Shaunte Butler ’14 studied neurobiology as an undergraduate and is now in her first year at Yale Medical School. For the Miami native whose single mother worked two jobs to raise her children, Harvard’s generous financial aid helped make her College dreams a reality.
As part of the Harvard Ed Portal Faculty Speaker series, Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Joe Blatt shared his research on ever-changing technology and media’s impact on children.
Nearly 400 local eighth-grade students came to Harvard’s campus for SEAS’s third annual Science and Engineering Showcase.
Education is pivotal to changing your life for the better, Harvard President Drew Faust told an audience of Miami high school students on Thursday.
During an instructive session at the Harvard Ed Portal, elementary school students learned the benefits of helpful spiders.
A restoration at Clover restaurant in Harvard Square saved previously hidden, glass-covered, tiled school pennants from a century ago.
A faculty exchange about the humanities and sciences formed the centerpiece of the February Your Harvard: Miami event.
Local children learn the scientific principles behind cooking food.
The Ivy League style of clothiers such as J. Press and the Andover Shop has stood the test of time.
Professor Maria Tatar offered her insight into the enduring cultural appeal of fairy tales in an installment of the John Harvard Book Celebration series.
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As part of the John Harvard Book Celebration, Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker brought the findings from his latest book, “The Better Angels of Our Nature,” to the Allston community, presenting his findings on how the world is growing less violent.
Native Americans from many tribes make up a small but vital segment of the Harvard community.
Thirteen local nonprofits were selected to receive Harvard Allston Partnership Fund grants totaling $100,000 to support programs in the Allston-Brighton community.
Every House is best: The Class of 2019 learns their housing fate.
Paola Villarreal, a fellow at the Berkman Klein Center, is using data visualization to shed light on inequality in health, housing, and more.
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.
The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) on Oct. 17 unanimously approved Harvard’s 10-year development plan in Allston, giving the initial green light to seven new building projects and two major renovations.
A service trip by Harvard undergraduates exposes them to life in the Navajo Nation.
Inaugural study shows that Harvard alumni worldwide create vast businesses and nonprofit organizations, accounting for millions of jobs, economic impact, and volunteering success.
Harvard offers myriad programs to alleviate the inequality gap within the University, from neighboring communities to overseas.
With Harvard help, Gardner Pilot Academy celebrates its new, interactive science lab.
Professor Annette Gordon-Reed was at the Ed Portal to talk about her scholarship on the relationship between Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings.
Walking into the Yard from Massachusetts Avenue, keeping Wigglesworth to the right, visitors come to a wrought-iron fence with a gate. Here, tucked behind Lamont Library, lies a little treasure called Dudley Garden.
The College’s new Harvard Presidential City of Boston Fellowship will create paths to meaningful public service opportunities in Boston City Hall.
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.
As thousands of Harvard students celebrate their graduation in grand style, the first graduating class from a project across the river will depart with little fanfare but immeasurable success.
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.
East Boston elementary school children are exploring and interpreting "The Wizard of Oz" through the creative arts using a program called Pre-Texts, which was developed by Doris Sommer, the Ira and Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and director of the Cultural Agents Initiative at Harvard.
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.
The Digital Literacy Project, run by Harvard undergraduates, is helping to drive computer learning among Boston middle schoolers.
Cambridge’s Irving Street has been the inspirational home to, among others, a famed psychologist, poet, chef, historian, chemist, and physicist.
The spirit of a Cambridge Rindge and Latin program carries on when its students head for Harvard.
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.
Katherine Bogdanovich Loker, a major Harvard benefactor and one of the nation's most active and generous supporters of higher education, died June 26 in Oceanside, Calif. She had suffered a massive stroke earlier in the week.
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, ...
More than 450 Harvard students, staff, and faculty crossed the Charles River on Sunday to run in the Brian J. Honan 5K, an event that has become a tradition for the Harvard community.
Profile of George Li as part of a new series on the impact of humanities studies in and out of the classroom.
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.
When I and 11 fellow Harvard students drove into Money, Miss., last week searching for the site of Emmett Till’s murder, we were expecting to find something to mark the event credited with igniting the Civil Rights Movement. Instead there was nothing.
To enhance the Harvard community’s campus experience, the University will install tables and chairs within Harvard Yard and the Radcliffe Quad and host open-air performances.
More than two dozen Harvard undergraduates returned to campus early this month to help provide meals and beds to guests at the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter during Winter Break.
The nation’s first student-run overnight shelter for 18- to 24-year-olds is the brainchild of two Harvard graduates.
Harvard has filed its Institutional Master Plan Notification Form with the Boston Redevelopment Authority for the Science and Engineering Complex in Allston.
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.
After working as a research economist, Pedro Spivakovsky-Gonzalez applied to Harvard Law School, where he found his calling.
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.
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.
Harvard Law School offers a Spanish course for student attorneys who want to polish their skills to deal with clients who speak that language.
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?”
Jackie Lender '16, who is the first Harvard Presidential City of Boston Fellow, shares her experience.