EdX held its inaugural Open edX conference Tuesday and Wednesday to bring together nearly 200 of the platform’s collaborators, who hail from as nearby as Cambridge to as far away as Japan.
The 11-page complaint claims that investment in fossil fuel companies is “a breach of [the University’s] fiduciary and charitable duties as a public charity and nonprofit corporation.”
At the semester’s final Committee on Undergraduate Education meeting Wednesday, students, faculty, and administrators discussed ways to improve the difficulty component of the evaluation tool.
The issue of section size spurred heated discussion among the TFs, many of whom said they could not provide adequate feedback and time for students in sections of 18 or more students.
Rachel A. Gillett, an assistant director of studies for the Committee on Degrees in History and Literature, became interim House dean on Nov. 3 after the current dean took a maternity leave.
The course proposal was already approved on Oct. 16 by Yale’s Course of Study Committee for a three-year trial period, but the vote at the monthly faculty meeting officially completes the approval process on Yale’s end.
The Harvard Corporation has yet to discuss a unanimous vote made Tuesday by members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences requesting that it reverse changes to the health plans Harvard offers to non-union employees, according to Corporation member James T. Rothenberg ’68.
As Republicans took control of both the House of Representatives and the Senate, Harvard political experts said that the new power dynamic in America’s government would not significantly change the existing political climate in Washington.
If approved, Yale's proposal to adopt a version of CS50 could lay the foundation for a new model of inter-university curricular partnerships in an era of institutional experimentation with online education.
The most popular mode of transportation among Stanford students to get around on the 8,000-plus acres of campus is by bike.
Stanford's architecture is composed of arches, red-tiled roofs, and sandstone buildings.
The Oval, a floral garden that features the cardinal "S" logo of Stanford University, marks the official visual entrance to the campus.
A student bikes through the west entrance of the Main Quad at Stanford.
Thousands of bikes decorate the Stanford campus.
Many students who have sought peer tutoring from the Bureau of Study Counsel this fall are still waiting to be assigned tutors as the semester draws on, due in large part to high demand and a shortage of tutors.