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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.
For the eighth consecutive year, Harvard University is joining with Allston neighbors and local businesses to participate in the city of Boston’s citywide neighborhood cleanup event in Allston on April 23 from 8 a.m. to noon.
HASI organizes spring series of Family Events tutorial sessions.
Earthwatch Institute, a leading international nonprofit environmental group, announces plans to move its headquarters and staff to a Harvard-owned building in Allston. The group hopes to build partnerships with the community and the University.
Earthwatch volunteers join in-the-field scientists to help document environmental conditions.
A student tries to help an educational nonprofit by combining two of his passions, burgers and running.
Harvard extends temporary public ice rink through March, and opens Bright Center to community. University issues grants to Allston-Brighton neighborhood groups.
The Tennis Academy at Harvard (TAH), which offers summer instruction for children and adults, will start its third season on June 14 at the Soldiers Field Athletic Complex.
The Massachusetts Environmental Trust (MET), one of the largest funding sources in Massachusetts for water quality projects, recently conferred a $25,000 grant to Harvard’s center for research and education in forestry and ecology, the Harvard Forest.
The Harvard Staff Artists Community (HSAC) invites all staff artists to its first meeting on Feb. 24 from noon to 1 p.m. at Area 1 in the Gutman Library conference center.
At Harvard, the month of February brings the promise of spring with the kick-off of Daffodil Days, a University-wide effort to raise funds to support the fight against cancer.
Marcel Moran ’11, a biology concentrator, plans on a career in medicine. But last semester he stepped aside from problem sets and laboratory experiments to venture into a course called “Reinventing Boston: The Changing American City.”
Allston-Brighton residents flock to new ice skating rink, which Harvard opened in a former auto garage and showroom.
The good deeds of Phillips Brooks House Association (PBHA) are being handsomely rewarded through a Facebook contest grant, and there may be more assistance in the wings.
Harvard University will open a free skating rink in Allston on Friday (Jan. 15). The 40-by-60-foot temporary indoor rink will be open to the public Fridays and weekends through March 28.
The Harvard Swim School, which provides swimming and diving lessons for adults and children (ages 5 and up), will offer Saturday morning classes (March 27-May 1) at Blodgett Pool and the Malkin Athletic Center.
Harvard-assisted SmartTALK evening at Dorchester school helps students to develop homework skills, with family participation.
With sizzling hamburger sliders coming off the grill, steaming hot chocolate going into eager hands, and harmonious a cappella voices filling the background, organizers on Thursday (Dec. 3) launched a “Think Harvard Square” campaign to promote local businesses this holiday shopping season.
The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics is giving middle school children in three Massachusetts towns a taste of astronomy, using robotic telescopes they control themselves to fuel their interest in careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.
Twenty-eight Harvard staffers sorted 9,000 pounds of food at the Greater Boston Food Bank. The volunteer effort kicked off a University-wide commitment to the food bank.
A university president's day is packed with public presentations, private meetings, and a steady stream of phone calls and visitors. A photo essay chronicles one day on President Faust's schedule, from dawn till dusk.
More than 60 Harvard volunteers descended on the 80-year-old Cambridge Community Center Inc. (CCC) Saturday (Oct. 24) for a much-needed, daylong facelift.
Arts Bridge is an initiative developed by recent alumni in the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Now current students in the program are teaching kids from Allston and Brighton how to make their own films.
For the fourth-straight year, Harvard is at the top of the 2010 College Sustainability Report Card, a report that grades the green credentials of 300 colleges and universities.
Harvard has hosted its Allston and Brighton neighbors to an early reception and a football game for the past 20 years. It is a bookend to Cambridge Football Day, which was held earlier this month.