A collection of scenes from the 2016-2017 school year at Harvard.
Harvard President Drew Faust announced that she will step down as president on June 30, 2018. The Gazette looks back on some memorable moments from the last 10 years.
Drew Faust, who became Harvard’s 28th president in 2007, has announced that she will step down on June 30, 2018.
Ideas in language, health, and astronomy are winners in this year’s Star Family Challenge, a grant that funds high-risk, high-reward research.
The team at Harvard’s Vice Provost for Advances in Learning Research hosted digital-learning practitioners from around the nation to discuss common challenges in their work.
The Presidential Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging’s campus-wide event provided questions, answers, and insight.
The annual Celebration of Scholarships dinner brought together students who benefit from financial aid and donors who support the program.
Misty Copeland, the American Ballet Theatre’s first black principal dancer, shares her life story with students.
Nearly 84 percent of students admitted to the Class of 2021 have chosen to matriculate at Harvard College. The last time the yield reached this level was in 1969.
In an annual ritual, Lowell House residents rise early to greet May Day by the river.
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Undergrads Samuel Fisch and Lance Oppenheim take over Harvard’s Instagram account to highlight Arts First and the student experience of the arts at Harvard.
Professor Orlando Patterson is the 17th honoree of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations’ Portraiture Project.
Organized by an all-volunteer group of students, community members, and trained artists, the opera offers undergrads the opportunity to learn on the job while rubbing shoulders with seasoned professionals.
Sean Kelly and Cheryl Chen named faculty deans of Dunster House, while L. “Maha” and Amala Mahadevan will oversee Mather House.
More than 750 trade experiences, ideas at Sanders Theatre session to encourage a more inclusive Harvard.
HarvardX boosts on-campus reuse of online course content.
“A Celebration of Harvard Artists” marks the 25th anniversary of the University’s annual Arts First festival and Harvard’s ongoing commitment to supporting the study and practice of the arts across campus.
The Cabot Science Library is reopening as a dynamic student commons and high-tech space for study and research.
As the first American to be injured in the Iraq War, Marine Eric Alva shares the story of being gay in the military at Harvard’s final Faculty of Arts and Sciences Diversity Dialogue.
Professor Ronald Heifetz uses experiential teaching methods like student case analysis — in which students develop and collaboratively analyze cases drawn from their own work experiences of failure — to promote deeper engagement and stronger retention of leadership concepts.
Students, academic personnel, and staff from across Harvard will have an opportunity during an Afternoon of Engagement on Inclusion and Belonging to contribute their ideas on how to make the campus a more welcoming place for people from all backgrounds.
The 7th Annual Masquerade Ball on March 4 included special guests such as Grammy-nominated R&B singer Karina Pasian and Miss Boston 2017, Gabriela Taveras.
In the wake of the U.S. government’s second travel ban on people from a handful of countries, the University is offering a network of support to its international students who might be affected.
Harvard Innovation Labs announced the 15 finalists for this year’s President’s Innovation Challenge. The grand prize winner will be named May 9.
New leadership at the Office of Student Life brings ideas and a fresh approach to supporting students and helping them have a rich and satisfying College experience.
Harvard’s brightest share their stories in a new video highlighting the value of studying art and culture.
Hundreds of listeners from Harvard and beyond packed a Radcliffe auditorium on Friday for a series of wrenching discussions about the historical role of ...
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Harvard Friday for several private sessions with students and faculty to discuss some of the challenges she faced as the nation’s top foreign policy representative from 2009-13.
A new exhibit at Harvard’s Pusey Library, “Bound by History: Harvard, Slavery, and Archives,” contains much of what researchers have uncovered so far related to Harvard’s ties to slavery. But experts say there is much more to be found.
Central to Lowell House renewal is Otto Hall, named in recognition of a gift from Alexander Otto ’90, M.B.A. ’94.
During a Q&A in advance of a conference on slavery at American universities, Harvard President Drew Faust explains the expanding effort in Cambridge to document the painful realities of the past.
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.
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.
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.