Steven R. Watros

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Interfaculty Initiatives

Education and the Campaign

As Harvard seeks to improve its teaching and learning practices through the campaign, some faculty members wonder where the school’s innovation is headed.

Teaching Town Hall
College

Campaigning with Limits

Harvard’s teaching fellows want a universal section cap, but administrators say the goal is neither needed nor practicable.

The Gates Within
College

The Gates Within

As Harvard College tears down financial barriers to entry, its low-income students say they still wonder if they have a place inside the Ivory Tower.

Faculty Climate Survey 2013
FAS Administration

Women, Minority Faculty Members Report Worse Climate Than Men, Non-Minorities

Although four out of five faculty members from across the University say that they are satisfied as members of the Harvard faculty, women and members of underrepresented minority groups report higher rates of feelings of exclusion than men and non-minorities, according to the results of the 2013 Faculty Climate Survey.

Environment

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.”

Drew Faust

Faust Says She Will Work with Faculty, Not Divest Group, To Discuss Climate Change

University President Drew G. Faust said Wednesday that she will work with faculty members to arrange for a “thoughtful exchange” on climate change next fall but that she does not plan to hold the open meeting with the Corporation and members of the activist group Divest Harvard.

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
College

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.

FAS

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.

College

Faculty Council Approves Honor Code Proposal, Advancing Legislation to Full Faculty

The legislation will likely go before the full Faculty for a vote next Tuesday.

The Harvard Crimson

Crimson Business Manager Steps Down

Joseph R. Botros ’15 resigned his position as business manager of The Harvard Crimson Sunday night, four months after taking helm of the organization’s business.

Kimberly Theidon
FAS

Professor Files Charge Alleging University Violated Title IX in Denying Her Tenure

Theidon alleges that the denial was in retaliation for her public expressions of support for sexual assault victims, as well as for complaining that she was not receiving the same pay as her male colleagues.

Research

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.

Endowment

In letter, More than 100 Faculty Members Call on Faust, Corporation To Divest From Fossil Fuels

More than 100 faculty members from across the University signed an open letter on Thursday urging University President Drew G. Faust and members of the Harvard Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, to divest the University's endowment from fossil fuel companies.

Hammonds on Sabbatical
College

Out of Spotlight, Hammonds Quietly Prepares for New Research Initiative

Nine months after she left University Hall and her tenure as dean of Harvard College, Evelynn M. Hammonds is laying the groundwork for a new research initiative and her return to the classroom.

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Transatlanticism

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I Am Not at a Cafe

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Away in Argentina

Land of Fog
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Land of Fog