Crimson staff writer
Caroline C. Hunsicker
Proposed Theater Concentration Would Draw on Existing Courses
A proposed concentration in Theater, Dance, and Media would draw heavily from existing resources, using current teaching staff and curricula from across the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and outside groups.
New Civil War Course Finds its Footing Among Various Disciplines, Venues
In a partnership between the A.R.T. and the History and Literature Department, "Staging the Civil War" navigates literary, theater, and archival sources to bring a new perspective to the Civil War.
Humanities Frameworks Courses Change in Their Second Year
The professors in charge of the Humanities Frameworks courses have adapted their syllabi, expanding the interdisciplinary nature of the courses.
Abramson To Extend Time at Harvard by One Year
Former executive editor of the New York Times Jill Abramson came to Harvard last fall as a visiting lecturer and was originally slated to teach for one year.
Med School Nets $30M in Grants for Pharmacology Research
The Harvard Program in Therapeutic Science at the Harvard Medical School was recently awarded $30 million in funding from government agencies in response to proposals from the program’s principal researchers.
Undergraduate Assaulted Early Monday Morning North of Campus
A female undergraduate was assaulted by an unidentified man early Monday morning as she walked on Beacon St. in Somerville, several blocks north of campus.
Contract Employee Injured after Fall from Science Center Roof
Around 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, a contract employee for Harvard Energy and Utilities Services fell from a water cooling tower while working on the roof of the Science Center.
Contracted Workers Face Alleged Disparities in Treatment, Privileges
From early morning duties to late night shifts, staff at Harvard maintain the dining halls, provide custodial services, and work to keep the campus secure. While many of these workers are directly employed by the University, thousands of them are actually employed by independent companies, which work on contract for Harvard.
HUPD Reports Unarmed Robbery Near Leverett Saturday Morning
The Harvard University Police Department issued a community advisory Saturday evening after a female unaffiliated with the University reported that she was attacked and robbed while walking near Leverett House on Memorial Drive early Saturday morning.
Number of Thefts in River Houses Rises
Thefts on campus spiked over the past week in several of the River Houses, where items ranging from laptops to cameras to coats were reported stolen.