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Prineha Narang (right), assistant professor of computational materials science, works with a student at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Photograph by Eliza Grinnell, SEAS

The Office of Technology Development hosts a Palo Alto venture-capital night for Harvard startups.

7.12.19

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Winthrop House interim faculty deans Mary Herlihy-Gearan and Mark Gearan

Photograph by Kevin Colton

After a tumultuous semester, Mark and Mary Herlihy-Gearan take up the reins.

7.19.19 | News

A screenshot from Curricle, a new tool for exploring the curriculum. The word “curricle” refers to light, open, two-wheeled horse-pulled carriages popular during the nineteenth century. Schnapp chose the name because the word “curricle”—like the English word “curriculum”—derives from the Latin “curriculum,” meaning “race,” “running,” or “chariot.” “Curricle” as a platform name thus invokes the metaphor of the curriculum as an academic vehicle and journey.

Researchers with metaLAB (at) Harvard will test a new course exploration tool that presents the curriculum as a rich network of connections.

7.17.19 | News

In industrial nations worldwide, a fin de siècle hysteria builds over immigration.

7.17.19 |

Prineha Narang (right), assistant professor of computational materials science, works with a student at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Photograph by Eliza Grinnell, SEAS

The Office of Technology Development hosts a Palo Alto venture-capital night for Harvard startups.

7.12.19 | News

Prominent economist placed on leave for two years, then on probation.

7.10.19 | News

Photograph by Barcin/iStock

A new study quantifies the global impact of declines in a single nutrient in a single crop, and hints at wider impacts.

7.9.19 | Research

Peter Brand dismissed

7.9.19 | News

Latest News

Winthrop House interim faculty deans Mary Herlihy-Gearan and Mark Gearan

Photograph by Kevin Colton

After a tumultuous semester, Mark and Mary Herlihy-Gearan take up the reins.

7.19.19 | News

A screenshot from Curricle, a new tool for exploring the curriculum. The word “curricle” refers to light, open, two-wheeled horse-pulled carriages popular during the nineteenth century. Schnapp chose the name because the word “curricle”—like the English word “curriculum”—derives from the Latin “curriculum,” meaning “race,” “running,” or “chariot.” “Curricle” as a platform name thus invokes the metaphor of the curriculum as an academic vehicle and journey.

Researchers with metaLAB (at) Harvard will test a new course exploration tool that presents the curriculum as a rich network of connections.

7.17.19 | News

In industrial nations worldwide, a fin de siècle hysteria builds over immigration.

7.17.19 |

Prineha Narang (right), assistant professor of computational materials science, works with a student at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Photograph by Eliza Grinnell, SEAS

The Office of Technology Development hosts a Palo Alto venture-capital night for Harvard startups.

7.12.19 | News

Prominent economist placed on leave for two years, then on probation.

7.10.19 | News

Photograph by Barcin/iStock

A new study quantifies the global impact of declines in a single nutrient in a single crop, and hints at wider impacts.

7.9.19 | Research

Peter Brand dismissed

7.9.19 | News

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