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.
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.
A restoration at Clover restaurant in Harvard Square saved previously hidden, glass-covered, tiled school pennants from a century ago.
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.
Jackie Lender '16, who is the first Harvard Presidential City of Boston Fellow, shares her experience.
When incoming freshman Kevin Yang learned he was accepted to Harvard College, he quickly wrote and thanked one of the people who helped him the most — Tri Huynh. As a Harvard student, Huynh, now a teacher in California, tutored Yang once a week at Harvard’s Education Portal in Allston.
Wearing sun hats and armed with selfie sticks, iPhones, and video cameras, tourists from all over the world visit Harvard Square and Harvard University ...
Young and old travel from near and far to the Radcliffe sunken garden to sit and enjoy this splendid oasis in the city.
Native Americans from many tribes make up a small but vital segment of the Harvard community.
Cambridge’s Irving Street has been the inspirational home to, among others, a famed psychologist, poet, chef, historian, chemist, and physicist.
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The Italian word “chiaroscuro” means roughly “light and dark.” As in film noir, visual attributes play a starring role. Blacks are like coal, and shadows are long and dramatic.
Every House is best: The Class of 2019 learns their housing fate.
Juniors Fatima Bishtawi and Amanda Mozea made lasting connections through the Best Buddies program.
Harvard’s Michael Sandel and an all-star panel engaged in a “Justice” style dialogue to kick off HUBweek.
At the Cambridge-Harvard Summer Academy, students stretch their minds through science.
In summer, the Cambridge Youth Enrichment Program, sponsored by the Phillips Brooks House, provides campers with a focus.
Photo gallery: Harvard staff members keep the campus running throughout record snowfalls.
There are many formal spaces in the Langdell Library of Harvard Law School (HLS). But not on the top floor on a bridge leading to the Lewis Hall stacks, ...
Since 1995, Music in Hospitals and Nursing Homes Using Entertainment as Therapy (MIHNUET) has brought undergraduate musicians to 17 different sites in Cambridge and Boston to share the healing gift of music.
Harvard’s i-lab is a safe place for students to take risks and explore potentially commercial ideas, like cricket chips, aerial drone service and repair, or a public service-oriented website to connect voters and officials.
Harvard University’s early buildings hugged the ground; after two centuries, the campus began to soar.
A Harvard graduate and Lowell House residence manager help homeless artists find a mass market for their work.
Walking into the Yard from Massachusetts Avenue, keeping Wigglesworth to the right, visitors come to a wrought-iron fence with a gate. Here, tucked behind Lamont Library, lies a little treasure called Dudley Garden.
Summer camps run by the Phillips Brooks House Association are making a difference for youths across Boston and Cambridge.
The Boston Refugee Youth Enrichment summer camp, one of 12 Summer Urban Program camps offered by the Phillips Brooks House Association (PBHA), is helping ...
Utopian worlds, sign-language poetry, and DNA origami — the subjects are as fascinating and varied as the students who explore them. The Carpenter Center presents “From Here,” an exhibition of thesis projects by seven graduating seniors from VES. The exhibit continues through May 29.
East Boston elementary school children are exploring and interpreting "The Wizard of Oz" through the creative arts using a program called Pre-Texts, which was developed by Doris Sommer, the Ira and Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and director of the Cultural Agents Initiative at Harvard.
A mural project, with the support of Harvard Hillel, Harvard Memorial Church, the Harvard Chaplains, and Combined Jewish Philanthropies in Boston, will continue to be worked on at Harvard Hillel through April 18.
When reports swept the Harvard campus Monday afternoon that two bomb blasts at the Boston Marathon had killed and wounded people at the finish line, a wave of sadness and concern swept the campus.
Established in 1930, Leverett House is the largest residential House at Harvard. These photos explore a week in the life of Leverett House.
Artist Alan Hark runs the Mather House wood-turning studio, where students work and hone their skills with wood.
It was a busy summer of Harvard-supported learning on campus and in the neighboring communities.
This work is a key extension of the public service ethic called for in Harvard’s charter, and the University takes great pride in its longstanding partnerships with communities in Boston.