Affirmative Action Can Limit the Influence of Money in Higher Education, Harvard Ed School Dean Says
Graduate School of Education Dean Bridget Terry Long said in a Tuesday interview that while money and other advantages skew access to higher education in the United States, research conducted at the Ed school may help alleviate its effects.
Harvard Graduate School of Education Group Starts Disability-Focused Publication
A disabilities advocacy organization at the Harvard Graduate School of Education published the first edition of Disabilities Disclosed, a new journal focused on people’s experiences with disabilities, Monday.
Provost Garber Meets with Students for Input on Harvard Design School Dean Search
As the search for a new dean at the Graduate School of Design progresses, students have re-published a letter identical to one issued during the school’s last dean search in an effort to argue the same concerns from 12 years ago still exist today.
Askwith Panelists Discuss Racial Inequality in 21st Century Education
Five professors from across the Northeast gathered at a forum at the Harvard Graduate School of Education Wednesday to discuss the causes of racial inequality in the United States education system. They also brainstormed solutions for bridging gaps between white children and children of color.
Harvard Receives $10 Million Grant for Rural Education Research
The grant establishes the new National Center for Rural Education Research Networks at Harvard, which aims to “build the capacity of rural school districts and supporting state agencies to use their own data to improve the education of their students.”
Bringing the Entire World to a Classroom With Rus Gant
As one of the leading experts on virtual reality technology, Gant has spent decades developing ways to bring the whole world into the classroom. He joined Harvard’s Visualization Laboratory in 2010, following stints at MIT and Carnegie Mellon University.
Scores Assemble for 47th Annual Dunster Messiah Sing
The floors of the Dunster House dining hall trembled Wednesday evening as more than 140 musicians from within and beyond Harvard participated in the 47th annual Dunster House Messiah Sing.
U.S. Strategic Commander Urges Deterrence at Harvard IOP Forum
Commander of the United States Strategic Command John E. Hyten ’81 urged American leaders to continue deterring the country’s adversaries from using nuclear weapons at an Institute of Politics forum Wednesday.
Sophomores Celebrate Concentration Declaration at Annenberg Event
Hundreds of sophomores returned to Annenberg Hall to celebrate the declaration of their academic concentrations at a classwide event Thursday night.
Marathon Reading of 'Frankenstein' Revisits Novel 200 Years Later
Houghton Library hosted a Halloween reading of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” in honor of the 200th anniversary of the book’s publication.
In Forum, Ed School Alumni Wrestle with Global Challenges
Fernando M. Reimers, a professor at the Graduate School of Education who moderated the event, opened the panel with remarks on the “global significance” of education in a time when he said some people doubt its value.
Author J.M. Coetzee Receives Inaugural Mahindra Award for the Humanities
The ceremony included an appearance by University President Lawrence S. Bacow and a discussion among 11 distinguished humanities scholars.
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