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Curricle Diagram
Flyby Blog

Flyby Investigates: Curricle's New Beta Version

Flyby investigates Curricle's new beta version!

Walking to Class
On Campus

Walking to Class

As the sun sat low in the sky, a student walked to shop a class in Littauer Hall Tuesday evening.

First Day of Shopping Week
On Campus

First Day of Shopping Week

Harvard Extension School class Physics I: Mechanics, Elasticity, Fluids, and Diffusion taught by Anna M. Klales meets in Science Center Hall B Tuesday, the first day of shopping week.

Fall in Harvard Yard
Gen Ed

Shopping Week To Stay — For Now

The Faculty also sparred over and ultimately approved a proposed Quantitative Reasoning with Data requirement for the General Education program. Students beginning with the Class of 2023 must now take a class that allows them to “think critically about data.”

University Hall
FAS

Faculty to Vote on Overhauling Alcohol Policy in Student Handbook

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences will review proposed updates to the College Student Handbook — including an overhaul of the College’s policies on drug and alcohol use — and decide the fate of “shopping week” at its last meeting of the semester Tuesday.

March Faculty Meeting
FAS

Faculty Debates Proposals to Implement Data Requirement, Establish Biotech Degree

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences debated proposals to implement a new data requirement for the General Education program, establish a new biotechnology degree, and study course registration changes at its monthly meeting Tuesday.

University Hall
Harvard Business School

Faculty to Consider Proposals to Retain Shopping Week, Establish Biotechnology Business Degree

The Faculty will debate a proposal to retain shopping week until at least 2022 at its monthly meeting Tuesday, likely setting up a vote before the semester ends. The proposed legislation would establish a standing committee to review shopping week and course registration more broadly.

Faculty Escape the Rain for a Meeting
Academics

Faculty Council Approves Proposal to Retain Shopping Week

The Faculty Council voted to endorse a proposal to retain “shopping week” until at least 2022 at its biweekly meeting Wednesday. The committee publicly released its report Wednesday, outlining what they viewed as key benefits of the current system as well as changes that could eliminate the drawbacks of that system.

Faculty Escape the Rain for a Meeting
FAS

Faculty Course Registration Committee Proposes Keeping Shopping Week Until At Least 2022

The faculty committee tasked with recommending changes to undergraduate course registration proposed that the Faculty of Arts and Sciences keep “shopping week” until at least 2022 at the Faculty Council’s biweekly meeting Wednesday.

University Hall
FAS

FAS Council Ponders 'In-Between' Resolution to Shopping Week Debate

Members of the Faculty Council considered potential “in-between” resolutions to the ongoing debate over shopping week. Council member David L. Howell estimated that the full faculty may not hear and vote upon a formal proposal on the subject for more than a year.

First Day of School
College

Students Battle Packed Classes and Malfunctioning ‘my.harvard’ with Start of Spring Semester

Throughout the day, students had to contend with overflowing classrooms and the sudden malfunctioning of “my.harvard.”

A Conversation with Sruthi and Julia
College

Undergraduate Council Leaders Outline Changes to Council Committees, Inclusion Efforts

Undergraduate Council President Sruthi Palaniappan ’20 and Vice President Julia M. Huesa ’20 said they plan to restructure the committee system within the Council.

First Day of School
College

First Day of School

Students file out of Sanders Theater on the first day of Spring classes.

Bitcoin Expo 2018
Flyby Blog

5 Fascinating MIT Courses for Cross-Registration

Shatter the Harvard bubble this semester checking out five MIT courses which cover topics that you can't find at Harvard.

University Hall
Faculty

Faculty Shopping Week Committee Stakes Out Its Case, Encourages Student Input

Forty-four percent of Faculty of Arts and Sciences courses with teaching fellows last year had to add or drop discussion sections based on unexpected enrollment numbers, according to a website launched Friday by a faculty committee tasked with proposing potential changes to “shopping week.”

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