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.”
The Class of 2018 gathered at Freshman Convocation to hear from University leaders on the challenges and opportunities ahead.
At the Harvard Divinity School’s Convocation, speaker emphasizes the importance of faith in a troubled world.
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 363rd Commencement Exercises, for the 26th consecutive year.
A sophomore reflects on her Visitas experience, when Harvard welcomed her as an admitted freshman.
The Lowell House bells have been a staple at Harvard since 1930.
Freshmen, who spend their first year living in and around the Yard, are sorted into one of Harvard’s 12 upperclass Houses on Housing Day.
Actor Neil Patrick Harris comes to Harvard as Hasty Pudding’s Man of the Year.
Dame Helen Mirren visited Harvard as the Hasty Pudding’s Woman of the Year.
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Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, has named Emmy Award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris its 2014 Man of the Year. Harris joins Dame Helen Mirren, who was named Woman of the Year last week.
Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals has announced Academy Award-winning actress Dame Helen Mirren is its 2014 Woman of the Year.
In the 130th playing of The Game on Saturday, the Harvard football team —with the help of sophomore Paul Stanton Jr.'s four total touchdowns — out-muscled Yale, 34-7, to claim its seventh consecutive win against its archrival at the Yale Bowl.
Harvard heads to New Haven Saturday to play rival Yale in football in the 130th edition of The Game. The history of The Game is captured in photos and words.
September marked the 375th anniversary of benefactor John Harvard’s death, and the beginning of a course that uses his statue in Harvard Yard to instruct students about the realities of two vanished eras.
Harvard President Drew Faust opened the first day of fall classes Tuesday by welcoming students and faculty to a new academic year during the traditional Morning Prayers.
At the annual Freshman Convocation Monday, Harvard President Drew Faust and other University officials told the Class of ’17 to embrace challenges, reach out to fellow students and others, and keep open minds about what the future should hold.
Harvard Divinity School’s annual convocation included an address by Houghton Professor of the Practice of Ministry Studies Stephanie Paulsell, who explored the theme of devotion in the texts of the Bible’s “Song of Songs,” and in the work of author Virginia Woolf.
The only one of the Class of 1933 to return at Commencement has led a life of adventure and accomplishment.
The 11th annual Mather Lather brought excitement, and soap, to House life.