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.
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.
Harvard Business School and the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have announced a joint master’s program aimed at shaping leadership in tech.
In an interview with the Gazette, Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow reflects on her eight years leading the School.
A panel at Harvard Divinity School included the deans of the Law School, Business School, and Ed School. The focus was how the Divinity School could be of assistance.
On Match Day 2017, more than 150 Harvard Medical School students learned where they will spend the next three to seven years of their training.
The family of the late, influential Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia has donated his papers to the Harvard Law School Library.
Applications for admission to Harvard College rose to nearly 40,000 this year, with a record 39,494 students applying, 1.2 percent more than last year.
Harvard admissions officials say 938 students have been admitted early to the College to the Class of 2021, as early action thrives as a “new normal” for undergraduate admissions.
An interview with Dean David Hempton to mark the bicentennial of Harvard Divinity School.
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A special exhibit to mark Harvard Divinity School’s bicentennial year, “Faces of Divinity: Envisioning Inclusion for 200 Years,” tells the story of the School since its founding in 1816.
The members of the Harvard Class of 2020 have received their acceptance notifications. The College is admitting 2,037 applicants from a record pool of 39,041.
As the Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School celebrates its 50th anniversary, alumni reflect on the important influence it had on their lives.
Applications for admission to Harvard College are up 4.6 percent this year, with 39,044 students applying to the Class of 2020.
Douglas Elmendorf, the new dean of Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, talks about his return to academia and weighs in on where HKS is headed.
Harvard physicist Federico Capasso is the co-recipient of the 2015 Rumford Prize, awarded by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He shares the prize with Alfred Cho in recognition of their contributions to the field of laser technology.
A new joint degree program for undergraduates and graduates at Harvard Extension School is designed for students with strong business experience.
The Harvard Graduate School of Design and John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences will jointly offer a new degree at the intersection of their disciplines. In a Q&A session, the two deans outlined what’s ahead.
John A. Paulson gives $400 million to Harvard to endow the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the largest donation in the University’s history.
Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, were Harvard Law School's Class Day speakers on Wednesday.
Nearly 81 percent of the students admitted to the Class of 2019 plan to enroll in August. Last year, 80.9 percent matriculated; 81 percent did so the year before. The last time Harvard’s yield on admitted students reached these levels was 1969 for the Class of 1973.
On March 31, admission notifications were sent to 1,990 of the record 37,307 who applied for admission to the Harvard College Class of 2019.
A record 37,305 students have applied for admission to Harvard College’s Class of 2019.
Harvard College on Dec. 11 sent admission notifications to 977 prospective students through its Early Action program.
Murat Ülker, a leading entrepreneur in Istanbul, has contributed $24 million on behalf of the Ülker family to the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to establish the Sabri Ülker Center for Nutrient, Genetic, and Metabolic Research.
“Elements of Architecture” was reprised in Cambridge as Harvard Professor Rem Koolhaas expounded on the exhibit during a lecture that kicked off the Harvard Graduate School of Design's “The Grounded Visionaries” weekend (Sept. 12-14).
A five-year, $3.5 million gift to launch the Louis Bacon Environmental Leadership Program was announced Wednesday by the Harvard Kennedy School. Louis Bacon is a prominent entrepreneur and conservationist.
Harvard’s Summer School offers students young and old access to the University’s archives, museums, and libraries, as well as more than 300 courses.
A new class at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, “Design Competitions,” used the academic setting this semester to look at a competitive activity familiar (and exhausting) to architects and planners worldwide.
Nearly 82 percent of the students admitted to the Class of 2018 will matriculate at Harvard College, which would be the highest percentage to attend since slightly more than 83 percent of those admitted to the Class of 1973 came in 1969.
Forty-one students from the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Doctor of Education and Doctor of Education Leadership programs have been presenting their dissertations and capstone projects in front of public audiences since April 11, continuing through April 22.
Harvard College has sent admission notifications to 2,023 students, 5.9 percent of the applicant pool of 34,295. Included are record numbers of African-American and Latino students, who constitute 11.9 and 13 percent of the admitted class, respectively.
In a new master class series at HGSE, David Malan demonstrates why his course CS50, is wildly popular and what goes into creating memorable learning experiences for students.
David Otunga, who addressed the HLS Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law, bills himself as unique — the only Harvard lawyer, movie star, professional wrestler, reality star, bodybuilder, and TV personality in the world. He also brought some very sage advice on Friday.
Harvard is marking the 10th anniversary of a revolutionary financial aid program that eliminates the cost of the College for those in need, and reduces it for struggling middle-class families.
Applications to Harvard have remained near record highs for the fourth year in a row. This year, 34,295 sought admission to the Class of 2018.
Admission notifications have been sent under the Early Action program to 992 prospective members of the Harvard College Class of 2018.
Harvard Divinity School has created its first online, interactive course, with help from HarvardX, to debut in January.
Harvard College today announced a new initiative to encourage promising students from modest economic backgrounds to attend and complete college. It will use social media, video, and other Web-based communications, along with traditional forms of outreach, to connect high school students to Harvard and to other public and private colleges.
The Instituto Cervantes Observatory of the Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultures in the United States at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of Harvard University will be a center for tracking Spanish language growth.
James E. Ryan, one of the nation’s leading scholars of education law and policy, will become the next dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
As the new dean of Harvard’s Division of Continuing Education, Huntington D. Lambert is charged with continuing to blend technology with teaching and learning to serve highly motivated students who invest their time to advance their education through the Extension School, Summer School, Professional Development Programs, and the Institute for Learning in Retirement.
The culmination of the Harvard Horizons initiative was a symposium in which eight Ph.D. students each offered five-minute presentations, styled on the popular TED talks, about a specific aspect of their current research.
Richard J. Murnane, the Juliana W. and William Foss Thompson Professor of Education and Society at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), will serve as acting dean of the HGSE, President Drew Faust announced May 9.
Eighty-two percent of students admitted to the Class of 2017 plan to enroll at Harvard this August. This is the highest yield since the Class of 1973 entered approximately two generations ago. The yield for the Class of 2016 was 80.2 percent.
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study announced 49 artists and scholars who have been selected as its 2013-2014 fellows, among them are 15 Harvard faculty.
Twenty students who were chosen by lottery to join Professor Matthew Nock and Harvard College Dean Evelynn M. Hammonds at her house for a “fireside chat.” The event was the second in a new series meant to connect undergraduates with faculty members in an open, informal, and welcoming atmosphere.
Harvard College Dean Evelynn M. Hammonds hosted a fireside chat at her home with Professor Henry Louis Gates and about 25 student participants who had been selected through a lottery system. The chat was part of a series of events designed to foster interaction between undergraduates and faculty outside the classroom.
Susan Shallcross Swartz and her husband, James R. Swartz ’64, have donated $10 million to Harvard Divinity School to establish the Susan Shallcross Swartz Endowment for Christian Studies.
For nearly five years, Harvard Extension School Dean Michael Shinagel and groups of 9- and 10-year-olds from a suburban Chicago elementary school have been great friends — by way of the U.S. Postal Service — and it’s the envy of the entire school.