Academics


Athletics Director Scalise Cautions Against Exclusive Academic Resources for Athletes

Harvard Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise said he does not support specialized academic programs geared toward student-athletes sprouting up in Cambridge.


Graduate Students Head Back to Work as HGSU Negotiations Continue

With the first week of classes underway, members of the Harvard Graduate Student Union-United Automobile Workers strike traded in their picket signs for syllabi and resumed their roles as teaching fellows.


Symposium Honors Work and Legacy of García Peña in Ethnic Studies

Faculty members, students, and visiting scholars crowded into the Barker Center’s Thompson Room Thursday to attend “The Legacy of Dominicanidad: A Symposium on the Work of Lorgia García Peña,” a day-long panel hosted by the Warren Center for Studies in American History.


Post-Tenure Denial Backlash, 'Ethnic Studies Rise' Initiative Lauds Professor García Peña

Students and scholars around the country tweeted passages from associate Romance Languages and Literatures professor Lorgia García Peña’s book “The Borders of Dominicanidad” last week to recognize her scholarly work following a controversy over her tenure denial at Harvard.


FAS Dean Gay 'Hopeful' Faculty Will Develop Ethnic Studies Concentration

Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay reiterated her position that the search for faculty who study race and ethnicity must come before the establishment of a formal Ethnic Studies concentration in an interview Friday.


Economics Remains Most Popular Concentration for Class of 2022

Economics maintained its position as the most popular concentration, with 612 undergraduate concentrators at the College this fall, according to the Director of the Office of Institutional Research Karen Pearce.


Seven Harvard Seniors Awarded Rhodes Scholarship

Seven members of Harvard’s Class of 2020 have won the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, the American and Canadian secretaries of the Rhodes Trust announced Saturday and Sunday, respectively.


Extension School Degree Names 'Academically Wrong,' Dean Says

Dean of the Division of Continuing Education Huntington D. Lambert said in an interview Friday that he agrees with student complaints saying degrees awarded by the Harvard Extension School should be rephrased to more accurately reflect students’ programs of study.


JDP

The Harvard Law School on a cloudy Wednesday afternoon. Now, juniors in college pay no application fee when applying to the Harvard Law School through the Junior Deferral Program.


Lauren Kaminsky and Steven Biel

Lauren Kaminsky and Steven Biel are a dynamic duo inside and outside the classroom, nurturing a long-lasting friendship built upon collaboration within the History and Literature department.


Loitering 2

Professor and artist Stephen J. Prina and teaching fellow Hadi Fallahpisheh unpack a student’s project materials for their class Art, Film, and Visual Studies 80: "Loitering: Studio Course."


Loitering 1

Professor and artist Stephen J. Prina and teaching fellow Hadi Fallahpisheh observe a student project for their class Art, Film, and Visual Studies 80: "Loitering: Studio Course."


CMES

Harvard’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies was one of the first centers to receive funding under Title VI of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's National Defense Education Act, which provided federal funding to educational programs that sought to benefit national security and U.S. economic interests.


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