Education is pivotal to changing your life for the better, Harvard President Drew Faust told an audience of Miami high school students on Thursday.
Founded by two Harvard College graduates and staffed mostly by students at the College, Y2Y Harvard Square is the nation’s first student-run homeless shelter exclusively for young adults.
A service trip by Harvard undergraduates exposes them to life in the Navajo Nation.
Paola Villarreal, a fellow at the Berkman Klein Center, is using data visualization to shed light on inequality in health, housing, and more.
For an undergraduate, Harvard Square is busy and crowded, but it’s home, particularly when you know what parts of it make you happy.
Harvard Law School offers a Spanish course for student attorneys who want to polish their skills to deal with clients who speak that language.
With Harvard help, Gardner Pilot Academy celebrates its new, interactive science lab.
The Ivy League style of clothiers such as J. Press and the Andover Shop has stood the test of time.
Jackie Lender '16, who is the first Harvard Presidential City of Boston Fellow, shares her experience.
Students enrolled in the course “Reinventing (and Reimagining) Boston: The Changing American City” examine the city and the many changes it has undergone in recent decades.
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Last year’s Presidential Public Service Fellows spent a summer answering Drew Faust’s questions “What is your responsibility to others? What values guide your work?”
Harvard students from the Digital Literacy Project (DLP) are providing computer science curricula to seven local middle schools this year. The DLP outreach model is unusual because lessons are presented during the school day.
Gardner Pilot Academy sixth-graders were given the opportunity to tell their stories at PRX’s Podcast Garage, which partners with Harvard University to promote a dynamic, creative community known as the Zone 3 initiative.
The spirit of a Cambridge Rindge and Latin program carries on when its students head for Harvard.
Harvard Extension School and the Perkins School for the Blind have teamed up to create a self-paced edX course that will educate recruiters and hiring managers in best practices when considering a job candidate with a disability.
To expose students to Native American culture, Pforzheimer House invited Wampanoag chef Sherry Pocknett to cook and share Native American food with students.
Harvard alumni, faculty describe efforts on and off campus to diversify the arts.
A Harvard professor asked an Ed Portal audience to vote on Question 4, which would legalize and create a commission to regulate marijuana in Massachusetts, after they reviewed three very different viewpoints on the topic.
Monica Tesoriero and Kalan Chang are products of the Harvard Bridge Program, which connects workers with citizenship and career-development services.
More than 1,000 residents of Allston-Brighton and Cambridge enjoyed a tailgate before watching the Crimson football team continue their perfect streak, all compliments of Harvard University.
Late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel will be joined by sports analyst Bill Simmons at a Boston fundraiser to support Harvard’s Scholars at Risk program.
The Brian J. Honan 5K Run/Walk gathered more than 1,300 people together to raise money for local charities and educational programs on Sept. 25.
As part of HUBweek, Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel led a civic dialogue on the value of democracy and civic life on the night of the first presidential debate.
When incoming freshman Kevin Yang learned he was accepted to Harvard College, he quickly wrote and thanked one of the people who helped him the most — Tri Huynh. As a Harvard student, Huynh, now a teacher in California, tutored Yang once a week at Harvard’s Education Portal in Allston.
With a wide array of events at the intersection of science, technology, arts, and ethics, HUBweek returns to Boston for a second year. Harvard, one of HUBweek’s founders, will host 14 of the 115 events.
As part of the first-ever Summer Explorations program at the Harvard Ed Portal, students enriched their learning experience. The program helps halt summer learning loss, which many experts say is a key step in closing the achievement gap.
The College’s new Harvard Presidential City of Boston Fellowship will create paths to meaningful public service opportunities in Boston City Hall.
A field guide to the coffee joints in Harvard Square.
Profile of George Li as part of a new series on the impact of humanities studies in and out of the classroom.
After working as a research economist, Pedro Spivakovsky-Gonzalez applied to Harvard Law School, where he found his calling.
Wearing sun hats and armed with selfie sticks, iPhones, and video cameras, tourists from all over the world visit Harvard Square and Harvard University ...
A College senior interns on an urban farm, and learns to grow friendships as well as crops.
Harvard’s “Science and Cooking for Kids” program showed local children the snap behind the chocolate and the role chemistry plays in the process.
Students from the Horace Mann School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing came to campus for an ice cream-oriented science lesson.
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 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.
At a pair of events, Cambridge eighth-graders presented projects they researched while at Harvard.
The Allston Brighton Adult Education Collaborative brings together social services and organizations to help local residents improve their lives and prospects.
Native Americans from many tribes make up a small but vital segment of the Harvard community.
Cambridge’s Irving Street has been the inspirational home to, among others, a famed psychologist, poet, chef, historian, chemist, and physicist.
During an instructive session at the Harvard Ed Portal, elementary school students learned the benefits of helpful spiders.
Project Teach brings local middle-school students to Harvard's campus to help them learn about the college experience and explore their options.
Educators gathered at the Harvard Ed Portal for Data Wise, a new HarvardX course that will transform classroom dynamics and build “collaborative inquiry” among teachers. The Data Wise Leadership Institute will begin in June.
Seven area residents were honored at the annual Allston-Brighton Legislators’ Breakfast by local elected officials and the Allston-Brighton Adult Education Coalition for their ongoing work in the community.
Harvard Business School, the Ed Portal, and the Harvard i-lab gave 30 local high school students front-row seats to how entrepreneurship works.
Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership hosted a day of service for students to give back to veterans in the community.
The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) offers local teenagers the chance to work at Harvard, and offers Harvard departments a way to fill temporary staffing needs while strengthening its connection to the community.
The Italian word “chiaroscuro” means roughly “light and dark.” As in film noir, visual attributes play a starring role. Blacks are like coal, and shadows are long and dramatic.