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Harvard SEAS Dean Says DIB Survey Results are ‘Encouraging’ — But ‘Not a Sign of Victory’
SEAS Dean Francis J. Doyle III said in an interview last week the overall results of the 2022 climate survey were “encouraging,” pointing to improvement over the last four years — though “not a sign of victory.”
SEAS Inclusion and Belonging Survey Reveals Racial, Gender Disparities
About 21 percent of respondents to a survey of Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences said they have personally experienced harassment or discrimination at the school, according to data released last month.
The Path to Public Service at SEAS
More than 56 percent of SEAS graduates in 2022 reported that they planned to go to the for-profit world. But for those hoping to go into engineering jobs in public service, making up only 3 percent of SEAS undergraduates in the class of 2022, the path to employment is far less clear cut.
Harvard Launches ‘The Grid’ to Support Science and Engineering Startups
The University launched an initiative last week that aims to help affiliates translate research into startups by providing funding, work spaces, and mentorship opportunities.
Faculty and Students Weigh the Risks and Rewards of SEAS’ Corporate Partnerships
Research at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences spans interdisciplinary academic fields and relies on collaboration with organizations beyond the University — including for-profit partners. While some faculty members and students highlight the benefits of corporate partnerships, others caution working with for-profit entities requires balancing ethical risks and educational rewards.
Journals Retract Eight Studies Co-Authored by Former Harvard Medical School Professor
Eight published articles — including two full studies and six abstracts — co-authored by a former Harvard Medical School professor, Jorge G. Arroyo, have been retracted in recent months by the medical journals that published them.
Company Founded by Harvard Researchers to Launch Alternative Meat Product
Tender Foods, a food technology startup co-founded by four Harvard-affiliated researchers that produces alternative meats, is preparing for a product launch later this year.
Massachusetts Awards SEAS $3 Million for Wearable Tech Research
The Innovation Institute at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, a state agency, has awarded Harvard $3 million to support the development of next-generation robotics and wearable technologies.