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Computer Science

‘CS50 Changed My Life’: 25 Years After Shuttleboy, David J. Malan ’99 Reflects on Path to Teaching

Every fall, hundreds of students — sometimes as many as 800 — pack into Sanders Theatre for a course that promises to be “an experience,” unlike any other the College has to offer.

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Harvard in the City

Harvard Researchers and Amazon Collaborate to Launch Boston’s First Quantum Network

Harvard physicists took a giant step towards full-scale quantum internet networks this month, creating the longest quantum network so far with cables running between Boston and Cambridge.

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Research

Harvard Center for Brain Science Receives Up to $1.7 Million Gift from NTT Research

Harvard University’s Center for Brain Science received a gift of more than $300,000 per year for up to five years from the NTT Research Foundation, the foundation announced Thursday.

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Research

Harvard Physicists Create New Phase of Matter, Advance Field of Quantum Computing

A team of Harvard researchers working with the quantum computing company Quantinuum announced the creation of a new phase of matter in a research paper last month.

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College

‘Definitely Unethical’: Datamatch Leak First Exposed by UCLA Students in Private Discord

One week before Harvard student Sungjoo Yoon ’27 revealed Datamatch data vulnerabilities via an anonymous website, a group of UCLA students first discovered that they could access and scrape the site’s user data — information they exposed in a private Discord server.

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FAS

‘A Breath of Fresh Air’: Many Faculty Laud David Parkes’ New Leadership as SEAS Dean

Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences David C. Parkes has garnered support and approval from numerous faculty during his first semester at the school’s helm.

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Radcliffe Institute

Harvard Computer Science Professor Fernanda Viégas Addresses AI Bias in Radcliffe Institute Talk

Harvard Computer Science professor Fernanda B. Viégas spoke about bias in generative artificial intelligence at a talk hosted by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study on Wednesday.

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Student Groups

Hundreds of Students ‘Hack to the Future’ at Eighth Iteration of HackHarvard

More than 600 students representing universities around the country and the world gathered in the Science and Engineering Complex last weekend to participate in HackHarvard, a student-run hackathon.

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FAS

Harvard SEAS Faculty Praise New Dean Selection

Faculty members in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences heaped praise on newly appointed Dean David C. Parkes, who will assume his role next month.

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FAS

Harvard Computer Science Professor David Parkes Appointed Next Dean of SEAS

Harvard Computer Science professor David C. Parkes will serve as the next dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Hopi E. Hoesktra announced Tuesday.

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College

CS50 Will Integrate Artificial Intelligence Into Course Instruction

This year, students who enroll in Computer Science 50: Introduction to Computer Science, Harvard’s flagship coding course, will have a new learning tool at their disposal: artificial intelligence.

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SEAS

Computer Science Professor Cynthia Dwork Delivers Annual Ding Shum Lecture

Harvard Computer Science professor Cynthia Dwork discussed the shortcomings of risk prediction algorithms at the Center of Mathematical Sciences and Applications’ annual Ding Shum lecture Tuesday evening.

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Computer Science

Hundreds Flock to the SOCH For HackHarvard’s First In-Person Hackathon in Three Years

Hundreds of college students from around the world gathered at the SOCH this weekend to participate in HackHarvard, Harvard’s largest international hackathon.

Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Radcliffe Institute

AI Expert Calls for a Shift to Ethical AI Research at Radcliffe Institute Event

At a Radcliffe Institute event, AI expert Timnit Gebru discussed the field of ethical artificial intelligence and challenges to sustainable research.

SEAS
Race

SEAS Looks Toward Future Improvements in Diversity and Inclusion

As the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences enters the third year of its five-year Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging plan and undergoes multiple leadership transitions, students and faculty look towards future progress.

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