Announcements

Faculty Draft Motion Against Final Club Sanctions

July 18, 2016

Twelve professors in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences submitted a motion Monday resolving that “Harvard College shall not discriminate against students on the basis of organizations they join,” a proposal that if passed would stand in opposition to the College's sanctions against students involved in final clubs or Greek life.

Harvard College announces new dean of students

Harvard College announces new dean of students

July 12, 2016

Danoff Dean of Harvard College Rakesh Khurana announced today the appointment of Katherine O’Dair as dean of students. O’Dair will begin working in this role in August.

O’Dair will report to the Danoff Dean of Harvard College, and will oversee all initiatives that support Harvard’s distinctive residential House system and student involvement outside the classroom. In addition, she will oversee the College’s efforts to integrate the academic, residential, and co-curricular spheres of students’ lives, linking out-of-classroom experiences to the mission of the College.

Food for thought

Food for thought

July 12, 2016

The dining halls inside Harvard College’s 12 undergraduate residential Houses not only feed students at mealtimes but also become their comfort spots, places they can call home outside their dorm rooms.

A different view of the universe

A different view of the universe

July 5, 2016

Yeilanise Noriega, a sixth-grader at Jackson/Mann K-8 School, recently experienced a course that changed her world perspective exponentially — so much so that she is now convinced life exists on other planets.

“I didn’t think so before, but I do now believe there is life elsewhere,” she said. “There are billions and billions of planets and stars out there, and we can’t be the only planet that has life.”