Radhika Jain

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In Units of Character

I hope we remember to draw inspiration not only from the achievements of our role models and friends but also from the ways in which they have been thoughtful, empathetic community-builders.


The Faculty Club: Then and Now

The Faculty Club: Then and Now

A Changing Clubhouse, a Changing Faculty

Over time, it has opened its doors to new segments of Harvard’s community, and the nature of the faculty has changed. Once the professors’ clubhouse, the Faculty Club is no longer just the faculty’s club.


Faculty Debate Impact of edX

Six months after the launch of edX, Harvard faculty continue to express a spectrum of opinions on whether HarvardX—the subset of edX courses offered by Harvard—will enhance or detract from on-campus instruction.

Central Administration

Wellesley To Join EdX

EdX, an online educational platform launched by Harvard and MIT in May, announced today that Wellesley College will be the first liberal arts institution to partner with the virtual learning venture.

Undergraduate Council

Clarified Rules Yield Three UC Referenda

Students will be able to vote for three referenda on the presidential ballot until noon Friday.


Harvard Library To Contribute "Crown Jewels" to Digital Public Library of America

When the Digital Public Library of America officially launches on April 18, 2013, anyone with access to a computer will be able to study and enjoy the “crown jewels” of Harvard’s Library system, which spans 73 physical libraries and approximately 17 million volumes.


DAPA Warning: Avoid Ending Up Like This

As you suit up for tonight's round of Halloween festivities, take note of this friendly reminder from DAPA, featured on ...




Hutchins Family Foundation Donates $30 Million

The Hutchins Family Foundation, endowed by Glenn H. Hutchins ’77, has donated $30 million to Harvard to support House renewal and academic initiatives in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.


FAS Balances 2012 Budget

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences ended fiscal year 2012 with a balanced budget for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis, successfully meeting the timeline set by FAS Dean Michael D. Smith three years ago.


Faculty Report Announces Contraction

The total number of ladder faculty in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences dropped from 722 to 712 between 2011 and 2012, a 1.4 percent contraction in the size of the faculty, according to the 2012 FAS Annual Report released last Thursday.


Google Submits to Publishers’ Wishes In Settlement

A settlement between Google and the Association of American Publishers reached Thursday will allow U.S. publishers to decide whether or not their books or journals are digitized by the Google Books Library Project.


Dean Shinagel Steps Down

Dean of the Division of Continuing Education Michael Shinagel will be stepping down after almost 40 years of leadership, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith announced in an email to faculty members this afternoon.

Fogg Renovation
Visual Arts

Renovation of Art Museum Moves Forward

Unexpected challenges during construction have delayed the opening of the Harvard Art Museums’ central building, formerly known as the Fogg Museum, until the fall of 2014.