University President Drew G. Faust and hedge fund magnate John A. Paulson shake hands at an event announcing Paulson's $400 million gift to the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
The record $400 million donation from hedge fund magnate John A. Paulson that renamed the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences comes during a transitional phase of a school whose enrollment has fast outgrown its resources.
The gift will establish a permanent endowment for SEAS—which will now be known as the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences—as the school prepares to move into new facilities in Allston, Harvard announced on Wednesday.
Harry R. Lewis '68, interim dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, sat down with The Crimson to discuss fundraising, computer science, and SEAS’s move to Allston.
The University remains opposed to divesting its $35.9 billion endowment from fossil fuels, steadfast in the face of numerous sit-ins and demonstrations by students, alumni, and faculty affiliated with the activist group Divest Harvard.
Through a growing network of international offices, Harvard remains competitive globally.
As professors volunteer hours to developing online courses for edX, some call for the young platform to compensate its teachers.
More than a hundred students took a break from studying at the strike of midnight on Thursday to ring in the College’s spring final exam period with a clothing-optional lap around Harvard Yard.
A federal jury found Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev guilty Wednesday on a slate of charges in connection with the April 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. A jury will soon decide whether to sentence him to death.
A master's degree in engineering design will “hopefully” be launched next year, according to Materials Science professor Joanna Aizenberg, who sits on the committee spearheading the project.
The Eli and Edythe L. Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT announced a partnership last week with Calico, a life sciences company backed by Google, to advance research on age-related diseases and therapeutics.
With oral presentations scheduled for March 26 and 27 and written reports due on April 2, many engineering seniors will spend the upcoming week-long holiday finishing their projects.
Conflict of interest allegations against climate change theories by unaffiliated researcher Wei-Hok Soon has brought attention to Harvard.
The Harvard China Project, a research program on China's environment and energy system based at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, plans to use grant money it received to conduct research on the future of renewable energy sources in China.
Administrators and planning committees at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are continuing to outline broad goals for the eventual relocation of their school to Allston.