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Angela N. Fu

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Harvard Suggests Clarifying Policies, Changing Yardfest in Final Report On Arrest of Black Student

The report calls for clarification of emergency response policies, expansion of HUHS counseling, and changes to Yardfest, among other recommendations.

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FAS

SEAS Allston Campus on Track to Open in 2020, Gay Says

Though some smaller details remain undecided, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is still set to complete its long-awaited move into Allston by September 2020, according to FAS Dean Claudine Gay.

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College

Harvard's Faculty Council Votes to Dismiss College Student for Sexual Misconduct

In the "most serious" cases, the College's Administrative Board can recommend that the Faculty Council dismiss a student from the College.

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FAS

Faculty to Vote On Altered Foreign Language Requirement at November Meeting

A new proposal would eliminate the “written component” of the requirement, allowing students to instead use languages such as American Sign Language and Ancient Greek to fulfill that demand.

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FAS

After Barrier-Breaking Appointment, FAS Dean Claudine Gay Gets Right to Work

Claudine Gay is the first new FAS Dean in 11 years — but her assumption of the deanship attracted still more attention due to its unprecedented nature. She is both the first woman and the first person of color to hold the position.

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UHS

HUHS Director Barreira Updates FAS Council on Graduate Student Mental Health Surveys

Harvard University Health Services is sending out surveys asking affiliates about issues of mental health after a previous report revealed Economics graduate students suffer high rates of depression and anxiety.

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College

Admins Cancel Student-Run Forum on Shopping Week, Offer Harvard-Led Events Instead

Hours before students were supposed to meet at an Undergraduate Council town hall to discuss the possible elimination of “shopping week,” Harvard officials announced they had changed their minds.

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College

Faculty Council Hears Proposal to Add New Course Times, Presentation on Admissions Suit

The Faculty Council discussed a proposal to add additional course start times to the new schedule and heard a presentation on the lawsuit alleging Harvard's admissions process is discriminatory at its biweekly meeting Wednesday.

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College

FAS Dean Gay Says She Supports Early Registration

FAS Dean Claudine Gay has thrown her support behind the proposed early registration system, which would replace shopping week.

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FAS

New FAS Dean Gay Recruiting Faculty Who Study Race, Ethnicity

New dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay said in an interview last week that she is actively recruiting faculty who study race and ethnicity.

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FAS

Claudine Gay Reflects on First Weeks of FAS Deanship

“My motivation has been if I can understand the people and where they're coming from, and what their aspirations are that my priorities will kind of emerge organically out of those conversations,” Claudine Gay said.

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FAS

Harvard Launches Survey to Assess Government Dept. Culture After Dominguez Controversy

The survey includes questions asking whether affiliates feel included, whether they have experienced harassment, and how they would rate their professional well-being.

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Student Life

One Month In, Professors and Students Still Adjusting to New FAS Schedule

The new schedule — which Faculty voted to approve in 2017— extends the length of a standard course from 60 to 75 minutes and eliminates “Harvard Time."

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Admissions

Bacow Warns of Divisive Nature of Admissions Lawsuit at Faculty Meeting

The trial, which will begin Oct. 15, has “the potential to divide our campus,” Bacow said.

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College Finance

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Ends FY 2018 with $3.1 Million Surplus

Following at least four years of budget deficits, The Faculty of Arts and Sciences ended fiscal year 2018 with a $3.1 million surplus, according to the Dean’s annual report.

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