Incoming and current faculty members at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are now required to report their involvement in promoting diversity and inclusion, which could then affect the assignment of faculty bonuses.
With the construction of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ new complex in Allston almost complete, SEAS Dean Francis J. Doyle III said one of his foremost priorities is to “close the gap” — both physical and perceptual — between the new facilities and the main campus in Cambridge.
Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Francis J. Doyle III said in a February interview that creating corporate partnerships continues to be one of his top priorities. He said Harvard has historically lagged behind its peer institutions in these efforts and stressed the numerous benefits these industry relationships could bring.
Embedded EthiCS — an interdisciplinary initiative between the Computer Science and Philosophy departments — has expanded to a dozen courses in the Computer Science department this semester and will extend to other disciplines in the near future.
SEAS has implemented a number of diversity and inclusion measures following a survey that found more than a quarter of respondents have experienced harassment or discrimination.
The $1.1 billion project — which may not begin for a few years and may take up to eight years to complete — will lower the Mass. Turnpike to ground level in Allston and elevate Soldiers Field Road along the Charles River onto a new viaduct above the highway.
Nada Amin will join the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ Computer Science faculty this fall as an associate, the school announced Tuesday.
On Nov. 8, two major wind-driven wildfires began to ravage cities in California, worrying undergraduates from throughout the state as they watched the unpredictable firestorm.
The Undergrad Union of Mixed Students received official recognition from the UC earlier this month as the first group on campus for all mixed race students.
Leverett House staff and the Dean of Students Office are currently investigating “deeply disturbing and offensive images” drawn on a House public whiteboard.
Harvard faculty say they hope they can use their platform and expertise to support staff and students directly affected by immigration issues.
Throughout his 14 years at Dunster, John Pomeroy was a fixture of the House. He was a jokester, a storyteller, and a true friend to all who stepped into his office.
A number of students expressed frustration and disappointment at Kavanaugh’s confirmation, while several stated the news was a “shock but not a surprise.”
A coalition of faculty, staff, and students aiming to protect Harvard’s undocumented population met with University President Lawrence S. Bacow Wednesday to discuss their goals with the new president.
Since Florence made landfall, there have been at least 43 confirmed deaths, flooding as high as 30 inches, and possible contamination of rivers due to flood damage to a dam in North Carolina.