News & Events

FAS Weather Communications Update from Dean Kirwan

December 21, 2015

Dear FAS students, faculty and staff,

With the chill in the air these past few days, I am writing to update you on how you can best stay informed during any potential weather event or other emergency.

As the past several winters, especially last year, have reminded us, the Boston area is regularly affected by storms and other severe winter weather.  In responding to these and other emergency circumstances, our first priority is the safety of Harvard students, faculty, and staff.

Diversity Dialogue - But I Don’t See Color! Consequences of Racial Color Blindness

December 2, 2015

But I Don’t See Color! Consequences of Racial Color Blindness
John Dovidio, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Yale University

Through lecture and audience participation this interactive dialogue will focus upon the research regarding “aversive racism,” a contemporary subtle form of prejudice, and on techniques for reducing its impact.

Harvard Community Gifts Annual Campaign: Nov. 9-23

November 9, 2015

The Harvard Community Gifts campaign opens on Monday, November 9 - you can elect to give to people in need and important causes with just a few clicks. This 60+ year old tradition allows you to make a pledge through payroll deduction to support more than 50 local and national charitable organizations that have a strong record of support by Harvard faculty and staff.

ePerformance User Survey

August 5, 2015

Harvard Human Resources is surveying staff about their experience with the ePerformance performance review process. We encourage FAS employees to provide feedback through this survey link.

Thank you. We appreciate your participation in this important survey.

Harvard Museum of Science & Culture - Summer Solstice Celebration 2015

June 21, 2015

Enjoy a fun evening with circus performers, music, dance, food trucks, street chalking, and hands-on activities for all ages, with free evening admission to the Harvard Semitic Museum, Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, and Harvard Museum of Natural History. You won't want to miss this special summer night! In case of rain, the event will move inside the museums.

Event is free and open to the public.

Widener Library Centennial Celebration

June 19, 2015

Sarah Thomas, Vice President for the Harvard Library and Roy E. Larsen Librarian for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, invites all Harvard students, faculty, and staff to visit and explore Widener Library in honor of the 100th anniversary of its dedication.

Enjoy summer refreshments while celebrating Widener’s first century and looking ahead to its next 100 years, which will bring new opportunities for modern scholarship and will open up this remarkable space to the Harvard community and the wider world.