On April 9 the members of the Faculty Council discussed multi-year financial planning and continued their conversation about University finances.
At the Harvard Herbaria, Steph Zabel is a curatorial assistant who digitizes collections of dried plant specimens. After working hours, she tends living and local plants, running her own herbalism businesses.
Morgan Chu, J.D. ’76, has been named president of the Board of Overseers for 2014-15. Walter Clair ’77, M.D. ’81, M.P.H. ’85, will serve as vice chair of the board’s executive committee.
Harvard Law School Professor David Barron chaired a task force charged with developing recommendations concerning Harvard’s policies and protocols on the privacy of, and access to, electronic communications. Barron discussed the recommendations, released this week, with the Harvard Gazette.
Lucy Forster-Smith joins Harvard as the Sedgwick Chaplain to the University and senior minister to the Memorial Church.
Rakesh Khurana, the Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development at Harvard Business School and co-master of Cabot House, will become dean of Harvard College on July 1. In a question-and-answer session, he discussed how his career and tenure as House co-master helped prepare him for the tasks ahead.
Rakesh Khurana, Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development at Harvard Business School and co-master of Cabot House, has been named the new dean of Harvard College.
An associate curator at the Woodberry Poetry Room is also a translator who has brought a Chinese poet’s work to life for a widening audience.
The Woodberry Poetry Room’s rich collection contains rare and one-of-a-kind recordings of some of the 20th century’s most important poets. But because many ...
Sandra Naddaff, director of the Freshman Seminar Program and director of studies in literature, will become the dean of the Harvard Summer School, said Huntington D. Lambert, dean of the Division of Continuing Education in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
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Everyone is prejudiced, said a conference speaker. But there are ways to undermine and manage it.
An organist of 11 years for the Red Sox, Harvard library assistant Josh Kantor serenaded fans deep into the night after the team’s World Series win.
Norm J. Jones, who has had a long and distinguished career in academic diversity, compliance, and inclusion, has been appointed the associate chief diversity officer and deputy director in the Office of the Assistant to the President for Institutional Diversity and Equity.
Kristen Uekermann, an assistant director for faculty and academic affairs in the Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, blogs about fashion in Boston in her spare time.
Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Michael D. Smith recently spoke about the priorities for the coming campaign and his vision for the FAS.
On Sept. 25 the Faculty Council nominated a Parliamentarian for the 2013-14 academic year and heard a presentation on post-retirement health benefits and ...
Sarah Thomas, the new vice president of the Harvard Library, will now also oversee the libraries of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. The appointment signals a move toward a more unified and coordinated library system.
Harvard University Provost Alan Garber announced the appointment of historian and humanities scholar Peter K. Bol as vice provost for advances in learning.
To address the growing numbers and concerns about disabilities, Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences Human Resources organized a community discussion titled “Working with People with Disabilities: What Happens After You Say Hello?”
Pamela Thompson, manager of adult education for the Arnold Arboretum and a breast cancer survivor, has been training since January to summit California’s 14,000-foot Mount Shasta, a climb through ice and snow that will require crampons and ice axes, to raise money and awareness for breast cancer prevention.