Brianna D. MacGregor
It takes 10-20 hours of work to produce 2-3 seconds of animation. Though many students who wish to create animation professionally enroll in art schools, at Harvard a small group of students pursue animation via a track in the Visual and Environmental Studies Department—despite the massive time commitment—balancing their craft with a liberal arts education.
At a symposium on digital education, Robert A. Lue, a biology professor and director of the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, said that Harvard needs donors’ support to lead research on innovation in teaching and learning.
For the 25th anniversary of National Coming Out Day on October 11, Houses across campus showed support for bisexual, gay, lesbian, transgender, and queer students with rainbow cakes at dinner and study breaks in honor of the day.
The Queer Advisory Council, an offshoot of the Harvard Office of BGLTQ Student Life, held its inaugural meeting Saturday afternoon.
As the final phase of the Harvard Art Museums renovation nears completion, the currently-closed Arthur M. Sackler Museum building faces an uncertain future.
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The museum will open to visitors in the fall of 2014 after six years of construction.
The Common App personal essay is the Holy Grail of your college application, but for many, the perfect topic is an elusive target. For those of you who didn’t spend your summer vacation staring at the Common App website, here are a few tips for where to start.
As Harvard’s new Queer Advisory Council rounds out its membership as it prepares to convene for the first time this fall, several student leaders said they are optimistic that the Council will provide important opportunities to address a wide range of issues relevant to Harvard’s BGLTQ community.
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Introductory courses have long been the backbone of many a Harvard student’s undergraduate experience. But while science concentrators enroll in Life Sciences 1a and economics concentrators opt to take Economics 10, students interested in the humanities have not had the same opportunity to take a broad introductory course.
Harvard Kennedy School professor Robert D. Putnam, the author of Bowling Alone, a social science book on the deterioration of American community, on Wednesday received a prestigious award and met a really awful bowler.
A set of three reports released Thursday by a faculty committee call for a vigorous response to the decline of humanistic study at Harvard, including the establishment of new curricular offerings, an internship program, a new undergraduate humanities center similar to the Harvard Innovation Lab, and a new humanities-minded organization roughly modelled after the Institute of Politics.
As enrollment in the humanities has fallen, from 321 senior concentrators in 2010 to 284 in 2012, faculty and students are looking to counter what has proven to be a global shift away from the humanities.
For drinkers on campus, the times seemed grim.