51 stories tagged ‘Students’
The Office for the Arts at Harvard and the Council on the Arts at Harvard, a standing committee of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, have announced the recipients of the annual undergraduate arts prizes for 2011.
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.
Steven Hyman, Provost; Member of the Board of Snydics of Harvard University Press; Professor of Neurobiology; Peter Davis '12 and Zachary Richner '11, Co-Producers and Co-Hosts of Harvard Thinks Big
The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Caucus is seeking current full-time Harvard student applicants for its 2011 Public Service Fellowship.
Harvard students Beth Brucker ’13 and Daniel Brandt ’12, along with more than 100 other student leaders from more than 60 universities across the United States and Canada, traveled over the holiday break to Israel to participate in the Hasbara Fellowships Israel Activism Training Program.
Law firm Andrews Kurth LLP has created the Richard H. Caldwell Financial Aid Fund, named after its deceased senior partner Richard Caldwell, a 1963 graduate of Harvard Law School.
Jocelyn Spragg, faculty director of diversity programs and special academic resources in the division of medical sciences at Harvard Medical School (HMS), as well as a research scientist, educator, mentor, and tireless promoter of educational opportunities for underrepresented students, died Nov. 2.
Trays, a student publication at the Graduate School of Design (GSD), and GSD student group Social Change and Activism, have collaborated to create the first annual compendium on socio-cultural awareness in design titled DO!: Design Opportunity.
It’s time to get those green creative juices flowing. The Harvard Office for Sustainability has announced the application timeline for this year’s round of 2010-11 Student Sustainability Grants, available at www.green.harvard/grants. Now in its second year, the grants program funds on-campus environmental projects by undergraduate and graduate students that contribute to achieving Harvard’s sustainability commitments, [...]
New transportation options for Harvard affiliates are energy- and cost-efficient, and can be fun, too.
More than 100 Harvard undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and staff ran in the annual Brian J. Honan 5K on Sept. 12.
Harvard’s leaders welcomed the Class of 2014 Tuesday (Aug. 31), in a convocation ceremony filled with pomp and circumstance. They urged the new students to use their College years as a time to experiment, learn, and discover.
Today the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University announced its student and executive fellows to the 2010-2011 academic year. The Center welcomes its inaugural Democracy Fellow, five Ford Foundation Mason Fellows, two Roy and Lila Ash Fellows in Democracy, and 19 Rajawali Foundation [...]
Outgoing HAA President Teresita Alvarez-Bjelland says the group’s interest in public service is expanding by leaps and bounds. Incoming President Robert R. Bowie Jr. plans to continue strengthening the alumni community.
Harvard’s foundation is built on years of traditions and Commencement offers a collection of the some of the most intriguing. Here’s the back story on today’s events.
Nov. 9 (Bloomberg) — Harvard University, Yale University and three other schools are pledging to encourage companies to give poor countries better access to drugs and medical products based on discoveries made on their campuses. Harvard in Cambridge, Massachusetts; Yale in New Haven, Connecticut; Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island; the University of Pennsylvania in [...]
More than 60 Harvard volunteers descended on the 80-year-old Cambridge Community Center Inc. (CCC) Saturday (Oct. 24) for a much-needed, daylong facelift.
A Harvard education includes a healthy dose of service, as illustrated by students working in positions from Cambridge to Capitol Hill.
Harvard fosters a culture of community service that embraces those who study, teach and work here. An essential component of today's Harvard education is the call to serve the greater community, both locally and globally.
President Drew Faust will hold office hours for students in her Massachusetts Hall office on the following dates:
Harvard students came together and tuned in to the national media at Election Night 2008 gatherings that ranged from small and quiet to large and loud, ultimately spilling into Harvard's Yard and Square.
A team composed of Harvard students and alumni was among the winners of the World Bank’s Lighting Africa 2008 Development Marketplace competition, held in Accra, Ghana, from May 6 to 8, 2008. The team’s innovation, microbial fuel cell-based lighting systems suitable for sub-Saharan Africa, netted the Harvard group a $200,000 prize.
Want to see where in the world Harvard is working? Beginning this week, it will take just the click of a mouse.
Students coming into universities today are “digital natives” and fundamentally different in their use of technology than the “digital immigrants” who teach them, according to John Palfrey, executive director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society.
Education meets hands-on science as roughly 100 Harvard undergraduates fan out from beach to beach collecting insects for a new database of Harbor Island insect life.