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.
A collection of scenes from the 2016-2017 school year at Harvard.
Drew Faust, who became Harvard’s 28th president in 2007, has announced that she will step down on June 30, 2018.
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.
A look at the tour guides of Harvard Square.
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.
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.
Harvard’s motto, Veritas, has a long — and for two centuries, invisible — history.
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.
The high-end manufacturing and assembly workstations of the Maker Space will be open to all members of the Harvard community.
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Misty Copeland, the American Ballet Theatre’s first black principal dancer, shares her life story with students.
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."
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.
Harvard’s campus reflects three centuries of architectural history, and a practiced intimacy that draws people together.
Colleagues, political leaders, and students praise a president who acted, and listened.
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.
Hidden Spaces is part of a series about lesser-known spaces at Harvard. The classrooms in Memorial Hall are a beautiful example.
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 new book of text and photos outlines the individuality of the many entrances to Harvard Yard.
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 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.
Harvard’s varied dining halls attract undergraduates because of their intriguing spaces and moods, as well as their meals.
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 look at the early history of Harvard diplomas.
Harvard Business School students, staff, and faculty are known for their sleek, polished style - sometimes with a hint of the unexpected.
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.
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.
Letters and email notifications of admission were sent today to 2,029 students, 5.8 percent of the record applicant pool of 35,023.
Citing the harmful impact created by gender discrimination affecting students at Harvard College, administrators announced that beginning in the fall of 2017, new students who join unrecognized single-gender social organizations will not be permitted to hold leadership positions in recognized student organizations and athletic teams.
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.
A student spends an unforgettable summer working with African penguins.
A day in the life of a resident of the Center for the Study of World Relgions
A new study examines who’s learning from MOOCs, and how.
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.
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.
Immediately following Commencement, Memorial Church will close as, for the remainder of the calendar year, it undergoes renovations.
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.
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.
After nearly 13 weeks of summer quiet, Harvard Yard awoke again as the Class of 2020 officially arrived on campus this morning.
The Cabot Science Library is reopening as a dynamic student commons and high-tech space for study and research.
Sean Kelly and Cheryl Chen named faculty deans of Dunster House, while L. “Maha” and Amala Mahadevan will oversee Mather House.
Hidden Spaces is part of a series about lesser-known spaces at Harvard. The little cemetery, hidden at the far end of the 265-acre Arboretum, holds several headstones and a crypt and was once part of the Walter Street “Berrying” Ground.
Photos from Harvard ROTC’s 100th birthday show the intersection of service and academics through time.
A growing community of campus support groups, especially minority affinity groups, are helping the University to understand and embrace diversity.
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.”
Kenneth I. Chenault, J.D.’76, and Karen Gordon Mills, A.B. ’75, M.B.A. ’77, have been elected to become members of the Harvard Corporation, the University announced today.
Now past the halfway mark, The Harvard Campaign’s impact expands as foundational goals remain its driving force.
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.