The two courses, Government 61: Research Practice in Quantitative Methods and Government 62: Research Practice in Qualitative Methods, aim to equip students with skills necessary to better conduct research in political science.
The humanities reigned in the latest round of concentration satisfaction ratings, followed closely by the social sciences and life sciences. As was the case in previous years, smaller concentrations generally outperformed larger ones in the survey, which is taken every spring by graduating seniors.
The social anthropology department is thinking about group interactions and new furniture as it makes plans to move from William James Hall to Tozzer Library on Divinity Ave.
With 642 students enrolling, Stat 104 has become Harvard’s biggest course this spring. Stat 104 narrowly beats Ec 10's enrollment, which drew 627 students.
Folklore and mythology recently joined English; literature; studies of women, gender, and sexuality; and visual and environmental studies in offering some concentrators the option of working on a creative project as a senior thesis.
Officials at the University of Chicago are collaborating with leaders of Harvard’s Institute of Politics as UChicago prepares to inaugurate its own IOP in January.
Former prime minister of Greece George A. Papandreou and former president of Ecuador Jamil Mahuad took part in the lecture series "Conversations with Kirkland" on Friday.
Ben Emmerson, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights, said that an international investigation based in Geneva will soon inquire into individual drone attacks that have caused civilian deaths during a lecture at Harvard Law School on Thursday.
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The Philip Brooks House Association honored Co-Director of Industrial Areas Foundation Ernesto Cortes, Jr., on Friday for his work as a community organizer through IAF, which provides leadership development for the politically disenfranchised.
Harvard Business School professor Alvin E. Roth was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences on Monday morning for his research on market design.
You can recognize them by the crimson buttons proudly displayed on their chests—parents have been flooding into the yard since early Friday morning. Freshman Parents Weekend is finally here. Many students may rejoice at the opportunity of spending some time with their parents, from whom they parted two long months ago. But for others, Parents Weekend signals a last minute room cleaning session and a low-key Friday night. Despite the rich compilation of events designed by the Office of Student Life, it might be hard to choose what to do. Here are five things freshmen and parents should not miss.
The Harvard Square Homeless Shelter staff sponsored a homeless voter registration drive last Friday night in anticipation of the rapidly approaching presidential election.
Maternal mortality took center stage at the Harvard School of Public Health in a forum discussion moderated by reporter and Huffington Post columnist Lisa Belkin last Friday.