The recruiting process is an intense thing for 17- and 18-year olds to go through. For me, I recognized that this was the first time that my decision in regards to where I wanted to go to college, would affect the path the rest of my life took. Lots of variables ride on the decision -- the school I chose would affect the coaches and mentors I’d be around, as well as friends, potential academic fields of study, and various other opportunities I’d be exposed to.
Being a member of the cross country and track and field teams for four years at Harvard has been easily the most difficult, rewarding, and humbling experience that I have had in my life thus far. This program has taught me countless lessons, given me many meaningful relationships, and pushed me to strive for excellence in all aspects of my life-- all in ways that I truly believe I couldn’t have gotten anywhere else.
Brian Baise and Jennifer Weiss, Harvard’s head coaches for men’s and women’s volleyball, respectively, have announced the hiring of Jared Goldberg as an assistant coach.
The Harvard men’s golf team has received the President’s Special Recognition status from the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) for the second-straight year.
Heading to Taipei for the Summer World University Games, former Harvard women’s soccer player Karly Zlatic ’16 has been chosen as one of 16 student-athletes to represent the United States, as announced by USA Team on Thursday.
Being a varsity athlete at Harvard has definitely been the most rewarding, yet challenging, experience of my life. I can confidently say that I would not be the woman I am today were it not for my four-year long career as a member of the swimming and diving team.
Continuing to play at an elite level following a dynamic career at Harvard, Margaret Purce ’17 has been called up to the United States Women’s National Soccer team, as announced by the organization on Thursday. Purce becomes the first player in program history to earn a call up to the national level with the United States.
Jason Saretsky, The William W. “Bill” McCurdy Director of Track & Field/Cross Country, announced 28 new members of the track and field and cross country class of 2021 on Wednesday (July 19). The group joins Harvard from nine states and seven countries.
With a 6-3 win, Harvard men’s ice hockey topped Boston University Monday night to earn the Beanpot Championship, capturing a title it had not held since 1993.
Harvard sophomore Eli Dershwitz represented the United States at the Summer Olympics in the men’s saber fencing competition in Rio de Janeiro. While he didn’t win a medal this time, Dershwitz said the intense training and discipline required to make it to Brazil gave him the confidence to succeed at Harvard and the drive to “reach certain academic levels.”
During Wintersession 2016, the Harvard-Radcliffe Kendo Club offered a three-day kendo crash course called "Introduction to Japanese Sword Fighting.”
As The Game approaches, Harvard football is looking for success. But coach Tim Murphy is also preparing his graduating seniors for success in life.
Matthew Desmond, the John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences, and Beth Stevens, an assistant professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School and neuroscientist at Boston Children’s Hospital, have been named MacArthur Fellows.
For seminal discoveries that have illuminated the DNA damage response, Stephen J. Elledge, the Gregor Mendel Professor of Genetics and of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is being recognized with the Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award. The award is considered to be among the most respected in biomedicine.
Golden Globe Award-winning actress, comedian, producer, writer, and best-selling author Amy Poehler has been named Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ 2015 Woman of the Year.
With ESPN and NBC broadcasting on campus, the Ivy League’s two best football teams will face off on Saturday at The Game.
Harvard President Drew Faust was honored with the Radcliffe Medal on Friday during Radcliffe Day, an annual Commencement week celebration that unites hundreds of fellows, alumnae and friends for a day of discussions, luncheon and medal ceremony. The day also marked the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study’s 15-year anniversary.
Harvard is well represented on the U.S. women's hockey team competing for gold at the Sochi Olympics. Includes the video "Playing for Coach Stone" and a photo gallery of Harvard's players.
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Jazz musician and composer Vijay Iyer, who won a MacArthur Foundation grant, in January will become the first Franklin D. and Florence Rosenblatt Professor of the Arts in Harvard’s Department of Music.
Today President Drew Faust named Team Nucleik the grand prize winner of the Harvard University President’s Challenge for social entrepreneurship, hosted by the Harvard Innovation Lab (i-lab).
Tommy Lee Jones discusses his first glimpse of the foreign turf of New England, and a hard choice he had to make on arriving: Should he focus on football or acting?
The Harvard men’s and Radcliffe women’s rowing crews will be out in full force during this year’s Head of the Charles Regatta, taking place Oct. 20-21 along the Charles River. A video interview with Harry Parker, the Thomas Bolles Head Coach for Harvard Men's Crew, explores the love of the sport.
Harry L. Parker, the Thomas Bolles Head Coach for Harvard Men’s Crew, is widely regarded as the premier rowing coach in the United States. In this video, he discusses the sport of rowing.
British football club and English Premier League member Liverpool practiced at Harvard University this week prior to the team's friendly exhibition against Roma at Fenway Park July 25.
A stop at Harvard had the legendary Liverpool Football Club holding a soccer clinic for area youngsters. The team was on its 2012 North American Summer Tour. [Video: 2:05]
Harvard University President’s Challenge for social entrepreneurship has selected Vaxess Technologies, a company founded by Harvard students, to receive its grand prize. Vaxess Technologies will share the $100,000 to advance social ventures with SPOUTS of Water, Revolving Fund Pharmacy, and School Yourself.
The Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) has named Charles W. Collier, Ellen R. and Melvin J. Gordon, Harry L. Parker, and Susan S. Wallach the recipients of the 2012 Harvard Medal.
Kelsey Beck ’14 was crowned Miss Boston 2012. The Harvard student will compete in the Miss Massachusetts pageant June 29-30 in Worcester. In the meantime, she balances classes and extracurricular activities.
The men's basketball team at Harvard University returns to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1946.
Thomas J. Gill IV Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School Chief, MGH Sports Medicine Service
Boxing Club helps students learn to take a punch — in life
They are an eclectic group of Harvard students, staff, faculty, and community members. They range in age from their late teens to 50-something. They can be freshmen or CEOs, but they move fast, and under their own power. They ride by bike.
English soccer champions Manchester United made a brief stop at Harvard University as part of their U.S. pre-season tour, during which they’ll face several Major League Soccer teams including the Massachusetts-based New England Revolution. Sir Alex Ferguson led the star-studded squad through Harvard Yard, stopping at the statue of John Harvard for a photograph. Wayne Rooney, Ryan Giggs, Park Ji-Sung and Rio Ferdinand were among the crowd.
Members of Manchester United Football Club visited Harvard to conduct a soccer clinic with local youth from the Boston neighborhoods of Allston and Brighton, and to play tourist in Harvard Yard with Harvard President Drew Faust.
Harvard on the Move, a new fitness initiative, kicked off with a panel discussion at Sanders Theatre on Jan. 26.
With roots dating to 1890, an eclectic group gathers each fall for the cycling season, learning the rules of the road and having fun.
The classic fall showdown as a second-half deluge lifts the Crimson
A history of Harvard Stadium and how it changed the face of American football.
A silent stadium opens and closes the 2009 season-ender for Harvard Men's Soccer team.
Original footage the 1927 Harvard-Yale football face off inside Harvard University Stadium.
What does Harvard bring to the field against Dartmouth following a devastating overtime loss to Princeton?
Harvard falls to Princeton in a tough, mid-Fall battle.