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The Harvard Graduate School of Education’s 2012 renovation of Gutman Library’s first and second floor was recently recognized by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), receiving LEED Platinum certification. “The LEED Platinum certification of the Gutman Library is a great honor and further signifies HGSE’s commitment toward sustainability,” says Director of Operations Jason [...]
Harvard has been named one of the 322 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to the Princeton Review. The education services company known for its test prep programs and college rankings, ratings and guidebooks, profiles Harvard in the fourth annual edition of its free downloadable book, “The Princeton Review’s Guide to [...]
After a tense Friday that saw the campus and the Greater Boston area on lockdown, Harvard came to life again Saturday as students and visitors flooded into Harvard Square.
Robert Levin, the inaugural Dwight P. Robinson Jr. Professor of the Humanities at the Department of Music at Harvard, will retire from the University in 2014. As a tribute to Levin, the Music Department will honor him with a concert in Sanders Theatre on Wednesday March 27, 2013 at 8 p.m. Internationally reknowned pianist Levin [...]
The Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government (M-RCBG) is accepting applications for its senior fellows program.
At its fourth meeting of the year on Oct. 24, the Faculty Council continued its discussion of proposed updates to the College’s alcohol policy and heard a presentation on House renewal.
Reknown scholar and author Joseph Horowitz will give the 2012 Louis C. Elson lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 5:15 p.m. in John Knowles Paine Concert Hall. Horowitz, a cultural historian and concert producer, will present “Rethinking What Orchestras Do: A Humanities Mandate.” The talk is free and open to the public. John Knowles Paine [...]
Harvard employees enjoyed ice cream and the Olympics on Friday during a gathering sponsored by the Office of the Executive Vice President.
The Class of 2012 will hear from one of popular culture’s rising stars and get a window into the way Washington works when “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) cast member Andy Samberg and Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank speak on Senior Class Day, May 23, in Tercentenary Theatre.
It has played host to farmers markets, seen musical performances, and been the site of a skating rink. Now, the plaza outside Harvard’s Science Center is about to be refurbished, with the goal of transforming it from a pedestrian walkway into a vibrant meeting space for Harvard student, faculty, and staff events, and the surrounding community.
After an extremely successful inaugural season in 2011, the popular regional bike share program Hubway will reopen Thursday, March 15, 2012 with approximately 60% of stations live and operational. All five Harvard-sponsored stations in Allston and Longwood will be operational and stocked with bikes Thursday morning: Longwood Medical area at the Avenue Louis Pasteur at [...]
At the Feb. 15 meeting of the Faculty Council, its members considered proposals for a Ph.D. program in education and to change the schedule of regular meetings of the Faculty in the rules of faculty procedure. They also met with President Drew Faust to ask and answer questions as representatives of the faculty.
The College Fellows Program of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences is now accepting applications for the 2012-13 academic year.
Harvard Law School will host a memorial Service in honor of Bernie Wolfman on Feb. 3.
Named in honor of Charles William Eliot, president of Harvard from 1869 to 1909, Eliot House was opened in 1931. It was one of the original seven Houses at the College following the plan by Eliot’s successor, Abbot Lawrence Lowell, to “revitalize education and revive egalitarianism at Harvard College.”
On Sept. 28, at 11:55 a.m., Harvard will be conducting a University-wide MessageMe test.
The Institute of Politics (IOP), located at Harvard Kennedy School, announced the fall visiting fellowship of Tim Roemer the week of Oct. 3.
Harvard College Dean Evelynn M. Hammonds announced the appointment of Lisa “Lee” Forest as the first director of bisexual, gay, lesbian, transgender, and queer (BGLTQ) student life.
The Harvard University Police Department is releasing its annual Clery Act report, titled “Playing it Safe.”
The sustainability efforts and environmental initiatives of Harvard University have earned it a place on the Princeton Review’s Green Rating Honor Roll for the fourth consecutive year, Harvard’s Office for Sustainability announced today. The 2012 honor roll was announced earlier this month and is comprised of schools that received the highest possible score in the [...]
Information on restrooms, parking, first aid, and more for those attending Harvard's Commencement on May 26.
The popular Harvard Farmers’ Market will return to campus on June 14.
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.
When Harvard admits its freshman class each April, it invites new students to a weekend’s immersion in College life. Here’s how the experience changed a life.
Friends and colleagues offered heartfelt remembrances during a memorial service for the Rev. Peter J. Gomes.