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Radcliffe Institute

AI Experts Discuss the Relationship Between AI and its Users at Radcliffe Symposium

Experts on artificial intelligence discussed the future of AI, its ethical implications, and its practical applications at a virtual symposium hosted by Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study on Friday.

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SEAS

SEAS Hires Seven New Computer Science Professors

The Computer Science department appointed seven new faculty members in a cluster hire, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences announced Monday.

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SEAS

Student-Led Report Finds Gender, Ethnicity-Based Disparities in Computer Science at Harvard

Widespread disparities based on factors of identity persist in undergraduates’ experiences in computer science at Harvard, according to a report published Friday by the student advocacy group Harvard Women in Computer Science.

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Computer Science

Harvard College Students Build Website to Provide Americans with Covid Vaccine Information

Two Harvard College students launched a website last month that provides information on states’ Covid-19 vaccine programs in an effort to demystify the process, which has left many Americans confused.

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College

Economics Remains Most Popular Concentration for Class of 2023

Economics remained the most popular concentration for the Class of 2023, with 186 declared sophomores. Computer Science and Government also retained the second and third spots, with 120 and 111 declared sophomore concentrators, respectively.

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Student Life

Finding Ways to Move Forward: How STEM Seniors Adapted to Virtual Theses

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and shift to remote learning, many seniors studying in the STEM fields have had to redesign their thesis projects.

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SEAS

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.

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Radcliffe Institute

Radcliffe Fellow Talks Technological Advancement, Privacy, and Ethics

Computer scientist Francine Berman discussed the need for data policy that promotes the public good and protects consumer security at the Radcliffe Institute’s Knafel Center Wednesday evening.

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SEAS

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.

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Harvard Law School

Computational Justice

Computer scientist Rediet Abebe spoke Wednesday afternoon about the promising role of artificial intelligence in the near future and its ability to create justice.

Computational Justice
Harvard Law School

Researchers Discuss Technology and Social Justice at Harvard Law School

​​​​​​​Two researchers discussed the potential for innovations in the use of artificial intelligence and digital phenotyping to advance social justice causes at a Harvard Law School panel Friday.

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Student Groups

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.

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College

Hack Harvard

Students from various schools, including RSID and MIT, worked on different projects, such as an AI-based app that would send users self-care reminders.

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Computer Science

Hundreds of Students Spend Weekend Coding at HackHarvard’s Fifth Annual Hackathon

Hundreds of students from universities representing five continents spent 36 sleepless hours coding over the weekend during the fifth annual HackHarvard, a student-run hackathon held at the Student Organizations Center at Hilles.

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SEAS

Milind Tambe

Milind Tambe, who studies artificial intelligence, joined the Harvard faculty this year after several years teaching at the University of Southern California.

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