Announcements

Katherine O’Dair Named Dean of Students

August 22, 2016

​Katherine O’Dair, who has served as associate vice president of student affairs at Boston College, will become the College's Dean of Students on Aug. 15.

Ahead of Bauhaus centennial, a digital gateway

Ahead of Bauhaus centennial, a digital gateway

August 18, 2016

In less than three years, the world will mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus, the influential school of modernist art and design active during the years of Germany’s Weimar Republic (1919–33). The Harvard Art Museums will be no exception, with plans underway to mount a special exhibition in 2019 focused on connections between the Bauhaus and Harvard. However, some of the groundwork for the exhibition has already found a place online.

New way to model molecules

New way to model molecules

August 4, 2016

Imagine a future in which hyper-efficient solar panels provide renewable sources of energy, improved water filters quickly remove toxins from drinking water, and the air is scrubbed clean of pollution and greenhouse gases. That could become a reality with the right molecules and materials.

Connecting with science

Connecting with science

August 2, 2016

A recent day found two dozen high school students on Harvard’s campus making ice cream out of berries, heavy cream, and a healthy dose of liquid nitrogen. The class instructors mixed and stirred as a fog poured out of a bowl that contained the experiment, while the students looked on in fascination.

FAS Development Head To Leave

July 30, 2016

O’Neil A.S. Outar, senior associate dean and director of development for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, will leave his post early next month amid Harvard’s record-breaking capital campaign.