Harvard University’s newest residential building at 10 Akron St. in Cambridge has won the Harleston Parker Medal for 2011 as “the single most beautiful building or other structure” recently built in metropolitan Boston.
L. Fred Jewett '57, former dean of Harvard College and a longtime University administrator, died on Nov. 27. He was 75.
A total of 4,245 students have applied, and this year’s applicant pool is considerably more diverse ethnically and socioeconomically than that of any previous Early Action cycle.
Harvard names Fareed Zakaria, an alumnus who is a thought leader on international affairs, as principal speaker for the 361st Commencement in May.
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Over the past several years, Harvard University has been ramping up its involvement in India and South Asia.
The Harvard Allston Partnership Fund (HAPF) today announced that nine local nonprofits will receive grants totaling $100,000 to support programs in the Allston-Brighton community. The HAPF recognizes and supports organizations that provide Allston-Brighton residents with youth enrichment, educational programs, and engaging activities for the elderly and people with disabilities.
Four Harvard undergraduates are among the 32 American men and women chosen as Rhodes Scholars on Saturday. They will begin their studies at the University of Oxford next October.
Harvard University officially launches the Harvard Innovation Lab today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and remarks by President Drew Faust, Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, and Business School Dean Nitin Nohria. The ceremony will be followed by an open house and self-guided tours of the Allston facility.
Over the course of its history, Harvard has been home to hundreds of thousands of people who have as many stories to tell. As it celebrates its 375th anniversary, the University is launching Harvard Stories, a video oral-history project that showcases engaging personal narratives from members of the Harvard community.
After almost a decade as dean of Harvard Divinity School, William A. Graham plans to step down at the end of this academic year. He will take a year’s leave and then return to teaching.
Harvard plans services, vigils, panels to draw meaning from 10th anniversary of 9/11 tragedy.
Update on the Hurricane Irene situation.
Harvard University is commemorating its 375th anniversary this year with a special gift — a mobile tour of Harvard Yard for visitors, neighbors, and members of the Harvard community.
As of this week, Harvard became the first higher education institution to complete 50 Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certifications for construction projects around campus, a process 10 years in the making.
The Harvard University Allston Work Team presented its recommendations to Harvard President Drew Faust June 16. The report reaffirms the University’s commitment to Allston and points to development options in the next decade, including science facilities, housing, and a private-sector enterprise research campus.
President Drew Faust has announced the appointment of a search advisory committee for the next minister of the Memorial Church.
President Drew Faust names Lizabeth Cohen as interim dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The current dean, Barbara J. Grosz, will step down at the end of this academic year.
Harvard University announced it will sponsor five bike share stations in Allston and Longwood as part of a newly launched regional Bike Share program, Hubway. Harvard has also committed to sponsoring four bike share stations in the city of Cambridge when the bike share program expands regionally in Phase II of the initiative.
Harvard University, the nation’s oldest institution of higher learning, will mark its 375th anniversary with a yearlong celebration highlighting its rich history and its dedication to teaching, learning, innovation, and research.
Jazz great Wynton Marsalis will make several visits to campus over the next two years, lecturing on a variety of topics to illuminate the relationship between American music and the American identity.
Almost 35,000 students applied to Harvard College for admission to the Class of 2015. Letters of admission and email notifications were sent to 2,158 students, 6.2 percent of the record pool of 34,950. More than 60 percent of the admitted students will receive need-based scholarships averaging more than $40,000.