The Harvard Sustainability Plan, released today, sets a holistic vision and clear priorities for how the University will move toward an even healthier, more sustainable campus community. The five-year operational plan targets reductions in energy, water, and waste while also focusing on sustainable operations, culture change, and human health.
Harvard Black Alumni Weekend 2014 (Oct. 10-12) was the fourth such gathering since 1999, and only the second time that it has been open to graduates of all Schools. In the past, events for black alumni were organized by the societies of one or several Schools at a time and focused on undergraduate students.
Robert Hammond, a force behind New York’s High Line park, took time out from a short Harvard fellowship to discuss the University’s open spaces.
The dedication of the Griffin Financial Aid Office was held Thursday. The new name of the office honors Ken Griffin ’89, who in February made a gift of $150 million to the University, principally supporting need-based financial aid for undergraduates.
In the deathly hallows of the MAC Quad, the Harvard Quidditch team practices in the rain — tumbling through the mud while riding atop PVC broomsticks. ...
For decades, WHRB’s radio show “Hillbilly at Harvard” has tracked old-time and country-flavored music, developing a deep and loyal following.
Harvard College students hit the open road this summer to help pave the way for wheelchair travelers.
The massive, complex Harvard Depository provides almost instant access to vast stores of knowledge.
A freshman peers into the dawn of Harvard, as he works on the Indian College excavation site.
Individuals and communities can improve the food system, according to members of the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic, which has launched a yearlong, University-wide focus on how to make food distribution more equitable, sustainable, and nutritious. This week kicks off the campaign called Food Better.
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Harvard’s copyright “first responders” program has equipped a group of University librarians with the knowledge to help library users navigate the tricky field of copyright law.
The glass-and-steel roof, the calling card of Pritzker Prize-winning Italian architect Renzo Piano, caps the expanded and renovated Harvard Art Museums and is the building’s defining feature.
President Drew Faust discussed challenges facing Harvard at the start of a new academic year in a conversation with journalist Nicholas Kristof at Sanders Theatre.
Leverett House’s McKinlock Hall re-opened to students at the beginning of the academic year after 15 months of reconstruction. McKinlock is the second completed project in the House renewal initiative, which is one of the largest and most ambitious capital improvement campaigns in Harvard College history and a major campaign priority.
During the first few days of each semester, Harvard offers “shopping week,” in which students try out a class before formally registering.
Freshman Matthew DeShaw arrives at Harvard, unloads, and slips into a new life.
The Harvard School of Public Health announced its — and Harvard University’s — largest-ever gift, $350 million from The Morningside Foundation, which will rename the School and foster programs to improve health in several key areas.
Parents’ emotions range from joy to wistfulness as Harvard students part from them to begin the new school year.
To create a more sustainable campus, the College will implement composting in all freshman dormitories.
The members of Harvard’s Class of 2018 arrive and move into their dorms, where they are welcomed by University leaders.