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Decorated Economist Raj Chetty Returns to Harvard

Chetty, a recipient of a 2012 MacArthur “genius grant” and the prestigious John Bates Clark Medal, will return to Harvard this summer after three years at Stanford University.

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Gelato 'Boutique' Amorino to Open in Harvard Square

Amorino, a high-end gelato chain, will open in Harvard Square just in time for the summer.

Committee Kids Venn Diagram

The Committee Kids

They’re known on campus as committee kids—the students whose names appear time and time again on the rosters of Harvard’s student committees. But some charge the committee kids do not accurately represent the College's student body.

Littauer Portraits

In Short Supply: Women in the Economics Department

Many graduate students and faculty applaud these efforts for adding needed diversity to the department and improving departmental climate, some female department affiliates say it remains a challenge to constitute a minority in their field.


Government, History Professors Weigh In On Leaving Iran Deal

Several Harvard social science professors criticized President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

Glenn R. Magid Outside of His Office

College’s Advising Programs Office Director Steps Down

Glenn R. Magid, director of the Advising Programs Office, stepped down from his post in March after almost six years at the College.

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College Students Excited for New Education Secondary

The new secondary is designed as an interdisciplinary approach to education, with classes focusing on education policy, the sociological and economic impacts of education, as well as pedagogy.

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Social Sciences Division

Facebook Partners With Harvard Researcher To Study Election Impacts

King and Persily’s commission, composed of academics across the social sciences, will have access to all of Facebook’s user data in an anonymized form.

BGLTQ Office

Advocate for BGLTQ Christians Presents 'Affirming' Reading of Scripture

Biblical scholar and queer rights activist Matthew R. Vines argued for a BGLTQ-accepting reading of the Bible to a crowd of around fifty College and graduate students Saturday.

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New FAS Policy Restricts Professors’ Ability to Hold Public Service Positions

Some professors believe the measures, meant to ensure faculty members' "professional loyalty" remains with Harvard, are too stringent.

William James Hall

As Social Studies Juniors Begin Thesis Process, Some Have Second Thoughts

Faculty and staff say that the Social Studies’ mandatory thesis is an intense project that likely requires summer research, though some upperclassmen worry about lost opportunities during their junior summer.

Semitic Museum

Augmented Reality App Lets Museum Visitors Experience Sphinx

The app allows viewers to engage with a reproduction of Thutmose IV’s “Dream Stela,” which sits between the legs of the Sphinx.

Jorge Dominguez

Gov. Profs, TFs Reach Out to Students After Dominguez Allegations

In the wake of sexual harassment allegations against Government Professor Jorge I. Dominguez, department affiliates reached out to students in support.

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Sciences Division

Professors to Examine Proposed Cognitive Science Concentration

Harvard’s Mind Brain and Behavior Interfaculty Initiative hopes to create interdisciplinary “cognitive science” undergraduate courses by 2020.

William James Hall

Two New Tenure-Track Professors to Join Sociology Department

Assistant professors Joscha Legewie from Yale and Ellis P. Monk Jr. from Princeton will join Harvard's Sociology department as tenure-track professors in fall 2018.