In celebration of the city of Cambridge and of the country’s oldest university, a number of neighboring churches and institutions ring their bells at the conclusion of Harvard’s 365th Commencement Exercises, for the 28th consecutive year.
A day after attending Stephen Hawking’s talk at Harvard, reporter Peter Reuell received an invitation from Cumrun Vafa — would he be interested in attending a dinner party in Hawking’s honor?
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.”
For the 66th year, Hasty Pudding Theatricals named a Woman of the Year, and this time, there was some scandal in the air.
Sophomore Matthew DeShaw’s memories don’t overshadow this year’s Freshman Parents Weekend. Families share their stories as DeShaw remembers his.
Shopping Week gives students a chance to make more informed decisions about their classes and schedule.
During the first Morning Prayers session of the academic year, President Drew Faust told her listeners that while the University celebrates the differences within its community and student body as “an integral part of everyone’s education,” Harvard needs to ensure that all in the community feel that they belong.
President Faust and other University leaders urged students toward a spirit of discovery in the convocation ceremony for the Class of 2019.
In addition to receiving an honorary degree, former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick will be principal speaker at the Afternoon Program. Other degree recipients include pioneers in art history, cooperation theory, emotional intelligence, and the sciences, along with leading figures in opera, human rights, and education.
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Four Harvard seniors received their military assignments on Wednesday before family and friends during the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps commissioning ceremony in Tercentenary Theatre.
A freshman returns to Visitas, the annual weekend focused on incoming Harvard College students, and views their weekend through fresh eyes.
A special notice regarding Harvard’s 364th Commencement Exercises, which will be held May 28.
Members of Harvard Medical School’s Class of 2015 tear open envelopes that reveal where they will spend the next three to seven years of their training in residency programs.
Despite the lingering snow in the Yard, Housing Day was in full effect on Thursday as freshmen learned where among the 12 undergraduate House communities they will live, study, and form friendships over the next three years.
Hasty Pudding Theatricals honored Chris Pratt on Friday as its 2015 Man of the Year.
“Parks and Recreation” star Amy Poehler livened up Harvard Square as Hasty Pudding’s Woman of the Year.
Ninety-one College seniors were honored at the Midyear Graduates Recognition Ceremony at Knafel Center on Dec. 5.
Families converged in Cambridge for Freshman Parents Weekend, the annual welcoming of parents that features faculty presentations, tours of the libraries and museums, and the opportunity to sit in on classes. Approximately 2,000 family members came to Harvard to visit their student over the weekend.
Harvard President Drew Faust delivered a brief address to open the daily ritual of Morning Prayers at Memorial Church, a brief service of prayers, an address, and music. Faust called the University’s diverse community a “Harvard symphony.”