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.
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.
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.
A cross between camp and summer school, the Harvard Ed Portal program lets kids learn by having fun.
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.
For more than 50 years, Faulkner fans have worked to commemorate a beloved character with a secret memorial on the Anderson Memorial Bridge.
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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.
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.
An Ed Portal cooking workshop explored the science behind aioli and ice cream.
Eighth-graders from upper schools across Cambridge brought their science projects to campus as part of the seventh annual Science and Engineering Showcase.
Harvard President Drew Faust explored the country’s history of mourning in a conversation at the September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York.
Harvard’s MEDscience program teaches Boston high school students how to think and act like a doctor.
A group of Cambridge Rindge and Latin students recently completed a marine biology internship that placed them in labs of local universities, including Harvard.
Three student ventures have been recognized with 2017 President’s Innovation Challenge awards, and three runners-up also won awards.
Harvard-based program exposes high school students to the excitement and challenges of entrepreneurship.
“Toward an Artificial Brain” brought the results of a Harvard-led effort to Allston with an Ed Portal discussion.
Varsha Varman is a step closer to reaching her goals thanks in part to financial aid from Harvard.
Plans for Harvard’s 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program, which employs student workers to assist the University with summer staffing needs, is taking applications.
Dinner honors 14 Harvard employees who have worked to become U.S. citizens
Harvard’s Financial Aid Initiative has helped Michael Wingate make the most of his education.
A Harvard senior bound for medical school explains how financial aid made Harvard possible, and opened doors to her future.
A restoration at Clover restaurant in Harvard Square saved previously hidden, glass-covered, tiled school pennants from a century ago.
Shaunte Butler ’14 studied neurobiology as an undergraduate and is now in her first year at Yale Medical School. For the Miami native whose single mother worked two jobs to raise her children, Harvard’s generous financial aid helped make her College dreams a reality.
Thirteen local nonprofits were selected to receive Harvard Allston Partnership Fund grants totaling $100,000 to support programs in the Allston-Brighton community.
As part of the Harvard Ed Portal Faculty Speaker series, Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Joe Blatt shared his research on ever-changing technology and media’s impact on children.
A faculty exchange about the humanities and sciences formed the centerpiece of the February Your Harvard: Miami event.
Education is pivotal to changing your life for the better, Harvard President Drew Faust told an audience of Miami high school students on Thursday.
Founded by two Harvard College graduates and staffed mostly by students at the College, Y2Y Harvard Square is the nation’s first student-run homeless shelter exclusively for young adults.
A service trip by Harvard undergraduates exposes them to life in the Navajo Nation.
Paola Villarreal, a fellow at the Berkman Klein Center, is using data visualization to shed light on inequality in health, housing, and more.
For an undergraduate, Harvard Square is busy and crowded, but it’s home, particularly when you know what parts of it make you happy.
Harvard Law School offers a Spanish course for student attorneys who want to polish their skills to deal with clients who speak that language.
With Harvard help, Gardner Pilot Academy celebrates its new, interactive science lab.
The Ivy League style of clothiers such as J. Press and the Andover Shop has stood the test of time.
Jackie Lender '16, who is the first Harvard Presidential City of Boston Fellow, shares her experience.
Students enrolled in the course “Reinventing (and Reimagining) Boston: The Changing American City” examine the city and the many changes it has undergone in recent decades.
Last year’s Presidential Public Service Fellows spent a summer answering Drew Faust’s questions “What is your responsibility to others? What values guide your work?”
Harvard students from the Digital Literacy Project (DLP) are providing computer science curricula to seven local middle schools this year. The DLP outreach model is unusual because lessons are presented during the school day.
Gardner Pilot Academy sixth-graders were given the opportunity to tell their stories at PRX’s Podcast Garage, which partners with Harvard University to promote a dynamic, creative community known as the Zone 3 initiative.
The spirit of a Cambridge Rindge and Latin program carries on when its students head for Harvard.
Harvard Extension School and the Perkins School for the Blind have teamed up to create a self-paced edX course that will educate recruiters and hiring managers in best practices when considering a job candidate with a disability.
To expose students to Native American culture, Pforzheimer House invited Wampanoag chef Sherry Pocknett to cook and share Native American food with students.
Harvard alumni, faculty describe efforts on and off campus to diversify the arts.
A Harvard professor asked an Ed Portal audience to vote on Question 4, which would legalize and create a commission to regulate marijuana in Massachusetts, after they reviewed three very different viewpoints on the topic.
Monica Tesoriero and Kalan Chang are products of the Harvard Bridge Program, which connects workers with citizenship and career-development services.