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.
Internet leader and philanthropist Mark Zuckerberg is the featured speaker at Harvard’s 366th Commencement on May 25.
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.
Harvard Board of Overseers President Kenji Yoshino reflects on his six-year term on the board, with a look both backward and forward.
Call it magic, but the rain held off while Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling delivered the keynote address this afternoon (June 5) at Harvard University’s annual meeting of the Harvard Alumni Association.
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.
Harvard admissions officials say 938 students have been admitted early to the College to the Class of 2021, as early action thrives as a “new normal” for undergraduate admissions.
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.
Darwin's finches are the emblems of evolution. The birds he saw on the Galapagos Islands during his famous voyage around the world in 1831-1836 changed his thinking about the origin of new species and, eventually, that of the world's biologists.
Central to Lowell House renewal is Otto Hall, named in recognition of a gift from Alexander Otto ’90, M.B.A. ’94.
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It’s Housing Day 2017 at Harvard, first with dorm assignments, and then with revelry.
Applications for admission to Harvard College rose to nearly 40,000 this year, with a record 39,494 students applying, 1.2 percent more than last year.
President Bok, former President Rudenstine, incoming President Faust, members of the Harvard Corporation and the Board of Overseers, members of the faculty, parents, and especially, the graduates: I’ve been waiting more than 30 years to say this: “Dad, I always told you I’d come back and get my degree.”
When questioned closely by psychologists from Harvard University about their feelings, victims of childhood sexual abuse revealed some surprising impressions.
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.
Education is pivotal to changing your life for the better, Harvard President Drew Faust told an audience of Miami high school students on Thursday.
Harvard Innovation Labs announced the 15 finalists for this year’s President’s Innovation Challenge. The grand prize winner will be named May 9.
The popular singer Rihanna has been named the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year, and will come to campus to accept the Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award at a ceremony Feb. 28.
A faculty exchange about the humanities and sciences formed the centerpiece of the February Your Harvard: Miami event.
The Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School has named humanitarian Eric Greitens, founder and former CEO of The Mission Continues, as this year’s recipient of the Gleitsman Citizen Activist Award, which he will receive on Nov. 12. The biennial award includes a $125,000 prize.
Ganmaa Davaasambuu is a physician (Mongolia), a Ph.D. in environmental health (Japan), a fellow (Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study), and a working ...
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’s brightest share their stories in a new video highlighting the value of studying art and culture.
Efforts to promote sustainability at the Graduate School of Design include composting, freecycle, racks, and a green roof at Gund Hall.
Nearly 400 local eighth-grade students came to Harvard’s campus for SEAS’s third annual Science and Engineering Showcase.
Michael Kieffer, an advanced doctoral student in language and literacy at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, is the recipient of the International Reading Association’s (IRA) Jeanne S. Chall Research Fellowship.
During an instructive session at the Harvard Ed Portal, elementary school students learned the benefits of helpful spiders.
The members of the Harvard Class of 2020 have received their acceptance notifications. The College is admitting 2,037 applicants from a record pool of 39,041.
Golden Globe Award-winning actress, comedian, producer, writer, and best-selling author Amy Poehler has been named Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ 2015 Woman of the Year.
Local children learn the scientific principles behind cooking food.
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.
Snapshots of Harvard’s 2013 Commencement, a day marked by sunshine and warmth as well as rituals, honors, and good wishes.
Professor Maria Tatar offered her insight into the enduring cultural appeal of fairy tales in an installment of the John Harvard Book Celebration series.
Oprah Winfrey, the Afternoon Program's principal speaker at Harvard's 362nd Commencement, addressed the Class of 2013. This is the text of her speech as delivered on May 30.
The Ivy League style of clothiers such as J. Press and the Andover Shop has stood the test of time.
A Winthrop House suite that once housed the young John F. Kennedy gets a facelift, and recreates the room as the future U.S leader would have known it.
The opening of the Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab in Allston marks the newest addition to the Innovations Labs cluster, which fosters the cross-disciplinary approach to entrepreneurship.
Applications for admission to Harvard College are up 4.6 percent this year, with 39,044 students applying to the Class of 2020.
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.
Thirteen local nonprofits were selected to receive Harvard Allston Partnership Fund grants totaling $100,000 to support programs in the Allston-Brighton community.
The Class of ’18 received their Harvard rings on Junior Parents Weekend.
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.
New Harvard Management Company head N.P. Narvekar announced a major reorganization of Harvard’s endowment management arm, including investment strategy shifts, workforce cuts, fresh hires, and changes in how compensation is calculated.
Rihanna received the Harvard Foundation’s Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award during an hourlong ceremony before a raucous crowd that had waited hours to get a coveted seat inside jam-packed Sanders Theatre.
In a question-and-answer session at the start of the new academic year, Harvard President Drew Faust discussed single-gender social organizations, endowment issues, the importance of increasing diversity and safeguarding the humanities, and how she spends her downtime.
Interview with geneticist George Church as part of the Experience series.
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.
The family of the late, influential Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia has donated his papers to the Harvard Law School Library.
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.
Hundreds of listeners from Harvard and beyond packed a Radcliffe auditorium on Friday for a series of wrenching discussions about the historical role of ...