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Boston Olympics 2024
Harvard in the City

U.S. Olympic Committee Terminates Boston Bid

The U.S. Olympic Committee and Boston 2024 organizers terminated Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games on Monday following several months of backlash and major changes to the bid.

Allston Construction Meeting
Allston

Allston Construction Meeting

Harvard University Construction Mitigation Director Edward G. LeFlore explains construction plans to the Allston Construction Mitigation Subcommittee at its meeting at the Honan Library on Monday evening. The committee will meet again at the same time and location on August 10.

Electrical Engineering
Central Administration

As SEAS Dean, Doyle Will Face Opportunities and Challenges

Francis J. Doyle III will take the helm of a school that just received the largest donation in Harvard’s history and that is slated to relocate to Allston in just four years.

Boston Olympics 2024
Harvard in the City

Harvard No Longer Slated as Boston 2024 Tennis Host

Dorchester’s Harambee Park, not Harvard, would host Olympic and Paralympic tennis if Boston is selected as the host city of the 2024 Summer Games, yet another sign that Harvard’s relationship with the bid is evolving.

SEAS Gift Announcement
FAS

'Timely' Gift Will Lend SEAS Momentum in Era of Transition

​The record $400 million donation from hedge fund magnate John A. Paulson that renamed the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences comes during a transitional phase of a school whose enrollment has fast outgrown its resources.

Electrical Engineering
FAS

Record $400 Million Gift Renames SEAS

The gift will establish a permanent endowment for SEAS—which will now be known as the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences—as the school prepares to move into new facilities in Allston, Harvard announced on Wednesday.

Boston Olympics Tennis Location
Harvard in the City

Boston Olympics Tennis Location

DO NOT USE, NOT A TENNIS FIELD OF PLAY

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
Harvard in the City

Harvard Ed Portal Opening

University President Drew G. Faust seated next to Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh at the opening of the Harvard Ed Portal at its new location in Allston in February.

Harry Lewis Q&A
FAS

Q & A with Harry R. Lewis

Harry R. Lewis '68, interim dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, sat down with The Crimson to discuss fundraising, computer science, and SEAS’s move to Allston.

Boston Olympics 2024
Harvard in the City

Boston's Olympic Bid

Harvard could factor into Boston’s plans for the 2024 Games, but its tumultuous history in Allston has some residents worried.

Harvard-Allston Task Force Meeting
City Politics

An Incomplete Partnership

With Harvard’s developments in Allston approved, neighborhood residents question if their voices are being heard.

Boston Olympics Field Hockey Location
Harvard in the City

Boston Olympic Locations 2024

Boston Olympics Fencing Location
Harvard in the City

Boston Olympics Fencing Location

Central Administration

Francis Doyle, Professor at UCSB, Named Next SEAS Dean

Doyle will assume leadership of the school on August 1 as it seeks to raise $450 million in advance of its 2019 move to a new campus in Allston.

Visual Arts

Harvard Ceramics Program Opens Spring Show

Patrons lined up outside the program’s space at 224 Western Ave. to browse handmade dishes, sculptures, and jewelry and to talk with the artists staffing the opening reception.

Santa Lucía
Highlight

Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter

Adulthood Is Relative
Highlight

Adulthood Is Relative

A Taste of Italy 2
Highlight

A Taste of Italy: On Milan, Siena, and Studying Abroad

Le Quatorze Juillet
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Le Quatorze Juillet