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Sciences Division

SEAS Dean Sees ‘Silver Linings’ in New Allston Timeline

With the move into the new Science and Engineering Complex in Allston less than two weeks away, SEAS Dean Francis J. Doyle III confirmed progress is on-track.


Team of Researchers, Including Harvard Affiliates, Analyzes Interplay Between COVID-19 and Cancer

Researchers from Harvard, Lausanne University Hospital in Switzerland, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Columbia University Medical Center authored a review compiling over 160 references to analyze the relationship between COVID-19 and cancer.

Coronavirus Research Interruptions

Women+ of Color Project Hosts Three-Day Virtual STEM Application Workshop

The Women+ of Color Project held a three-day conference beginning Oct. 10 for women from underrepresented backgrounds studying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics who hope to pursue graduate school.

Electrical Engineering

Computer Science Courses Pilot New Teaching Fellow Inclusion Training

A new teaching fellow training focused on diversity, inclusion, and belonging is being piloted in two Computer Science courses — CS 121 and CS 61 — this fall.

SEC Update

SEAS Will Begin Allston Move-In in November

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences will begin moving into the Science and Engineering Complex in Allston during the first week of November after the complex obtained its Certificate of Occupancy last week.

Inside SEAS Allston SEC

SEAS Accelerates Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Priorities

The Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has begun several new initiatives this semester which aim to fulfill its Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging priorities for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Inside SEAS Allston SEC

Aiming to Spawn ‘the Next Gates or Zuckerberg,’ Harvard-Connected Venture Capital Firm Xfund Closes Latest Fund

Xfund closed its most recent oversubscribed fund, Xfund 3, at $120 million.

Inside SEAS Allston SEC
Commencement 2020

The Allston Science Complex’s Winding Path to Completion

COVID-19, which struck just as the SEC was teetering on the edge of completion, marks the latest development in a tale of conception and construction spanning the last three decades.

SEAS Progress
Harvard Business School

Internet Adapting Well to COVID-19 Pressures for Now, Harvard Affiliates Say

Harvard affiliates studying the impact of COVID-19 on the Internet have concluded that while the Internet has thus withstood additional pressures amid the pandemic, the long-term consequences of skyrocketing demand remain unclear.

SEAS Progress

Harvard Postpones Opening of Allston Science and Engineering Complex to Spring 2021

Harvard will delay the opening of its new Science and Engineering Complex in Allston until spring 2021, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Dean Francis J. Doyle III announced in an email to SEAS affiliates Friday afternoon.


New International Research Appointments to Be Halted Until October

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences announced that new international research appointments will not be offered before Oct. 1, 2020 in a newsletter update sent to SEAS affiliates on Thursday.


Applied Physics Professor Sues Harvard, SEAS Dean, Computer Science Professor Over Tenure Denial

Associate Applied Physics professor Shmuel M. Rubinstein sued Harvard in Middlesex County Superior Court last week, citing a dispute concerning his employment contract.

Dean Doyle

SEAS Dean Discusses Building Features Ahead of Allston Opening

As the debut of the new Science and Engineering Complex in Allston fast approaches, Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Francis J. Doyle III discussed new resources for students and faculty at the campus in an interview Sunday.

SEAS Complex 2

A First Look Inside Harvard’s New Sciences and Engineering Allston Complex

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’s nearly-complete, newly minted Science and Engineering complex in Allston will feature state-of-the-art student club spaces, sustainably designed labs, and a number of amenities, one of the project’s architects told The Crimson on a first-look tour of the complex Wednesday.

SEAS Convocation

Fourth Annual SEAS Convocation Celebrates Sophomore Concentrators

New concentrators in Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences celebrated their concentration declarations at the fourth annual SEAS Sophomore Convocation in the Science Center Tuesday evening.