John P. Finnegan
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.
Ten South Asian student groups at Harvard signed a joint statement last week condemning the “recriminalization of same-sex sexual activity” in India, a development that on Sunday compelled Cambridge residents, as well as Harvard and MIT students, to stage a protest.
Despite growing interest nationwide in statistics and “big data” over the past decade, students and faculty in the department have said that much of the new excitement for the field at Harvard is due to Blitzstein’s personal commitment to teaching and the enormous influence he has had on the undergraduate body.
Two Harvard Students Arrested, Charged with Assault and Battery on a HUPD Officer in Unrelated Incidents
In two separate incidents over the past month, two Harvard undergraduates were arrested and charged with assault and battery on a Harvard University Police Department officer, among other charges.
Protesters held a rally Friday to voice complaints of police brutality, claiming that the Cambridge Police Department injured a protester picketing outside of Insomnia Cookies the previous night.
Sandra F. Naddaff ’75, a senior lecturer on literature and comparative literature and former Mather House master, will succeed Donald H. Pfister as dean of the Harvard Summer School, the University announced Wednesday.
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.
The Delphic Trust, which operates the Delphic Club, has filed a civil action suit against the President and Fellows of Harvard College and a construction company—Shawmut Woodworking & Supply, Inc.—for negligence and nuisance, according to court proceedings released by the Middlesex Superior Court.
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