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Mia C. Karr

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Breaking the Silicon Ceiling
SEAS

Students Promote Computer Science Professor for Harvard Presidency

Some students are launching an online campaign in an unconventional effort to promote Computer Science professor Margo I. Seltzer ’83 as a possible candidate for Harvard's presidency.

Social Life President Search
Drew Faust

'Not Going Anywhere'

It will fall to Harvard’s 29th president to implement and oversee the University’s historic effort to reshape undergraduate social life.

University Hall
Faculty

Faculty Council Will Vote on Allen Motion Again

The Faculty Council will vote again on an amended version of Government Professor Danielle S. Allen’s motion on College social policy, potentially revising their unanimous vote of support for the motion last month.

Faust at the Economic Club
University Finances

Faust Lobbies Congress to Maintain Research Funding Levels

On her most recent trips to Washington, Faust has added yet another pressing, albeit more quotidian, item to her lobbying agenda: keeping the lights on in Harvard’s labs.

Adams House Renewal
Adams

During Adams Renewal, Some Won't Need Swing Housing

The renewal of Adams House will progress in stages, with students remaining in the House while others live in swing housing. The dining hall will likely remain open.

GSAS's Dudley House
FAS

More Administrators Defend Michelle Jones Decision

FAS Dean Michael D. Smith added that the Marshall Project “says they’re just an independent media organization, but that’s not what it looks like to me.”

Dean Smith
FAS

Faculty Could Have Final Say on Social Group Policy

Smith's comments come as University President Drew G. Faust prepares to choose one of three options for the future of undergraduate social life.

GSAS's Dudley House
FAS

Faculty Question Administrators over Rejection of Michelle Jones

Interim Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Emma Dench said there was nothing “unusual” about Harvard’s decision to not admit Michelle Jones.

Faculty Meeting
Student Life

Faculty Hotly Debate Social Policy Motions, Report

At the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ monthly meeting Tuesday, professors did not mince words describing Harvard’s unrecognized social organizations.

University President Drew G. Faust
FAS

Social Science Chairs Meet with Presidential Search Committee Representatives

Chairs from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences discussed their preferences for a presidential candidate, but agreed not to bring up names of specific candidates for the job.

Faculty Meeting
Student Life

Once Again, Faculty To Debate Social Life Sanctions

One year after Faculty discussion formally began on Harvard’s historic penalties on final clubs and Greek organizations, two critical developments may change the nature of the debate at Tuesday’s meeting of the full Faculty.

Lowell House Construction
Mike Smith

Financial Woes Slow House Renewal

FAS receives about half of its income from the University’s endowment, so it’s been hit particularly hard by several years of lackluster returns.

Fly Club
Final Clubs

Faculty Committee Offers Alternatives to Social Group Ban in Final Report

The committee suggested that the University instead consider a full social group ban as one of several possible options for reshaping social life at the College.

University Hall
University

Professors Condemn Rejection of Michelle Jones

Over 150 professors are condemning Harvard’s decisions to deny Ph.D. program admission to ex-inmate Michelle Jones and rescind a fellowship offer to Chelsea Manning.

Postdocs Graphic
GSAS

Grad Student Who Obtained Restraining Order Against Adviser Expelled

The Harvard graduate student who obtained a restraining order against his adviser has been expelled, though his battle in court continues.