Allston

College

Harvard Team Places First at Brian Honan 5K

Hundreds of Harvard students and faculty members ran together Sunday afternoon—not to class or the library—but as participants in the 13th annual Brian Honan 5K Run/Walk.

City Politics

Trader Joe’s to Open Store in Allston

​With Harvard’s help, grocery chain Trader Joe’s will open a new store in Allston next year at Continuum, a residential and retail complex built on Harvard-owned land.

SEAS

Allston Task Force Returns from Summer Break with Two Resignations

Two longtime task force members offered their resignations and Allston residents heard the first details about the new Trader Joe’s slated to open on Western Ave. next year in an action-packed meeting of the Harvard-Allston Task Force on Monday night.

Future Harvard Innovation Wet Lab Building
Research

First 11 Biotech Startups Admitted to Harvard’s Life Lab

The Harvard Life Lab, a new biotech research and enterprise facility in Allston, has selected 11 young companies to take up residence in advance of its November opening.

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

Business School Names First HBS Building after a Woman, Asian American

​Harvard Business School officials dedicated the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center last week, marking the first time in Harvard’s history that a campus building has been named after a woman and a person of Asian-American descent.

Construction Skyline
College

Construction Skyline

Construction Skyline
College

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.

College

Harvard Could Increase Size of Student Body, FAS Dean Says

​Harvard could expand its undergraduate enrollment and construct new Houses in Allston in the future, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Michael D. Smith said in an interview Thursday.

Western Avenue
City Politics

Criticized for Lack of Transparency, Boston Redevelopment Authority Applies a Fresh Coat of Paint

Backed by Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the BRA is seeking a facelift after reforming its management structure, neighborhood planning, and community outreach.

If You Build It
Harvard Business School

Business School Breaks Ground on Klarman Hall

​With shovels and hardhats, members of Harvard Business School gathered at a small ceremony to break ground on what will eventually be Klarman Hall, a new “convening center” for students and faculty.

Soldiers Field Road
SEAS

Soldiers Field Road

Soldiers Field Road separates the University's main campus in Cambridge and Allston. Construction is resuming in the Allston campus after delays related to the 2008 financial crisis.

A Lone Wheel Loader
SEAS

A Lone Wheel Loader

A wheel loader bearing the Harvard crest sits idle on site construction for the new School of Engineering and Applied Sciences complex. Two-thirds of the SEAS faculty is scheduled to move across the Charles in 2020.

Trash and Recycle
SEAS

Trash and Recycle

A collection of trash and recycle bins sit behind the construction site for the "Gateway project." Construction on the building will continue through 2016, though University administrators are unsure at this point whether to dedicate it for academic purposes, or use it as a “mixed use institutional building” as originally intended.

Constructing the Harvard Life Lab
SEAS

Constructing the Harvard Life Lab

A chain-link fence surrounds a sign for the Harvard Innovation Lab. The University is currently constructing the Harvard Life Lab, slated to open in September 2016, a modular biotech addition to the existing i-lab dedicated to supporting student research and enterprise in biotechnology.

The Harvard Innovation Lab
SEAS

The Harvard Innovation Lab

The Harvard Innovation Lab rests empty.