Albert Henrichs, longtime Harvard scholar and Eliot Professor of Greek Literature, dies at 74.
At Harvard, the percentages of women and minorities on the faculty have reached new highs, study says.
Sean Kelly and Cheryl Chen named faculty deans of Dunster House, while L. “Maha” and Amala Mahadevan will oversee Mather House.
John Lithgow sat down with the Gazette to talk about how he got his start in acting, his formative years in theater on campus, and his deep affection for Harvard.
Interview with Nobel Prize winner Martin Karplus as part of the Experience series.
Five grants from the Harvard Campus Sustainability Innovation Fund were awarded for student research projects.
Childhood cancer survivor Taylor Carol found hope through music and turned it into his thesis.
Congressman and Civil Rights leader John Lewis receives award and urges his listeners to act against injustice.
Varsha Varman is a step closer to reaching her goals thanks in part to financial aid from Harvard.
Aislinn Brophy was one of the first to study Theater, Dance & Media when the concentration launched two years ago, and believes her pioneering experience bodes well for the future.
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With the odds against her, Eni Dervishi saw beyond her small town in Albania and used languages as her stepping stones.
Plans for Harvard’s 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program, which employs student workers to assist the University with summer staffing needs, is taking applications.
Dinner honors 14 Harvard employees who have worked to become U.S. citizens
The 28th U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations has been named to a joint faculty appointment at the Law School and Kennedy School.
Brooke Bourgeois has evolved from a science newbie into a senior about to graduate with a degree in neurobiology and her sights set on medical school. Funny thing, though, she’s also a performer and an artist.
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.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the election of 228 new members, including 13 Harvard faculty.
Dana McKinney, M.Arch ’17, M.UP ’17, hopes to use design creativity to affect social change.
Joe Biden, recent vice president and six-term U.S. senator, will deliver the annual Class Day address to the graduating Class of 2017 at Harvard.
“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.
Harvard University was well-represented in this year’s Pulitzer Prizes, announced Monday, with honors for sociologist Matthew Desmond in general nonfiction, David Fahrenthold ’00 in national reporting, Colson Whitehead ’91 in fiction, and composer Du Yun who received a Ph.D.
Maille Radford, the first student to graduate with joint degrees in chemistry and history of art and architecture, has her sights set on a museum career.
Maura Healey ’92, attorney general for the commonwealth of Massachusetts, has been elected by her Harvard and Radcliffe College classmates to serve as chief marshal at Harvard’s 366th Commencement ceremony on May 25.
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.
Harvard’s Financial Aid Initiative has helped Michael Wingate make the most of his education.
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.
Harvard has named a new Title IX officer, as well as a director for the Office for the Dispute Resolution.
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.
Mary Maples Dunn, a historian and advocate for women’s education who presided over Radcliffe during its merger with Harvard, died on March 19 at age 85.
Today, 2,056 applicants were invited to join Harvard College’s Class of 2021.
Professors Elena Kramer and Martin Nowak have been named the recipients of the 2016 Fannie Cox Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching.
Ash Carter, former U.S. secretary of defense, has been named to head the Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and lead a new initiative on technology and global affairs. He succeeds Graham Allison, who will continue to teach at the School.
In a Q&A session, the co-directors of the emerging Harvard Data Science Initiative discuss a new era in cooperation.
A Harvard senior bound for medical school explains how financial aid made Harvard possible, and opened doors to her future.
A restoration at Clover restaurant in Harvard Square saved previously hidden, glass-covered, tiled school pennants from a century ago.
Harvard President Drew Faust spoke about war and its painful aftermath during a visit to Ho Chi Minh City University for Social Sciences and Humanities.
Shaunte Butler ’14 studied neurobiology as an undergraduate and is now in her first year at Yale Medical School. For the Miami native whose single mother worked two jobs to raise her children, Harvard’s generous financial aid helped make her College dreams a reality.
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.
David Rockefeller, a business leader and prominent member of a storied family who was a generous benefactor to Harvard and once headed the Overseers, dies at 101.
On Match Day 2017, more than 150 Harvard Medical School students learned where they will spend the next three to seven years of their training.
The dozens of FAS staff who gathered in University Hall on March 9 were honored as Dean’s Distinction award winners, with 59 recipients receiving a total of 61 awards.
Harvard Board of Overseers President Kenji Yoshino reflects on his six-year term on the board, with a look both backward and forward.
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.
Thirteen local nonprofits were selected to receive Harvard Allston Partnership Fund grants totaling $100,000 to support programs in the Allston-Brighton community.
As part of the Harvard Ed Portal Faculty Speaker series, Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Joe Blatt shared his research on ever-changing technology and media’s impact on children.
It’s Housing Day 2017 at Harvard, first with dorm assignments, and then with revelry.
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.