The Pizza Hut stands across from the gated Giza Pyramid complex, next to the "Beauty Perfume & Papyrus Palace."
Somebody Else's Revolution
Protests had generally been peaceful since the regime fell nearly five months before, but everyone knew that when it got late—at midnight, they said—the police came out. By that time, the women and children had left, the foreign media was less likely to be around, and darkness provided easy cover for the sort of thing no police force wants caught on tape.
Retirement Package Draws Faculty Interest
Nearly a quarter of the 176 eligible faculty members—a subset which includes some of the University’s oldest and most renowned professors—accepted a one-time retirement plan that will facilitate their departure within the next five years, the University announced yesterday.
FAS Junior Faculty is Smallest in Years
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences has experienced nearly a decade of overall faculty growth, but its subset of junior faculty has dramatically fallen in the last two years—partly due to reduced hiring in the wake of the financial crisis.
Professors Head to Queen’s Head Post-Faculty Meeting for Open Access Week
Professors may have poured themselves a drink last night to celebrate their contributions to the online academic world.
Dean Asserts FAS Recovery
In his annual report, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Michael D. Smith chronicled the financial setbacks and modes of ...
English Department May Cut Library Hours
The English Department is considering closing or reducing the hours of its departmental library on Widener’s third floor in an effort to cut departmental spending.
Psychology Department Faces Hiring Woes Amid Faculty Shortage
While many departments in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences grew during the more financially stable years in the early 2000s—during this time, the Faculty expanded from 589 to 712 members—the psychology department’s size remained static because the department could not find physical space for incoming professors.
Faculty Notebook: Faust Defends Humanities in Wake of SUNY Albany Cuts
University President Drew G. Faust delivered a rousing defense of the humanities and institutions of higher education, drawing extended applause from the professors gathered at yesterday’s Faculty meeting.
Faculty Considers Core Priorities
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences administration has committed itself to determining its core priorities in preparation for the University’s upcoming capital campaign, FAS Dean Michael D. Smith said at yesterday’s Faculty meeting.
Smith to Present FAS Fiscal Report
Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Michael D. Smith may offer sunny news in his report on the school’s finances over the past year.
Biologist To Lead Harvard Research Arboretum
William “Ned” Friedman, an evolutionary biologist from the University of Colorado, will take charge of the Harvard-administered Arnold Arboretum at the end of the semester as the University continues efforts to consolidate its disparate research programs.
Harvard Grad School Departments Top Rankings
Harvard boasts the highest number of top-performing doctoral programs, according to a National Research Council report released yesterday.
Dean Smith Shifts FAS Focus From Budget
After leading the University’s largest school through a trying process of closing a $220 million deficit since 2008, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Michael D. Smith said yesterday that he plans to focus on academic issues going forward.
University Expects Endowment Payout to Rise 4%
The University has advised its schools to plan for a 4 percent rise in the value of the endowment payout for the next fiscal year, marking the first yearly increase since the beginning of the financial crisis in 2008.
Harvard Kennedy School Student Mateo Gomez Remembered as ‘Caring, Calm, and Selfless’
Tom Hanks Named Harvard 2023 Commencement Speaker
Yoshito Kishi, Organic Chemist Who Climbed ‘Mount Everest’ of Synthesis, Dies at 85
Harvard Women’s Ice Hockey to Undergo External Investigation Amid Allegations Against Coach
Jokes That Aren’t Funny: Racism and Harassment in Student Traditions