Following the recent announcement of the faculty and staff advisory committees for Harvard’s presidential search, the student advisory committee has now been assembled.
Whether you’re interested in science, history, politics, art, technology, comedy, cooking, or sports, there’s something happening at Harvard this fall for you.
Dean James Ryan of the Graduate School of Education will depart Harvard at the end of this academic year to become president of the University of Virginia.
Long-term Harvard reaccreditation process advances. A team will visit in late October to examine the University’s self-study process.
Shaun Donovan, the former director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, has been named senior strategist and adviser to Harvard President Drew Faust on Allston and campus development.
During her last year as Harvard president, Drew Faust said in an interview that she will focus on making the case for the University’s needs and values in Washington, ensuring progress on inclusion and belonging for all, completing The Harvard Campaign, and nurturing development of the emerging Allston campus.
Diversity Dialogue panelists discussed how the lack of diversity in children’s literature limits the imaginations of children of all backgrounds.
Harvard’s first year as a chapter of Camp Kesem, a summer camp for children whose parents have battled cancer, unfolded last month in the green hills of Western Massachusetts.
The Presidential Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging continues to seek recommendations from the University community as its deadline draws near.
The first week of each semester is known as “shopping week” at Harvard, during which students are encouraged to try out classes before formally registering.
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President Drew Faust and University officials unveiled a plaque to honor and remember slaves whose labor helped fund the bequest establishing Harvard Law School 200 years ago.
Young refugees living in Dorchester learned English at a summer camp taught by Harvard students. Morning classes were followed by afternoon field trips to places such as the Boston Children’s Museum and harbor islands.
As members of Harvard’s Texas Club prepare a vigil, University experts offer advice on how best to help those in need from the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.
Harvard President Drew Faust called for listeners to take a stand against bigotry and racism during the first Morning Prayers of the academic year.
In her final convocation address, Harvard President Drew Faust urged freshmen to challenge assumptions, connect with classmates, and embrace diversity.
The 25 gates in Harvard Yard manage a rare feat: They are pragmatic and artistic at the same time.
The midpoint of the Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center renovation project was celebrated in a traditional topping-off ceremony.
Harvard's Class of 2021 settles into its dorms with family and friends helping them make the transition on the official move-in day.
Michael Medaugh, who in seventh grade exchanged notes with Harvard President Drew Faust, worked hard and is now a College freshman.
The sunny, modular home architect Richard Rogers designed for his parents in the 1960s now serves as an urban studies lab for the Graduate School of Design.
The 42nd annual Harvard Cambridge Senior Luncheon brought nearly 1,000 senior citizens to Harvard Yard for the special event.
The Crimson Summer Academy welcomes 30 new Crimson Scholars to attend its three-summer program. When fully completed, the nearly 100 students have experienced rigorous academic opportunities, with 85 percent later attending a four-year college.
Allston resident and Harvard intern Jose Mendoza is giving back to the Ed Portal, which he credits for shaping him and his community.
The Cambridge-Harvard Summer Academy invites area high school students to participate in a hands-on lab class work at Harvard.
Harvard’s presidential search committee, comprising the 12 members of the University’s Corporation other than the president along with three members of the Board of Overseers, has announced the membership of the faculty and staff advisory committees for the search.
A cross between camp and summer school, the Harvard Ed Portal program lets kids learn by having fun.
Fred Lee Glimp Jr. ’50, Ph.D. ’64, who gave 50 years of service to Harvard, passed away in June at the age of 91.
President Drew Faust and University faculty explore changing times at Your Harvard event in Minnesota.
Grammy-winning jazz star Esperanza Spalding and flutist Claire Chase will be Harvard professors starting in the 2017-2018 academic year.
A Summer Explorations program gives young students a hands-on (and tasty) lesson in science to both engage and inspire.
Year Up graduates reflect on the Harvard-affiliated program that changed their lives.
Acclaimed chemist Charles M. Lieber has been named a University Professor and is the first to receive the Joshua and Beth Friedman University Professorship.
For more than 50 years, Faulkner fans have worked to commemorate a beloved character with a secret memorial on the Anderson Memorial Bridge.
Harvard School of Dental Medicine honored by Boston City Council on its 150th anniversary.
S. Allen Counter, a neurophysiologist, educator, ethnographer, and founding director of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations, died on July 12.
Provost Alan Garber announced the appointment of George Andreou as director of the Harvard University Press, beginning in September.
The Harvard Corporation has launched the search for a new president of Harvard University, in light of Drew Faust’s recent announcement that she will step down at the end of the 2017–18 academic year.
A collaboration among the Graduate School of Education, Harvard Art Museums, and Cambridge Rindge and Latin School empowers young teachers and high school students to teach and learn from original works of art.
The festival will begin Oct. 10 and feature symposia, lectures, and interactive events examining a wide range of topics.
A collection of scenes from the 2016-2017 school year at Harvard.
An Ed Portal exhibit celebrates an educational initiative between the Ed Portal, Harvard Art Museums, and Gardner Pilot Academy to create an experiential learning program for third-graders.
Nannerl Keohane, stepping down after 12 years on the Harvard Corporation, offers her thoughts on recent changes to the organization and on the challenges facing Harvard and higher education.
Tom Lee, head of Harvard’s Learning from Performers program, is stepping down after 23 years.
An Ed Portal cooking workshop explored the science behind aioli and ice cream.
Khalil Abdur-Rashid, an adjunct professor of Islamic studies at Southern Methodist University and co-founder of the Islamic Seminary of America, has been appointed Harvard’s Muslim chaplain.
Harvard Corporation member explains where the search for Drew Faust's successor will focus, and how it will work.
The high-end manufacturing and assembly workstations of the Maker Space will be open to all members of the Harvard community.
Colleagues, political leaders, and students praise a president who acted, and listened.
Harvard President Drew Faust announced that she will step down as president on June 30, 2018. The Gazette looks back on some memorable moments from the last 10 years.
Drew Faust, who became Harvard’s 28th president in 2007, has announced that she will step down on June 30, 2018.