Karen Nelson Moore ’70, J.D. ’73, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, has been named president of Harvard University’s Board of Overseers. Diana Nelson ’84, chair of the board of Carlson, will serve as vice chair of the Overseers executive committee.
A special notice regarding Harvard’s 364th Commencement Exercises, which will be held May 28.
On March 25 the members of the Faculty Council approved changes to the Handbook for Students for 2015-16. They also heard a review of human evolutionary biology and presentations from the Task Force on Sexual Harassment and from the University Benefits Committee.
Harvard will convene a panel at Sanders Theatre on April 13 to discuss the wide-ranging concerns surrounding climate change.
Members of Harvard Medical School’s Class of 2015 tear open envelopes that reveal where they will spend the next three to seven years of their training in residency programs.
Sixty-three Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) employees from 36 departments — representing 2.5 percent of the FAS staff — were recognized at the sixth annual awards ceremony and reception, held in the faculty room of University Hall.
Harvard President Drew Faust joined more than 430 alumni, faculty, and friends in Beijing on Sunday to celebrate the University’s long and growing ties to China.
Jonathan Haber documented his year of studying philosophy, detailing his experience completing the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree using Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, and other forms of free learning.
Despite the lingering snow in the Yard, Housing Day was in full effect on Thursday as freshmen learned where among the 12 undergraduate House communities they will live, study, and form friendships over the next three years.
Paul Andrew has been appointed the University’s vice president for public affairs and communications, President Drew Faust announced today. As vice president, Andrew will guide the University’s work not only in communications but also in public affairs, including government and community relations, as well as the digital domain.
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Legendary Harvard Business School (HBS) Professor Walter J. Salmon, M.B.A. ’54, D.B.A. ’60, long one of the world’s leading experts on retailing, retail distribution, and marketing, died on March 8 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston from complications of a stroke.
The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) and Harvard’s Public School Partnerships brought local students to campus to view, and share thoughts on, A.R.T.’s production of Suzan-Lori Parks’ “Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2, & 3).”
The 2015 recipients of Harvard Divinity School's Peter J. Gomes STB '68 Memorial Honors include a diplomat, a chaplain, an activist, an adviser, and a ...
Shaun Harper, executive director of the Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education at the University of Pennsylvania, addressed “Fostering an Inclusive Campus Environment: From Magical Thinking to Strategy and Intentionality” as the inaugural presenter for the Harvard College Visiting Scholar Program on March 5.
Harvard Medical School’s light-filled Gordon Hall reflects how students once learned.
Harvard University announced 20 student-led teams on Monday as finalists in four Deans’ Challenges focused on cultural entrepreneurship, health and life sciences, the food system, and innovation in sports.
Harvard President Drew Faust delivered Morning Prayers on Friday, offering those gathered in Appleton Chapel for the solemn service a deeply personal reflection on her experience with the Civil Rights Movement 50 years ago.
Harvard University recently launched an effort to address chronic hunger among its neighbors in Cambridge and Boston by partnering with the local nonprofit Food for Free to donate nearly 2,000 nutritious meals each week to families in need.
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.
Ten student teams have been named finalists for the 2015 President’s Challenge, Harvard President Drew Faust announced.