Sean Kelly and Cheryl Chen named faculty deans of Dunster House, while L. “Maha” and Amala Mahadevan will oversee Mather House.
“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 eighth annual Harvard Graduate Council’s Leadership Conference brought industry leaders from around the globe to share their experience.
The Cabot Science Library is reopening as a dynamic student commons and high-tech space for study and research.
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.
Nearly 80 percent of applicants admitted to the Class of 2020 have chosen to enroll at Harvard College.
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.
Harvard University has received unanimous final approval from the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) for its planned Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) in Allston.
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.
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.
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A look at the tour guides of Harvard Square.
Harvard’s motto, Veritas, has a long — and for two centuries, invisible — history.
HarvardX boosts on-campus reuse of online course content.
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.
Central to Lowell House renewal is Otto Hall, named in recognition of a gift from Alexander Otto ’90, M.B.A. ’94.
More than 750 trade experiences, ideas at Sanders Theatre session to encourage a more inclusive Harvard.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As a region-wide lockdown closed Harvard, University officials struggled with the difficult decision to cancel Visitas, Harvard College’s program for newly admitted students. Members of the Harvard community used social media to reach out to those who had planned to attend the event.
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 campus reflects three centuries of architectural history, and a practiced intimacy that draws people together.
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."
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.
Hidden Spaces is part of a series about lesser-known spaces at Harvard. The classrooms in Memorial Hall are a beautiful example.
The Harvard Graduate School of Education and Cambridge Rindge and Latin School are collaborating on a program that brings history to life through the Harvard Art Museums’ collections.
Harvard Business School students, staff, and faculty are known for their sleek, polished style - sometimes with a hint of the unexpected.
Now past the halfway mark, The Harvard Campaign’s impact expands as foundational goals remain its driving force.
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.
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.
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.
A second-year Harvard Medical School student, Eva Mihalis ’09, recounts how having a caring mentor to help her navigate personal problems taught her how to help nurture others.
A new study examines who’s learning from MOOCs, and how.
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.
The Harvard Graduate School of Education received the largest gift in its history from the Saul Zaentz Charitable Foundation to focus on advancing early childhood education, which will distinguish HGSE as a national leader for work in this field.
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.
Twenty-five years ago, a group of Harvard Business School (HBS) professors started a program they hoped would change lives. Their wish has come true.
Hundreds of listeners from Harvard and beyond packed a Radcliffe auditorium on Friday for a series of wrenching discussions about the historical role of ...
Immediately following Commencement, Memorial Church will close as, for the remainder of the calendar year, it undergoes renovations.
A student spends an unforgettable summer working with African penguins.
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.
A new book of text and photos outlines the individuality of the many entrances to Harvard Yard.
Plan re-envisions the Science Center as a dynamic commons, technology-integrated library.
Harvard officials unveil a plaque as part of efforts to recognize the lives and contributions that enslaved people have made to the University.
This fall Harvard reached a major milestone in its commitment to sustainability with its 100th LEED certified space. Harvard now has more certified building projects than any other higher education institution in the world, according to the U.S. Green Building Council.
A look at the early history of Harvard diplomas.
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.
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.