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First Day Blues
College

Mankiw to Leave Flagship Harvard Ec 10 Course

After more than a decade at the helm of one of Harvard’s largest courses, Economics Professor N. Gregory Mankiw announced in an email to graduate students Monday that he will step down from teaching Economics 10: “Principles of Economics” at the end of this semester.

First Day of School
College

The #MeToo Movement Makes Its Way Into Harvard Courses

As women around the world have come forward with personal stories about sexual misconduct they’ve faced, Harvard courses have begun to integrate explorations of #MeToo movement themes and issues into their curriculum.

GSAS's Dudley House
GSAS

GSAS Diversity Fellows Focus On BGLTQ, Representation Issues

The two new Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Fellows plan to provide better support for BGLTQ students and students from underrepresented backgrounds, the fellows wrote in emails to The Crimson. The two new fellows began earlier this month, joining inaugural Fellow Alyssa M. Hernandez in the role.

Barker Center
Academics

Barker Center

The Barker Center houses a host of departments, including History and Literature, African and African American Studies, and English.

Philosophy Department
College Life

Philosophy Department

Emerson Hall in Harvard Yard is the home of the Philosophy Department.

Ethnic Studies 1
Academics

Ethnic Studies 1

University President Lawrence S. Bacow speaks to Sally Chen '19 at a demonstration Friday where students and alumni called on Harvard to create an Ethnic Studies program.

Ethnic Studies 2
Academics

Ethnic Studies 2

College students staged a rally at the Charles Hotel Friday arguing for the establishment of an Ethnic Studies program at Harvard.

Rus Gant in the Lab
Academics

Bringing the Entire World to a Classroom With Rus Gant

As one of the leading experts on virtual reality technology, Gant has spent decades developing ways to bring the whole world into the classroom. He joined Harvard’s Visualization Laboratory in 2010, following stints at MIT and Carnegie Mellon University.

The home page of QGuide+
Academics

QGuide+: The Student-Made Gem Finder You Need to Use

You can finally search for classes by Q guide ratings and workload. We repeat: you can finally search for gems.

Language Credit
Gen Ed

Language Credit

Eli J. Langley '20 received a language credit this semester for his work on Koasati — a tribal language he has worked to preserve.

Rhodes Scholars 2
College

Rhodes Scholars 2

Michael Liu '19 was one of three international Rhodes winners this year.

Rhodes Scholars 3
Academics

Rhodes Scholars 3

Olga Romanova '19 was one of three international Rhodes winners this year.

Rhodes Scholars 1
Academics

Rhodes Scholars 1

Mattea Mrkusic '17 was one of three international Rhodes winners this year.

March Faculty Meeting
FAS

FAS to Vote On Schedule Changes, Hear Council Election Report

The Faculty previously discussed the potential change at its last meeting in November when presented with the proposal to add class times so students would have more time to eat lunch.

SEAS
SEAS

Harvard’s Newest Concentration Nets Five Students In Its Inaugural Year

The newest offering is the College’s 50th field of concentration. Previously, students interested in the field received a bachelor of arts or a bachelor of science in the Engineering Sciences concentration on a special track.

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