The festival will begin Oct. 10 and feature symposia, lectures, and interactive events examining a wide range of topics.
A collection of scenes from the 2016-2017 school year at Harvard.
An Ed Portal exhibit celebrates an educational initiative between the Ed Portal, Harvard Art Museums, and Gardner Pilot Academy to create an experiential learning program for third-graders.
Nannerl Keohane, stepping down after 12 years on the Harvard Corporation, offers her thoughts on recent changes to the organization and on the challenges facing Harvard and higher education.
Tom Lee, head of Harvard’s Learning from Performers program, is stepping down after 23 years.
An Ed Portal cooking workshop explored the science behind aioli and ice cream.
Khalil Abdur-Rashid, an adjunct professor of Islamic studies at Southern Methodist University and co-founder of the Islamic Seminary of America, has been appointed Harvard’s Muslim chaplain.
Harvard Corporation member explains where the search for Drew Faust's successor will focus, and how it will work.
The high-end manufacturing and assembly workstations of the Maker Space will be open to all members of the Harvard community.
Colleagues, political leaders, and students praise a president who acted, and listened.
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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.
Drew Faust, who became Harvard’s 28th president in 2007, has announced that she will step down on June 30, 2018.
Harvard Business School and the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have announced a joint master’s program aimed at shaping leadership in tech.
Ideas in language, health, and astronomy are winners in this year’s Star Family Challenge, a grant that funds high-risk, high-reward research.
Eighth-graders from upper schools across Cambridge brought their science projects to campus as part of the seventh annual Science and Engineering Showcase.
Harvard President Drew Faust explored the country’s history of mourning in a conversation at the September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York.
Sixty Harvard Heroes, exceptional employees from across the University, on Monday basked in the applause of hundreds of colleagues, friends, and family members who gathered to recognize their achievements.
Harvard’s MEDscience program teaches Boston high school students how to think and act like a doctor.
At Harvard’s Safra Center, which just celebrated its 30th anniversary, a student intern learns about ethics, and the evolving issues that surround them.
A group of Cambridge Rindge and Latin students recently completed a marine biology internship that placed them in labs of local universities, including Harvard.
John Manning, the Bruce Bromley Professor of Law and deputy dean at Harvard Law School, an eminent public-law scholar with expertise in statutory interpretation and structural constitutional law, will become the School’s next dean on July 1.
Judy Woodruff and the late Gwen Ifill were honored with the 2017 Radcliffe Medal for their groundbreaking work in journalism.
This 360 video puts you in the shoes of a Harvard student experiencing graduation as it unfolds.
One of Harvard’s most famous dropouts returned to receive a degree and encourage the Class of 2017 to go out and make a difference in the world.
Mark Zuckerberg's speech (as written) for Harvard's 366th Commencement.
A full day of coverage from Harvard's 366th Commencement.
Sally Yates, who President Trump fired as acting attorney general when she refused to enforce his tightened travel regulations, said Wednesday that she acted out of a belief that defending the executive order would have meant falsely claiming it was not directed at Muslims.
Today the University awarded a total of 7,066 degrees and certificates.
Harvard's Afternoon Program speaker Mark Zuckerberg will be among the 10 who will receive honorary degrees during the University's 366th Commencement.
From huge honors to technological breakthroughs, stunning triumphs to major milestones, the University in 2016–17 had much to celebrate.
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden tells College seniors to avoid apathy and help shape their nation, during Class Day speech in Harvard Yard.
The Harvard Alumni Association has announced that three alumni will receive the 2017 Harvard Medal.
The incoming Harvard Alumni Association president aims to continue the people-centered leadership of her predecessor.
Six Harvard seniors received inducted into the armed forces at the annual ROTC commissioning ceremony.
Daniel Schlauch is looking to put his talents with numbers to work fighting cancer.
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences awards the Centennial Medal to four outstanding alumni whose contributions to knowledge, to their disciplines, to their colleagues, and to society have made a fundamental and lasting impact.
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study introduces its new class of fellows for 2017-18.
For the 29th consecutive year, neighboring churches and institutions will ring their bells at the conclusion of Harvard’s 366th Commencement Exercises.
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.
Graduating seniors gathered in the Memorial Church for the Baccalaureate Service, a tradition as old as Commencement.
Sherry Turkle was the orator during Phi Beta Kappa Literary Exercises Tuesday at Sanders Theatre. She was joined by poet and memoirist Mark Doty.
Agnes Igoye brought her fight to end human trafficking from Uganda to Harvard’s Kennedy School.
On June 5, 1947, Secretary of State George C. Marshall stood on the steps of Memorial Church and delivered an address that changed the world. The retired five-star general, credited during World War II with organizing the fastest and biggest military buildup in U.S. history, took just under 11 minutes to announce the creation of one of the largest and most successful international aid programs in history.
Three student orators, Auguste (Gussie) Roc, Jessica Glueck, and Walter Smelt III, were chosen in a speech-writing competition to address Harvard’s Class of 2017.
Damon Clark ’17 will graduate with a greater knowledge of Navajo history and culture and a renewed pride in his indigenous identity.
At Harvard Divinity School, Margaux Fitoussi explored migration as it echoed from her childhood and as it afflicts worlds far from hers.
The Gazette asked a few Harvard faculty to talk about the book that they have reread the most and why they keep coming back.
Harvard University today announced the results of the annual elections of new members to the Board of Overseers and of the Harvard Alumni Association Elected Directors.
Plans for immersive student experiences in Canada’s far north and in Italy received grants from the President’s Innovation Fund for International Experiences.