Staff members from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences gathered at University Hall to see friends, enjoy cider and cookies, and write notes to co-workers, in the annual Giving Thanks open house.
Jeffrey S. Flier will step down as dean of Harvard Medical School next July and return to teaching following a sabbatical year in 2016-17.
Diane Quinn has been named executive director of the American Repertory Theater, Harvard University and the Board of Trustees of the A.R.T. announced on Nov. 9.
When not overseeing shipping and receiving at the Faculty Club, Dan White loves to compete in motocross.
Sixty-four people who selflessly keep the University running are this year’s Harvard Heroes, for demonstrating unwavering excellence within their departments and Schools.
After his freshman year as College dean, Rakesh Khurana takes stock, and reinforces the importance of diversity.
Francis J. Doyle III, a distinguished scholar in chemical engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), has been appointed the next dean of the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and will take the reins on Aug. 1.
Claudine Gay, a Harvard professor of government and African and African American Studies, and a distinguished scholar of mass political behavior, has been appointed dean of social science in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Thomas J. Hollister, a business executive with expertise in global financial management and banking, has been named Harvard’s chief financial officer and vice president for finance.
Julio Frenk, dean of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will become the next president of the University of Miami, it was announced today. Frenk, the T & G Angelopoulos Professor of Public Health and International Development (a joint appointment with the Harvard Kennedy School), will step down at the end of August and assume his new role on Sept 1.
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Rob Reider, an administrative coordinator with Harvard’s Campus Services, is also a longtime rocker.
Paul Andrew has been appointed the University’s vice president for public affairs and communications, President Drew Faust announced today. As vice president, Andrew will guide the University’s work not only in communications but also in public affairs, including government and community relations, as well as the digital domain.
Harvard art and architecture history professor Alina Payne has been named the director of the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies at Villa I Tatti in Florence, Italy.
Jodi Goldstein has been appointed the Evans Family Foundation Managing Director of the Harvard Innovation Lab.
After successfully rebuilding the Harvard Art Museums, and more than a decade at the helm, Director Thomas W. Lentz will step down on July 1.
Political theorist Danielle S. Allen has been appointed both to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences as a professor in the Government Department and to Harvard’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics as its director.
Michael D. Smith, Edgerley Family Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, today announced the appointment of Harry R. Lewis, Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science, as interim dean of the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), effective Jan. 1, 2015.
After nine years and two terms as vice provost for international affairs, Jorge Domínguez will end his appointment term in June and return to the faculty. He will remain the Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico in the Government Department.
A Q&A with Cherry A. Murray, who will depart Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the end of December.
In a question-and-answer session, Harvard Kennedy School Dean David T. Ellwood, whose 11 years in that position will conclude next spring, discusses how the School changed during his tenure, how it is evolving, and what comes next for him.