Hailed as an outstanding researcher, mentor, and friend by peers and students, Harvard Genetics professor Philip Leder ’56 died on Feb. 2 after suffering complications from Parkinson’s disease, according to his daughter Micki Leder.
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.
Harvard Medical School's faculty council plans to vote Wednesday on a resolution urging the University to divest its endowment from the fossil fuel industry.
Dean of Science Christopher W. Stubbs said in a Friday interview that he is planning to hire two new junior faculty members after engaging in a search that sought out job candidates specifically for their teaching, scholarship, and ability to strengthen “diversity, inclusion, and belonging” in the Sciences division.
In Wake of Lieber Arrest, Dean of Science Says FAS ‘Limited’ In Its Ability to Track Unauthorized Research Activity
Dean of Science Christopher W. Stubbs said in an interview Friday that Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences is “limited” in its ability to track whether its faculty members engage in illicit or unauthorized research collaborations.
‘A Zealot and a Partisan.’ ‘A Danger to Democracy.’ Inside Alan Dershowitz and Laurence Tribe’s Sparring Matches Over Impeachment
Two Law School faculty members have spent the past several weeks engaging in a public, personal feud unlike perhaps any other at the University.
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay announced the replacements for chemistry department chair Charles M. Lieber at a faculty meeting Tuesday. Lieber was placed on administrative leave last week after being charged in federal court with failing to disclose funding from the Chinese government.
In a dramatic rebuke of administrators’ longstanding position on whether Harvard should invest in fossil fuels, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences voted overwhelmingly at its monthly meeting Tuesday to demand the Harvard Corporation divest the University’s endowment.
A federal appeals court last month affirmed a district court’s dismissal of a lawsuit by former Harvard associate professor Kimberly S. Theidon, ending her long-running lawsuit alleging that the University unfairly denied her tenure.
Scientists at Harvard and Vanderbilt University released a study showing that only a fraction of stars eventually collide as black holes on Friday.
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.
After criticizing the framing of an article on red meat, two faculty members at HSPH have become embroiled in a public debate over industry-funded research.
More than 100 faculty members signed a Dec. 11 letter to Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay that prompted Gay to initiate a review of the FAS tenure promotion system.
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.
The Faculty Executive Committee of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology will develop initiatives to increase public access to a set of historic photographs of enslaved people at the center of a lawsuit against Harvard, according to an email museum director Jane Pickering sent to the Committee.
Twenty-five Harvard faculty joined more than 1,500 historians to sign an open letter Monday denouncing President Donald J. Trump’s “numerous and flagrant abuses of power” and calling for his impeachment.
A group of more than 200 senior scholars from across the United States is dissatisfied with University President Lawrence S. Bacow’s response to their letter decrying associate Romance Languages and Literatures professor Lorgia García Peña’s tenure denial, according to a statement the group released Thursday.
Amid controversy over the tenure denial of associate professor Lorgia García Peña, University President Lawrence S. Bacow said he has never reversed a tenure decision during his time at Harvard, nor did he as president of Tufts.