Stephen Blyth

Management Company CEO Takes Temporary Medical Leave

​Harvard Management Company CEO Stephen Blyth will take a temporary medical leave of absence starting May 23, the University announced Monday.

Harvard Facilities Will Host Boston Calling in 2017

Boston Calling will be held at Harvard’s athletic complex in Allston in May 2017, marking a venue and scheduling change for the popular music festival.

Spielberg Calls On Graduates To Follow ‘Intuition’ in Commencement Speech

Renowned filmmaker Steven Spielberg called on graduates to follow their intuition and avoid falling prey to overwhelming “voices of authority.” Drawing upon his own path to a career in film, Spielberg compelled graduates to follow their gut.


Faculty Draft Motion Against Final Club Sanctions

Twelve professors in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences submitted a motion Monday resolving that “Harvard College shall not discriminate against students on the basis of organizations they join,” a proposal that if passed would stand in opposition to the College's sanctions against students involved in final clubs or Greek life.


Faust Calls For Character-Based Education in Commencement Address

University President Drew G. Faust outlined a vision for a university education that shapes a student’s character and values—not just their intellectual and professional development—in her annual Commencement address Thursday afternoon.


Federal Reserve Chair Yellen Awarded Radcliffe Medal

Federal reserve chair Janet L. Yellen received a Radcliffe Medal at the annual Radcliffe Day ceremony Friday, applauded by Dean of the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Studies Lizabeth Cohen​ for her “lifetime of visionary and principled service.”

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A School Divided

This year was marked by a rising tempo of divided voices—students from opposing sides, debating freedom of speech at Harvard Law School.

Rashida L. Jones ’97 Remembers Naps, Calls Students to Action at Class Day

​Actress Rashida L. Jones ’97, best known for her roles in TV sitcoms “The Office” and “Parks and Recreation,” mixed lighthearted memories of her time at Harvard with a call for political action in her speech at the Class of 2016’s Class Day Exercises.


Harvard has Raised $230 Million for House Renewal as of March

The figure puts Harvard a little more than halfway towards its $450 million fundraising goal for the project, one of the key priorities of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ ongoing $2.5 billion capital campaign.


At Baccalaureate, Faust Tells Graduates to ‘Not Throw Away Their Shot’

University President Drew G. Faust drew on the musical "Hamilton" as she delivered an alternatingly lighthearted and serious recap of the Class of 2016’s tenure at Harvard.


Coaches Support Social Group Sanctions

In a letter to the editor Sunday, coaches of three prominent teams praised Harvard’s new sanctions against single-gender groups.


Academic Ambassadors

Many faculty members say they play an integral role in Faust’s trips, even before she leaves Cambridge.


Behind Closed Doors

How Harvard’s final clubs went from unrecognized to penalized


6,700 and Not Counting

As Harvard approaches the opening of a new campus in Allston, some administrators are weighing in on whether Harvard should expand its undergraduate population.

Central Administration

Keohane to Step Down from Harvard Corporation, Rubenstein to join


Persuading Professors


Lassonde to Depart Mather in June, Unsure of What Lies Ahead

Student Life

In the Shadow of Vietnam, Students Brought the Gulf War to Campus


Seeking Safety for BGLTQ Students


Harvard and the Hub

In Faust’s and Walsh’s Relationship, a glimpse of the relationship between Harvard and its neighboring city is visible— particularly in light of Harvard’s Boston-based expansion.

University Finances

One Harvard, Inc.

As Harvard seeks to raise money for its ongoing fundraising drive, it regularly seeks out a bevy of alumni and individuals to support the school. In some cases, though, Harvard will turn to another source of funds: corporations.


H is for Hillary

The ties between Harvard and Hillary run remarkably deep.


Standing Up: Student Groups Take on Sexual Assault

Despite efforts to improve trainings, some have suggested the brief sessions on their own may be insufficient.


Sarah Jessica Parker Makes Case for Dreaming at Law School Class Day

At a speech during the Law School’s Class Day exercises, Sarah Jessica Parker—renowned actress, businesswoman, and philanthropist—implored the members of the Harvard Law School’s Class of 2016 to pursue their dreams relentlessly after leaving Harvard.

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Help Wanted: The 1990 Search for a New Harvard President

Central Administration

Recession in Retrospect: Budget Cuts and Bleak Job Prospects for Graduates

College Administration

Investigating Harvard Admissions: The 1990 Education Department Inquiry

Central Administration

Governing the Past: Faust the Historian

Capital Campaign

$6.5 Billion. Now What?