The first week of each semester is known as “shopping week” at Harvard, during which students are encouraged to try out classes before formally registering.
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.
The 25 gates in Harvard Yard manage a rare feat: They are pragmatic and artistic at the same time.
Harvard's Class of 2021 settles into its dorms with family and friends helping them make the transition on the official move-in day.
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.
S. Allen Counter, a neurophysiologist, educator, ethnographer, and founding director of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations, died on July 12.
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 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.
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A restoration at Clover restaurant in Harvard Square saved previously hidden, glass-covered, tiled school pennants from a century ago.
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.
It’s Housing Day 2017 at Harvard, first with dorm assignments, and then with revelry.
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.
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.
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"
Jackie Lender '16, who is the first Harvard Presidential City of Boston Fellow, shares her experience.
In the morning hours before classes start, the Harvard community prepares for the day ahead.
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 opening of the Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab in Allston marks the newest addition to the Innovations Labs cluster, which fosters the cross-disciplinary approach to entrepreneurship.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
Native Americans from many tribes make up a small but vital segment of the Harvard community.
Alumni from the 1950s to 2000s share their memories of Harvard and historical events that marked their time in Cambridge.
Photos show the many sides of Harvard's 2016 Commencement festivities.
Cambridge’s Irving Street has been the inspirational home to, among others, a famed psychologist, poet, chef, historian, chemist, and physicist.
At Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, the tiered, open spaces long known as “the trays” help fire students’ imaginations.
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.
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.
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.
As the Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School celebrates its 50th anniversary, alumni reflect on the important influence it had on their lives.
Catchy slogans, iconic symbols, and striking colors are the makings for memorable political buttons.
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.