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.
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.
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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.