Harvard has appointed Mark C. Elliott, Mark Schwartz Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History and current director of the John King Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, as vice provost for international affairs.
Harvard’s Michael Sandel and an all-star panel engaged in a “Justice” style dialogue to kick off HUBweek.
The Graduate Commons Program brings together graduate students living in Harvard University Housing. Its goal is to create a community for scholars, family, and friends.
The Cambridge Board of Zoning Appeal (BZA) gave its approval to Harvard University’s Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center renovation plans Thursday night. The project had previously secured the approval of the Cambridge Historical Commission, the Harvard Square Advisory Committee, and the Cambridge Planning Board.
Seven African-American leaders receive Du Bois Medals from the Hutchins Center.
More than 450 Harvard students, staff, and faculty crossed the Charles River on Sunday to run in the Brian J. Honan 5K, an event that has become a tradition for the Harvard community.
The New Faculty Institute welcomed new teachers to campus. Part welcome exercise, part information session, part networking opportunity, the faculty forum was designed to make the 64 assistant professors, four associate professors, and 41 professors new to campus feel at home.
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.
Michael D. Smith, Edgerly Family Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, announced five new Harvard College Professors in 2015.
Harvard University announced today that its endowment posted a 5.8 percent return and was valued at $37.6 billion, an all-time high, for the fiscal year that ended June 30.
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In tandem with the release of findings from a national survey of college students about sexual assault, Harvard's Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Assault made the University’s data public Monday, including results that paint a troubling picture of sexual misconduct on campus. President Drew Faust called the survey results “deeply disturbing” and said the findings reinforce the “alarming frequency” with which students experience sexual assault.
Memorial Church hosted a private ceremony for more than half of the living recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Harvard President Drew Faust sat down with The Gazette recently to discuss the University landscape for the coming academic year, including Harvard’s priorities for 2015-16 as well as some of the challenges ahead.
As one of four sponsors, Harvard will be a major player in HUBweek, hosting 18 presentations celebrating Boston area innovation.
On Sept. 16 the Faculty Council nominated a Parliamentarian for the fall term of 2015 and a Parliamentarian for the spring term of 2016. They also heard a presentation on the General Education review.
Harvard President Drew Faust and William F. Lee, senior fellow of the Harvard Corporation, invite the community on Sept. 26 to celebrate the life of the late James F. Rothenberg ’68, M.B.A. ’70.
Luis Viceira, Harvard Business School professor and investment management expert, discussed the University’s endowment and its impact on Harvard, as well as the tricky balance among spending, inflation, and investment risk that fund managers wrestle with daily.
Stanley Hoffmann, the Paul and Catherine Buttenwieser University Professor Emeritus at Harvard University, died in Cambridge on Sept. 13 after a long illness. He was 86.
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New Mindich programs will support Harvard College students’ efforts to help others through public service.