374 articles under ‘In the Community’
Harvard hosts a Halloween “Treat and Greet” celebration and open house in the Barry’s Corner section of Allston, a get-together that drew flocks of costumed local residents and children.
Harvard’s 20/20/2000 initiative, the University’s 20-year, $20 million, low-interest loan program to help create low- and middle-income housing in Boston and Cambridge, helped to fund the Doña Betsaida Gutiérrez Cooperative on the Blessed Sacrament campus in Jamaica Plain. The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the project was Oct. 30.
The Arnold Arboretum invites artists of all ages to submit their T-shirt designs for Lilac Sunday 2011.
The Harvard Achievement Support Initiative is arming teachers, parents, and community partners with techniques and resources that boost student achievement.
Every year Harvard invites Cambridge and Allston-Brighton residents to Community Football Days to cheer the Crimson and feast on free fare. These two events are among the many sponsored by the University.
A square at the intersection of Linden, Bow, and Mt. Auburn streets has been named in honor of the late David L. Halberstam ’55, a journalist who wrote for The Harvard Crimson as an undergraduate.
Harvard, Boston, and Cambridge officials join with a corporate partner to launch a program that will link distant schools along high-speed connections.
At Saturday’s Allston-Brighton Family Football Day, neighborhood residents met and mingled with each other and with Harvard staff members over dinner before attending the evening football game.
Harvard employees help veterans transition from the armed services to the civilian workforce through mentoring, career counseling, and networking.
More than 100 Harvard undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and staff ran in the annual Brian J. Honan 5K on Sept. 12.
Harvard is making sure that approximately 3,000 bags of homework support materials for grades K-5 will be distributed to family members attending Boston Public Schools’ Back-to-School Night sessions beginning in mid-September.
A group from the Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement is taught Scratch, a basic programming tool, by teaching fellows and course assistants from CS50: “Introduction to Computer Science I,” a popular Harvard course taught by David Malan.
Harvard goes into overdrive in the summer months with a new crop of students ready to learn, and a variety of outreach programs developed for the local community.
The Earthwatch Institute will bring its scientists to the Allston-Brighton community on Aug. 30 for a discussion titled “Saving the Penguins of Robben Island, South Africa.”
Harvard hosts hundreds of senior elderly residents from Cambridge at the 35th Annual Senior Picnic at Tercentenary Theatre.
More than three dozen Harvard graduates will join Teach for America this fall, as the University remains among the nation’s top contributors to the national education program.
Master swimmers will race in the Charles River, where one Harvard professor sees an opportunity for lessons.
About 20 children participated in an interactive session at the Honan-Allston Branch Library that outlined the creation of Library Park, which is slated to open next year. Construction is to begin next week.
About 100 current and former Crimson Summer Academy scholars gathered for a reunion barbecue, reveling in a rare chance to catch up with old friends, meet new ones, and reflect on how far they’ve come.
Groups band together to create a “green street” in Allston that embraces sustainable landscaping.
Harvard opens mini-golf course, batting cages for the Allston community.
Harvard opens community facility in Allston featuring mini-golf course and cages for practicing baseball, golf swings.
Cambridge and Harvard officials dedicate Riverside Community Park, the city’s newest open space, and the result of years of cooperative effort.
Graduating senior Portia Botchway enjoyed mentoring Boston-area students during her Harvard years. Now, she’ll become a teacher for them this fall.
Harvard University has been announced as one of three schools in the Ivy League that were recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as 2009-10 Collective Conference Champions for using green power.