The 25 gates in Harvard Yard manage a rare feat: They are pragmatic and artistic at the same time.
A collection of scenes from the 2016-2017 school year at Harvard.
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.
Undergrads Samuel Fisch and Lance Oppenheim take over Harvard’s Instagram account to highlight Arts First and the student experience of the arts at Harvard.
At almost any time of day, you’ll see students working out problem sets, attacking homework, or chilling with headsets in the revamped Austin and Chilton McDonnell Common Room.
A new exhibit at Harvard’s Pusey Library, “Bound by History: Harvard, Slavery, and Archives,” contains much of what researchers have uncovered so far related to Harvard’s ties to slavery. But experts say there is much more to be found.
See Harvard through a collection of double exposure images, where iconic elements of the University campus overlap and converge in surprising ways.
For almost 250 years, the U.S. military and Harvard have shared a deeply interwoven history. A Harvard University Archives exhibition at Pusey Library demonstrates the scope of this relationship.
Go behind the scenes of the Harvard-Radcliffe Drama Club's production of "Into the Woods"
In the morning hours before classes start, the Harvard community prepares for the day ahead.
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Year after year, the annual archaeological dig in Harvard Yard unearths treasures and insights.
A day in the life of a resident of the Center for the Study of World Relgions
Photos from Harvard ROTC’s 100th birthday show the intersection of service and academics through time.
The incandescent foliage of New England is on full display across the Harvard campuses on both sides of the Charles River.
The Carpenter Center, designed by renowned architect Le Corbusier, is intended for creative activity within its spaces.
Sculptures are dotted across campus in both public and private spaces.
A photo gallery on student shopping week at Harvard.
Wearing sun hats and armed with selfie sticks, iPhones, and video cameras, tourists from all over the world visit Harvard Square and Harvard University ...
After nearly 13 weeks of summer quiet, Harvard Yard awoke again as the Class of 2020 officially arrived on campus this morning.
In an area where light pollution has all but hidden the stars, Harvard's Clay and Loomis-Michael Telescopes offer staff, students, and affiliates a vision of the night sky unlike any in the city.
Harvard’s varied dining halls attract undergraduates because of their intriguing spaces and moods, as well as their meals.
Young and old travel from near and far to the Radcliffe sunken garden to sit and enjoy this splendid oasis in the city.
Alumni from the 1950s to 2000s share their memories of Harvard and historical events that marked their time in Cambridge.
Harvard staff photographers interviewed four sets of twins currently enrolled as undergraduates at Harvard College, to gain a glimpse into these unusual relationships.
Harvard Business School students, staff, and faculty are known for their sleek, polished style - sometimes with a hint of the unexpected.
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Harvard President Drew Faust signed an agreement Friday to bring the Air Force ROTC program officially to campus.
In myriad ways, Harvard is working across its campus to reduce energy use, curb climate change.
Dunster House is the first House to be completely renewed, informed by test projects that transformed Stone Hall at Quincy House and McKinlock Hall at Leverett House.
Catchy slogans, iconic symbols, and striking colors are the makings for memorable political buttons.
The possibilities of pop-ups far exceed peekaboo with paper. Take a look through the gallery to see where examples pop up across Harvard’s libraries.
Each of Harvard’s 12 undergraduate residential Houses has a library, and despite their rich histories and outward grandeur, these are intimate spaces. ...
Wintersession, a College-led, 10-day initiative between the fall and spring terms, brings together students, faculty, and alumni to learn new skills and explore their passions inside and outside their fields of academic pursuit.
The constellations of stained-glass windows that grace Memorial Hall create a magical feeling above the building’s halls as they transform the space into a veritable museum of American stained glass, with a variety of designers, manufacturers, and techniques on display.
For the students, staff, and faculty at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, wearing black is an announcement of their craft. But increasingly, color has found its way back into vogue.
Weld Boathouse is home to the Radcliffe lightweight and heavyweight crews, as well as Harvard’s recreational sculling and intramural House crew programs. It also supports a wide range of fitness programs, including yoga, cycling, and weight training.
Stairways inhabit the spaces where we live and work. Whether they’re tucked into cavities in the wall or suspended in grand ceremonial style for all to see, we travel along their treads.
While Harvard is known for its trademark crimson, it’s the flourishes of amber and suntanned illuminations scattered across campus that surprise and resonate.
Dunster House opened its doors Saturday as students moved in for the first time since its renewal. It took 400 workers more than a year to complete Dunster’s 183,060 square feet of updates and additions.
Harvard’s freshmen arrived on campus Tuesday, and started settling in to college life, and new routines.
The massive library, which rose after the Titanic sank, remains a linchpin of learning and conservation at Harvard.
HARMONY — one of Phillips Brooks House Association’s more than 70 volunteer programs — provides instrumental and vocal instruction for children in the Cambridge Public Schools.
Harvard’s motto, Veritas, has a long — and for two centuries, invisible — history.
At the fourth annual School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Design and Project Fair, hundreds of students representing 18 Harvard courses presented projects.
Students in “The Humanities Colloquium: Essential Works 2” received an education both in and out of the classroom.
Arts First, Harvard’s spring weekend festival, embraces creativity, audience participation.
Harvard's Lowell House Opera is the longest continually performing opera company in New England.
The 24th annual Harvard Invitational ballroom competition, organized by the University’s ballroom team, happened in downtown Boston April 11 and 12.
At Harvard, the commitment to a healthier, more sustainable campus is ingrained in the culture, how people learn, work, and live. Initiatives across the University’s Schools and departments bring faculty, students, and staff together in creating solutions with the ultimate goal of enhancing the well-being of everyone in the Harvard community.
A sample in images from the abundance of hats — Panama, pillbox, porkpie, and more — in Harvard’s holdings.
A new arts concentration will offer classes this fall, and students will be able to declare the concentration officially in December.