Erin O’Shea, the Paul C. Mangelsdorf Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, has been named the sixth president of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Hasty Pudding Theatricals hails actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt as its 50th Man of the Year.
Now 175 years old, the Harvard Alumni Association is still building, as its executive director says, a “better version of itself.”
Harvard Law School Professor Charles Fried drew from his HarvardX course, “Contract Law: From Trust to Promise to Contract,” at the Harvard Ed Portal as part of its
Shelly C. Lowe, the executive director of the Harvard University Native American Program and a leading advocate for Native Americans in higher education, has been confirmed by the United States Senate and appointed by President Obama to join the National Council on the Humanities.
The Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences gave its support Tuesday to a report that backs a diverse student body with deep interaction.
Harvard students opt for a different House experience when they move into the Dudley Co-op.
Award-winning architect Frank Gehry, Ar.D. ’00, is the recipient of the 2016 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust at a ceremony on April 28 at 4 p.m. at Farkas Hall, 10-12 Holyoke St., Cambridge.
All the Places Personal Data Goes, based out of Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, was one of 17 recipients of a Knight News Challenge award. The group was awarded $440,000.
In accordance with University policy, Harvard University Housing charges market rents. To establish the proposed rents for 2016-17, Jayendu Patel of Economic, Financial & Statistical Consulting Services performed and endorsed the results of a regression analysis on three years of market rents for more than 4,400 apartments.
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For the 66th year, Hasty Pudding Theatricals named a Woman of the Year, and this time, there was some scandal in the air.
Douglas Elmendorf, the new dean of Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, talks about his return to academia and weighs in on where HKS is headed.
On Jan. 27 the members of the Faculty Council heard presentations on concussion management and on faculty research funds. They also voted to approve a joint program in jazz with the Berklee College of Music and discussed proposed legislation regarding the General Education Program.
Janet L. Yellen, chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, will receive the Radcliffe Medal during Radcliffe Day on May 27.
New Winthrop House addition will be named Robert M. Beren Hall, in honor of alumnus.
Wintersession, a College-led, 10-day initiative between the fall and spring terms, brings together students, faculty, and alumni to learn new skills and explore their passions inside and outside their fields of academic pursuit.
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.
Combating pregnancy discrimination. Reducing racial disparities in obesity rates. Working on the front lines of the opiate epidemic. These are a few of the experiences undertaken by Harvard’s Presidential Public Service Fellows. The deadline to apply for the 2016 fellowships is Feb. 8.
Harvard University and the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers announced today that they have reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year contract to provide HUCTW employees with an annual pay increase program, changes in health plan design, and other constructive policy initiatives.
Harvard professors C. Ronald Kahn and Stuart L. Schreiber have won the Wolf Prize, considered the most prestigious award in science after the Nobel Prize and the Lasker Award.