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.
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.
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.
Harvard’s brightest share their stories in a new video highlighting the value of studying art and culture.
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.
Central to Lowell House renewal is Otto Hall, named in recognition of a gift from Alexander Otto ’90, M.B.A. ’94.
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.
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.
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 Innovation Labs announced the 15 finalists for this year’s President’s Innovation Challenge. The grand prize winner will be named May 9.
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David Rockefeller, a member of the Harvard College Class of 1936 and longtime University benefactor, has pledged $100 million to increase learning opportunities dramatically for Harvard undergraduates through international experiences and participation in the arts.
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.
Hundreds of listeners from Harvard and beyond packed a Radcliffe auditorium on Friday for a series of wrenching discussions about the historical role of ...
A look at the tour guides of Harvard Square.
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.
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.
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.
Harvard College admits 918 under Early Action program to the Class of 2020.
Nearly 80 percent of applicants admitted to the Class of 2020 have chosen to enroll at Harvard College.
Harvard University has received unanimous final approval from the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) for its planned Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) in Allston.
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."
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.
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.
Harvard’s motto, Veritas, has a long — and for two centuries, invisible — history.
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 study examines who’s learning from MOOCs, and how.
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.
Hidden Spaces is part of a series about lesser-known spaces at Harvard. The classrooms in Memorial Hall are a beautiful example.
A look at the early history of Harvard diplomas.
Harvard’s campus reflects three centuries of architectural history, and a practiced intimacy that draws people together.
Plan re-envisions the Science Center as a dynamic commons, technology-integrated library.
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.
New Mindich programs will support Harvard College students’ efforts to help others through public service.
A $1 million gift from Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin '10 will go towards supporting the Harvard Financial Aid initiative and improvements to the Lavietes Pavilion.
In the morning hours before classes start, the Harvard community prepares for the day ahead.
For the students, staff, and faculty at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, wearing black is an announcement of their craft. But increasingly, color has found its way back into vogue.
The sixth annual Public Interested Conference brought together nearly 150 Harvard alumni who shared their experiences in the public service sector.
Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative fellows find new ways to explore life after one career ends and they move into the social sector.
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.
Harvard Business School students, staff, and faculty are known for their sleek, polished style - sometimes with a hint of the unexpected.
Faculty from each of Harvard’s 12 graduate Schools addressed a full house at the seventh annual Lectures That Last event held at Harvard Business School’s Burden Auditorium on Feb. 23.
Renewal work will begin on Winthrop House soon, as plans are detailed.
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.
For incoming freshmen to Harvard College’s Class of 2020, ‘start-up’ grants will help ease the pressures of everyday expenses.
Letters and email notifications of admission were sent today to 2,029 students, 5.8 percent of the record applicant pool of 35,023.
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.
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Harvard President Drew Faust signed an agreement Friday to bring the Air Force ROTC program officially to campus.
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.
The Class of 1959 Chapel at Harvard Business School has served as a peaceful space of solitude and introspection since its completion in 1992.