In honor of his creative achievements, architect Frank Gehry received the Harvard Arts Medal in a ceremony that marked the kickoff to Arts First, Harvard’s four-day celebration of student and faculty creativity.
Leaving a legacy of curriculum innovation and diplomacy, Dean of Arts and Humanities Diana Sorensen steps down after 10 years of elevating the division.
SurgiBox, a collapsible, safe, and aseptic surgery device, won this year’s $70,000 grand prize in the President’s Challenge.
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Harvard President Drew Faust signed an agreement Friday to bring the Air Force ROTC program officially to campus.
U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus reflected on the longstanding relationship between Harvard and the Navy during an address to mark the fifth anniversary of the Navy ROTC program’s return to campus.
Harvard officials unveil a plaque as part of efforts to recognize the lives and contributions that enslaved people have made to the University.
In letter, Harvard officials tell congressional committees why endowments are fundamental to higher education’s stability, research, and mission.
A portrait of the late Rev. Peter J. Gomes, the Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church for almost 40 years, was unveiled at the Faculty Room in University Hall. It is the first portrait of a non-white person in the iconic, stately room.
Harvard has named Steven D. Fessler to lead the real estate development of the Allston enterprise research campus.
For incoming freshmen to Harvard College’s Class of 2020, ‘start-up’ grants will help ease the pressures of everyday expenses.
Language, literature, and the liberal arts are key disciplines in forming leaders, Harvard President Drew Faust said during a speech at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust and her brother, Donald Gilpin, a retired English and drama teacher, shared their thoughts on pedagogy in a discussion at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
The Harvard Corporation has approved Harvard Law School’s recommendation to retire its shield, which includes part of the crest of a slaveholding family that helped to establish the School.
The Sexual Assault Prevention Task Force issued its final report and made recommendations to President Drew Faust about how best to confront this troubling issue.
Conan O’Brien spoke with President Drew Faust about how his humanities education made him one of TV’s most successful comedians.
The Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences gave its support Tuesday to a report that backs a diverse student body with deep interaction.
Award-winning architect Frank Gehry, Ar.D. ’00, is the recipient of the 2016 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust at a ceremony on April 28 at 4 p.m. at Farkas Hall, 10-12 Holyoke St., Cambridge.
New Winthrop House addition will be named Robert M. Beren Hall, in honor of alumnus.
Combating pregnancy discrimination. Reducing racial disparities in obesity rates. Working on the front lines of the opiate epidemic. These are a few of the experiences undertaken by Harvard’s Presidential Public Service Fellows. The deadline to apply for the 2016 fellowships is Feb. 8.
A look back at some of the Gazette’s best stories of 2015.
As rhetoric against Muslims rises across the nation, members of the Harvard community increasingly are pondering how to safeguard and support the rights of all.
Inaugural study shows that Harvard alumni worldwide create vast businesses and nonprofit organizations, accounting for millions of jobs, economic impact, and volunteering success.
Shirley M. Tilghman, president emerita and professor of molecular biology and public affairs at Princeton University, will become the newest member of the Harvard Corporation.
Harvard Global Institute seeks applicants for grants to help tackle international concerns.
A Your Harvard gathering in Atlanta probed the ways in which the nation’s educational system has fallen short in promoting equality in learning.
Issues of race and inclusion prompted fresh discussion across the University last week, and police probed an act of vandalism at the Law School.
Panelists at the Kennedy School on Monday expressed optimism about the U.N. climate conference set to begin in Paris on Nov. 30, calling U.S. participation on the heels of domestic climate-related moves a “game-changer.”
To bring that dream of opportunity to Boston, Harvard undergrads, local educators, and parents from Allston, Brighton, and Cambridge gathered at the Harvard Ed Portal on Oct. 29 to explore paths to college.
Promoting a global society that celebrates both its common humanity and its differences is the antidote to the world’s deepening divisions, the Aga Khan — the worldwide spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims — said in a visit to Harvard Thursday.
Speaking at Duke University, Harvard President Drew Faust praised scholar John Hope Franklin, citing his dedication to helping create the field of African-American history, and to reminding the nation of its troubled past and present.
During a conference in Atlanta, Harvard President Drew Faust, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro, and others discussed half a century of efforts to battle inequality in housing.
A conference on future universities suggested that building them successfully will require meeting campus needs, online connections, and community concerns.
Harvard will again fund grants of up to $150,000 for promising ideas to combat climate change.
A multidisciplinary project to investigate climate change, energy security, and sustainable development in China has received the first $3.75 million grant from the new Harvard Global Institute.
Harvard President Drew Faust tells U.S. mayors’ panel that addressing inequality nationally begins with investing in education.
New concentration brings excitement by merging three disciplines and capitalizing on Harvard’s vast creative resources.
Harvard has appointed Mark C. Elliott, Mark Schwartz Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History and current director of the John King Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, as vice provost for international affairs.
Seven African-American leaders receive Du Bois Medals from the Hutchins Center.
In tandem with the release of findings from a national survey of college students about sexual assault, Harvard's Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Assault made the University’s data public Monday, including results that paint a troubling picture of sexual misconduct on campus. President Drew Faust called the survey results “deeply disturbing” and said the findings reinforce the “alarming frequency” with which students experience sexual assault.
Harvard President Drew Faust sat down with The Gazette recently to discuss the University landscape for the coming academic year, including Harvard’s priorities for 2015-16 as well as some of the challenges ahead.
Harvard President Drew Faust and William F. Lee, senior fellow of the Harvard Corporation, invite the community on Sept. 26 to celebrate the life of the late James F. Rothenberg ’68, M.B.A. ’70.
The world is smaller than ever when it comes to infectious disease, a fact that means people have more at stake than ever before in each other’s health, speakers said at a symposium marking the fifth anniversary of the Harvard Global Health Institute.
New Mindich programs will support Harvard College students’ efforts to help others through public service.
During the first Morning Prayers session of the academic year, President Drew Faust told her listeners that while the University celebrates the differences within its community and student body as “an integral part of everyone’s education,” Harvard needs to ensure that all in the community feel that they belong.
President Faust and other University leaders urged students toward a spirit of discovery in the convocation ceremony for the Class of 2019.
Harvard’s freshmen arrived on campus Tuesday, and started settling in to college life, and new routines.
James F. Rothenberg, a member of the Harvard Corporation since 2004 and the University’s treasurer from 2004 to 2014, died unexpectedly Tuesday. He was 69.
Douglas W. Elmendorf, former director of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, was introduced on Thursday as the new dean of the Harvard Kennedy School.
Sixty-four people who selflessly keep the University running are this year’s Harvard Heroes, for demonstrating unwavering excellence within their departments and Schools.
The Harvard community celebrates John A. Paulson’s $400 million gift to boost the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the University’s largest donation ever.