Harvard Commencement speaker Oprah Winfrey addressed the Class of 2013 under sunny skies and called for them to accept failure, and then triumph over it. During the Afternoon Program, Harvard President Drew Faust recapped the year and called for increased federal funding for research universities.
A biomedical engineering concentrator and Quincy House resident, Scott Yim’s senior project explored using naturally derived materials such as bamboo to help reduce the cost of medical devices and biomaterials in the developing world.
All-American Crimson rower Courtney Diekema, a graduating senior, is hoping for a spot on the under-23 U.S. women’s crew and perhaps in the Olympics, even as she gets ready for duty as a lieutenant in Air Force intelligence.
In opening Harvard’s first student-run coffee shop, Jesse Kaplan found startup success the old-fashioned way.
An Ethiopian classicist, a French explorer, and a New York policeman-turned-HKS student will speak at this year’s Morning Exercises on May 30.
Harvard President Drew Faust on Tuesday drew on the example of the selfless responders to the Boston Marathon bombing, telling graduating seniors to “run toward” challenges, passions, and places where their help is needed.
One senior from each of Harvard’s Houses will speak during Morning Prayers as part of "Senior Talks." The May 9 speaker is Fred-Ivo Baca of Leverett House, with the series concluding on May 16 with Cassandra Thomson of Winthrop House.
Six from Harvard win Rhodes Scholarships, among only 32 students nationally selected for the prestigious academic honor.
Six Harvard undergraduates are among the 32 American men and women chosen as Rhodes Scholars on Sunday. They will begin their studies at the University of Oxford in October 2013.
The Office for Sustainability has announced the 10 recipients of this year’s 2010-11 Student Sustainability Grant Program. Now in its second year, the ...
Freshman Parents Weekend involves first-year students and family in sessions designed to smooth the transition to college.
An official convocation ceremony took the place of the traditional opening exercises for Harvard College’s Class of 2013. The service included some new and old traditions.