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Smith Campus Center
Advising

Smith Campus Center

The Advising Programs Office, which recently announced changes to the freshman advising system, is housed in the Smith Campus Center.

Smith Campus Center
College

Peer Advising Fellows Instructed to Limit Academic Advising

Harvard College’s Advising Programs Office has instructed Peer Advising Fellows to not offer directive academic advice to freshmen and to instead refer students to their freshman advisers — a change some veteran PAFs say limits their ability to help freshmen.

Bureau of Study Counsel
College

Harvard to Close Bureau of Study Counsel in December, Open New Academic Support Center

The College will open a new center for academic support in August and close the Bureau of Study Counsel in December, Dean of Undergraduate Education Amanda Claybaugh announced in an email to students Monday.

SEAS
FAS

Staying ‘InTouch’: SEAS Support Network Provides Peer-to-Peer Help to Graduate Students

Two graduate students at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have created a peer-to-peer support network for graduate students, which launched at the beginning of this academic year.

Fellowships by House Since 2010
College

Quincy Residents Make Up Nearly A Third of Harvard Rhodes and Marshall Winners from Past Decade

Over the past 10 years, 60 Harvard College graduates have received Rhodes and Marshall scholarships. Nineteen of those students lived in Quincy House, a number more than double the next highest number of winners from a single house.

UC first meeting Smith Center
College

UC, Harvard Grad Council Collaborate on Mentorship Program

The Undergraduate Council and the Harvard Graduate Council plan to create a mentorship program this fall that will pair undergraduate and graduate students according to their interests and career goals.

Harvard Kennedy School
IOP

Harvard Kennedy School Launches Mentorship Program for College Students

The Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics has launched a new mentorship program that will partner undergraduate students interested in public service with graduate students at HKS.

Barker Center
College

At Advising Fortnight, Humanities Admins Seek Students Amid Falling Interest

Thirty-one of the 67 events included in this year’s iteration of Advising Fortnight—an annual program—focused on concentrations that fall under the arts and humanities umbrella.

Dean Dench
FAS

GSAS Dean Commits to Focus on Graduate Student Advising

According to a recent student life survey conducted by GSAS, nearly 10 percent of graduate students have concerns about the quality of their relationship with their primary adviser.

Annenberg Hall
College

At Advising Fortnight Kickoff Dinner, Freshmen Sample Various Concentrations

Freshmen students flooded Annenberg Hall Monday night to talk to advisers from all 49 concentrations and 9 unaffiliated secondary fields at the Advising Fortnight Kickoff dinner on Monday evening.

Amanda R. Powers '21 & Eliel T. E. Ig-Izevbekhai '21
College

Diversity Peer Educators Expand On-Campus Presence

The Diversity Peer Educators—a group of trained student facilitators that conduct outreach for the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion—grew in size from ten to 20 staff members in the program’s second year.

HLS Library
Harvard Law School

Law School Establishes New Advising, Mentoring Programs

The Law School is expanding its advising and mentoring programs four months after some called for more advising opportunities on campus.

Advising

Departments Host Events for Prospective Concentrators

Several administrator said concentrations are not looking to attract more students, but rather to help students find their desired path of study.

Summer in Harvard Square
Advising

College Tips You Won't Hear from Your Parents

Everyone gives you advice when you go to college, but we bet none of it sounds like this!

College

Twelve Advisers Awarded Sixth Annual Star Family Prize

The Advising Programs Office has recognized 12 academic advisers at the College for providing students “exemplary intellectual and personal guidance.”

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