The Gazette sat down with Professor Scott Edwards, who chairs Harvard’s reaccreditation steering committee, to discuss the process ahead for the University.
Versatile actor Ryan Reynolds is chosen as Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ Man of the Year.
Harvard Law School offers a Spanish course for student attorneys who want to polish their skills to deal with clients who speak that language.
William Sisler, director of the Harvard University Press, will retire at the end of the academic year. He led the publisher through an era of major transitions in the field.
A new study examines who’s learning from MOOCs, and how.
With Harvard help, Gardner Pilot Academy celebrates its new, interactive science lab.
Harvard alumni will receive ballots to vote for a new group of Harvard Overseers and Harvard Alumni Association elected directors this spring.
James Ackerman, Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Fine Arts Emeritus, lived a life of service, giving himself fully to his country, his pupils, and his research.
Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow announced she will step down at the end of this academic year. With a focus on access to justice, public service, and entrepreneurship, Minow guided the School in new directions to prepare lawyers for challenges and opportunities brought by globalization and a changing legal profession.
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The Ivy League style of clothiers such as J. Press and the Andover Shop has stood the test of time.
Harvard physicists Cumrun Vafa and Andrew Strominger have been named winners of the 2017 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics in recognition of their groundbreaking work in a number of areas, including black hole theory, quantum gravity, and string theory.
Go behind the scenes of the Harvard-Radcliffe Drama Club's production of "Into the Woods"
The Presidential Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging, created by President Drew Faust in September, is gathering information through listening sessions and has started subcommittees to examine how to build on Harvard’s commitment to campus diversity and be a university where all feel they belong.
At this time of year, most Harvard seniors are worrying about job interviews or graduate school applications, but not Dhruva Bhat and Julius Bright Ross. The two seniors will spend the next two years studying in the United Kingdom, Bhat as a Rhodes Scholar and Ross as a Marshall Scholar.
Jackie Lender '16, who is the first Harvard Presidential City of Boston Fellow, shares her experience.
Thomas C. Schelling, a major figure in shaping the modern Harvard Kennedy School and a 2005 Nobel Prize winner in economics, died at 95.
In the morning hours before classes start, the Harvard community prepares for the day ahead.
Harvard admissions officials say 938 students have been admitted early to the College to the Class of 2021, as early action thrives as a “new normal” for undergraduate admissions.
Students enrolled in the course “Reinventing (and Reimagining) Boston: The Changing American City” examine the city and the many changes it has undergone in recent decades.
Two comparative study of religion concentrators tell what drew them to their field, and how they plan to use their lessons to make a difference.
Ten Harvard students and alumni have been selected to attend Tsinghua University in Beijing as Schwarzman Scholars.
Islamic studies scholar Celene Ibrahim discussed the myths and realities of Muslim Feminism at the year’s second Diversity Dialogue.
The journey to graduation can take many twists and turns, and for some, it doesn’t fit neatly into the standard four years.
At a Meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences on Dec. 6, 2016, the following Minute was placed upon the records. Professor Richard O’Connell, who ...
At a Meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences on Dec. 6, 2016, the following Minute was placed upon the records. After the dissident Polish poet ...
“The Chorus Line” documents the process of auditioning for the Harvard University Choir. Those chosen will perform two concerts in December.
Last year’s Presidential Public Service Fellows spent a summer answering Drew Faust’s questions “What is your responsibility to others? What values guide your work?”
Harvard Medical School geneticist Stephen Elledge won the 2017 Breakthrough Prize for unraveling the mechanism by which cells sense DNA damage and initiate self-repair.
Harvard students from the Digital Literacy Project (DLP) are providing computer science curricula to seven local middle schools this year. The DLP outreach model is unusual because lessons are presented during the school day.
Two Harvard students were among those selected to receive prestigious Marshall Scholarships, which support up to two years of study in the United Kingdom.
Year after year, the annual archaeological dig in Harvard Yard unearths treasures and insights.
On Nov. 30 the members of the Faculty Council approved the Harvard Summer School course list for 2017. They also approved a proposal to establish a ...
Gardner Pilot Academy sixth-graders were given the opportunity to tell their stories at PRX’s Podcast Garage, which partners with Harvard University to promote a dynamic, creative community known as the Zone 3 initiative.
The spirit of a Cambridge Rindge and Latin program carries on when its students head for Harvard.
With changes in U.S. immigration policy possible, Harvard outlines its support network for undocumented students who might be affected.
Intimacy and memory intertwine for undergraduates living in the Dudley Co-op.
Harvard Extension School and the Perkins School for the Blind have teamed up to create a self-paced edX course that will educate recruiters and hiring managers in best practices when considering a job candidate with a disability.
A design contest driven by student competition and community involvement is leading to a "street-level, rooftop" garden in Longwood Medical area.
FAS Giving Thanks garners more than 4,000 notes of appreciation for faculty and staff.
To expose students to Native American culture, Pforzheimer House invited Wampanoag chef Sherry Pocknett to cook and share Native American food with students.
Realizing new dreams, Harvard’s four newest Rhodes Scholars unveil plans for their Oxford years.
A day in the life of a resident of the Center for the Study of World Relgions
On November 16 the Faculty Council heard a proposal to establish a master’s degree in Data Science and a proposal on course scheduling. The Council next ...
Alfredo Garcia, an undocumented student at Harvard Divinity School, is pursuing a master’s in theological studies. He also works to help undocumented youths pursue higher education, and advocates for immigration reform.
An interview with Dean David Hempton to mark the bicentennial of Harvard Divinity School.
Danielle Allen has been named a University Professor. The political theorist and classicist has been recognized for her scholarly work on justice and citizenship.
Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative fellows find new ways to explore life after one career ends and they move into the social sector.
Harvard alumni, faculty describe efforts on and off campus to diversify the arts.