Education




Harvard students’ favorite spots to study on campus

Whether you’re a caffeine-fueled socializer or an ear-plugged silence seeker, there’s a perfect study space at Harvard for you. James Gusmer ’21 finds motivation in the sunny hallways of the Science Center and Widener Library’s…


Inspired by parents, Harvard grad gives back

https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/v/Oi9LBSYZgEk?rel=1&showinfo=0&wmode=opaque&rel=0 Yolanda and Dionicio Ortiz never had the chance to attend college. But the couple, who came to the U.S. from Guatemala and Mexico, respectively, instilled the value of education in their four children, encouraging…


Harvard files plan for Enterprise Research Campus

Harvard University launched the initial development phase of a new regional innovation hub on Thursday with the filing of regulatory plans for the Enterprise Research Campus (ERC) in Allston. Harvard’s vision for the ERC involves…


Midyear graduates saluted in celebratory send-off

The pomp and pageantry of Commencement may still be months away, but on a crisp December afternoon less than a mile from Tercentenary Theatre, the newest graduates of Harvard College were celebrated at the Midyear…


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Evon Vogt, 85

At a Meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences on Dec. 5, 2017, the following tribute to the life and service of the late Evon Zartman Vogt, Jr., was placed upon the permanent records…




Kennedy School celebrates its near-complete renewal

With the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) campus renewal project nearing completion, members of the community, including Harvard President Drew Faust, celebrated a key achievement in the School’s history on Friday. The event marked the culmination…


Professors examine the realities of office hours

In a time-honored academic ritual, professors tell their students at the start of each semester to visit them during regular office hours, whether to seek academic advice or just to say hello. Over the years,…






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HLS Freecycle

Got extra stuff? Don’t trash it, donate it! Donation drop-off begins at 10 am. Hosted by the Harvard Law School Green Team Bonus: Donate holiday decorations for early admission to the Freecycle (11 am) Examples…




Students package unused food for distribution to those in need

https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/v/0AkeDupcTYc?rel=1&showinfo=0&wmode=opaque&rel=0 Twice a week after dinner, a group of Harvard University student volunteers files into Annenberg Hall’s kitchen and gets to work. The students take off their jewelry, put up their hair, wash their hands,…


4 Harvard undergrads are U.S. Rhodes Scholars

Four Harvard undergraduates were among the 32 Americans named Rhodes Scholars on Saturday. They will begin their studies at the University of Oxford next October. The students, all from the Class of 2018, are Tania…