One senior from each of Harvard’s Houses will speak during Morning Prayers as part of "Senior Talks." The May 9 speaker is Fred-Ivo Baca of Leverett House, with the series concluding on May 16 with Cassandra Thomson of Winthrop House.
The Dudley Co-op is a collective of individuals. “Each semester a new crop of students introduces different habits, preferences, and policies to the co-op,” explains Amelia Kaplan ’97.
Pfoho Pfridays use the newly renovated Junior Common Room to celebrate the weekend’s arrival at 5 p.m.
With another Housing Day, Harvard’s freshmen learn where they’ll be living next year, as the Houses colorfully compete to show the most spirit.
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At first glance, physics and basketball seem worlds apart, but at Harvard they’re connected in more ways than one.
The Dudley Co-op is Harvard’s sole on-campus alternative to the traditional House system. Thirty-two undergraduates live in a pair of Victorian houses nestled in a residential neighborhood just outside Harvard Square.
The Hasty Pudding Theatricals of Harvard University has named Emmy Award-winning actor Kiefer Sutherland as its 2013 Man of the Year. He will be honored on Feb. 8.
Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals has announced Marion Cotillard as the recipient of its 2013 Woman of the Year award.
Established in 1930, Leverett House is the largest residential House at Harvard. These photos explore a week in the life of Leverett House.
Artist Alan Hark runs the Mather House wood-turning studio, where students work and hone their skills with wood.
Freshman Parents Weekend, Oct. 12-13, offered parents another view of college life and the challenges their children face. “Freshmen feel like they really change during these first few months at college,” said Anya Bernstein Bassett, director of undergraduate studies.
During the renovation of Old Quincy House, three swing spaces in Harvard Square have become residential extensions of the Quincy community: Ridgley Hall, Hampden Hall, and Fairfax Hall.
Forced indoors by rain, College freshmen gathered in Sanders Theatre and the Memorial Church to become formal members of the Class of 2016 at Harvard’s annual convocation.
The Rev. Jonathan L. Walton debuts as Pusey Minister of Harvard’s Memorial Church, telling his listeners to take actions that make a difference, based on their faith.
In her traditional annual remarks at the first fall Morning Prayers, Harvard President Drew Faust found common ground between the secular and the religious, “the ineffable and the immediate,’’ and reminded listeners of “the need to serve both.”
The new dean of Harvard Divinity School, David Hempton, delivered a moving convocation address that recalled the violence from his past, and offered hope for the future.
More than 1,600 undergraduates took the first step yesterday to making Harvard their home for the next four years, as they began arriving early in the morning for the ritual of freshman move-in day.
Calling the Kennedy School "the voice of public service at Harvard," University President Drew Faust welcomed alumni from across seven decades Friday to a special 75th anniversary conference.
Lowell House residents like to de-stress in their free time by doing yoga.
The product of a gift from a London merchant in 1721, the chair set a tone for how American universities teach students.
A century of occasional unrest at American colleges reflected a time of unbridled liberty and questionable self-discipline.
At Eliot House, the river House named for Harvard’s longest-serving president, crew is king.
Cabot House is putting on a production of "The Wizard of Oz" on April 20-21 and 26-28.
Harvard undergraduates gleefully covered one another in bright colors on in observance of Holi, the Hindu celebration of spring.