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.
The University in 2014-15 saw milestones with the reopening of the Harvard Art Museums and the renaming of the T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
The Harvard College deanship will be renamed the Danoff Dean of Harvard College, in recognition of the longtime dedication of Ami Kuan Danoff ’84 and William A. Danoff ’82, and their most recent generosity in support of Harvard College and House renewal.
Nearly 81 percent of the students admitted to the Class of 2019 plan to enroll in August. Last year, 80.9 percent matriculated; 81 percent did so the year before. The last time Harvard’s yield on admitted students reached these levels was 1969 for the Class of 1973.
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Amid a discussion probing inequality, the Your Harvard series celebrates the University’s ties to Chicago.
Seven students from Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences were awarded Fulbright Fellowships earlier this week. The scholars’ research will take them across the globe — to Africa, Asia, and Europe.
Four graduating seniors will begin yearlong fellowships as part of the Fulbright Scholars program administered by the U.S. Department of State. Joy Ming, Tyreke White, and Amanda Reilly will all complete their studies at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences this year.
Thomas J. Hollister, a business executive with expertise in global financial management and banking, has been named Harvard’s chief financial officer and vice president for finance.
Longtime presidential adviser and Harvard Kennedy School Professor David Gergen engaged in a wide-ranging conversation on the complex intersections of religion, politics, and public life.
Julio Frenk, dean of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will become the next president of the University of Miami, it was announced today. Frenk, the T & G Angelopoulos Professor of Public Health and International Development (a joint appointment with the Harvard Kennedy School), will step down at the end of August and assume his new role on Sept 1.
A new arts concentration will offer classes this fall, and students will be able to declare the concentration officially in December.
On March 31, admission notifications were sent to 1,990 of the record 37,307 who applied for admission to the Harvard College Class of 2019.
Alumni and friends, including many recent graduates, joined President Drew Faust at a Your Harvard celebration in Seattle.
Karen Nelson Moore ’70, J.D. ’73, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, has been named president of Harvard University’s Board of Overseers. Diana Nelson ’84, chair of the board of Carlson, will serve as vice chair of the Overseers executive committee.