Student residents find a tranquil retreat, scenic backdrop for celebrations.
After two years and 450,000 documents, the digitized Colonial North American Project will be available online to the public in late October.
A photo gallery of roommates in Harvard’s Class of 2020.
Harvard’s Chief Information Security Officer Christian Hamer offers best-practice guidelines to guard against phishing attacks.
Drew Faust, who became Harvard’s 28th president in 2007, has announced that she will step down on June 30, 2018.
Harvard Library’s Peer Research Fellow program assists students with research questions, taking them way beyond the basics.
A Veterans Day ceremony at the Memorial Church included the announcement of Harvard's partnership with Service to School's VetLink.
Lynette Roth, a specialist in German art of the early 20th century, has been named the Daimler-Benz Associate Curator of the Busch-Reisinger Museum.
Harvard’s motto, Veritas, has a long — and for two centuries, invisible — history.
After more than a year of renovations at Winthrop House, returning students have discovered a residence that combines neo-Georgian character with 21st-century amenities.
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A look at the tour guides of Harvard Square.
Harvard University on Monday unveiled plans for a new hub of arts innovation in Allston, the ArtLab.
Nearly 84 percent of students admitted to the Class of 2021 have chosen to matriculate at Harvard College. The last time the yield reached this level was in 1969.
Pritzker Commons at the Science Center offers students a space to study, collaborate, and connect.
A diverse workforce, whose members have developed their cultural intelligence, is a more productive workforce, according to David Livermore, president of the Cultural Intelligence Center. In the first of the academic year’s Diversity Dialogues, Livermore said that diverse teams with high cultural intelligence out-performs homogeneous teams.
The team at Harvard’s Vice Provost for Advances in Learning Research hosted digital-learning practitioners from around the nation to discuss common challenges in their work.
Jonathan Haber documented his year of studying philosophy, detailing his experience completing the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree using Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, and other forms of free learning.
Misty Copeland, the American Ballet Theatre’s first black principal dancer, shares her life story with students.
At the Cabot Science Library camera, multimedia studios require no more than a flash drive and imagination.
The Harvard Graduate School of Education and Cambridge Rindge and Latin School are collaborating on a program that brings history to life through the Harvard Art Museums’ collections.
Members of the Harvard community are authorities in game theory, Celtic poetry, and quantum mechanics — and in emergency plumbing repairs, automobile maintenance, and preparing a mean tiramisu. Until now, students have had scant opportunity to tap the vast campus expertise that resides outside the classroom. That's changing this year, though, with the expansion of Harvard College's academic smorgasbord to include seminars with titles like "Car Care Basics," "Brownies," and "Wardrobe 101."
In tandem with the release of findings from a national survey of college students about sexual assault, Harvard's Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Assault made the University’s data public Monday, including results that paint a troubling picture of sexual misconduct on campus. President Drew Faust called the survey results “deeply disturbing” and said the findings reinforce the “alarming frequency” with which students experience sexual assault.
Harvard University announced today that alumnus Kenneth Griffin, A.B. ’89, founder and chief executive officer of Citadel, has made the largest gift in Harvard College history. The $150 million gift is principally focused on supporting Harvard’s financial aid program.
The 25 gates in Harvard Yard manage a rare feat: They are pragmatic and artistic at the same time.
Harvard students opt for a different House experience when they move into the Dudley Co-op.
Harvard’s campus reflects three centuries of architectural history, and a practiced intimacy that draws people together.
Letters and email notifications of admission were sent today to 2,029 students, 5.8 percent of the record applicant pool of 35,023.
Hidden Spaces is part of a series about lesser-known spaces at Harvard. The classrooms in Memorial Hall are a beautiful example.
Letters and email notifications of admission to Harvard College have been sent to 2,032 students. More than 60 percent of families of students admitted to the Class of 2016 will benefit from an unprecedented $172 million in undergraduate financial aid.
Elton John, AIDS activist and award-winning musician, has been named the Harvard Foundation’s humanitarian of the year, and will speak at a Nov. 6 ceremony.
Call it magic, but the rain held off while Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling delivered the keynote address this afternoon (June 5) at Harvard University's annual meeting of the Harvard Alumni Association.
A look at the early history of Harvard diplomas.
A new exhibit inside the Glass Flowers gallery at the Harvard Museum of Natural History proves that a bad apple doesn't always spoil the bunch.
Harvard University has received unanimous final approval from the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) for its planned Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) in Allston.
Malcolm Reid ’21 finds weeks on campus welcoming and busy.
A portrait of the late Rev. Peter J. Gomes, the Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church for almost 40 years, was unveiled at the Faculty Room in University Hall. It is the first portrait of a non-white person in the iconic, stately room.
Incorporating hands-on, experiential learning with rigorous classroom study is the sort of innovative approach that Harvard has striven to support in recent years, the sort that will play a central role in the Harvard Campaign for Arts and Sciences.
During a Q&A in advance of a conference on slavery at American universities, Harvard President Drew Faust explains the expanding effort in Cambridge to document the painful realities of the past.
When students move back into a renovated Winthrop House this fall, ahead of schedule, they’ll find transformed spaces and modern amenities as well as design touches that celebrate the residence’s rich history.
Harvard Business School students, staff, and faculty are known for their sleek, polished style - sometimes with a hint of the unexpected.
The Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences gave its support Tuesday to a report that backs a diverse student body with deep interaction.
The Hutchins Center honors eight medalists who have made a difference for African-Americans and for cultural understanding.
Knitting's popularity continues to grow — even at Harvard, where at least 20 informal knitting circles meet once a week.
Harvard College admits 918 under Early Action program to the Class of 2020.
As the first American to be injured in the Iraq War, Marine Eric Alva shares the story of being gay in the military at Harvard’s final Faculty of Arts and Sciences Diversity Dialogue.
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.
Immediately following Commencement, Memorial Church will close as, for the remainder of the calendar year, it undergoes renovations.
A tour of Harvard’s “haunted” Houses, in advance of Halloween.
Harvard’s Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs sponsors Worldwide Week to showcase the University’s global outreach.
New Mindich programs will support Harvard College students’ efforts to help others through public service.