With Harvard’s Vivek Murthy confirmed as the next surgeon general, health experts shared their views on areas where his focus and influence are most needed.
Michael D. Smith, Edgerley Family Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, today announced the appointment of Harry R. Lewis, Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science, as interim dean of the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), effective Jan. 1, 2015.
The Harvard clubs of Dallas and San Antonio marked their centennials at a Your Harvard celebration with a gala dinner, bluegrass and piano performances, and remarks from Harvard President Drew Faust.
Vice President for Public Affairs and Communications Christine Heenan, who pushed Harvard communications fully into the digital age and led government and community affairs through federal budget cutbacks, the reboot of Harvard’s Allston relations, and other challenges, will step down as vice president in February, the University announced.
President Drew Faust and Lizabeth Cohen, dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, are celebrating a $12.5 million fund to enhance the creative arts at Harvard, it was announced today. As part of the fund, Maryellie Kulukundis Johnson ’57 and Rupert H. Johnson Jr. contributed a $10 million gift on behalf of their family.
Stephen Blyth will become the next president and chief executive officer of Harvard Management Company, Harvard University announced today.
University and Harvard Management Company officials gathered Thursday to mark the anniversary of the latter’s founding, which made Harvard one of the first universities with a specialized organization to oversee its institutional investments.
After six years as the helm of Harvard Management Company, which oversees Harvard University’s endowment, President and Chief Executive Officer Jane Mendillo says she will step down at the end of the year.
The Gazette sat down with Robert Reischauer, senior fellow of the Harvard Corporation, to talk about his time on the governing boards and challenges facing Harvard. He completes his board service on June 30.
Donors have given $1 billion to The Harvard Campaign since its public launch in September, bringing the total raised to more than $3.8 billion.
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Paul J. Finnegan, a member of the Harvard Corporation, will become treasurer of the University in July. He will succeed James F. Rothenberg, who will stay on as a member of the Corporation.
Leadership under fire and decision-making under stress were invoked, praised, and perhaps slightly demystified on Wednesday during an event that brought 600 Harvard alumni a taste of the campus today even as it urged them to consider the Harvard of tomorrow.
Harvard University announced today that New York–based The Pershing Square Foundation (PSF), founded by alumni Bill Ackman ’88, M.B.A. ’92, and his wife, Karen Ackman, M.L.A. ’93, has awarded the University $17 million to catalyze the work of its Foundations of Human Behavior Initiative.
More than 350 Harvard alumni and friends gathered in Los Angeles earlier this month to network with peers and take part in discussions on why creativity is so essential to living our best lives.
Retired HGSE Professor Israel Scheffler, a philosopher of education, passed away on Sunday at the age of 90. He began his career at HGSE in 1952, where he ...
Seven Harvard faculty members are among the 126 scholars being awarded Sloan Research Fellowships by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The fellowships go to ...
Three Harvard scholars offered their thoughts on what it means to lead a good life in today’s complex world in advance of a London talk sponsored by the Harvard Alumni Association.
William F. Lee, A.B. ’72, will become the Harvard Corporation’s senior fellow next summer, succeeding Robert D. Reischauer, A.B. ’63, the University announced today.
FAS Dean Michael D. Smith formally launched the $2.5 billion Harvard Campaign for Arts and Sciences on Saturday morning at a standing-room only alumni event at Sanders Theatre.
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.