Applications for admission to Harvard College rose to nearly 40,000 this year, with a record 39,494 students applying, 1.2 percent more than last year.
Harvard admissions officials say 938 students have been admitted early to the College to the Class of 2021, as early action thrives as a “new normal” for undergraduate admissions.
An interview with Dean David Hempton to mark the bicentennial of Harvard Divinity School.
A special exhibit to mark Harvard Divinity School’s bicentennial year, “Faces of Divinity: Envisioning Inclusion for 200 Years,” tells the story of the School since its founding in 1816.
At Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, the tiered, open spaces long known as “the trays” help fire students’ imaginations.
The members of the Harvard Class of 2020 have received their acceptance notifications. The College is admitting 2,037 applicants from a record pool of 39,041.
As the Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School celebrates its 50th anniversary, alumni reflect on the important influence it had on their lives.
The Harvard Corporation has approved Harvard Law School’s recommendation to retire its shield, which includes part of the crest of a slaveholding family that helped to establish the School.
Applications for admission to Harvard College are up 4.6 percent this year, with 39,044 students applying to the Class of 2020.
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.
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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.
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.
Harvard College has sent admission notifications to 2,023 students, 5.9 percent of the applicant pool of 34,295. Included are record numbers of African-American and Latino students, who constitute 11.9 and 13 percent of the admitted class, respectively.
Junior Parents Weekend drew more than 1,300 relatives and guests of the Class of 2015.
In a new master class series at HGSE, David Malan demonstrates why his course CS50, is wildly popular and what goes into creating memorable learning experiences for students.
David Otunga, who addressed the HLS Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law, bills himself as unique — the only Harvard lawyer, movie star, professional wrestler, reality star, bodybuilder, and TV personality in the world. He also brought some very sage advice on Friday.
Harvard students from across the University celebrated “One Harvard” at the fourth annual masquerade ball.
Harvard is marking the 10th anniversary of a revolutionary financial aid program that eliminates the cost of the College for those in need, and reduces it for struggling middle-class families.
Applications to Harvard have remained near record highs for the fourth year in a row. This year, 34,295 sought admission to the Class of 2018.
A final class exhibit at the Harvard Graduate School of Design shows off prototypes of things you might find in the library of the future.
Admission notifications have been sent under the Early Action program to 992 prospective members of the Harvard College Class of 2018.
The Harvard Graduate School of Design announced Wednesday that John K.F. Irving ’83, M.B.A. ’89, and Anne Irving Oxley have donated $10 million to the School in honor of their father, John E. (Jack) Irving. This leadership gift will kick-start the Graduate School of Design’s campaign efforts.
Harvard Business School will soon have a new home for executive education with the dedication Monday of Tata Hall.
Harvard Divinity School has created its first online, interactive course, with help from HarvardX, to debut in January.
Harvard College today announced a new initiative to encourage promising students from modest economic backgrounds to attend and complete college. It will use social media, video, and other Web-based communications, along with traditional forms of outreach, to connect high school students to Harvard and to other public and private colleges.
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A year after Christopher Columbus Langdell assumed the deanship of Harvard Law School in 1870 with the promise of making the school competitive and ...
Never let it be said that a U.S. Supreme Court justice doesn’t keep his work close to his heart. During a lunchtime question-and-answer session at Harvard ...
A major effort under way at Harvard School of Public Health to redesign its educational strategy has received significant new support of $12.5 million from the Charina Endowment Fund and Richard L. (M.B.A.’59) and Ronay Menschel.
Ashish Nanda, the Robert Braucher Professor of Practice, faculty director of executive education, and research director at the Program on the Legal ...
On June 24, 2013, family members of those killed in government-planned massacres in Bolivia in 2003 filed an amended complaint, with extensive new ...
Donald Pfister, Asa Gray Professor of Systematic Botany and dean of the Harvard Summer School, has been appointed interim dean of Harvard College. Pfister’s career at Harvard spans nearly 40 years.
The family of the late William F. Connell, M.B.A. ’63, has donated an additional $10 million to Harvard Business School (HBS) to establish the Margot and William F. Connell Family MBA Program Innovation Fund.