Douglas Elmendorf, the new dean of Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, talks about his return to academia and weighs in on where HKS is headed.
Harvard physicist Federico Capasso is the co-recipient of the 2015 Rumford Prize, awarded by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He shares the prize with Alfred Cho in recognition of their contributions to the field of laser technology.
A new joint degree program for undergraduates and graduates at Harvard Extension School is designed for students with strong business experience.
The Harvard Graduate School of Design and John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences will jointly offer a new degree at the intersection of their disciplines. In a Q&A session, the two deans outlined what’s ahead.
A question-and-answer session with Frank Doyle, incoming dean of the rapidly growing Harvard Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
John A. Paulson gives $400 million to Harvard to endow the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the largest donation in the University’s history.
Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, were Harvard Law School's Class Day speakers on Wednesday.
Nearly 81 percent of the students admitted to the Class of 2019 plan to enroll in August. Last year, 80.9 percent matriculated; 81 percent did so the year before. The last time Harvard’s yield on admitted students reached these levels was 1969 for the Class of 1973.
On March 31, admission notifications were sent to 1,990 of the record 37,307 who applied for admission to the Harvard College Class of 2019.
A record 37,305 students have applied for admission to Harvard College’s Class of 2019.
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Harvard College on Dec. 11 sent admission notifications to 977 prospective students through its Early Action program.
Murat Ülker, a leading entrepreneur in Istanbul, has contributed $24 million on behalf of the Ülker family to the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to establish the Sabri Ülker Center for Nutrient, Genetic, and Metabolic Research.
“Elements of Architecture” was reprised in Cambridge as Harvard Professor Rem Koolhaas expounded on the exhibit during a lecture that kicked off the Harvard Graduate School of Design's “The Grounded Visionaries” weekend (Sept. 12-14).
The Harvard Program in Therapeutic Science has received $30 million in grant funding over the five years from three U.S. government agencies to launch its new research activities, Harvard Medical School announced on Sept. 11.
A five-year, $3.5 million gift to launch the Louis Bacon Environmental Leadership Program was announced Wednesday by the Harvard Kennedy School. Louis Bacon is a prominent entrepreneur and conservationist.
Harvard’s Summer School offers students young and old access to the University’s archives, museums, and libraries, as well as more than 300 courses.
A new class at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, “Design Competitions,” used the academic setting this semester to look at a competitive activity familiar (and exhausting) to architects and planners worldwide.
Nearly 82 percent of the students admitted to the Class of 2018 will matriculate at Harvard College, which would be the highest percentage to attend since slightly more than 83 percent of those admitted to the Class of 1973 came in 1969.
Forty-one students from the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Doctor of Education and Doctor of Education Leadership programs have been presenting their dissertations and capstone projects in front of public audiences since April 11, continuing through April 22.
The Bertarelli Foundation of Switzerland, co-chaired by Ernesto Bertarelli, M.B.A. ’93, has established the Bertarelli Foundation Health and Life Sciences Entrepreneurship Fund with a gift to Harvard Business School.