In a question-and-answer session, Jonathan L. Walton, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals, discusses Harvard College’s approaches to diversity, makes recommendations, and reaffirms the College’s priorities to foster a culture of inclusion.
Harvard has filed its Institutional Master Plan Notification Form with the Boston Redevelopment Authority for the Science and Engineering Complex in Allston.
Tiq Milan, a writer and journalist who carved a niche for himself as a media advocate and one of the leading voices for transgender equality, shared his thoughts and his story during “Transgender in America,” a panel discussion at Harvard.
A slight surplus atop a strengthening financial foundation marked the 2015 fiscal year, according to Harvard financial leaders, who spoke with the Gazette as the University released its annual financial report.
At a State Department forum, Harvard President Drew Faust says that universities have a responsibility to play a key role in developing solutions to climate-change issues.
The Cambridge Board of Zoning Appeal (BZA) gave its approval to Harvard University’s Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center renovation plans Thursday night. The project had previously secured the approval of the Cambridge Historical Commission, the Harvard Square Advisory Committee, and the Cambridge Planning Board.
Harvard University announced today that its endowment posted a 5.8 percent return and was valued at $37.6 billion, an all-time high, for the fiscal year that ended June 30.
New Mindich programs will support Harvard College students’ efforts to help others through public service.
The Harvard Graduate School of Design and John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences will jointly offer a new degree at the intersection of their disciplines. In a Q&A session, the two deans outlined what’s ahead.
For seminal discoveries that have illuminated the DNA damage response, Stephen J. Elledge, the Gregor Mendel Professor of Genetics and of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is being recognized with the Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award. The award is considered to be among the most respected in biomedicine.
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Harvard Professor Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, Victor S. Thomas Professor of History and of African and African American Studies, is among the 10 recipients of the 2014 National Humanities Medal.
Cherry A. Murray, former dean of Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, was nominated by President Obama to be director of the Office of Science in the U.S. Department of Energy, a key administration post.
The Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) is planning the next events in its Your Harvard series of gatherings with alumni groups in Atlanta, Boston, and Toronto.
Douglas W. Elmendorf, former director of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, was introduced on Thursday as the new dean of the Harvard Kennedy School.
Douglas W. Elmendorf, former Harvard professor and director of the Congressional Budget Office, will become dean of the Harvard Kennedy School in January.
John A. Paulson gives $400 million to Harvard to endow the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the largest donation in the University’s history.
The president of the Harvard Alumni Association today announced the results of the annual election of new members of the Harvard Board of Overseers.
Outgoing Harvard Alumni Association President Cynthia A. Torres ’80, M.B.A. ’84, is passing the leadership to Paul L. Choi ’86, J.D. ’89.
Organizers see strong collaboration, solid alumni engagement, efforts already bearing fruit.