Murray has served as dean since July 2009 and is the second dean this year to announce her impending departure, following the announcement earlier this month that David T. Ellwood ’75 will resign as dean of the Kennedy School of Government at the end of the academic year.
Computer science, biomedical engineering, and mechanical engineering faculty and facilities will move to Allston in 2019, SEAS officials said.
In two of the proposals, the majority of FAS classes would meet in 90-minute blocks twice a week, over four days. The third would make few scheduling changes and is “very similar” to the current schedule
Murray, who is one of the eight recipients of the medal for 2014, will receive the award at a ceremony at the White House later this year.
Continuing its growth, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences added five new faculty members to its roster this fall, three of whom are women.
Exploring political opinions, drug and alcohol habits, sexual activity, and the role of technology, Part IV looks at how the newest members of the Harvard community live and view their lives away from the classroom.
Members of the activist group known as the Church of Stop Shopping protested a research project focused on creating and studying insect-like robots on Tuesday.
Cherry Murray, dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, joined the board of directors for Newport Corporation last week, a technology company that specializes in providing hardware for photonics and optics research.
Andrew Sullivan, who founded the online journalism website The Dish, heavily criticized traditional media outlets for publishing sponsored content.
The R&B and soul musician will be the headlining act at Yardfest 2014, according to a video posted by the College Events Board on its website late Thursday night.
The vision, laid out in a Jan. 20 draft report by the SEAS Teaching and Community Space Task Force obtained by The Crimson, calls specifically for the creation of classroom spaces that will allow for “active learning” and the incorporation of recreational areas.
The ceremony, which took place Friday night in the house’s junior common room, also marked the renaming of the room as the Finnegan Family JCR in honor of Paul J. Finnegan ’75, a former Kirkland resident, prominent University donor, and current member of the Harvard Corporation.
While Facebook has undoubtedly made students at Harvard feel more connected, academics and Harvard administrators are not sure whether it has truly brought the College closer together.
College students and Cabot House residents in particular expressed enthusiasm, support, and optimism for Rakesh Khurana after the Cabot co-master was named the next dean of Harvard College.
Eldo Kim ’16 was released from federal custody on Dec. 18, but the Harvard sophomore continues to await a formal grand jury indictment.