Meg P. Bernhard

First Day of CS50
Computer Science

CS50 Logs Record-Breaking Enrollment Numbers

Nearly 12 percent of Harvard College is enrolled in one course, according to data released by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Registrar’s Office Wednesday.


Ad Board Cracks Down on Simultaneous Enrollment

The policy change comes after a five-year uptick in petitions for simultaneous enrollment.


Freshman Survey Part III: Inside the Classroom and Out

Part III of The Crimson’s survey of the Class of 2018 examines the academic and extracurricular pursuits of the incoming freshmen.

Undergraduate Council

UC Negotiates with Administrators to Reverse Q-Guide Changes

Over the summer, members of the Undergraduate Council negotiated with administrators in an effort to reverse the Faculty Council’s decision on removing course difficulty scores from the Q Guide starting in 2015.

First Day Of Classes

First Day Sees Crowded Classes, Imprecise Pre-Term Planning

Professor Mathias Risse said he has "given up making any predictions about enrollment" based on pre-term planning numbers after another shopping week started with students cramming themselves into classrooms across campus.


Professors Launch CS Equivalent to Math 55

The Computer Science Division will offer a new course, Computer Science 125: “Algorithms and Complexity,” as a more advanced alternative to existing theory courses, starting this fall.


FAS Names New Development Head Mid-Campaign

Vice President of Management for the University of Alberta O’Neil A.S. Outar will take over as the new senior associate dean and director of development for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, a shift in leadership that comes nearly a year after the FAS launched its campaign for the Arts and Sciences.



Summer Postcards 2014

Alimentación, or “Feeding”

But since taking my first steps into this dusty, golden, hot country two weeks ago, a few things have changed about my relationship with Madrid.


Amid Tensions, University Battled Gender, Racial Issues

Harvard students rallied behind movements demanding change on campus, sparking a wave of dialogue and discussion over the treatment of minorities and women at the College.

Dean Smith at Convocation
Interfaculty Initiatives

Education and the Campaign

As Harvard seeks to improve its teaching and learning practices through the campaign, some faculty members wonder where the school’s innovation is headed.

Year in Review - Rob Lue

The 21st Century Pedagogue

FAS’s administrator en vogue, Robert A. Lue is at the forefront of Harvard’s mission to be on the pedagogical cutting edge.

Class Day 2014 Speaker
Class Day

Sandberg Urges Graduates To Open Themselves to Criticism, Seek Truth

Sheryl K. Sandberg ’91 called upon the College's Class of 2014 to be open to criticism and “see the truth and speak the truth” about discrimination in society today.


Students, UC Outraged at Decision to Withhold Course Difficulty Ratings

Responding to what Undergraduate Council President Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15 described as possibly “the dumbest decision” he has seen administrators make this year, undergraduates expressed outrage Friday about a recent announcement that the Q Guide will no longer display course difficulty ratings.

College Administration

Q Guide Will No Longer Display Difficulty Score, Harris Says

The decision was officially made during a Faculty Council meeting on September 25, according to Secretary of the Faculty Susan L. Lively.

django unchained scene
Visual Arts

Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale

Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven


Freshman Survey Part III: Inside the Classroom and Out

Acceptance Letters

Freshman Survey Part II: The Gilded Envelope