University | 12:28 pm | September 1, 2011 | By Drew Henderson

Shopping Period Dispatch: A new lineup for Gateway to Global Affairs

Stanley McChrystal

The lineup of guest lecturers for “Gateway to Global Affairs,” a survey lecture course open to all students, will feature military leaders from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and an expert on the HIV/AIDS crisis worldwide. The course, now in its second year of being offered, will again be »

University | 3:34 pm | August 31, 2011 | By Nikita Lalwani

Shopping Period Dispatch: Bloom’s busy Bard class


Prospects for getting into iconic literary critic Harold Bloom’s Shakespeare course look grim, as nearly 60 people showed up today to compete for only 12 slots. Bloom said he was sorry to have to turn away eager shoppers, but at age 81 — his 56th year teaching! — feels a smaller class is best. “I »

University | 9:08 am | August 31, 2011 | By Esther Zuckerman

Shopping period is here


Fall 2011 term classes began this morning at 8:20 a.m. (early, right?), which means we’re officially in shopping period. These coming days will be about overcrowded seminars and online section enrollment. Though they might be hectic, we want to encourage you to keep in touch with us as you run around campus. Did a professor »