Since students moved back into Quincy House’s Stone Hall in August, after 15 months of construction, they have explored and utilized the new academic, social, and study spaces in creative ways.
A Pusey Library exhibit, “Dining and Discontentment,” is just one of many at Harvard that illustrate the power of investigating material artifacts in order to understand the past.
Harvard’s deans and the University’s provost have announced a new competition, challenging students to propose sustainable ideas that would improve urban life by 2030.
The Harvard University Graduate School of Design’s African American Student Union invited musician/artist Kanye West to the School Sunday, November 17. ...
Nick Hoekstra, a blind student at the Graduate School of Education, devised a three-course meal for 30 students, an affair called “Dining in the Dark.”
In first varsity season, Harvard women continue winning ways
Years of discussion about the need for a Harvard campus center came closer to fruition Nov. 14, when Harvard President Drew Faust announced that a donor had been found and an architect selected for an expansive facility to transform Holyoke Center. The center, expected to open in 2018, will be named for its major donors, Richard A. and Susan F. Smith.
A yearlong Radcliffe Institute competition and ensuing construction project culminated in the unveiling of a dramatic work of public art, in time for the launch of The Radcliffe Campaign’s “Invest in Ideas.”
One hundred years from now what will people think of Post-it notes, wind-up toys, or the technological marvel of our generation, the smartphone? Future ...
Two months after his death, poet Seamus Heaney returned to Harvard, in spirit, for a celebration by friends who loved him “on and off the page.”
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Not long after the Harvard Management Company reported an 11.3 percent return for fiscal 2013, and Harvard launched a $6.5 billion capital campaign, the University’s annual financial report strikes a somber note and points to challenging times in the near future. Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Dan Shore talks about the “complicated choices” facing the University.
Harvard Divinity School held its annual Harvest Celebration, giving thanks for the bounty of its community garden.
There are those Harvard curios that are fleeting and ephemeral and free: principally the fallen leaves that every autumn tourists and passers-by tuck into pockets and bags as mementos of a place, Harvard Yard, that shimmers with meaning and history.
Harvard College interim Dean Donald Pfister and President Drew Faust welcomed the families of first-year undergraduates to campus Nov. 1 for the start of Freshman Parents Weekend, the annual two-day program of lectures, tours, and open houses.
The Class of 2017 got creative for the annual freshman pumpkin-carving contest. Entries were on display at Annenberg Hall just in time for Halloween.
Winthrop House is expected to be the next undergraduate residence in Harvard College’s House system to be renewed.
Incorporating hands-on, experiential learning with rigorous classroom study is the sort of innovative approach that Harvard has striven to support in recent years, the sort that will play a central role in the Harvard Campaign for Arts and Sciences.
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.
Approximately 60 percent of Harvard College students receive need-based scholarship aid, and 20 percent of families pay nothing. To keep Harvard College affordable for students from nearly every financial background, funding for this program is one of six top priorities in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ Capital Campaign.
The close-up perspective of the macro lens turns everyday surfaces into dynamic landscapes.