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Meera S. Nair

Crimson staff writer Meera S. Nair can be reached at meera.nair@thecrimson.com.

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College

FAS Committee to Announce Future Course Registration Proposal in December

The Committee on Course Registration announced Wednesday that it will reveal its proposal for the College’s future course registration model in December, which could spell the end of the current shopping week system.

Boston Preliminary Mayoral Election Results
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Boston Preliminary Mayoral Election Results

COVID-19 Accommodations in Classes
Student Life

With Return to In-Person Instruction, Courses Adapt to Accommodate Quarantining Students

Bereft of in-person instruction for 18 months, students eagerly returned to class. Yet, for those with symptoms or diagnoses of Covid-19, online learning is not just a remnant of the past.

Shopping Week Flyer
College

Committee to Vote on Proposal to Eliminate Spring 2022 Shopping Week

The Standing Committee on Undergraduate Educational Policy, an FAS panel overseeing the College curriculum, plans to vote Tuesday on a proposal to eliminate shopping week for the Spring 2022 semester.

First Day of Shopping Week
College

Students Petition to ‘Bring Back Shopping Week,’ Fearing Move to Early Registration System

More than 1,300 people signed a petition this week urging Harvard to maintain “shopping week,” the period at the start of the semester in which students can attend various classes before finalizing their schedules.

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Under Review Art

MGH Frontline Workers Stress
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MGH Frontline Workers Stress

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Central Administration

Faculty Discuss Response to Epstein Report, Conflict of Interest Reporting

Harvard administrators outlined responses the University has taken regarding the late convicted sex offender Jeffrey E. Epstein’s ties to Harvard during a monthly meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Tuesday.

School of Public Health
School of Public Health

HSPH Pilots Hybrid Course for International Students

The Harvard School of Public Health developed and ran a novel hybrid course in which 16 instructors rotated teaching 3-hour lectures for a class of 34 first-year international students this spring.

In-Person Classes Pilot
Student Life

‘It Really Boosts Your Morale’: Harvard Experiments With In-Person Instruction

As Harvard prepares for a full return to campus for students this fall, the College is experimenting with in-person and hybrid courses to develop best practices for in-person teaching and learning.

Faculty Survey Non-Tenure
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Faculty Survey Non-Tenure

Two out of three non-tenure-track respondents to The Crimson’s annual faculty survey said they believe the Faculty of Arts and Sciences does not provide sufficient support.

Faculty Survey Non-Tenure
On Campus

Two-Thirds of Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Say FAS Does Not Provide Them Enough Support

Two-thirds of non-tenure-track respondents to The Crimson’s annual faculty survey said they believe the Faculty of Arts and Sciences does not provide enough support to non-tenure-track faculty.

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admin fac & staff vibez

Virtual Visitas: Advice From Admin, Faculty, and Staff

Advice from Class of 2021
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Advice from Class of 2021

Virtual Visitas: Advice from Class of 2021

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class of 2024 adviceee

Virtual Visitas: Advice From Class of 2024

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