The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) and Harvard’s Public School Partnerships brought local students to campus to view, and share thoughts on, A.R.T.’s production of Suzan-Lori Parks’ “Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2, & 3).”
Harvard University recently launched an effort to address chronic hunger among its neighbors in Cambridge and Boston by partnering with the local nonprofit Food for Free to donate nearly 2,000 nutritious meals each week to families in need.
The reimagined Harvard Ed Portal, a 12,000-square-foot space devoted to teaching and innovation, opened its doors Feb. 21 at Western Avenue and North Harvard Street in Allston.
Photo gallery: Harvard staff members keep the campus running throughout record snowfalls.
More than 750 students from two Allston schools packed the stands at Lavietes Pavilion to watch the Harvard women’s basketball team in action and learn about student athletes.
Harvard’s Online Learning gateway houses the University’s open online learning opportunities under one roof for the first time, and anyone can access the breadth and depth of Harvard’s learning content.
Harvard undergrads joined a showcase of work they helped develop as part of the Ed Portal’s mentoring program.
Harvard will partner with Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and The Boston Globe for a new, weeklong festival of big ideas and bold solutions next October.
This past fall, more than a dozen Boston sixth- and seventh-graders got a taste of life as journalists. Participating in a program called Project Lede, the students learned just how much hard work goes into creating and publishing a newspaper, thanks to Project Lede founders who hail from Harvard and the University of Delaware.
Howard Stone returned to Harvard to lead the annual holiday lecture at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, with hundreds of family and community members in attendance.
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Peter Girguis, professor of organismic and evolutionary biology, hosted nearly two dozen Cambridge Rindge & Latin School students on Harvard’s campus for a discussion about the various career paths available in marine science.
The Harvard Allston Education Portal featured another free seminar, this one part of its “in-person dialogue sessions” exploring the popular HeroesX series, an online class that focuses on the modern relevance of the "Ancient Greek Hero."
There are many formal spaces in the Langdell Library of Harvard Law School (HLS). But not on the top floor on a bridge leading to the Lewis Hall stacks, ...
The Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences is hosting its fifth annual Giving Thanks open house, welcoming its staffers to write personal messages of gratitude to colleagues and friends across the University.
Harvard Assistant Professor Karen Brennan is one of the developers of Scratch, a free online computer programming language that allows users to create stories, games, and animations. She discussed its benefits at a recent Ed Portal’s Faculty Speaker Series talk.
Harvard’s SmartTALK is offering a three-session training to teens chosen as homework mentors through the Boston Public Library’s Homework Help program. The teens will assist children in kindergarten through eighth grade.
Since 1995, Music in Hospitals and Nursing Homes Using Entertainment as Therapy (MIHNUET) has brought undergraduate musicians to 17 different sites in Cambridge and Boston to share the healing gift of music.
During a talk at the Harvard Allston Education Portal, Professor Tarun Khanna explored the benefits of interdisciplinary problem-solving on health care, based on his HarvardX course “Entrepreneurship and Healthcare in Emerging Economies,” launching on Oct. 30.
Despite gloomy skies and rain showers, hundreds of residents of Cambridge and Allston-Brighton watched Harvard beat Cornell 24-7 on Saturday (Oct. 12) as part of the annual Community Football Day.
Ten Harvard Presidential Public Service Fellows who spent the summer scattered across the country working to help others. In an annual luncheon with President Drew Faust, the fellows shared their experiences.