Eli Dershwitz claimed his first national title, winning the men's sabre category with a final tally of 15-10 against Wayne State's Zaid Elsissy. Dershwitz is the first men's fencing team member to clinch an individual title since 2007, when Tim Hagamen '07 earned the same honor. Dershwitz earned his second All-America first team honors with the victory.
The Harvard women’s lacrosse team (4-3, 1-0 Ivy) returns to Ivy League play Saturday afternoon, hosting Columbia (5-3, 1-1 Ivy) at 1 p.m. on the Ivy League Digital Network and Facebook Live. The game is the first conference game for the Crimson since beating Yale, 14-13, March 4.
March 24, 2017
The Harvard-Radcliffe lightweight crew will kick off its 43rd season of competition by racing Georgetown for the Class of 2004 Cup Saturday, March 25 on the Potomac River in the nation’s capital.
Harvard men’s tennis (10-8) kicked off a busy weekend with a 7-0 dual match win over Louisiana (11-8) on Friday afternoon (March 24) at the Murr Center Tennis Courts.
Behind a career-high 41 saves from junior Merrick Madsen, first-seeded Harvard downed the fourth-seeded Providence, 3-0, in the East Regional semifinal at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island on Friday evening. The Crimson extended its win streak to 15–straight games, matching the longest streak in program history from the 1988-89 season.
The Harvard-Radcliffe heavyweight crew opens the 2017 season at Lake Belleville in Michigan, as the Black and White will face No. 2 Ohio State and No. 4 Michigan in a double dual Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
This year, Harvard hockey coach Ted Donato ’91 is coaching his son, freshman forward — and future Bruin — Ryan Donato.
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 student Evan O’Dorney ’15 is named a Churchill Scholar.
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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.
With ESPN and NBC broadcasting on campus, the Ivy League’s two best football teams will face off on Saturday at The Game.
With just 0:55 remaining in today's game, Harvard beat Yale, 31-24 at Harvard Stadium, securing an undefeated season for the Crimson and outright ownership of the Ivy League championship title for the eighth straight year. But for many, The Game is more than a test of field skills, it's about tradition, food, family, and fun.
Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi was awarded the Harvard Foundation’s 2015 Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian of the Year on Oct. 16.
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.
“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 ...
Three Harvard College seniors and a first-year Harvard Medical School student are among the 32 American men and women named as 2011 Rhodes Scholars.
For the second year in a row, Harvard is the leading producer of Fulbright Scholars, with 34 students ― 22 from the College, 12 in total from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard Law School, Graduate School of Design, and Graduate School of Education — receiving the prestigious grants.
The Committee on Regional Studies — East Asia (RSEA) announced the recipients of the 2012 Joseph Fletcher Memorial Awards.
In 2012, Fanelesibonge Mashwama ’17 and Bo Seo ’17 met on a bus in South Africa en route to an international debate tournament. Little did they know that fate would lead them from two different continents to Harvard, to Pforzheimer House, and ultimately to triumph earlier this month at the World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC), the world’s largest debating competition.
Carrie Fisher of “Star Wars” fame shared her battles with addiction and mental illness at the Memorial Church on Monday, where she was honored with an Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism.
Jack W. Szostak, a genetics professor at Harvard Medical School and Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), has won the 2009 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for work on cellular structures called telomeres, which protect chromosomes from degradation.
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.
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.
The Harvard men’s basketball team, with a No. 13 seed, will play No. 4 North Carolina on Thursday in the NCAA tournament.
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.
The Harvard Extension School has announced student prize and faculty award winners for 2009.
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.
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.
Tianhao He ’15, a Mather House sociology concentrator, was named a 2014 Truman Scholar. The annual prize, which recognizes college juniors with an interest in a career in public service, provides up to $30,000 toward graduate school.
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.
Harvard Quincy House residents Rebecca Panovka and Bianca Mulaney were recently selected to receive Marshall Scholarships. They will be joined in the United Kingdom by Yen Pham ’15-’16, who recently received a Rhodes Scholarship in her native Australia.
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.
Harvard wrestlers work toward a turnaround after an early-season losing streak.
As The Game approaches, Harvard football is looking for success. But coach Tim Murphy is also preparing his graduating seniors for success in life.
Siyani Chambers was looking forward to finishing his senior year as starting point guard for the men’s basketball team until an injury took him off the court and off campus for a year. Now he’s back.
Cancer geneticist Pier Paolo Pandolfi at Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is the recipient of the 2011 Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research.
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.
Alvin E. Roth, an economist whose research as a member of Harvard Business School and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences improved the design and functioning of markets, has won the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. He shares the prize with Lloyd S. Shapley, A.B. '44, of the University of California, Los Angeles.
Six from Harvard win Rhodes Scholarships, among only 32 students nationally selected for the prestigious academic honor.
Harvard Global Institute seeks applicants for grants to help tackle international concerns.
The Tennis Camps at Harvard (TCH), one of the area's most appealing summer activities for children and adults, will start its 16th season on June 12 at the Beren Tennis Center at Soldiers Field Athletic Complex.
Known as a bastion of academe, Harvard has more Division 1 sports programs than any other college — and thousands of students in club, intramural programs.
Each year Harvard and Yale vie for bragging rights in a football rivalry dating back to 1875. Harvard vs. Yale is more than just a game. It’s The Game. For many alumni, it’s also a chance to reconnect and reaffirm friendships forged decades ago.
The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on supporting innovative early career researchers, has named 18 new Damon Runyon Fellows, including three from Harvard.