Rakesh Khurana became dean of Harvard College on July 1. On his first official day on the job, he reflected on the College’s power to transform undergraduates, and as a result to change society for the better.
Their scholarly interests range from the design of programming languages to health economics to the molecular changes that influence evolutionary fitness. One thing the five faculty members who were awarded Harvard College Professorships in recent weeks have in common is a gift for instilling passion for education in their students.
Nine professors in Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences have been named Walter Channing Cabot Fellows.
Interview with Professor Stephen Greenblatt as part of the Experience series.
Harvard Law School Professor Steven Shavell received the 2014 Ronald H. Coase Medal from the American Law and Economics Association at its annual meeting ...
The vast majority of Harvard faculty report that they are satisfied with their positions here, according to the latest Faculty Climate Survey released today by the Office for Faculty Development and Diversity.
Interview with Professor Melissa Franklin as part of the Experience series.
On May 14 the members of the Faculty Council met in camera to discuss a student disciplinary case.
Interview with Professor Walter Willett as part of the Experience series.
Interview with Professor Steven Pinker as part of the Experience series.
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Interview with Professor Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot as part of the Experience series.
Interview with Dean Martha Minow as part of the Experience series.
E.O. Wilson has devoted his life to a better understanding of the workings of the natural world and to sharing his research and insights with Harvard students.
Matthew Rabin wants to know what makes you tick. One of the nation’s top scholars of behavioral economics, Rabin has been appointed to the first of ...
Twelve professors delivered short lectures on research or teaching in an event sponsored by the Harvard Graduate Student Government.
On March 26 the members of the Faculty Council approved a proposal on course credits and a proposal regarding academic integrity. They also continued their discussion on simultaneous enrollment.
On Feb. 26 the members of the Faculty Council approved a proposal to change the name of the undergraduate concentration organismic and evolutionary biology to integrative biology. They also heard a report from the Committee to Study the Faculty Council Election Procedures and a presentation on the University’s financial context.
Seven Harvard faculty members are among the 126 scholars being awarded Sloan Research Fellowships by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The fellowships go to ...
On Feb. 5 the members of the Faculty Council met in camera to discuss three student disciplinary cases.
On Feb. 12 the members of the Faculty Council met with the president to ask and answer questions as representatives of the faculty and heard a proposal from the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology.