Frank O. Gehry will be the first architect to receive the annual Harvard Arts Medal.
Yen H. Pham ’15-’16 has received a 2016 Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford, the Rhodes Trust announced on Sunday, bringing the total number of Harvard undergraduates to win the prestigious award this year to six.
Five Harvard undergraduates are winners of the 2016 Rhodes Scholarship, up three from last year when two Harvard students won the award.
The semi-secret Sorrento Square social organization that used to occasionally publish a so-called humor magazine presented Jimmy Fallon with the Elmer Award for Excellence in Humor on Saturday.
Associate professor of sociology and social studies Matthew S. Desmond recently won a MacArthur “Genius” Grant. As an ethnographer and social scientist, he studies the connections between poverty and eviction.
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley received an award of appreciation for her calls to remove the Confederate flag from the South Carolina state capitol.
The Hutchins Center for African & African American Research presents Marian W. Edelman with the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal at Sanders Theater on Wednesday afternoon.
Harvard presents the medals annually to individuals in recognition of extraordinary contributions to African American culture and the “life of the mind.”
In the last 15 years, recipients for the Certificate of Distinction for TFs, TAs, and CAs has increased dramatically, from 350 in the spring of 1999 to 513 in the spring of 2015.
Master of Ceremonies Marc Abrahams, dressed in a suit and a top hat literally topped off with duct tape, announces the winners of the 2015 Ig Nobel Prizes. The extravagant event featured nobel laureates, musical performances, and former prize winners in a crowded Sanders Theatre.
Evelyn B. Higginbotham received the 2014 National Humanities Medal for her research in African American history.
Joined on the stage by former Stanford Law School dean Kathleen M. Sullivan, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discussed landmark cases she argued during her career as a litigator.
Associate professors Ruth Bielfeldt and Sarah S. Richardson were awarded the annual Roslyn Abramson Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching.
The annual grant seeks to award students for “promoting, improving, and enhancing the quality of education...in literary, artistic, musical, scientific, historical, or other academic subject,” according to the Hoopes prize website.
The course, which is taught by GSE professor Fernando M. Reimers, meets at the Harvard Innovation Lab and seeks to promote sustainable educational innovations.