administrators announced to a packed University Hall that the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences would move to Allston, Tuesday’s Faculty Meeting was comparatively uneventful, with few attendees and fewer announcements.

Central Administration

Anticipating Federal Cuts, Schools Streamline, Diversify Sponsored Funding

Regardless of what happens on Capitol Hill this week, Harvard will have to contend with decreased revenue from federal agencies by reevaluating its reliance on different sources of income.

FAS

Lue Named First Faculty Director of the Bok Center

Biology professor of practice Robert A. Lue was named the first Faculty Director of the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning Thursday, a sign of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ increased emphasis on innovative teaching, both in person and online.

Academics

Faculty Members Take Home Lessons from Scandal

The week after Harvard made an announcement intended to put to rest its largest cheating investigation in recent memory, faculty members said they need to do a better job communicating course expectations to students and laying down the groundwork for academic honesty at a time when technology is blurring the lines of right and wrong.

Central Administration

Engineering School To Move Across River, SEAS Faculty Criticize ‘Allston Bomb’

The Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences will relocate “in almost its entirety” to University-owned land in North Allston in as few as five years, University President Drew G. Faust told The Crimson Tuesday.

FAS

Faculty Meeting To Discuss Cheating Scandal

Professors and administrators will discuss the Government 1310 cheating scandal at their monthly Faculty Meeting Tuesday, according to faculty members who have received the meeting agenda.

Libraries

Copyright Laws Slow DPLA

As the Digital Public Library of America approaches its April 2013 launch, copyright laws still hinder the library’s ability to make a wide array of written materials accessible to the public.

Central Administration

Survey Examines Faculty Work Climate

The Office of Faculty Development and Diversity is currently conducting its second University-wide faculty climate survey to examine attitudes toward work-life balance and the changing role of technology in the workplace.

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A World Cup Malcontent

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Then Rain Comes

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Rainy Day Impression

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Saudade, or Nostalgia