Allston

SEAS Will Move to Allston Science Complex
SEAS

Harvard Pays $147.3 Million to Finalize Allston Land Deal

Harvard has paid railroad company CSX Transportation $147.3 million as one of the final steps of a land acquisition deal begun more than a decade ago.

Allston

E-Tolling Paves Way for I-90 Realignment in Allston

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation switched to all-electronic tolling on the Mass. Turnpike last week, paving the way for the realignment of the I-90 interchange in Allston and opening up land for potential Harvard development.

Allston

Harvard and Mass. Politicians Celebrate Life Lab Opening

Harvard’s upper crust and political elites celebrated the official opening of the Harvard Life Lab, a new biotech research and enterprise facility in Allston, with speeches and a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday afternoon.

College

SEAS Expects Increase in Concentrators, Strives for Greater Diversity in School Makeup

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is projected to see increased numbers of undergraduate concentrators when sophomores declare their fields of study on Nov. 17, continuing a trend of fast growth since 2007.

Sounds of the Russian "Silver Age"
Music

Sounds of the Russian "Silver Age"

Mikhail Bondarev and Ekaterina Belisova, two members of St. Petersburg’s Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet, play during a group performance at the Harvard Ed Portal on Wednesday night.

HUDS Contract Announcement
College

Photos of the Day 10.26.16

Sounds of the Russian "Silver Age"
Music

Russian Quartet Impresses Audience at Ed Portal

A Russian quartet transported an audience to late 19th century St. Petersburg Wednesday evening at the Harvard Ed Portal in Allston.

SEAS

SEAS Finalizes List of Academic Areas Moving to Allston

Four teaching areas as well as the soft materials and robotics units make up the final list of groups that will move to Allston.

City Politics

Brookline Machine Site Planning Moves Forward, Slowly

Some Allstonians say the planning process for the proposed apartment building is moving too slowly.

City Politics

Boston Urban Planning Agency Gets Revamp

The Boston Redevelopment Authority announced a wide-ranging image revamp on Sept. 23 that includes a new website and a new name.

Virtual Reality Athletics
Allston

Virtual Reality Athletics

James N. Eakin practices his swing in a virtual reality simulation of a baseball game. The simulation program was developed by Strivr, a company that uses virtual reality to improve athlete performance and promote consumer brands.

Augmented Room Arrangement
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Augmented Room Arrangement

Rebecca W. Perry of “Wayfair Next”, the research and development branch of furniture company Wayfair, demonstrates an augmented reality program with which customers can arrange virtual models of the company’s furniture in their own homes.

Harvard in the City

Virtual Reality Event Highlights New Platforms, Applications

A public event sponsored by the Harvard Innovation Lab for the second annual HUBweek allowed participants to try out new virtual reality technology and hear from industry representatives.

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.