Ten student teams have been named finalists for the 2015 President’s Challenge, Harvard President Drew Faust announced.
First-generation students bring lessons to Harvard ― of resilience, perseverance, and of talent’s universality.
Harvard art and architecture history professor Alina Payne has been named the director of the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies at Villa I Tatti in Florence, Italy.
On Feb. 25, the Faculty Council approved a concentration in Theater, Dance, and Media. They also discussed a conflict of interest policy for centers and course scheduling.
Jodi Goldstein has been appointed the Evans Family Foundation Managing Director of the Harvard Innovation Lab.
Acclaimed actress Eva Longoria was presented the 2015 Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year award at the 30th annual Cultural Rhythms festival in Sanders Theatre on Saturday.
Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital Professor Emery N. Brown, who also holds appointments at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was named to the National Academy of Engineering in early February.
Deval L. Patrick, who recently concluded two terms as governor of Massachusetts, will be the principal speaker at the Afternoon Exercises of Harvard’s 364th Commencement in May.
The reimagined Harvard Ed Portal, a 12,000-square-foot space devoted to teaching and innovation, opened its doors Feb. 21 at Western Avenue and North Harvard Street in Allston.
Matthew DeShaw ’18 writes about making room for his passions, and listening to mentors, in his shopping-week decisions.
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The Rev. Jonathan Walton spent close to two weeks in January taking part in the Mamelodi Initiative, an education and community-enrichment program co-founded several years ago by Harvard graduate Richard Kelley ’10. The program helps prepare students for college.
Photo gallery: Harvard staff members keep the campus running throughout record snowfalls.
Actress , businesswoman, and philanthropist Eva Longoria has been named Harvard University’s 2015 Artist of the Year by the Harvard Foundation.
On Feb. 11, the Faculty Council voted to approve legislation regarding the affirmation of the honor code and heard a proposal from the Standing Committee on Dramatics to establish a concentration in Theater, Dance, and Media. They also met with Provost Garber to ask and answer questions as representatives of the faculty.
Rulan Chao Pian was a true cosmopolitan, a woman who crossed boundaries with quiet courage and grace. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, during a period when her father, the Chinese linguist and composer Yuen Ren Chao, taught at Harvard, she spent most of her childhood in various cities in China as well as in Paris, returning to the U.S. at age 16.
The newly renovated Barker Arts Café, brainchild of Diana Sorensen and the Humanities Project, aims to be a bohemian locus of student activity and conversation around the arts and humanities at Harvard College, and it is succeeding. Miles Hewitt, a sophomore English concentrator in Pforzheimer House, is a student musician who performed his original work at the café.
The renewal process is beginning for Winthrop House, one of Harvard’s oldest undergraduate dorms.
Around Harvard these days, the talk among administrators and facilities managers isn’t about the last snowstorm, as punishing it was. And it isn’t about the one before that, or the one before that. It’s about the next one.
Seven research projects aimed at confronting the challenge of climate change using the levers of law, policy, and economics, as well as public health and science, have been awarded grants in the inaugural year of President Drew Faust’s Climate Change Solutions Fund.
Hasty Pudding Theatricals honored Chris Pratt on Friday as its 2015 Man of the Year.