Sydnie M. Cobb
With residents scattered throughout the world, Harvard’s undergraduate Houses are relying on virtual study breaks, movie screenings, and House traditions.
The Office of Career Services suspended funding for summer study abroad programs, the office announced in an Monday email to program participants.
With the transition to online instruction already underway, leaders of the College’s nearly 600 extracurricular offerings are also making the switch to virtual platforms to connect with their members and continue operations.
Harvard students and others circulated an online petition this week calling on University administrators to offer campus facilities as housing for Cambridge’s homeless population during the global coronavirus outbreak.
As Harvard’s Houses scramble to assist College students in their departures, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana provided several updates regarding the upcoming move-out in an email to students Wednesday night.
Harvard College will indefinitely postpone Housing Day — an annual tradition in which freshmen students are assigned to an upperclassmen house — to prevent the transmission of the novel coronavirus, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Registrar Michael P. Burke wrote in an email to students Monday.
Harvard University officials have approved a new shield for Kirkland House after a redesign process ran into trademark concerns.
A search is underway in Lowell House to fill eight positions left by tutors who plan to depart at the semester's end, according to Faculty Dean David I. Laibson ’88.
Harvard’s Dean of Students Office has appointed Craig Rodgers as Program Manager for Military Student Services, Associate Dean of Students Lauren Brandt wrote in an email to College affiliates Thursday.