Sep 28, 2012
Engineering as a liberal art? See what sets Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences apart from the rest.
Mar 8, 2012
One of the most popular courses at Harvard is Computer Science 1, or “CS50.” Students from across the disciplines take this course taught by David Malan as a way to get hands-on experience creating apps and other computer programs. Read More
See why CS50 is the second most popular class in Harvard College this fall, after Economics 10.
Aug 18, 2011
This may sound futuristic, but bags-as-detergent are a real-time invention being developed by Harvard students and recent graduates. The concept grew out of a Faculty of Arts and Sciences course last spring called Engineering Sciences 20: “How to Create Things and Have Them Matter.” Read More
On any given day, SEAS students are designing water purification systems, surgical tools for drilling into skulls, and laser beams to transmit music.
Aug 19, 2011
Why does cornstarch thicken gravy? What’s going on when melted sugar browns? How does a molten chocolate cake stay gooey inside? Students in “Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to Soft Matter Science” not only pose these questions but test them out in the lab and eat the results. Read More
Beyond the recipe: students learn the physics and chemistry of food preparation.