The Graduate Commons Program brings together graduate students living in Harvard University Housing. Its goal is to create a community for scholars, family, and friends.
The Cambridge Board of Zoning Appeal (BZA) gave its approval to Harvard University’s Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center renovation plans Thursday night. The project had previously secured the approval of the Cambridge Historical Commission, the Harvard Square Advisory Committee, and the Cambridge Planning Board.
Harvard University announced today that its endowment posted a 5.8 percent return and was valued at $37.6 billion, an all-time high, for the fiscal year that ended June 30.
In tandem with the release of findings from a national survey of college students about sexual assault, Harvard's Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Assault made the University’s data public Monday, including results that paint a troubling picture of sexual misconduct on campus. President Drew Faust called the survey results “deeply disturbing” and said the findings reinforce the “alarming frequency” with which students experience sexual assault.
Memorial Church hosted a private ceremony for more than half of the living recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Harvard President Drew Faust sat down with The Gazette recently to discuss the University landscape for the coming academic year, including Harvard’s priorities for 2015-16 as well as some of the challenges ahead.
Luis Viceira, Harvard Business School professor and investment management expert, discussed the University’s endowment and its impact on Harvard, as well as the tricky balance among spending, inflation, and investment risk that fund managers wrestle with daily.
A roundup of events at Harvard.
New Mindich programs will support Harvard College students’ efforts to help others through public service.
Harvard is rolling out state-of-the-art computer upgrades for student record-keeping, faculty teaching, and community security.
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During the first Morning Prayers session of the academic year, President Drew Faust told her listeners that while the University celebrates the differences within its community and student body as “an integral part of everyone’s education,” Harvard needs to ensure that all in the community feel that they belong.
A panel discussion titled “Race and the Media” brought experts from the communications field to examine the influence news sources have when framing racial issues.
Dunster House opened its doors Saturday as students moved in for the first time since its renewal. It took 400 workers more than a year to complete Dunster’s 183,060 square feet of updates and additions.
They can’t take out the trash or do the dishes, but a recent Harvard Medical School report suggests that dogs — including those living with their owners in Harvard’s Houses — can have a very healthy influence on their fellow residents.
Harvard’s freshmen arrived on campus Tuesday, and started settling in to college life, and new routines.
A look at the tour guides of Harvard Square.
The Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) is planning the next events in its Your Harvard series of gatherings with alumni groups in Atlanta, Boston, and Toronto.
The student group Science in the News recently held a daylong conference as part of its mission to make the research behind important breakthroughs accessible and understandable to non-scientists.
The Harvard community celebrates John A. Paulson’s $400 million gift to boost the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the University’s largest donation ever.