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A screenshot from Curricle, a new tool for exploring the curriculum. The word “curricle” refers to light, open, two-wheeled horse-pulled carriages popular during the nineteenth century. Schnapp chose the name because the word “curricle”—like the English word “curriculum”—derives from the Latin “curriculum,” meaning “race,” “running,” or “chariot.” “Curricle” as a platform name thus invokes the metaphor of the curriculum as an academic vehicle and journey.

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Researchers with metaLAB (at) Harvard will test a new course exploration tool that presents the curriculum as a rich network of connections.

7.17.19

A screenshot from Curricle, a new tool for exploring the curriculum. The word “curricle” refers to light, open, two-wheeled horse-pulled carriages popular during the nineteenth century. Schnapp chose the name because the word “curricle”—like the English word “curriculum”—derives from the Latin “curriculum,” meaning “race,” “running,” or “chariot.” “Curricle” as a platform name thus invokes the metaphor of the curriculum as an academic vehicle and journey.

Researchers with metaLAB (at) Harvard will test a new course exploration tool that presents the curriculum as a rich network of connections.

7.17.19

Prineha Narang (right), assistant professor of computational materials science, works with a student at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Photograph by Eliza Grinnell, SEAS

The Office of Technology Development hosts a Palo Alto venture-capital night for Harvard startups.

7.12.19

Prominent economist placed on leave for two years, then on probation.

7.10.19

Daishi Miguel Tanaka ’19
Photography by Ela Chavez ’21

DACA recipient Daishi Miguel Tanaka '19 graduated last month without his parents in attendance.

6.20.19

Institutions and innovation districts in the Boston area

From the Harvard Enterprise Research Campus Framkework Plan

Developers receive request for proposals

6.14.19

Photograph by Allison Kern/Harvard Magazine

A hen turkey and her seven poults have settled near the eastern end of Harvard Yard. 

6.11.19

Adams House, encompassing buildings ranging from Colonial America to Harvard’s Depression-era creation of the House system (and trisected by city streets), poses design and construction challenges. 

Courtesy of Beyer Blinder Belle 

The four-year renewal of Adams will run far longer than any of the other House projects. 

6.11.19