Pantano, Adeleke to Assume New Roles at Harvard College’s Office of Academic Integrity and Student Conduct
Laura Peña Pantano was promoted to Associate Dean of Academic Integrity and Student Conduct, and Titus Adeleke will serve as the new Assistant Dean of Academic Integrity and Student Conduct and Secretary of the Ad Board.
Harvard will establish the Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability to advance the University’s commitment to climate-oriented research and foster a hub for collaborative studies, the University announced Tuesday.
Duke University’s 2022 undergraduate commencement speaker, Priya Parkash, appears to have plagiarized a 2014 student commencement address at Harvard given by Sarah F. Abushaar ’14.
Earlier this month, Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences overwhelmingly approved a proposal allowing College undergraduates to pursue double concentrations starting next fall.
Harvard Ends Undergraduate Teacher Education Program, Closing Off a Path to Teaching for College Students
The Harvard Undergraduate Teacher Education Program, which provided College students with teaching credentials prior to graduation, was recently ended as part of an effort to direct students interested in teaching to the Graduate School of Education’s new Teaching and Teacher Leadership master’s program.
The Harvard Future of Teaching and Learning Task Force issued a report on Wednesday detailing the learning innovations inspired by the pandemic and recommending the University invest in making digital tools and new forms of online content available globally.
Students Say Required Harvard Kennedy School Class on Race and Racism Left Without Adequate Resources
Students say the Kennedy School has failed to provide enough institutional support for one of the race and racism requirement’s two flagship courses, “Race and Racism in the Making of the United States as a Global Power,” taught by Professor Khalil G. Muhammad.
Between “numbness,” “sadness,” and grief, Ukrainian students at Harvard face difficulties navigating academic and personal life amid the invasion of Ukraine.
Neuroscience concentrators Nidhi Patel ’22 and Marissa G. Sumathipala ’22 were among 23 students in the United States tapped for the 2022 Gates Cambridge Scholarship, Gates Cambridge announced in early February.
The Harvard Faculty Council received a proposal that would allow remotely taught Summer School courses to be taken for Harvard College credit.
As the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences enters the third year of its five-year Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging plan and undergoes multiple leadership transitions, students and faculty look towards future progress.
Reflecting on the first two weeks of the semester, Dean of Students Katherine G. O’Dair lauded students in a Monday interview for their adherence to Covid-19 policies since returning to campus amid a nationwide surge in Omicron cases.
Despite returning to campus for an in-person semester, some Harvard students attended classes over Zoom last week — a relic of last year’s remote instruction.
‘Picking Classes in the Dark’: Harvard Undergrads Bemoan Fourth Straight Semester Without Shopping Week
Harvard undergraduates participated in a virtual course preview period last week, marking the fourth straight semester without shopping week — a longtime scheduling quirk that allows students to sample classes before enrolling.
The Harvard Graduate School of Education is launching a new fully-online master’s program in Education Leadership, part of its efforts to increase access for mid-career professionals, HGSE Dean Bridget Terry Long said in an interview Wednesday.
Instructors at the Harvard Division of Continuing Education can now accomodate teaching students learning both in person and remotely in nearly every classroom thanks to the portable technology software HELIX.
A Faculty of Arts and Sciences committee released a proposal recommending the College replace its current “shopping week” course registration system with a system of previous-term registration.
A committee within Harvard’s Office of Undergraduate Education is developing a proposal to introduce double concentrations at the College, which it hopes to submit to a faculty vote in spring 2022.
Several current and former Harvard professors are helping establish the University of Austin, a private liberal arts school in Texas launched in response to what some of its founders see as a culture of censorship within higher education.
The Undergraduate Council passed legislation to release a statement against Harvard’s decision to hold a course preview period and to establish an advocacy fund on Sunday evening.
Parents, siblings, and relatives of the Class of 2025 had to dodge strikers and escape storms this weekend as they visited Harvard for First-Year Family Weekend.
The first day of the Harvard graduate student union strike disrupted undergraduate courses as the union formed picket lines to discourage students from attending class.