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Valia P. Leifer

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Music Department to Adopt New Curriculum Beginning Fall 2017

The Department of Music will adopt a new undergraduate curriculum beginning in fall 2017, decreasing the number of courses concentrators must take and making more courses eligible for concentration credit.


Harvard to Honor Actor John Lithgow with Arts Medal

John A. Lithgow ’67 will be the 24th recipient of the annual Harvard Arts Medal in April.

The Loeb Theater

A.R.T. Institute Affiliates Respond to Failing Debt Grade

Student's at Harvard's A.R.T. Institute—which received a failing grade for saddling graduates with debt—say they realize careers in the arts can be low-paying.

The Oberon

After 'Failing' Debt Grade from Federal Gov., Harvard's A.R.T. Institute Freezes Admissions

After receiving a “failing” grade from the U.S. Department of Education for saddling students with high levels of debt, Harvard’s graduate dramaturgy program has frozen its admissions for fall 2017.


Mental Health Features Heavily in UC Campaign Platforms

While all four tickets hoping to lead the Undergraduate Council have advocated increasing awareness and support for campus-wide mental health efforts, the tickets differ in their position on the UC's role in these efforts.

House Life

Dudley Celebrates 25th Anniversary as Graduate Student Center

This weekend Dudley House is celebrating its 25th anniversary as a center for graduate students at Harvard.


Hillel Dining Hall Faces Unique Challenges During HUDS Strike

It may only be the fourth day of Sukkot—a Jewish holiday that celebrates the fall harvest—but it is the 16th day of the Harvard University Dining Services workers’ strike, which presents Harvard Hillel with unique challenges.


Eliot Resident Proposes New Solution for Energy Conservation

Aldis Elfarsdottir '19 noticed that Eliot's heating system gives students little control over the temperatures in their rooms and has begun devising a solution.

Harvard Art Museums Free Admission
Student Life

Museum Day Live! Attracts 1,000 to Harvard Art Museums

The Harvard Art Museums participated in the Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live! event on Saturday.

HSA Office
Student Groups

Harvard Student Agencies Elects New President

Angelina R. Massa ’18 might not be running students through SAT vocabulary lists, but she will be running 67 Mount Auburn Street next year.