Dev A. Patel

Traditional Law Contemporary vs. Today's Law Contemporary
Harvard Law School

The Changing Face of the Law Professor

As law schools look for faculty with fuller resumes and more diverse academic backgrounds, the road to professorship has fractured into many, lesser-traveled pathways.

President Bush Sr. Honorary Degree
College News

Bush, Bloomberg, and Others Awarded Honorary Degrees Thursday Morning

Former President George H. W. Bush received one of eight honorary degrees at Harvard’s 363rd Commencement Exercises on Thursday.

HKS Class Day Speaker
Harvard Kennedy School

Samantha Power Advocates for Democracy in HKS Commencement Speech

U.S. Ambassador to the UN Samantha J. Power encouraged the 565 students graduating from the the Kennedy School of Government to spread the ideals of democracy across the globe.


PBK Elects Final 92 in Pre-Commencement Ceremony

Harvard’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa welcomed its last batch of graduating seniors on Tuesday morning.


Harvard To Introduce Secondary Field in Energy and Environment

According to the ESPP website, the new secondary aims to “increase students' exposure to, and literacy in, the interconnecting set of issues related to energy and the environment.”


Man Protesting Violinist Arrested During Sanders Concert Sunday

A man was arrested for disorderly conduct on Sunday evening after jumping on stage during a concert featuring violinist Vladimir T. Spivakov to protest the musician’s support for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s actions in Ukraine.

Puppet Protest
On Campus

Puppet Protest

Protesters of violinist Vladimir T. Spivakov stand outside Memorial Hall on Sunday evening, where the Russian violinist was performing.

Puppet Protest

Demonstrators Protest Pro-Putin Violinist’s Sanders Performance

A crowd of about 40 people held banners protested violinist Vladimir T. Spivakov, who performed there that evening, for his support of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s actions in Ukraine.

House Life

Faculty Votes In Favor of New Course Credit System, Gender Neutral Housing

Starting in the fall of 2015, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences will adopt a course credit system that will open up the possibility for a wide range of new course offerings worth fewer than four credits each.

Faust University Hall

Faculty Approves College’s First Honor Code, Likely Effective Fall 2015

The code lays out formal expectations for academic integrity and creates a new student-faculty/administrator judicial board to hear cases regarding the violation of those expectations.


Faust Condemns Divest Blockade, Affirms Integrity of Tenure Process

Drew G. Faust condemned last week's Divest Harvard-led blockade of Mass. Hall and reassured professors that the University does not take into account tenure candidates' political views and actions in tenure decisions.

Coming Back
Student Life

Coming Back

Students who have gone home for mental health reasons say they came back to Harvard with a new approach to addressing the difficulties of campus life.

Going Home

Getting Better

Taking a leave of absence for mental health reasons forces students to deal with new health care providers, a job, and loneliness, but those who have gone through it often said they were better for doing so.


2014-2015 Du Bois Institute Fellows Announced

The Hutchins Center for African and African American Research announced its 23 W. E. B. Du Bois fellows for the 2014-2015 academic year on Tuesday.

Listen up!
Student Life

Listen Up!: Library Shenanigans, Dean Pfister, and Tutor Troubles

Welcome back to Listen Up! Your trusted Flyby advisers—two uniquely unqualified, naïve, decidedly uninteresting sophomores—are back with the latest advice and invaluable counsel.




I Am Not at a Cafe


Away in Argentina

Land of Fog

Land of Fog