As part of Harvard’s Wintersession, a handful of freshmen got the chance to experience the reality of lab work by exploring how altering genes in yeast affected the cells’ functions.
Harvard officials, staff, administrators, faculty, alumni, and students stood alongside alumni veterans and active servicemen and -women at a reception at Pusey Library for an evocative exhibition that traces the interwoven histories of two of the country’s oldest institutions: Harvard and the U.S. military.
Town hall session outlines Harvard’s programmatic safety net for community members during this period of tightened immigration.
The sixth annual Public Interested Conference brought together nearly 150 Harvard alumni who shared their experiences in the public service sector.
Harvard encourages computer users to watch out for and report phishing expeditions, which are increasing.
A Harvard undergraduate who now calls two coasts home learns to bridge the 3,000-mile gap.
A Harvard undergrad reflects on leaving home, but staying put.
See Harvard through a collection of double exposure images, where iconic elements of the University campus overlap and converge in surprising ways.
With travel to the United States temporarily banned from some Muslim-majority nations, Harvard officials and students are rallying to support members of the global University’s international community.
The sixth annual National Collegiate Research Conference (NCRC), considered the largest student-run undergraduate research symposium in the nation, brought an estimated 200 undergraduates from across the U.S. and abroad to Harvard’s campus Jan. 19–21.
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When students move back into a renovated Winthrop House this fall, ahead of schedule, they’ll find transformed spaces and modern amenities as well as design touches that celebrate the residence’s rich history.
For almost 250 years, the U.S. military and Harvard have shared a deeply interwoven history. A Harvard University Archives exhibition at Pusey Library demonstrates the scope of this relationship.
The 2016 Annual Report of the Corporation Committee on Shareholder Responsibility, a subcommittee of the President and Fellows has been released.
William Sisler, director of the Harvard University Press, will retire at the end of the academic year. He led the publisher through an era of major transitions in the field.
A new study examines who’s learning from MOOCs, and how.
Go behind the scenes of the Harvard-Radcliffe Drama Club's production of "Into the Woods"
In the morning hours before classes start, the Harvard community prepares for the day ahead.
Two comparative study of religion concentrators tell what drew them to their field, and how they plan to use their lessons to make a difference.
Islamic studies scholar Celene Ibrahim discussed the myths and realities of Muslim Feminism at the year’s second Diversity Dialogue.
Year after year, the annual archaeological dig in Harvard Yard unearths treasures and insights.
Intimacy and memory intertwine for undergraduates living in the Dudley Co-op.
A design contest driven by student competition and community involvement is leading to a "street-level, rooftop" garden in Longwood Medical area.
FAS Giving Thanks garners more than 4,000 notes of appreciation for faculty and staff.
A day in the life of a resident of the Center for the Study of World Relgions
Alfredo Garcia, an undocumented student at Harvard Divinity School, is pursuing a master’s in theological studies. He also works to help undocumented youths pursue higher education, and advocates for immigration reform.
Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative fellows find new ways to explore life after one career ends and they move into the social sector.
Photos from Harvard ROTC’s 100th birthday show the intersection of service and academics through time.
After a bruising election, voters at Harvard cast their ballots and settled in to watch the results.
First Harvard Women’s Weekend focuses on what’s been gained, and what’s still to achieve.
Harvard students in teaching and research positions will vote Nov. 16, 17 on whether to have a union represent them.
The incandescent foliage of New England is on full display across the Harvard campuses on both sides of the Charles River.
A $1 million gift from Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin '10 will go towards supporting the Harvard Financial Aid initiative and improvements to the Lavietes Pavilion.
The Carpenter Center, designed by renowned architect Le Corbusier, is intended for creative activity within its spaces.
A Harvard College sophomore tells freshmen what he knows, and ponders what he’s learned in the last year.
Two undergraduates turned their idea for a new musical and performance space into reality at the Penthouse Café in the Radcliffe Quadrangle.
The Hutchins Center honors eight medalists who have made a difference for African-Americans and for cultural understanding.
Secure in his humanities concentration, junior Matthew DeShaw gains balance and confidence from internships that mixed business with pleasure.
Sculptures are dotted across campus in both public and private spaces.
The fifth annual Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching conference will be a showcase for “bite-sized innovations.”
A gift in memory of Moise Y. Safra will support the Moise Y. Safra Welcome Pavilion, which will be located at the entrance of the Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center when it reopens in 2018.
Law Professor Glenn Cohen led an interactive one-night class at the Harvard Ed Portal in Allston that focused on the complicated questions surrounding the legal, medical, and ethical aspects of bioethics.
OpenScholar is a Harvard invention that is helping researchers at home and around the world.
A photo gallery on student shopping week at Harvard.
Four Harvard students were among the finishers of the famed Leadville Trail 100 Run, a 100-mile race through the mountains of Colorado.
The Carpenter Center’s Robb Moss devoted some of his summer to helping fellow filmmakers realize their dreams.
Now past the halfway mark, The Harvard Campaign’s impact expands as foundational goals remain its driving force.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ summer Diversity Dialogue, “Transgender Inclusion in the Workplace,” gave voice to the transition and how to make it come together.
At the opening Morning Prayers of the academic term, President Drew Faust outlined her hopes for the future by turning her eye to the past and calling on her listeners to do the same.
Harvard President Drew Faust welcomed the College’s new crop of undergraduates during Freshman Convocation on Tuesday, urging them to embrace Veritas, with an eye toward inclusion and diversity, a goal of discovery, an openness to change, and a readiness to question assumptions and take chances.
Wearing sun hats and armed with selfie sticks, iPhones, and video cameras, tourists from all over the world visit Harvard Square and Harvard University ...