Read the FAS Decision for 2020-2021 Academic Year.

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the largest division of the University, is dedicated to being
at the forefront of teaching and learning and fostering cutting edge research and discovery.

Science

Face Shields for Frontline Healthcare Workers

Researchers from the Jennifer Lewis Lab at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Wyss Institute at Harvard University self-assembled into a team manufacturing greatly needed face shields for local hospitals.

Social Science

Harvard College Data Analytics Group CEO Jerry Huang, pictured in pre-pandemic days with Karen Chan, decided his group would help others, including the World Health Organization, by providing "data-driven insights related to COVID-19."

Using data science for social good

August 25, 2020

When COVID-19 forced Harvard’s undergraduates to evacuate campus this past spring, many of them faced difficult choices. For Jerry Huang ’22, a joint concentrator in computer science and statistics and CEO of the Harvard College Data Analytics Group (HDAG), the choice was clear: he needed to use his skills, and his organization, to make a difference in this critical moment.... Read more about Using data science for social good

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Arts and Humanities

Che Applewhaite

Portrait of the documentarian as a young man

September 9, 2020

Growing up in London, Che R. Applewhaite loved going to art exhibitions and film screenings. He would often chronicle his experiences through blogging and journaling. At Harvard, he wrote articles on culture and politics for campus publications like the Harvard Political Review and the Harvard Advocate. While he has long orbited the art scene, Applewhaite ’21 never considered himself an artist until he made his first short documentary, “A New England Document,” last year.... Read more about Portrait of the documentarian as a young man

Pause for Art - Courtney B. Vance '82

Actor Courtney B. Vance '82 reading The Gettysburg Address. 

First in flight: RoboBee powered by soft muscles

They now can crash, collide, hover, and recover.

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