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Akua F. Abu

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SEAS Seeks to Improve Teaching

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is reconsidering its approach to graduate education with the hopes of enhancing students’ experience by providing more personalized guidance and resources.

Physics 11 Offered For Last Time This Year

The physics department has restructured its introductory physics curriculum to remove overlap between courses and to offer students diversity in teaching methodology.

Computational Science And Engineering Introduces Masters Programs

For the first time, the School of Engineering and Applied Science is accepting applications for its new graduate degree programs in Computational Science and Engineering. Students can now apply to pursue a Master of Science or a Master of Engineering in the field.

CS 50 Office Hours To Move To Annenberg

Starting this semester, Computer Science 50: “Introduction to Computer Science I” office hours will be held in Annenberg to facilitate interaction between students and the course staff.

Applied Physics 50 Offers Innovative Teaching Style

Applied Physics 50: “Physics as a Foundation for Science and Engineering” will serve as a new gateway application-oriented introductory physics class and will debut in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences this fall. It will utilize “Peer Instruction,” an unconventional pedagogical style championing active student learning through interactive team projects that challenge students to apply their learning to real-world problems. For example, instead of speaking in front of the classroom, the professor will guide students as they design Rube-Goldberg machines, unmanned space missions, and musical instruments.

SEAS Boasts Advising Based On Classwork, Cake, and Nerdy Camaraderie

As the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has almost doubled in undergraduate enrollment since 2008, the rapidly growing school has maintained a firm commitment to intimate, faculty-led advising.

SEAS Design Fair Showcases Creativity

More than ten SEAS undergraduate design courses were represented, with projects focusing in applied mathematics, the engineering sciences, and computer science.

Group for Women in Computer Science is Reborn

The long-dormant organization Women in Computer Science returned to Harvard this spring.

Computer Science Sees Unparalleled Growth in SEAS

Since 2010, the computer science concentration has experienced the highest growth in undergraduate enrollment out of all departments at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences—from 95 to 169 students.