As the College readies for a fall rollout of its first honor code, undergraduates on the student-faculty body that will hear cases of academic integrity have begun their training.
The film focuses heavily on the testimony of victims of sexual assault and what they say was a lackluster response from administrators at their respective schools, including Harvard.
Early Thursday, with fanfare, the College will welcome freshmen into one of its 12 residential Houses. But by this time next year, some of those students, dissatisfied with their assignments, will have made attempts to relocate.
<p>With a delicious student-run cafe, superstar house masters, and some of the best housing in the Quad, Cabot is a house that cannot be beat. Originally part of Radcliffe College, Cabot House used to be called South House until it was renamed in 1985 in honor of donors Thomas and Virginia Cabot.</p>
Administrators are still working on strengthening the role of learning in residential life as part of the House renewal program.
As the College’s more than one billion dollar House renewal plan continues, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said that an ultimate goal of the program is phasing out the overflow housing units on DeWolfe Street.
Stories from students reveal that, despite ramped up efforts and investment from many places within the University, some problems with the advising system persist. Many advisers are able to give the time and attention to students necessary, but others are too busy with their full-time jobs; either way, advisers face challenges guiding students through a vast curriculum on which no one has complete expertise.
Spurred by racially charged death threats that were emailed to hundreds of students last semester, the College is beginning the process of redesigning its current bias reporting system.
In an email last week to leaders of student groups, Associate Dean of Student Life David R. Friedrich asked student leaders to set the expectation that members of their groups should prioritize academics over extracurricular commitments.
The program is modeled after the College’s limited meal plan over winter break, when certain Houses remain open for meals.
The Office of Academic Integrity and Student Conduct will replace the College’s Office of the Secretary of the Ad Board in July, according to an email sent to undergraduates Friday from Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana.
After receiving increased funding and expanding staff, OSAPR faces extra demand from expanded services offered across the University's schools.
A three-alarm fire broke out at about 7 p.m. Wednesday inside the housing complex at 1610 Massachusetts Ave., according to Cambridge Fire Department Assistant Chief James Burns.