John P. Finnegan
In a recent assignment for her sophomore tutorial, African and African American Studies concentrator Yasmin Rawlins ’15 trekked to Merengue, a Dominican restaurant in Roxbury, to interview the owners.
The government and psychology departments have introduced new initiatives meant to encourage undergraduates to make personal connections with their professors, as large concentrations work to counteract the idea that their size allows for little contact between faculty and students.
The History of Science department unveiled a revamped sophomore tutorial this semester featuring virtual interviews, student-driven lectures, and a chance for students to engage in independent research.
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.
The Harvard Theological Review continues to hold off on publishing the long-awaited article on the so-called “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife,” a scrap of papyrus that if authenticated would provide evidence that some early Christians believed Jesus was married.
Over a career spanning nearly half a century, psychology professor J. Richard Hackman garnered widespread esteem and accolades for pioneering the study of team dynamics. But on the side, Hackman quietly devoted countless hours to improving one team in particular—the Harvard women's basketball squad, for which he volunteered as an honorary coach.
Some wore ski masks, others hard hats, a few Viking helmets, but almost none wore clothing at this year’s annual Primal Scream. Well over a hundred students lined up in front of Stoughton and Hollis Halls to count down the seconds to midnight before running a wild lap across the Yard early Thursday morning.
Harvard China Care’s Seventh Annual Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction Saturday nigh, designed to raise money for orphans in China, featured humorous and thought-provoking speeches
It's that time of year again: Hanukkah, the eight-day long Jewish holiday, is less than one week away. The holiday begins this Saturday at sunset, and lasts until the evening of Dec. 16. For those in the Crimson community who celebrate (and for those who'd like to check it out), Harvard and the surrounding area offer several activities. Flyby picked out a few:
The fiery rhymes of Bryonn R. Bain, spoken word artist and visiting lecturer, filled the Student Organization Center at Hilles on Thursday night at a performance co-sponsored by the Harvard Progressive Jewish Alliance and Harvard College Speak Out Loud.
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.
Although the screaming crowd, weeping Yalies, and mountains of booze might make you think otherwise, The Game wasn't the only ...
Environmental activist Bill E. McKibben ’82, a former Crimson president, and writer Naomi Klein lambasted oil companies and promoted divestment from fossil fuel companies at Boston’s Orpheum Theater Thursday night.