A $1 million gift from Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin '10 will go towards supporting the Harvard Financial Aid initiative and improvements to the Lavietes Pavilion.
The National Institute of Mental Health has awarded Professor Steven Hyman ’80 the 2016 Sarnat Prize for his work on treating and understanding psychiatric disorders as biological diseases.
On October 19 the Faculty Council heard a review of the Biomedical Engineering concentration and a proposal on course scheduling. They also met with ...
The Carpenter Center, designed by renowned architect Le Corbusier, is intended for creative activity within its spaces.
More than 1,000 residents of Allston-Brighton and Cambridge enjoyed a tailgate before watching the Crimson football team continue their perfect streak, all compliments of Harvard University.
A Harvard College sophomore tells freshmen what he knows, and ponders what he’s learned in the last year.
Two undergraduates turned their idea for a new musical and performance space into reality at the Penthouse Café in the Radcliffe Quadrangle.
Late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel will be joined by sports analyst Bill Simmons at a Boston fundraiser to support Harvard’s Scholars at Risk program.
Harvard Professor Oliver Hart was awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for his work on contracts theory.
Susan J. Pharr has been given the Japan Foundation Award for her contribution to the study of the island nation and its international ties.
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The Hutchins Center honors eight medalists who have made a difference for African-Americans and for cultural understanding.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, a graduate of Harvard Kennedy School, M.C./M.P.A. ’81, has been named the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize recipient, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced this morning.
At a Meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences on Oct. 4, 2016, the following Minute was placed upon the records. On April 26, 2014, Patrick Hanan ...
At a Meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences on Oct. 4, 2016, the following Minute was placed upon the records. In 1966, on the eve of his ...
Secure in his humanities concentration, junior Matthew DeShaw gains balance and confidence from internships that mixed business with pleasure.
Sculptures are dotted across campus in both public and private spaces.
The Brian J. Honan 5K Run/Walk gathered more than 1,300 people together to raise money for local charities and educational programs on Sept. 25.
Sarah Lewis ’97 talks to the Gazette about returning to Harvard to join the faculty of the History of Art and Architecture.
The fifth annual Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching conference will be a showcase for “bite-sized innovations.”
Douglas Melton, co-director of Harvard Stem Cell Institute and the Xander University Professor in Harvard’s Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, has been awarded the 2016 Ogawa-Yamanaka Stem Cell Prize from the Gladstone Institutes.
Harvard President Drew Faust has convened a University-wide task force to examine issues of inclusion and belonging on Harvard’s increasingly diverse campus. The co-chairs discuss the task ahead.
As part of HUBweek, Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel led a civic dialogue on the value of democracy and civic life on the night of the first presidential debate.
Danoff Dean of Harvard College Rakesh Khurana sat down with the Gazette to outline his goals for the year ahead, including the implementation of Harvard’s new single-gender organization policy, efforts to strengthen inclusion and investments in more social spaces across campus, and his life as a faculty dean of Cabot House with his wife, Stephanie.
A gift in memory of Moise Y. Safra will support the Moise Y. Safra Welcome Pavilion, which will be located at the entrance of the Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center when it reopens in 2018.
Ten Harvard scientists have won the support of a new funding initiative by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Simons Foundation, and the Gates Foundation.
Law Professor Glenn Cohen led an interactive one-night class at the Harvard Ed Portal in Allston that focused on the complicated questions surrounding the legal, medical, and ethical aspects of bioethics.
When incoming freshman Kevin Yang learned he was accepted to Harvard College, he quickly wrote and thanked one of the people who helped him the most — Tri Huynh. As a Harvard student, Huynh, now a teacher in California, tutored Yang once a week at Harvard’s Education Portal in Allston.
Louis Menand, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of English, was awarded a National Humanities Medal from President Obama.
In a question-and-answer session at the start of the new academic year, Harvard President Drew Faust discussed single-gender social organizations, endowment issues, the importance of increasing diversity and safeguarding the humanities, and how she spends her downtime.
On September 14 the Faculty Council nominated a Parliamentarian for the 2016–2017 academic year and heard a presentation of a resolution by Professors Harry Lewis, Margo Seltzer, and Richard Thomas.
Harvard Medical School Professor William G. Kaelin Jr. was named the winner of the 2016 Lasker Award for Medical Research, America’s most prestigious biomedical award. He was honored for his work in the root causes of cancer.
Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, who was the general secretary of the newly formed National League for Democracy (NLD) in Myanmar in 1990, will receive the Harvard Foundation’s 2016 Harvard Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award on Sept. 17.
New Dean of Arts and Humanities Robin Kelsey talks about his goals for the division.
With a wide array of events at the intersection of science, technology, arts, and ethics, HUBweek returns to Boston for a second year. Harvard, one of HUBweek’s founders, will host 14 of the 115 events.
As part of the first-ever Summer Explorations program at the Harvard Ed Portal, students enriched their learning experience. The program helps halt summer learning loss, which many experts say is a key step in closing the achievement gap.
OpenScholar is a Harvard invention that is helping researchers at home and around the world.
A photo gallery on student shopping week at Harvard.
The College’s new Harvard Presidential City of Boston Fellowship will create paths to meaningful public service opportunities in Boston City Hall.
Four Harvard students were among the finishers of the famed Leadville Trail 100 Run, a 100-mile race through the mountains of Colorado.
A field guide to the coffee joints in Harvard Square.
Profile of George Li as part of a new series on the impact of humanities studies in and out of the classroom.
The Carpenter Center’s Robb Moss devoted some of his summer to helping fellow filmmakers realize their dreams.
On August 31 the Faculty Council welcomed new members, reviewed history and policies, elected subcommittees for 2016–2017, and discussed the work of the Council in the new academic year.
After working as a research economist, Pedro Spivakovsky-Gonzalez applied to Harvard Law School, where he found his calling.
Now past the halfway mark, The Harvard Campaign’s impact expands as foundational goals remain its driving force.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ summer Diversity Dialogue, “Transgender Inclusion in the Workplace,” gave voice to the transition and how to make it come together.
At the opening Morning Prayers of the academic term, President Drew Faust outlined her hopes for the future by turning her eye to the past and calling on her listeners to do the same.
Harvard President Drew Faust welcomed the College’s new crop of undergraduates during Freshman Convocation on Tuesday, urging them to embrace Veritas, with an eye toward inclusion and diversity, a goal of discovery, an openness to change, and a readiness to question assumptions and take chances.
Wearing sun hats and armed with selfie sticks, iPhones, and video cameras, tourists from all over the world visit Harvard Square and Harvard University ...
A special exhibit to mark Harvard Divinity School’s bicentennial year, “Faces of Divinity: Envisioning Inclusion for 200 Years,” tells the story of the School since its founding in 1816.