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Student Life

Listen Up! Returns Better Than Ever

Questions– anonymous. Answers– foolproof.

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School of Public Health

Campaign Has Raised $2 Billion Since Launch

The funds raised in the public phase of the campaign brings the total value of gifts and pledges to $4.8 billion.

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Former College Dean Lewis Named Interim SEAS Head

Lewis will step in as the division head for Cherry A. Murray, who announced her resignation in late October, until Smith names a permanent replacement for the post.


Faculty Hear Revised Sexual Assault Policy, Potential Ph.D. Program

Members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences heard recommendations for FAS’s revised sexual harassment policy and procedures as well as a proposal for a new Ph.D. program in “Population Health Sciences” at the body’s final meeting of the semester on Tuesday.


Harvard Will Keep Controversial Health Plans, Faust Says, But Will Subsidize Some Affected Employees

University President Drew G. Faust wrote Thursday night that Harvard will keep the controversial changes in place for 2015 but will also establish a fund to mitigate cost increases for some employees and explore alternative plan designs for the future.


Benefits Changes Roll Out as Planned, Despite Uproar

A day after FAS Faculty unanimously voted to condemn the changes, controversial health benefits changes rolled out as planned Wednesday.

Undergraduate Council

Bol Authorized Study that Photographed Faculty, Students in Class without Notice

Bol’s comments came in response to a question from Computer Science professor Harry R. Lewis ’68, who said he learned of the photographing—which took place during the spring 2014 semester—from two of his colleagues.


HMS Profs Defending Benefits Changes at Meeting Violated FAS Procedures

Two Harvard Medical School professors who spoke at Tuesday’s meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in defense of the University’s new health care policy were present in violation of FAS policies.

University Hall Closed for Veterans Day
Central Administration

Faculty Unanimously Passes Motion Asking Corp. To Reverse Health Benefits Changes

A tense back and forth between administrators defending the policy changes and FAS professors, who loudly applauded each other after each statement condemning the policy, followed the introduction of the motion.

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The Boss Loves The Boss

Apparently Mike Smith loves Bruce Springsteen. Hey, they were both Born to Run.

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Flyby Front Feature

The Love Edition

Welcome to the Love Edition of Listen Up! Your trusted Flyby advisers—two uniquely unqualified, naïve, decidedly uninteresting juniors—are back with the latest advice and invaluable counsel: on your love lives.

Katherine K. Merseth

Ed School To Launch Teacher Fellows Program for College Seniors

The program aims to attract students who might otherwise pursue Teach for America and prepare them for a career in education.

Massachusetts Hall
Visual Arts

New Concentration Was Years in the Making

Although implementation is just a series of approvals away, much has yet to be determined for Harvard’s first-ever dramatic arts concentration.

UC Meeting - Alison Johnson

FAS Office, Not ODR, Still Handling Faculty Misconduct Cases

The newly-formed Office for Sexual and Gender-Based Dispute Resolution will play no role in the investigation of faculty misconduct.

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Harvard Law School

Karvonides Assures Neutrality After Law School Op-Ed

University Title IX Officer Mia Karvonides reacts to an op-ed signed by more than a quarter of the HLS faculty that condemned the University's new sexual assault policy.

Special Teams

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard


A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes