After nearly 13 weeks of summer quiet, Harvard Yard awoke again as the Class of 2020 officially arrived on campus this morning. Harvard President Drew ...
In an area where light pollution has all but hidden the stars, Harvard's Clay and Loomis-Michael Telescopes offer staff, students, and affiliates a vision of the night sky unlike any in the city.
Harvard’s varied dining halls attract undergraduates because of their intriguing spaces and moods, as well as their meals.
Young and old travel from near and far to the Radcliffe sunken garden to sit and enjoy this splendid oasis in the city.
The courtyard at Winthrop House’s Standish Hall will be renamed in honor of longtime Harvard supporter James F. Rothenberg ’68, M.B.A. ’70, who died last July.
Harvard's University Construction Management Council is celebrating its 10th year and forging ahead on projects such as acting to remove flame retardants and other toxic chemicals from building interiors.
A vigil was held at Tercentenary Theatre yesterday to honor the victims of the Orlando mass shooting.
Officials gathered Monday at Harvard Business School to celebrate the opening of the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center, a new multipurpose facility for students in HBS’ popular executive education program.
Alumni from the 1950s to 2000s share their memories of Harvard and historical events that marked their time in Cambridge.
A new book of text and photos outlines the individuality of the many entrances to Harvard Yard.
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The Harvard Graduate School of Education received the largest gift in its history from the Saul Zaentz Charitable Foundation to focus on advancing early childhood education, which will distinguish HGSE as a national leader for work in this field.
Nearly 80 percent of applicants admitted to the Class of 2020 have chosen to enroll at Harvard College.
Danoff Dean of Harvard College Rakesh Khurana announced the appointment of the new faculty deans of Currier House. Professor Latanya Sweeney and Sylvia Barrett will take their posts this fall.
Harvard staff photographers interviewed four sets of twins currently enrolled as undergraduates at Harvard College, to gain a glimpse into these unusual relationships.
Citing the harmful impact created by gender discrimination affecting students at Harvard College, administrators announced that beginning in the fall of 2017, new students who join unrecognized single-gender social organizations will not be permitted to hold leadership positions in recognized student organizations and athletic teams.
Renewal work will begin on Winthrop House soon, as plans are detailed.
Officials unveiled a painting of Richard Theodore Greener, Harvard College’s first African-American graduate, in Annenberg Hall.
Harvard Business School students, staff, and faculty are known for their sleek, polished style - sometimes with a hint of the unexpected.
SurgiBox, a collapsible, safe, and aseptic surgery device, won this year’s $70,000 grand prize in the President’s Challenge.
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Harvard President Drew Faust signed an agreement Friday to bring the Air Force ROTC program officially to campus.
In myriad ways, Harvard is working across its campus to reduce energy use, curb climate change.
In Harvard’s Foodbetter program, faculty and administrators join forces to inspire a healthy, sustainable, and just food system at home and abroad.
The Lemann Foundation, which has supported Harvard University for many years, announced an expansion of financial aid to undergraduate and graduate students from Brazil, among other initiatives.
The Harvard Graduate School of Education and Cambridge Rindge and Latin School are collaborating on a program that brings history to life through the Harvard Art Museums’ collections.
In recognition of the Boston Marathon bombings and as part of One Boston Day, Harvard police officer and affiliated minister Kevin Bryant offered hope to the community during the University’s Morning Prayers service at Memorial Church’s Appleton Chapel.
Harvard University has received unanimous final approval from the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) for its planned Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) in Allston.
U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus reflected on the longstanding relationship between Harvard and the Navy during an address to mark the fifth anniversary of the Navy ROTC program’s return to campus.
Students and donors gathered for the Celebration of Scholarships, an annual dinner where financial aid recipients spend an evening with their benefactors.
A student-led art installation, conceived in response to the Report on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, goes into the Houses this week, then out for public viewing at Tercentenary Theatre later this month.
Immediately following Commencement, Memorial Church will close as, for the remainder of the calendar year, it undergoes renovations.
When portraits on institutional “walls of fame” are almost exclusively of white men, it sends a message that can have psychological and performance effects, two researchers said at a recent Diversity Dialogue.
Harvard officials unveil a plaque as part of efforts to recognize the lives and contributions that enslaved people have made to the University.
Huntington Lambert, dean of the Harvard Extension School, discusses the highlights of his first three years on the job, the opportunities available to students through the Division of Continuing Education, and the role of digital technology in lifelong learning.
A portrait of the late Rev. Peter J. Gomes, the Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church for almost 40 years, was unveiled at the Faculty Room in University Hall. It is the first portrait of a non-white person in the iconic, stately room.
Dunster House is the first House to be completely renewed, informed by test projects that transformed Stone Hall at Quincy House and McKinlock Hall at Leverett House.
Harvard has named Steven D. Fessler to lead the real estate development of the Allston enterprise research campus.
For incoming freshmen to Harvard College’s Class of 2020, ‘start-up’ grants will help ease the pressures of everyday expenses.
Catchy slogans, iconic symbols, and striking colors are the makings for memorable political buttons.
Faculty in the arts and humanities meet with students over dinner at the Office of Career Services to share their personal experiences and paths to success.
The Sexual Assault Prevention Task Force issued its final report and made recommendations to President Drew Faust about how best to confront this troubling issue.
A Harvard freshman considers the lessons of winter break.
Harvard University formally launched its official interactive online tour app last week. PIVOTtheWorld is a free app that allows visitors to visually experience the history of Harvard with a swipe — or pivot — of their smart phone.
This spring, alumni can vote for a new group of Harvard Overseers and Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) elected directors. Ballots will be mailed no later than April 1 and must be received in Cambridge by noon on May 20 to be counted.
Get out your calendars — here are the must-see events at Harvard this spring.
The possibilities of pop-ups far exceed peekaboo with paper. Take a look through the gallery to see where examples pop up across Harvard’s libraries.
In 2012, the Hutchins Family Foundation created a fundraising challenge for House renewal. The challenge has been completed with more than $50 million from 40 generous gifts.
Each of Harvard’s 12 undergraduate residential Houses has a library, and despite their rich histories and outward grandeur, these are intimate spaces. ...
The Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences gave its support Tuesday to a report that backs a diverse student body with deep interaction.
Harvard students opt for a different House experience when they move into the Dudley Co-op.
In accordance with University policy, Harvard University Housing charges market rents. To establish the proposed rents for 2016-17, 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 4,400 apartments.