Undergraduates Ramp Up Harvard AI Safety Team Amid Concerns Over Increasingly Powerful AI Models
Undergraduates in the Harvard AI Safety Team have ramped up activity amid heightened public concern over artificial intelligence’s rapid development and lack of regulation.
Current and Shah Pledge to Return to Legislative Structure, Emphasize Mental Health
Bobby F. Current ’24 and Rohan C. Shah ’24 see themselves as a big tent ticket with the ambition to bring lasting structural change to the young Harvard Undergraduate Association.
HUA Launches the Crimson Career Closet for Students to Borrow Professional Clothes for Free
The Harvard Undergraduate Association held the grand opening of the University’s first Crimson Career Closet Monday afternoon on the 10th floor of the Smith Campus Center in partnership with Common Spaces and the Office of Career Services.
HUA Meeting Smith Center
Members of the Harvard Undergraduate Association listen in as Saturday's meeting commences at the Smith Campus Center.
Pfarewell Pforzheimer: Faculty Deans Harrington and Durant to Step Down in 2023 After 10-Year Tenure
Pforzheimer House Faculty Deans Anne Harrington ’82 and John R. Durant will step down at the end of the 2022-2023 academic year after a 10-year tenure, the pair announced in an email to house residents Monday.
Chang to Lead The Crimson’s 150th Guard
Cara J. Chang '24 will lead The Harvard Crimson into its sesquicentennial as the president of the newspaper’s 150th Guard, the organization announced last week. Brandon L. Kingdollar '24 will serve as managing editor and Cynthia V. Lu '24 will be the organization's business manager.
Luke Balstad ’25 Remembered as ‘Incredibly Special,’ ‘Passionate,’ and ‘Kind’
Luke T. Balstad’s friends, family, and teachers remember him as a uniquely thoughtful, kind, and brilliant person who brightened the lives of those around him. He was passionate about self-care and helping others, hoped to become a doctor, and loved the outdoors.
Harvard College Dean Khurana Lauds New Campus Mental Health Initiatives
Harvard College Dean Rakesh Khurana praised new mental health initiatives launched by the University and Counseling and Mental Health Service this fall in a Friday interview.
After Covid-19 Closure, Quad Bikes to Reopen in Fall Following Student-Led Effort
Harvard undergraduates are set to reopen Quad Bikes, a bicycle repair shop nested in the basement of Cabot House, after a roughly two-year closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
81 Republican Lawmakers File Amicus Brief Supporting SFFA in Harvard Affirmative Action Lawsuit
More than 80 Republican lawmakers filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court on Monday supporting anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions’ lawsuit against Harvard and the University of North Carolina.
At Stroke of Midnight, Students Strip and Streak in Spring Primal Scream
At the stroke of midnight Wednesday, more than a hundred Harvard students shed their clothes and inhibitions to take a naked lap around Harvard Yard.
Two Harvard Students Named 2022 Truman Scholars
Two Harvard College students were awarded the Truman scholarship — an honor recognizing leadership, commitment to a career in public service, and academic excellence — according to a press release from last week.
Phi Beta Kappa Welcomes 25 Harvard Juniors
Twenty-five juniors at Harvard College learned of their induction into the Alpha Iota Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest academic honor society, through an email from the Office of Undergraduate Education on March 28.
Harvard Students Vote Overwhelmingly to Dissolve Undergraduate Council in Favor of New Student Government
Harvard College students voted overwhelmingly to dissolve their student government in favor of an alternative structure this week in a controversy-ridden referendum that appears to spell the end of the school’s 40-year-old Undergraduate Council.
UC President Edited Proposed Constitution After Voting Closed in Referendum
Less than two hours after voting closed on a referendum in which students voted to dissolve Harvard’s Undergraduate Council, a public document containing the text of a proposed new student government constitution was edited by UC President Michael Y. Cheng ’22 to grant him additional authority during the transition to the alternative system.