Education





Things to do this fall at Harvard

Learning is worth leaving the house for. Whether you’re interested in science, history, politics, philosophy, art, music, theater, film, technology, cooking, or sports, there’s something happening at Harvard this fall for you. Flour bakery owner…



Harvard reaccreditation process advances

Harvard’s Reaccreditation Steering Committee, chaired by Scott Edwards, the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and professor of organismic and evolutionary biology, has been meeting for several years and working with various groups and colleagues across…


Shaun Donovan named senior strategist for Allston

Harvard University has announced the appointment of Shaun Donovan as senior strategist and adviser to the president on Allston and campus development. Donovan, who has decades of experience in urban planning and development, is a…











No Picture

Faculty Council meeting held Aug. 30

On Aug.30 the Faculty Council welcomed new members, reviewed history and policies, elected subcommittees for 2017–2018, and discussed the work of the Council in the new academic year. The Council next meets on Sept. 13….



Harvard president issues clarion call to fight racism

It’s a time-honored tradition at Memorial Church, a brief service of reflection, song, and prayer that unfolds early weekday mornings during the fall and spring semesters. For close to 400 years, some students, faculty, and…



The gates that frame Harvard Yard

The 25 gates in Harvard Yard manage a rare feat: They are pragmatic and artistic at the same time. When locked, the gates provide security and intimacy. But then there is the beauty: a bold…