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Luca F. Schroeder

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Beyond the Ballot
News Front Feature

Beyond the Ballot: Students on the Issues

Sixty-five percent of surveyed Harvard undergraduates identified as “Progressive,” while more than 27 percent identified as “Social Justice Activists,” according to a survey The Crimson conducted last month


FAS Development Head To Leave

O’Neil A.S. Outar, senior associate dean and director of development for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, will leave his post early next month amid Harvard’s record-breaking capital campaign.

Dunster Digs

Harvard has Raised $230 Million for House Renewal as of March

The figure puts Harvard a little more than halfway towards its $450 million fundraising goal for the project, one of the key priorities of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ ongoing $2.5 billion capital campaign.


The Women Who Leave

A combination of formal processes and informal forces disadvantage women on the FAS tenure track, pushing some to leave before they come up for tenure review.

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Persuading Professors

Harvard will go to great lengths to recruit and retain faculty members. But sometimes, it doesn’t have everything a professor wants.

House Life

FAS Shifts Strategy for Pitching House Renewal

As Harvard cruises past its $6.5 billion capital campaign goal, Faculty of Arts and Sciences administrators have rethought how they pitch House renewal, one of the campaign's top priorities, to donors and alumni.


Harvard Could Increase Size of Student Body, FAS Dean Says

​Harvard could expand its undergraduate enrollment and construct new Houses in Allston in the future, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Michael D. Smith said in an interview Thursday.

Spring Faculty Meeting
Gen Ed

Faculty Consider Vision for New Gen Ed Courses

The chair of the General Education standing committee Edward J. Hall, also chair of the Philosophy Department, presented a vision for ideal courses and discussed opportunities and challenges for faculty teaching new Gen Ed courses.


A Decade after FAS Moved to Tenure Track, Math Continues on Separate Path

​Eleven years after the formal introduction of a tenure track in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Mathematics department remains an outlier, with no assistant or associate professors to speak of and no promotions from within since the 1990s.


UN Human Rights Chief Calls for Peacekeeper Accountability

At the Institute of Politics, Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein, the United Nations’ high commissioner for human rights, called for more accountability for UN peacekeepers, a number of whom face accusations of sexual exploitation and assault

Dunster Digs

Administrators Use Renovated Dunster to Pitch House Renewal

As administrators polish their remaining Harvard-wide fundraising priorities in a record-breaking $6.5 billion capital campaign, they have turned to Dunster House as a platform and venue for pitching the House renewal project, a priority that still needs fulfilling.


Divest Protesters Released, Likely to Settle Case

Four members of the student activist group Divest Harvard were arraigned and charged with trespassing after staging a sit-in in the lobby of the Boston Federal Reserve, home to the offices of the Harvard Management Company, which manages Harvard’s $37.6 billion endowment.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office

Divest Harvard Protesters Arrested At HMC Building

Police arrested several members of the student activist group Divest Harvard after they staged a sit-in within the lobby of the Boston Federal Reserve Tuesday afternoon, protesting Harvard Management Company’s investment in the fossil fuel industry.

One Proposed Class Schedule for Cambridge and Allston Campuses
Visual Arts

'Harvard Time' Could End By Fall 2018

Two pending proposals suggest to eliminate the unofficial seven-minute grace period between classes starting as early as fall 2018, in anticipation of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’s move to its new Allston campus in 2020.

Visual Arts

Allston Move Could Mean the End of 'Harvard Time'

At Tuesday’s monthly meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Dean of Undergraduate Education Jay M. Harris will give a presentation summarizing the work of a task force charged with suggesting course scheduling changes in anticipation of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’s move to Allston in 2020.