First-generation students bring lessons to Harvard ― of resilience, perseverance, and of talent’s universality.
Matthew DeShaw ’18 writes about making room for his passions, and listening to mentors, in his shopping-week decisions.
The newly renovated Barker Arts Café, brainchild of Diana Sorensen and the Humanities Project, aims to be a bohemian locus of student activity and conversation around the arts and humanities at Harvard College, and it is succeeding. Miles Hewitt, a sophomore English concentrator in Pforzheimer House, is a student musician who performed his original work at the café.
The renewal process is beginning for Winthrop House, one of Harvard’s oldest undergraduate dorms.
Around Harvard these days, the talk among administrators and facilities managers isn’t about the last snowstorm, as punishing it was. And it isn’t about the one before that, or the one before that. It’s about the next one.
Harvard student comics just flew in from the coast, and, man, are their arms tired.
Amid festivities, Harvard Skate opens its popular outdoor rink for another season.
Undergraduate and graduate students took part in jDesign, a four-day, hands-on Wintersession workshop that harnessed student energy and creativity to tackle real-world design problems — in this case, the loss of dishware from the University’s dining halls.
Harvard unveiled its initial design concepts for the new Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center during two open houses.
Here’s a sound and snapshot sample of Wintersession classes in action.
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The fifth annual Harvard College Wintersession featured a host of events, from print-making on clay tablets to yoga classes to programming featuring prominent alumni.
In accordance with the University’s rent policy, Harvard University Housing charges market rents. To establish the proposed rents for 2015–16, Jayendu Patel of Economic, Financial, & Statistical Consulting Services performed and endorsed the results of a regression analysis on three years of market rents for more than 2,900 apartments.
For the past seven years, January has been a time when students in Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences can delve into topics they might not otherwise have the chance to explore — everything from the mating habits of insects to writing grant proposals to various imaging techniques.
With The Harvard Campaign in mid-stride, its early impact already can be seen and felt across campus and beyond.
Naisha Bradley has been named director of the Harvard College Women’s Center.
The revitalized Harvard Art Museums have earned LEED Gold status for their energy efficiency.
With a series of open houses scheduled for later this month, planners recently unveiled design concepts for the Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center that include new formal and informal gathering areas, a wide variety of eating options, flexible meeting or event spaces, fireplaces, landscaped gardens, and even a roof terrace.
The Eleanor and Miles Shore 50th Anniversary Fellowship Program for Scholars in Medicine provides support for junior faculty amid life’s crunch time, when demanding research labs, children at home, and other duties all clamor for attention.
The 2014 Annual Report of the Corporation Committee on Shareholder Responsibility, a subcommittee of the President and Fellows, is now available on the Shareholder Responsibility Committees’ website.
As protests around the nation continued in the wake of decisions by grand juries in Missouri and New York not to indict police officers in the deaths of two unarmed black men, hundreds of Harvard community members expressed their own anger, frustration, and desire for changes in the criminal justice system with a range of campus activities.