The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in partnership with the Harvard Club of France and PSL Research University Paris is pleased to invite you to an exceptional panel discussion on HOW HARVARD INNOVATES featuring Dean Xiao-Li Meng & Prof. Robert A. Lue
Xiao-Li Meng, Dean of the Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS), Whipple V. N. Jones Professor and former chair of Statistics at Harvard, is well known for his depth and breadth in research, his innovation and passion in pedagogy, and his vision and effectiveness in administration, as well as for his engaging and entertaining style as a speaker and writer. Meng received his PhD in statistics from Harvard in 1990. He was appointed GSAS Dean on August 15, 2012. Robert A. Lue,professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology and the Richard L. Menschel Faculty Director of the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning at Harvard University, where he is responsible for fostering innovative teaching in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) and elevating its profile on campus. Rob earned his Ph.D. in biology from Harvard and has taught undergraduate courses since 1988, garnering recognition as one of Harvard’s foremost leaders in undergraduate education. Harvard University continues to innovate through scholarship and practice. Harvard Horizons trains and mentors top PhD scholars to present their work in a mere five minutes, Graduate Seminars in General Education develop deep relationships with faculty and graduate students in development of new general education courses for undergraduates, HarvardX /EdX is expanding the availability and developing new platforms to engage in online large-scale courses, and the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning provides pedagogical training and new media integration for the next generation of scholars and educators. Dean Meng and Professor Lue will discuss how these programs among many others showcase the innovative teaching and learning happening at Harvardevery day that contribute to the creation of new knowledge.We look forward to your participation in this interactive discussion.