Harvard Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise said in a Tuesday interview that it is “healthy” that roughly one in four Harvard student-athletes drops their sport during their time at Harvard.
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said in an interview last Tuesday that he hopes to expand the way Harvard College and its students define public service.
The bells are rung by the Lowell House Society of Russian Bell Ringers, an organization of “earplug-wearing and weather-braving” undergraduate bell ringers — and are officially known as “Klappermeisters,” according to the Lowell House website.
Dropping banners during events and marching through Harvard Yard, multiple student activist organizations held demonstrations throughout Junior Family Weekend, advocating for causes from a contract for Harvard’s graduate student union to the establishment of a formalized ethnic studies program.
Sixteen students were elected to the Undergraduate Council in the recent midterm elections, according to UC election commission chair Perry M. Arrasmith ’20.
The Harvard Undergraduate Council discussed funding options for student organizations under executive session — a private, off-the-record session of the Council, whose meetings are normally open to the public — at Sunday’s meeting.
A new student group demanded the University disclose and divest its investments in companies tied to Israel’s presence in Palestine during the organization’s Thursday launch event.
Harvard’s Dean of Students Office has appointed Craig Rodgers as Program Manager for Military Student Services, Associate Dean of Students Lauren Brandt wrote in an email to College affiliates Thursday.
Though hundreds of members of the Class of 2020 have suited up for Harvard’s 42 varsity athletic teams during their time at the College, more than one in four athletes ended up quitting their teams, according to online roster data.
After more than three dozen undergraduates announced this week that they would vie for the 16 open spots on Harvard’s Undergraduate Council, two candidates say they have been entered into the race unwittingly and unwillingly.
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said he thinks Harvard’s new lottery system for General Education courses marks a “significant improvement” over the previous process in a Tuesday interview.
Anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions filed its opening appellate brief in federal court Tuesday as part of a longstanding lawsuit pending against Harvard over allegations that the College discriminates against Asian Americans in its admissions process.
With Harvard’s Science and Engineering Complex set to hold classes for the fall 2020 semester, the University is more than halfway through completing its Institutional Master Plan, a ten-year development plan for its Allston campus that was first approved in 2013.
As Harvard College searches for five new pairs of faculty deans in the upperclassmen houses, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana spoke about the value of having tenured faculty fill those posts in an interview Tuesday.
Thirty-seven students have declared their candidacies for 16 available seats on Harvard’s Undergraduate Council, according to UC Election Committee Chair Perry M. Arrasmith ’20.
Harvard’s Undergraduate Council unanimously approved legislation expanding the reach and power of the body’s caucus system, which attempts to strengthen the UC’s connections with affinity groups on campus.
The Committee on Student Life convened Thursday to discuss potential changes to the Kirkland House shield, plans for the new SEAS campus in Allston, and updates to the Undergraduate Council caucus system.
Some Harvard undergraduates with food allergies and intolerances said they struggle to navigate on-campus dining, citing issues with incomplete labeling, cross-contamination, and inadequate accommodations.