SEAS Dean Urges ‘Respect’ In Divestment Debates
Amid disagreement over divestment from fossil fuels among professors at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, SEAS Dean Francis J. Doyle III urged both sides to respect each other in an interview Thursday.
SEAS Faculty Anticipate Growing Artificial Intelligence Offerings in Allston
In light of rising student interest in artificial intelligence, Computer Science faculty members at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are looking toward SEAS’s upcoming expansion into Allston as a means of growing their program.
SEAS Students Conflicted About Allston Expansion
As the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences prepares to expand into the new Science and Engineering Complex in Allston — which is slated to open in June 2020 — current and prospective SEAS concentrators are largely conflicted about the expansion.
New SEAS Building Aims to Foster 'Serendipitous Collisions'
The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ new Science and Engineering Complex in Allston — which officially opens in June 2020 — will house several collaborative spaces designed to bring together students across the University, Dean of SEAS Francis J. Doyle III said in an interview Monday.
Harvard Administrators Share Updates on Campus Projects at Harvard-Allston Task Force Meeting
Allston residents and Harvard administrators met Monday night to discuss the state of current University projects on the Boston side of the Charles River — including the construction of the Enterprise Research Campus, which prompted heated discussion from audience members.
Responding to a ‘Crisis in the Humanities,’ Harvard History Dept. Rebrands
Most notably, this fall the department rolled out a new series of “foundations” courses geared toward freshmen and students outside the concentration, including those attempting to fulfill the General Education program’s new Social Sciences distributional requirement.
New Computer Science Professor Milind Tambe Aims for Social Impact
Milind Tambe has joined the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ Computer Science faculty as a tenured professor this fall and will head the Center for Research on Computation and Society at SEAS.
Harvard SEAS Releases Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Strategic Plan
Harvard’s SEAS released a five year strategic plan to address diversity, inclusion, and belonging in school in an email to faculty, staff, and students earlier this week.
Marianna Linz Joins Environmental Science and Engineering
Marianna K. Linz ’11 has returned to Harvard this fall as an assistant professor of Environmental Science and Engineering at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and will serve as one of only two female faculty members in the field.
Bridging Industry and Academia
Across Harvard, countless professors boast tales of early forays into the private sector that have, in turn, informed their teaching and research.
Harvard’s Committee Concentrations Stand In Between Departments
Nine of Harvard’s 50 concentrations are committees, which often struggle with limited resources.
Harvard Embedded EthiCS Program Receives $150,000 Grant
Embedded EthiCS — an interdisciplinary initiative between the Computer Science and Philosophy departments — will receive a $150,000 grant after being named a winner in the 2019 Responsible Computer Science Challenge last week.
‘Alarmingly Low’: FAS Sciences Struggles to Increase Proportion of Underrepresented Minority Faculty
Though much of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences has seen recent increases in the proportion of underrepresented minority tenure and tenure-track faculty, the Sciences division continues to lag behind.
SEAS Dean Doyle Moves 'Full Steam Ahead' In Face of Challenges
From his time at Santa Barbara as a professor, researcher, and director, to his time here at Harvard as dean, SEAS Dean Francis J. Doyle III’s colleagues have consistently praised his ability to prioritize students and mentorship while also balancing administrative commitments.
In Second Annual BRIDGE Week, Harvard SEAS Celebrates Diversity in STEM
BRIDGE Week originated as an effort by the leaders of three student organizations at SEAS to celebrate a SEAS alumnus who had contributed to engineering and advanced diversity in STEM.
Billionaire Ken Griffin ’89 Breaks with DeSantis on ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Expansion Amid Criticism at GSAS
Jokes That Aren’t Funny: Racism and Harassment in Student Traditions
Michael Smith Returns To Administration As Interim SEAS Dean
‘Happy Place’ Review: An Ambitious Emily Henry Novel
The Hardest Courses at Harvard