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Office Uses Coffee Chats to Encourage Study Abroad
Since the beginning of the semester, the Office of International Education has used a new coffee chat program to reach out to students in Harvard’s 12 undergraduate Houses in the hopes of attracting more students to study abroad programs.
Administrators Support Women, BGLTQ Students Abroad
College administrators have made an ongoing effort to provide more support to help students studying abroad know what to expect regarding cultural norms and gender identity in the countries they are visiting.
International Affairs Provost and Scholar of China Visits Latin America
Mark C. Elliott, Harvard’s new Vice Provost for International Affairs, is well known across the University for his scholarship in Chinese history. However, during his first few months in the role, Elliott has spent much time studying Latin America in order to prepare for his visit to Brazil and Peru this past week.
Hasty Pudding Honors Man of the Year Joseph Gordon-Levitt
After Joseph Gordon-Levitt stripped to his boxers and ran into the audience wearing a superman costume, the famed actor accepted the Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ Man of the Year Award Friday in Farkas Hall.
School of Public Health Opens Research Center In Mumbai
Harvard’s School of Public Health recently opened a global health research center in Mumbai in a move that strengthens the University’s existing presence in the region.
The First Summer
As the newest members of the College who have not yet declared a concentration, freshmen face a limited pool of employers willing to consider them for paid summer internships.
Not Game: Some Forego Annual Football Showdown
Students planning to stay in town cited extracurricular commitments and the planning involved in making the trip to Yale among the reasons they're staying behind.
Baseball Great Pedro Martinez Gets Personal in Talk
“Ever since I started, I felt like I had no space to fail,” the former Red Sox pitcher said. “That’s the kind of challenge you face when you come from a low-income family.”
What Gen Eds Have Helped Us With
Thus, it seems like an apt time to recount how this beloved system has aided us in our growth as students and responsible adults.
PIlot Program Offers High School Students Pell Grants
The program, which could help nearly 10,000 low-income high school students, could help bring in new students to the Harvard Extension School.