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Gen Ed Promotes Creative Classwork

When Nur N. Ibrahim ’13 visited her Culture and Belief class’s art exhibit last week, she found herself surrounded by God—the letters of Allah’s name, that is, depicted using everything from DNA helices to Solo cups.

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Art and Islam

Students in Culture and Belief 12, "For the Love of God and His Prophet: Religion, Literature, and the Arts in Muslim Cultures," showcase their artwork representing a variety of calligraphic depictions of the word “Allah” at a special reception yesterday.

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With Gen Ed’s Rise, Core Program Loses Assistant Director

Assistant Director of the Core Program Charles G. Ruberto ’88, the administration’s primary contact for students seeking information about the Core and for faculty teaching Core courses, announced in an e-mail Friday that he will be leaving for a new position outside Harvard.

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Science Gen Ed Course Exhibits Final Projects

Marina S. Magloire ’11 and Kelly N. Bodwin ’11 sang to the tune of Haddaway’s “What Is Love,” at the inaugural Science of the Physical Universe 20 project exhibition Friday afternoon.

My Fair Gen Ed Project
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My Fair Gen Ed Project

Teaching fellows discuss student projects at the project fair for "From Quarks to Consciousness: What is Life," a General Education class taught by Andrew Berry, Melissa Franklin, and Logan S. McCarty.

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Kremlin on the Charles?

First, Der Spiegel accuses some Harvard students of being "abstinence apostle[s];” then, Newsweek accuses the faculty of harboring “general disdain” towards faith? Is it a case of being “damned if we do, and damned if we don’t”—or is it the case that we are just damned period?

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Shopping Week, Day Five: Harvard Meets Hollywood

A wise man we made up once said that the best class is the class you don't have to go to. Who knew Harvard would take his advice and let professors videotape courses and post them online? Not that we're complaining.

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Shopping Week, Day Four: Me Want Food!

Sometimes shopping six courses a day can lead to missed meals and hunger pangs during your umpteenth syllabus perusal of the day. In fact, some of you are probably hungry right now. Well, we’ve got just the solution for you! Get your daily serving via one of these food-related courses.

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Shopping Week, Day Three: Easy Fourths

Having trouble picking a class to fill up that final slot? This third installment of our shopping week feature showcases interesting classes that aren't that hard and don't require a lot of work.

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Shopping Week, Day Two: TV Time!

We're back with our second installment of our shopping week feature, this time with classes good enough to watch—and not just through lecture videos.

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Shopping Week, Day One: Uniquely Yours

It's time to take advantage of all that Harvard has to offer, which, suffice it to say, includes a lot of classes you just won't find anywhere else. So we're kicking off our shopping week feature with a choice selection—but by no means a conclusive list—of some of the most interesting, obscure, and unique classes offered this semester at Harvard.

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Original Publication Date: March 19, 2009 General Education: Kicking the Core to the Curb. Beginning with this year's freshman class, the class of 2013, all incoming Harvard students will be required to take eight courses within the Gen Ed curriculum.

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A Tale of Two Ec Classes

On a campus long known as a cradle for aspiring money-managers and a primary destination for Wall Street recruiters, over ...

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