Remembrance and Anniversary

As Boston Looks Back, Harvard Pauses for Day of Remembrance

As hundreds came together across Boston on Tuesday to mark the one-year anniversary of the bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon, members of the Harvard community had a quieter day of reflection and remembrance in and around Harvard Yard.

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New Ed Portal Initiative Combines Online Courseware, In-Person Lecture For Allstonians

The new initiative was formalized and kicked off by Peter K. Bol during a lecture Monday night.

Study Links Television Viewing with Lesser Amounts of Sleep

Harvard researchers recently published the results of a long-term study showing that watching greater amounts of television is associated with lesser amounts of sleep for children in their infancy and middle childhood.

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If Approved, New Credit System Could Diversify Course Offerings, Standardize Accreditation

A proposal before the Faculty of Arts and Sciences to convert the College’s current course unit system to a more nationally recognized credit system could lead to an increase in the number and variety of nontraditional course offerings and a University-wide standardization of Harvard’s accreditation system.

One Year after Marathon Bombings, Countway Library’s Digital Archive Commemorates Emergency Medical Response

The Countway Library of Medicine is continuing its efforts to expand “Strong Medicine,” a digital archive that captures and compiles the stories of last year’s emergency respondents.

Barth ’89 Will Lead Alumni at Commencement as Chief Marshal

Richard Barth ’89, CEO of KIPP charter schools, will serve as the chief marshal at the University’s Commencement exercises on May 29, the Harvard Alumni Association announced on Tuesday.

Johnston Gate Arts Cover

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Awkward Eye Contact

Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture


Ban the Bossy Ban Bossy



A Tenable Increase

As an isolated instance, the increase in tuition will likely have a minimal effect on Harvard.


The Parents Aren’t All Right

It’s important to restart the national conversation around enlarging Head Start and Early Head Start to every willing child in America.


An Irresponsible Campaign


Letter to the Editor


A Virtual House of Cards

Former President of Mexico Discusses the Economics of Climate Change

Speaking at the Business School, Felipe Calderon argued that business leaders are missing an opportunity to limit climate change and turn a profit.

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

For the Harvard affiliates running in the Boston Marathon a year ago today, it was a picture-perfect mid-April morning and a pleasant, if difficult, run through Boston’s suburbs. Then, shortly before 2:50 p.m., two homemade explosives detonated near the finish line.

Janelle Monáe Honored as Artist and Advocate

The Harvard College Women's Center and the Black Men's Forum recognized the Yardfest headliner in separate ceremonies on Monday.


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Fenway Organist

The Holy Bible

A Different School Spirit: Harvard and the Boston Church of Christ

A consideration of what draws Harvard students to a historically controversial conservative church a commute away from Harvard Square reveals that for many a desire to explore their faith and find a supportive community can take them to a place startlingly different from the campus they must leave to get there.


On Campus

“The Shape She Makes” Makes Movement Matter

“The Shape She Makes” will play at the OBERON in Cambridge until April 27. Its complicated narrative and performance structure succeeds because creative directors Jonathan Bernstein and Susan Misner ambitiously create moments of intrigue and emotion within each scene.