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Luke W. Xu

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High Profile: Harvard Students on The League

He had gone on date after date, shifting from Tinder to Grindr to Bumble and back, but the connections all felt “shoddy.”

New Dean of Arts and Humanities at Barker Center

Faculty Search Advisory Group Pushed For Bacow

Several faculty members on a committee advising the presidential search team suggested Lawrence S. Bacow for the top job.

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FAS Administration

Faculty Optimistic About President-elect Bacow

Faculty across disciplines praised incoming University President Lawrence S. Bacow following the Sunday announcement he will succeed current President Drew G. Faust.

Central Administration

The Bacow Era Begins

Lawrence S. Bacow will become the 29th president of the country’s oldest University at a time when higher education is under siege.

Harvard Shuttle Driver

Teen Mag Quiz: Which Harvard Shuttle Are You?

You become the shuttle; It is you. But wait! Which shuttle is it? Which shuttle are you? Which shuttle will you be?

SEAS Sophomore Convocation

SEAS Hosts Second-Ever Sophomore Convocation

The number of sophomore concentrators and the total number of SEAS concentrators are both record-highs for the school, according to SEAS spokesperson Paul Karoff.

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Visual Arts

SEAS Professor Creates "Straw Man" Exhibit in Harvard Yard

The installation is the brainchild of David A. Edwards, a professor of idea translation in SEAS, and his teaching fellow Alen Agaronov, a doctoral student in the School of Public Health.

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Computer Science

Computer Science Professor Seltzer to Leave Harvard

Seltzer has taught at Harvard since 1992; in 2000, she became the one of the first female junior faculty members at Harvard to receive internal tenure in Computer Science.

Faculty Club

Students, Alumni Call for Greater Involvement in Presidential Search at Panel

Harvard affiliates called for greater student and alumni involvement in the search for the University’s next president at a panel discussion Tuesday.

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Grad School of Education

Professors Named to GSE Search Advisory Committee

A group of professors from across the University is leading the search for a successor for James E. Ryan, the Dean of the Graduate School of Education.

Jessica Tuchman Mathews

​Jessica Tuchman Mathews ’67

Now, at a time when Harvard is increasingly wading into politics, Mathews is taking her expertise in policy to the Harvard presidential search.

Tracy Palandjian

Tracy P. Palandjian ’93

At 46, Palandjian is the youngest member of the search committee and one of just three members of the Board of Overseers on it.

Mass Hall, Fall 2017

Two Harvard Seniors Win International Rhodes Scholarships

Harvard seniors Terrens Muradzikwa ’18 and Mandela Patrick ’18 will continue their studies abroad at Oxford as international Rhodes Scholars.

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

More Business School Grads Are Choosing Venture Capital, Stats Show

A higher proportion of Business School graduates are going into venture capital and private equity than in years past, according to career statistics the Business School released last week.

A Good Ole Venny D

A Good Ole Venny D