Nearly 2,000 faculty and staff members have returned to scientific research laboratories at Harvard in the past week — the first large scale return to work since campus shut down in mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Harvard faculty and administrators working in STEM fields say they are planning new initiatives to increase diversity and inclusivity in their fields after participating in ShutDownSTEM, a nationwide campaign dedicated to combating systemic racism in academia.
Located next to the Harvard Business School and Harvard Innovation Labs, The Science and Engineering Complex will serve as a home for facilities of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, with expected daily visitors including more than 900 undergraduate students and 400 SEAS graduate students.
Harvard affiliates studying the impact of COVID-19 on the Internet have concluded that while the Internet has thus withstood additional pressures amid the pandemic, the long-term consequences of skyrocketing demand remain unclear.
Harvard will delay the opening of its new Science and Engineering Complex in Allston until spring 2021, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Dean Francis J. Doyle III announced in an email to SEAS affiliates Friday afternoon.
The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences announced that new international research appointments will not be offered before Oct. 1, 2020 in a newsletter update sent to SEAS affiliates on Thursday.
Administrators from across Harvard’s schools sent school-specific instructions and reassurances to students Tuesday following University President Lawrence S. Bacow’s announcement that Harvard would move to remote instruction March 23.
The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’s nearly-complete, newly minted Science and Engineering complex in Allston will feature state-of-the-art student club spaces, sustainably designed labs, and a number of amenities, one of the project’s architects told The Crimson on a first-look tour of the complex Wednesday.
Harvard Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise said he welcomes the new opportunities for student-athletes that will come when the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences joins the Athletics Department on the other side of the Charles river, completing its imminent move to Allston.
As the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ upcoming move to Allston approaches, SEAS students living in the Radcliffe Quadrangle say they are worried about travel logistics to classes across the river.
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.
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.
New concentrators in Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences celebrated their concentration declarations at the fourth annual SEAS Sophomore Convocation in the Science Center Tuesday evening.
A team of researchers from Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, McMaster University, and University of Pittsburgh has discovered a new material that can exhibit chemical and mechanical responses to light — paving the way for computing to be executed with only beams of light and no hard materials.
Harvard Graduate School of Design hosted an event discussing Harvard’s expansion into Allston from an urban-planning perspective Tuesday.
Harvard’s development in the Boston neighborhood of Allston has brought Harvard administrators, professors, and students face-to-face with a myriad of challenges, from the logistics of moving classes across the river to pushback from Allston residents.
A team of Harvard scientists have found a potential new method of treating obesity by limiting the body’s absorption of fat, according to a paper published Nov. 25 in a peer-reviewed scientific journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.
As the University prepares to open the new Allston campus in fall 2020, the Committee on Student Life discussed challenges associated with the move — including transportation and dining options — at its last meeting of the semester Thursday.