The NCAA Divisions I, II and III Men's Lacrosse Championships took place on Memorial Day Weekend at Gillette Stadium with Harvard, along with the Kraft family and staff, serving as hosts for the fourth time in the last 10 years. The weekend drew a total of 91,061 fans.
On the final day of competition at the NCAA East Preliminary Meet, senior Efe Uwaifo (triple jump) and sophomore Gabby Thomas (200 meters) each qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships with strong performances in their respective events.
Three members of the Harvard track and field team punched their tickets to the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships this afternoon at the NCAA East Preliminary Meet hosted by the University of Kentucky.
Three members of the Harvard track and field/cross country team earned CoSIDA Academic All-District honors – Brett Henderson, Nikki Okwelogu, and Courtney Smith – the organization announced today.
Highlights for the Crimson on Day 1 included junior Jade Miller recording the second fastest time of the day in the 400-meter hurdles to advance to Friday’s quarterfinal, and sophomore Gabby Thomas winning her heat to also advance to the quarterfinals in the 100-meter dash.
Harvard Athletics and the Harvard Varsity Club celebrated the Class of 2017 Wednesday night at the annual Senior Letterwinners' Dinner, held inside the Bright-Landry Hockey Center, to honor both the athletic and academic accomplishments of this year's graduating student-athletes.
After becoming the second Harvard lacrosse player ever to score 30-plus goals with 30-plus assists in a single season, junior Morgan Cheek, of the Harvard men’s lacrosse team, was named a 2017 USILA/Nike All-America honorable mention selection as announced by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association this morning.
The Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School has named humanitarian Eric Greitens, founder and former CEO of The Mission Continues, as this year’s recipient of the Gleitsman Citizen Activist Award, which he will receive on Nov. 12. The biennial award includes a $125,000 prize.
Harvard will be well-represented at the upcoming 2012 Olympics in London, as nine athletes and one coach will compete at the games beginning July 27.
Michael Kieffer, an advanced doctoral student in language and literacy at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, is the recipient of the International Reading Association’s (IRA) Jeanne S. Chall Research Fellowship.
The United States Fencing Association (USFA) announced this week that rising senior Emily Cross has been selected to the U.S. team for the upcoming 2008 Olympics in China.
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.
“Good morning!” barks a scarf-wrapped runner in tights, peering through the darkness as she climbs the steps into cavernous Harvard Stadium. A woman nearby ...
Harvard Stadium is an iconic structure, and not just for the sports that happen on the field. To a community dedicated to running “the stadium steps,” the real athletes are in the stands.
Interview with ex-boxer Laila Ali, set to give the keynote address at a Radcliffe conference on gender in sports.
The following awards were presented at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) during June Commencement.
Harvard senior James McAuley was recently named a Marshall Scholar, a prestigious award that will allow him to study for two years at a university of his choice in the United Kingdom, likely Oxford.
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The Harvard Extension School has announced student prize and faculty award winners for 2009.
Harvard men's basketball moved into sole possession of first place in the Ivy League after beating Princeton 69-57 on Saturday, following a Friday night win over Penn, 73-54.
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.
Harvard student Evan O’Dorney ’15 is named a Churchill Scholar.
Five years ago, Andrew Kinard lost his legs in Iraq. After 75 surgeries, he’s tackling other big goals, from a Harvard education to the Boston Marathon.
The Harvard Extension School has announced the following student prize and faculty award winners for 2007.
The Committee on Regional Studies — East Asia (RSEA) announced the recipients of the 2012 Joseph Fletcher Memorial Awards.
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.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the election of 213 new members. They include several Harvard faculty members. The new class will be inducted at a ceremony on Oct. 8 in Cambridge, Mass.
NFL teams have signed five of Harvard’s graduating seniors.
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.
With two wins over Yale this past weekend, Harvard men’s ice hockey will move on to the ECAC semifinals in Lake Placid, N.Y.
Five faculty members have been selected as Harvard College Professors, five-year appointments that provide them with extra support for research or scholarly activities, a semester of paid leave, or summer salary.
