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.
Mark Zuckerberg returned to campus Nov. 7 to recruit computer science students for jobs and internships at Facebook, the popular social networking site that he created when he was a Harvard undergraduate.
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.
Harvard’s motto, Veritas, has a long — and for two centuries, invisible — history.
Lynette Roth, a specialist in German art of the early 20th century, has been named the Daimler-Benz Associate Curator of the Busch-Reisinger Museum.
Jonathan Haber documented his year of studying philosophy, detailing his experience completing the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree using Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, and other forms of free learning.
A look at the tour guides of Harvard Square.
The Cabot Science Library is reopening as a dynamic student commons and high-tech space for study and research.
At almost any time of day, you’ll see students working out problem sets, attacking homework, or chilling with headsets in the revamped Austin and Chilton McDonnell Common Room.
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Harvard University announced today that alumnus Kenneth Griffin, A.B. ’89, founder and chief executive officer of Citadel, has made the largest gift in Harvard College history. The $150 million gift is principally focused on supporting Harvard’s financial aid program.
Letters and email notifications of admission to Harvard College have been sent to 2,032 students. More than 60 percent of families of students admitted to the Class of 2016 will benefit from an unprecedented $172 million in undergraduate financial aid.
A look at the early history of Harvard diplomas.
Sean Kelly and Cheryl Chen named faculty deans of Dunster House, while L. “Maha” and Amala Mahadevan will oversee Mather House.
A diverse workforce, whose members have developed their cultural intelligence, is a more productive workforce, according to David Livermore, president of the Cultural Intelligence Center. In the first of the academic year’s Diversity Dialogues, Livermore said that diverse teams with high cultural intelligence out-performs homogeneous teams.
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.
A new book of text and photos outlines the individuality of the many entrances to Harvard Yard.
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.
Central to Lowell House renewal is Otto Hall, named in recognition of a gift from Alexander Otto ’90, M.B.A. ’94.
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.
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.
Members of the Harvard community are authorities in game theory, Celtic poetry, and quantum mechanics — and in emergency plumbing repairs, automobile maintenance, and preparing a mean tiramisu. Until now, students have had scant opportunity to tap the vast campus expertise that resides outside the classroom. That's changing this year, though, with the expansion of Harvard College's academic smorgasbord to include seminars with titles like "Car Care Basics," "Brownies," and "Wardrobe 101."
Harvard University has received unanimous final approval from the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) for its planned Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) in Allston.
Hidden Spaces is part of a series about lesser-known spaces at Harvard. The classrooms in Memorial Hall are a beautiful example.
Photos from Harvard ROTC’s 100th birthday show the intersection of service and academics through time.
Hidden Spaces is part of a series about lesser-known spaces at Harvard. This installment is Harvard’s Newell Boathouse. Possibly nowhere on Harvard’s campus will you find a place as untouched and nostalgic as Newell.
A new study examines who’s learning from MOOCs, and how.
The Carpenter Center, designed by renowned architect Le Corbusier, is intended for creative activity within its spaces.
Harvard University announced today that well-known Boston business executive and philanthropist Joseph J. O’Donnell ’67, M.B.A. ’71, a longtime Harvard benefactor, and his wife, Katherine A. O’Donnell, have donated $30 million to the University.
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.
Harvard’s campus reflects three centuries of architectural history, and a practiced intimacy that draws people together.
Harvard Innovation Labs announced the 15 finalists for this year’s President’s Innovation Challenge. The grand prize winner will be named May 9.
Harvard’s brightest share their stories in a new video highlighting the value of studying art and culture.
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.
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.
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.
Niha Jain ’12 and classmate Anthony Hernandez have been named Truman Scholars as college juniors who have demonstrated “exceptional leadership potential” and who are “committed to careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education or elsewhere in the public service.”
Harvard Business School students, staff, and faculty are known for their sleek, polished style - sometimes with a hint of the unexpected.
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.
Nearly 80 percent of applicants admitted to the Class of 2020 have chosen to enroll at Harvard College.
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.
Young and old travel from near and far to the Radcliffe sunken garden to sit and enjoy this splendid oasis in the city.
A student spends an unforgettable summer working with African penguins.
This photo journal offers an in-depth exploration of Kirkland House.
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.
VISITOR TIPS AND SERVICES The following services will be in effect at the University on Commencement Day, June 4.
Immediately following Commencement, Memorial Church will close as, for the remainder of the calendar year, it undergoes renovations.
A family that sent four daughters through Harvard Business School — including former U.S. Labor Secretary Elaine Chao — visited the School on Friday to announce a $40 million gift that will fund scholarships for students of Chinese heritage and support the building of the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center for executive education.
Letters and email notifications of admission were sent today to 2,029 students, 5.8 percent of the record applicant pool of 35,023.