A College senior interns on an urban farm, and learns to grow friendships as well as crops.
A $32 million gift from Michael Bloomberg’s charitable foundation will support a new four-year collaboration with Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School to help hundreds of city mayors and their top staff members make government more responsive and effective for its citizens.
After nearly 13 weeks of summer quiet, Harvard Yard awoke again as the Class of 2020 officially arrived on campus this morning.
Harvard’s “Science and Cooking for Kids” program showed local children the snap behind the chocolate and the role chemistry plays in the process.
In a sign of the times, political technologist Nicco Mele is taking the helm at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center for Press, Politics and Public Policy. In a Q&A session, he discusses the issues that he and his center will face.
George Q. Daley will become the next dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Harvard President Drew Faust and Provost Alan Garber announced.
Students from the Horace Mann School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing came to campus for an ice cream-oriented science lesson.
In an area where light pollution has all but hidden the stars, Harvard's Clay and Loomis-Michael Telescopes offer staff, students, and affiliates a vision of the night sky unlike any in the city.
Harvard Professor of the History of Science Naomi Oreskes will be awarded the sixth annual Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication.
Katherine O’Dair has been appointed dean of students at Harvard College.
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Harvard’s varied dining halls attract undergraduates because of their intriguing spaces and moods, as well as their meals.
The respected social scientist and educator enhanced peoples' understanding and capacity to make the world a better place, says HKS Dean Elmendorf.
Former SBA administrator Karen Mills spoke about innovation and small business growth as part of her Ed Portal lecture, encouraging local small business owners to use the resources available at Harvard.
A project between Harvard and Boston Public Schools through the WorldWide Telescope Ambassadors Program is inspiring young students to get involved with science and explore more than just outer space.
Harvard University and Berklee College of Music announced a dual degree program that will let students earn a bachelor of arts degree at Harvard and a master’s degree at Berklee in five years.
Harvard Divinity School master’s candidate Nestor Pimienta launched a program for students to tutor children of Harvard workers, hoping to build stronger bonds among students, workers, and their families.
Young and old travel from near and far to the Radcliffe sunken garden to sit and enjoy this splendid oasis in the city.
Grace Scheibner, the first director of Harvard’s Commencement office, is stepping down after 24 years in the role.
Leo Damrosch has the relaxed air of a man six years into retirement. Since adding emeritus to his title as Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Literature, Damrosch has won a National Book Critics Circle award and was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2013 for “Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World.” More recently, “Eternity’s Sunrise: The Imaginative World of William Blake,” his study of the English poet and engraver, made this year’s shortlist for the National Book Critics Circle award in criticism.
At a pair of events, Cambridge eighth-graders presented projects they researched while at Harvard.
Paul C. Martin, the prolific theoretical physicist who led Harvard Division of Applied Sciences for 20 years, has died at 85.
The courtyard at Winthrop House’s Standish Hall will be renamed in honor of longtime Harvard supporter James F. Rothenberg ’68, M.B.A. ’70, who died last July.
Harvard Professor David Charbonneau has won a Blavatnik Award for his work identifying faraway planets, and other science.
The Allston Brighton Adult Education Collaborative brings together social services and organizations to help local residents improve their lives and prospects.
Harvard's University Construction Management Council is celebrating its 10th year and forging ahead on projects such as acting to remove flame retardants and other toxic chemicals from building interiors.
A vigil was held at Tercentenary Theatre yesterday to honor the victims of the Orlando mass shooting.
Tim and Michele Barakett’s $25 million gift to The Campaign for Arts and Sciences will extend the impact of financial aid for undergraduates.
Take a look back at the 2015-2016 school year at Harvard, in pictures.
The annual Harvard Heroes ceremony honored staff members who have displayed, according to President Drew Faust, “ingenuity and grit.”
Native Americans from many tribes make up a small but vital segment of the Harvard community.
Officials gathered Monday at Harvard Business School to celebrate the opening of the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center, a new multipurpose facility for students in HBS’ popular executive education program.
Alumni from the 1950s to 2000s share their memories of Harvard and historical events that marked their time in Cambridge.
Five graduating seniors say farewell to Harvard, reflecting on their experiences in some of their favorite University spaces.
Homi K. Bhabha, director of the Mahindra Humanities Center, wins a Humboldt Research Prize.
Janet L. Yellen, chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the country’s central banking system, accepted the Radcliffe Medal at a luncheon in Radcliffe Yard, and discussed economic concerns.
Photos show the many sides of Harvard's 2016 Commencement festivities.
In his Commencement address, veteran filmmaker Steven Spielberg urged the members of Harvard’s Class of 2016 to stick to their morals and act when necessary.
Martin J. "Marty" Grasso Jr. '78 is the new president of the Harvard Alumni Association, taking the reins from Paul L. Choi '86, J.D. '89.
The University in 2015-16 saw milestones related to diversity, scientific advances, and the renaming of the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
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.
On a perfect sunny day in Harvard Yard, the University held its 365th Commencement in Tercentenary Theatre, with an emphasis on congratulations, rituals, and, most of all, celebrations.
After switching careers from defense manufacturing to police work, Christos Hatzopoulos embarked on a third challenge: earning a master's degree in history from the Harvard Extension School.
Doaa Abu Elyounes is a blind Arab-Israeli student who is graduating from HLS with an LL.M. degree.
Today the University awarded a total of 7,727 degrees and 11 certificates. A breakdown of degrees and programs is listed below. Harvard College granted a ...
With its development plans approved by the city of Boston, Harvard is moving ahead on its plans to create state-of-the-art facilities for the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and other centers of innovation.
Nine to receive honorary degrees at Harvard's 365th Commencement.
Between the laughs, actress and writer Rashida Jones ’97 counsels the Class of 2016 to break some rules, speak up, and choose love during the annual Class Day.
Twelve Harvard seniors were formally recognized as officers in the armed forces at the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps commissioning ceremony.
David Rubenstein will become a member of the Harvard Corporation next year.
On May 25, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences awarded the Centennial Medal to four alumni who have made extraordinary contributions to society. The medal, GSAS’s highest honor, was first awarded in 1989 on the 100th anniversary of the School’s founding.