Some CS50 staffers said the course’s recent expansion and online availability of answer keys likely contributed to high levels of academic dishonesty.
Because of the way CS50 reviews cases of academic dishonesty, students likely did not learn of cheating allegations against them until months after they potentially violated course policy.
More than 60 students enrolled in CS50 last semester appeared before the Honor Council in a wave of academic dishonesty cases that has stretched the Council to its limits.
Six Harvard students were arrested after they held a sit-in at the Suffolk County House of Correction in protest of the detention and deportation of undocumented immigrants.
A pamphlet providing information about transgender rights distributed by the College’s Office for BGLTQ Student Life drew attention and criticism from various conservative and Christian websites over the past week.
“Using ‘nondiscrimination’ as a cudgel against students’ private associations is odiously patronizing," Former Dean of the College Harry R. Lewis ’68 wrote in the op-ed.
Graduate members of the Delphic Club hired strippers to entertain a handful of undergraduates at an October 2010 punch event held in a graduate’s Boston apartment.
Loc Truong, the College’s Director of Diversity and Inclusion Programs, is stepping down from the role for a job at MIT after 13 years at Harvard.
The Freshman Dean's Office will revive the position of "Director of Community and Diversity" in response to recommendations from a diversity and inclusion working group.
Harvard Dorm Crew plans to shorten its work day and include extra advising sessions in its Fall Clean-Up schedule next semester.
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana will follow the “spirit”—and not the exact wording—of recommendations from a report on the College’s social group policy.
Khurana and Dingman published an op-ed defending the College’s rejection of a summer program for low income students.
The words “House Master” still adorn the doors of some Faculty Deans’ residences, parking signs for their cars, and emails sent by at least one Faculty Dean.
Representatives from Harvard’s Title IX Office, the College’s Office of BGLTQ Student Life, and the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response will begin meeting monthly in a new partnership.
Members of the Harvard chapter of national fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi will disaffiliate from the organization and form a new, gender neutral social group