In the Community
Nearly 400 local eighth-grade students came to Harvard’s campus for SEAS’s third annual Science and Engineering Showcase.
Pinocchio's Pizza is a Harvard Square fixture for decades, serving as a late-night standby for generations of Harvard students.
Five years after Harvard and Boston struck a community benefits cooperation agreement, the University’s neighbors in Allston-Brighton point to an enhanced partnership that has resulted in a vibrant Harvard Allston Education Portal, workforce preparation classes for adults, mentoring for students, and a wide variety of other programs.
Harvard’s Summer Youth Employment Program puts local high school students from Boston and Cambridge to work on campus during the summer months. For many young people, it’s their first job.
In the Community Articles
The city of Cambridge, Harvard University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have signed a “Community Compact for a Sustainable Future,” aimed at leveraging the intellectual and entrepreneurial capacity of the public-private sectors in Cambridge to build a healthy, livable, and sustainable future.
Inspired by creative solutions that evolved in Colombia and Argentina, Harvard Professor Doris Sommer showed her Ed Portal audience how the arts could transform the ways in which a developing society perceived itself and the values inherent in its culture and community.
The following events are being held to help the Harvard community cope with Monday’s tragedy during the Boston Marathon.
The Harvard University Police Department joined thousands of colleagues at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Wednesday to pay tribute to Sean Collier, the officer slain in aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings.
For the many members of the Harvard community seeking to help the victims in the marathon tragedy and their families, please consider donating to the fund established by Governor Patrick and Mayor Menino, The One Fund Boston.
For Harvard’s unusually tight-knit group of faculty, student, and staff runners, the Boston Marathon was meant to be the culmination of months of teamwork and training. After Monday’s bombings, the running community pulled together for a different reason.
The Harvard community mourned the loss of Krystle Campbell, daughter of longtime HBS dining staffer Patty Campbell and sister of Cabot House dining services worker Billy Campbell, in the marathon bombings.
When reports swept the Harvard campus Monday afternoon that two bomb blasts at the Boston Marathon had killed and wounded people at the finish line, a wave of sadness and concern swept the campus.
Harvard students, faculty, and staff were out in force Sunday to run or walk in the 27th annual Marathon Sports Cambridge City Run, a five-mile road race or three-mile walk past Fresh Pond and along Huron Avenue.
Two dozen participants in the Harvard Bridge Program who recently became U.S. citizens were lauded by Harvard President Drew Faust at the annual celebratory dinner.
Harvard University announced the extension of the Harvard Allston Partnership Fund (HAPF), bringing an additional $500,000 in grants to local nonprofits that serve and support the Allston-Brighton community.
A crowd of more than 100 teachers, school leaders, children, parents, Allston-Brighton residents, and Harvard University officials recently gathered at the Harvard Business School to encourage support for the Gardner Pilot Academy (GPA) and honor Lisa Moellman, the recipient of the second annual Gardner Champion Award.
The Harvard Allston Education Portal is offering a new playwriting program, which links youngsters and professionals from the American Repertory Theater.
The latest retail outlet to arrive in Barry’s Corner, Swissbäkers, opens its doors.
During a star-filled night at the Ed Portal, Harvard astronomer Alyssa Goodman brought the WorldWide Telescope to Allston-Brighton.
Harvard’s popular outdoor ice rink has reopened, offering students and community members a fun winter diversion at the heart of campus.
The Rev. Jonathan Walton, Harvard’s Pusey Minister of Memorial Church and Plummer Professor of Christian Morals, galvanized Boston’s 43rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast with a keynote speech that contrasted the present-day ”sanitized and sterilized” version of the civil rights leader’s dream for America with the real message of economic inclusiveness that he left behind
Chelsea High students got to sample the techniques of genetic engineering in Harvard’s Science Center as part of a two-year program to bring biotechnology to science classes in 50 schools.
As Harvard Community Gifts comes to a close on Jan. 15, Program Manager Mary Ann O’Brien hopes Harvard employees are inspired to start the New Year in the spirit of giving.
The Harvard Allston Partnership Fund (HAPF) announced today that 10 local nonprofits will receive grants totaling $100,000 to support programs in the Allston-Brighton community.