This year, Harvard hockey coach Ted Donato ’91 is coaching his son, freshman forward — and future Bruin — Ryan Donato.
Harvard men’s hockey defeated both Quinnipiac (3 goals by Sean Malone ‘17) and then Cornell (2 goals by Ryan Donato ’19) by identical 4-1 scores to win the ECAC Tournament at Lake Placid, N.Y., this past weekend.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the election of 197 new members, including 10 from Harvard.
Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi was awarded the Harvard Foundation’s 2015 Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian of the Year on Oct. 16.
The temperature may be falling, but the Harvard women’s soccer team is getting hot at just the right time. After an Oct. 6 victory in which the Crimson dominated Fairfield, 4-1, Harvard traveled to Ithica, N.Y., to defeat Cornell, 2-0.
Nearly 80 runners gathered at the Malkin Athletic Center for a celebratory jog along the Charles River with authors and fitness authorities Scott Jurek and Christopher McDougall.
The Harvard men’s basketball team, with a No. 13 seed, will play No. 4 North Carolina on Thursday in the NCAA tournament.
Interview with women’s basketball coach Kathy Delaney-Smith as part of the Experience series.
On the third game into the season, an undefeated Harvard beats Georgetown, 31-17.
With The Game at Harvard this year, two campuses merged into one as Yalies poured into Cambridge by the busload to stay in the Houses and get ready for some football. An undergraduate describes the scene.
President Drew Faust and College Dean Rakesh Khurana were on hand, and were named honorary coaches, at Harvard women’s basketball game victory.
Phi Beta Kappa recently elected 24 students from the Class of 2010 to the Harvard College chapter of Alpha Iota of Massachusetts.
Economics concentrator Pulkit Agrawal ’15 has been awarded a bursary by the University of Warwick International office to attend the Warwick Economics Summit on Feb. 17-19.
Two Harvard Ph.D. candidates, Itay Budin and Nicolas Chevrier, were among 13 students awarded the 2012 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award.
Stephen Greenblatt, the John Cogan University Professor of the Humanities, was awarded the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction for “The Swerve: How the World Became Modern.”
More than 100 sophomores finalized applications for the Jacob Wendell Scholarship Prize this week. Established in 1899, the prize is awarded without reference to financial need, and the recipient is free to spend the $17,000 award as he or she sees fit.
Malala Yousafzai, the 16 year-old Pakistani girl who was shot on Oct. 9, 2012, in an assassination attempt for expressing her philosophy of gender equality in education and who famously said, “I want every girl, every child, to be educated,” will receive the 2013 Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award.
James E. Rothman, a 1976 Harvard alumnus, won a share of the 2013 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for work illuminating the internal machinery that cells use to transport molecules.
FAS Dean Michael D. Smith recognized the hard work and contributions of 52 FAS employees during the fifth annual Dean’s Distinction Awards ceremony and reception, held in University Hall on Thursday.
The Harvard Foundation has named U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, a Harvard Kennedy School alumnus, the 2014 Humanitarian of the Year. The award will be presented to Ban at a ceremony on Dec. 2.
Five Harvard students are among the 32 Americans headed to Oxford as Rhodes Scholars. Their interests are diverse, but one thing Neil Alacha, Grace Huckins, Rivka Hyland, Garrett Lam, and Hassaan Shahawy share is a desire to leave a lasting, positive impact on the world.
Ten teams have been selected as finalists for the 2016 President’s Challenge, President Drew Faust will award $100,000 to be shared among the grand prize winners on April 25.
The Star Family Challenge makes grants every year to high-risk, high-reward research efforts that might not receive funding through other programs. This year’s recipients are Edo Berger, Katia Bertoldi, Edward Glaeser, Talia Konkle, and Bence Ölveczky.
Harvard will create a varsity women's rugby team, to begin play in the 2013-14 season.
As The Game approaches, Harvard football is looking for success. But coach Tim Murphy is also preparing his graduating seniors for success in life.
There’s “no crying in baseball,” actor Tom Hanks famously quipped in the 1992 film “A League of Their Own,” but some fencers have been known to shed a ...
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.