Dean Pfister with an umbrella

Where Is Pfister, and What Is He Reading?

Two months after handing over the reins of the College to Rakesh Khurana, former interim Dean of the College Donald H. Pfister is taking full advantage of the freedom afforded by his sabbatical this academic year.

Decoding Harvard's Most Popular Class

Harvard Today: September 18, 2014

Happy Thursday! We all know that today is Throwback Thursday, or also known as our favorite day to receive social ...

Nutella in Dhall

Water Pressure, Nutella, and Condoms for All: Class of 2018 Runs for the UC

1 comment

As Gandhi once said, “If you want to change the world, start by getting Nutella for the dhalls.”

Iranian Policy Forum

Harvard Today: September 17, 2014

Happy Wednesday, Harvard!

Binary Lights

If Course Descriptions Told the Truth

The truth about your classes is now coming out: Study cards have been signed and the glitz and glam used ...

Pinata the Beta Fish

Illegal Pets: Piñata the Beta Fish

1 comment

"He loves to go out. I really contemplated taking him somewhere with me in his little travel case. I’m planning ...

Peer Leadership Kickoff

Harvard Today: September 16, 2014

Happy Tuesday, Harvard!

Jason Segal

Harvard Today: September 15, 2014

Happy Monday! We’re currently wishing the weekend were one day longer so we could actually do (or maybe start) our ...

Hempfest

10 Observations From Hempfest

1 comment

In case you missed Hempfest this weekend (Sept. 13 and 14), here are some of the highlights from the twenty ...

Headspace App

Zen in Ten

Everyone could use a little more headspace, right?

What Does the Future Hold?

Only 66 Percent of Harvard Graduates Make the World a Better Place

4 comments

Wait, management consulting may not be the most meaningful job in the world?!

Making the Modern Landscape

Harvard Today: September 12, 2014

Happy Friday! We’re all probably really really excited that this week has come to an end– another night of readings ...

Responding to Drug Use

Harvard Potheads: Then and Now

4 comments

The field guide to marijuana culture at Harvard.

Khurana meets with students at SOCH

Harvard Today: September 11, 2014

Good morning, Harvard. Today we remember those who have lost their lives on 9/11 and honor those who serve to ...

Flyby 2014!

Welcome 2018! Here’s Your Guide to Not F*cking Up

4 comments

First off, congratulations: You’ve entered Week 2 of freshmen year at Harvard. The study cards are in, you’ve had the ...

SUMMERS NIGHTS

#tbt: Larry Summers Gets Down With the Kids

In 2005, University President Larry Summers took a night off to “gyrate” with freshmen in Annenberg, for seemingly no reason ...

Facebook at Puzzle Day
College

This Is CS50.

GSD picture
Visual Arts

Intelligent Design: Negotiating the Identity of the Architecture Track

django unchained scene
Visual Arts

Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale
Yale

Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven