Harvard sponsored its first hackathon, HackHarvard, drawing almost 500 students from around the world. The goal of the Nov. 13-15 event was to find solutions to real-life problems in just 36 hours.
Issues of race and inclusion prompted fresh discussion across the University last week, and police probed an act of vandalism at the Law School.
Former Boston Red Sox pitching great Pedro Martinez spoke with Professor Michael Sandel Tuesday about his illustrious 18-year career.
This fall Harvard reached a major milestone in its commitment to sustainability with its 100th LEED certified space. Harvard now has more certified building projects than any other higher education institution in the world, according to the U.S. Green Building Council.
Weld Boathouse is home to the Radcliffe lightweight and heavyweight crews, as well as Harvard’s recreational sculling and intramural House crew programs. It also supports a wide range of fitness programs, including yoga, cycling, and weight training.
Harvard’s Widener Library welcomed more than 500 staff members from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences for a fall celebration featuring conversation and pie.
Plan re-envisions the Science Center as a dynamic commons, technology-integrated library.
Renewal plans for Winthrop House have been adjusted in response to community feedback.
Tufts Associate Professors Keith Maddox and Sam Sommers explore racism and “the colorblind line” at the kickoff of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Diversity Dialogues series.
Tiq Milan, a writer and journalist who carved a niche for himself as a media advocate and one of the leading voices for transgender equality, shared his thoughts and his story during “Transgender in America,” a panel discussion at Harvard.
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A slight surplus atop a strengthening financial foundation marked the 2015 fiscal year, according to Harvard financial leaders, who spoke with the Gazette as the University released its annual financial report.
Students stay involved with sustainability on campus through REP — the Undergraduate Resource Efficiency Program — and its affiliates. REP helps students “educate their peers on issues such as energy, waste, water, food, and more through fun, personal, community-building events, competitions, and campaigns.”
Stairways inhabit the spaces where we live and work. Whether they’re tucked into cavities in the wall or suspended in grand ceremonial style for all to see, we travel along their treads.
In homage to the pop artist Corita Kent — who regularly featured food in her work — and the Harvard Art Museums exhibit “Corita Kent and the Language of Pop,” Harvard University Dining Services hosted “Corita Night” in the University’s dining halls, with meatballs as the focus.
While Harvard is known for its trademark crimson, it’s the flourishes of amber and suntanned illuminations scattered across campus that surprise and resonate.
The Graduate Commons Program brings together graduate students living in Harvard University Housing. Its goal is to create a community for scholars, family, and friends.
The Cambridge Board of Zoning Appeal (BZA) gave its approval to Harvard University’s Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center renovation plans Thursday night. The project had previously secured the approval of the Cambridge Historical Commission, the Harvard Square Advisory Committee, and the Cambridge Planning Board.
Harvard University announced today that its endowment posted a 5.8 percent return and was valued at $37.6 billion, an all-time high, for the fiscal year that ended June 30.
In tandem with the release of findings from a national survey of college students about sexual assault, Harvard's Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Assault made the University’s data public Monday, including results that paint a troubling picture of sexual misconduct on campus. President Drew Faust called the survey results “deeply disturbing” and said the findings reinforce the “alarming frequency” with which students experience sexual assault.
Memorial Church hosted a private ceremony for more than half of the living recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor.