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Lucy Wang

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Carter Eckert

Faculty Critique Loss of Course Gen Ed Status

“Had I known at the faculty meeting when we approved Gen Ed 2.0, had I known this is the way it was implemented, I would've voted against it,” one professor said.

'Fifty Shades Freed,' directed by James Foley.

Finally ‘Freed’ from ‘Fifty Shades’

In what’s supposedly the “climax” of the trilogy, the film fails to bring much excitement.

New Dean of Arts and Humanities at Barker Center

Faculty Search Advisory Group Pushed For Bacow

Several faculty members on a committee advising the presidential search team suggested Lawrence S. Bacow for the top job.

Bacow 8
FAS Administration

Faculty Optimistic About President-elect Bacow

Faculty across disciplines praised incoming University President Lawrence S. Bacow following the Sunday announcement he will succeed current President Drew G. Faust.

Presidents Past and Future
Central Administration

Past Hints at Future

Some say Bacow’s history in higher education campaigns has prepared him well for the financial responsibilities that come with running one of the world’s richest universities.

FAS Dean Michael Smith
Student Life

Smith to Develop Gen. Ed. Courses with Faculty

Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith is working with faculty to develop new general education courses.

Mike Smith at Convocation

Smith Says Endowment Tax Will Limit New Projects

Following a new university endowment tax, FAS Dean Michael D. Smith said he will not commit to long-term projects for the time being.

Faculty Meeting

Faculty Vote to Accept Changes to Advanced Standing

The Advanced Standing program will undergo significant changes in 2020 to permit College students to graduate with an undergraduate and master’s degree in four years.

Die Fledermaus

‘Die Fledermaus’ Revitalizes Johann Strauss II

Lighthearted and comical, the Harvard College Opera’s production of “Die Fledermaus” opened with an outstanding orchestra and charming characters.

Blue Bottle Coffee Iced Coffee
Food and Drink

Your Guide to Cambridge’s Blue Bottle Coffee

Is $9 avocado toast worth it?

Daniel E. Lieberman ’86
College Administration

Faculty Likely to Vote on Altered Advanced Standing Requirements

The Faculty of Arts and Science will likely vote on a proposal to amend current guidelines for the College’s Advanced Standing program at their monthly meeting this week.

University Hall

On Presidential Search, Faculty Advisory Committee Stays Mum

Committee member Alison J. Simmons said she was “not at liberty to say anything” about the search.

Amira T. Weeks '18
Hasty Pudding Theatricals

In Historic Reversal, Hasty Pudding Theatricals to Let Women Join Cast

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals group will accept women at its next round of auditions, breaking with almost 200 years of tradition.

Mila Kunis as the Hasty Pudding's Woman of the Year
On Campus

Mila Kunis on Immigrant Families, Hasty Pudding’s New Policy, and Women in the Workplace

“You don’t want to fail your family, and I think that’s amplified when you’re an immigrant.”

Dean Harris
Gen Ed

Gen Ed Administrators Say More Time Needed for Program

General Education program director Kenen said designing the types of courses that achieve program goals is difficult and is taking the College longer than expected.