Four Harvard undergraduates have received second place and a $10,000 award in the national Collegiate Inventors Competition for their development of a convenient, low-cost chemotherapy patch, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences announced Tuesday.
Physics professors Andrew E. Strominger ’77 and Cumrun Vafa were awarded the Milner Foundation’s Fundamental Physics Prize earlier this week.
United States Secretary for Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan ’87 spoke about the impact that his volunteer experience at Harvard had on his career path in a speech in Memorial Church on Friday evening.
“You want the ideas to be fluid and dialectical, dangerous.”
Senator Elizabeth A. Warren describes her work involving the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Celebration 60 celebrates the 60th anniversary of the first women graduates of Harvard Law School.
Malala Yousafzai is honored as humanitarian of the year by Harvard on Friday in Sanders Theatre. Yousafzai , a Pakistani teenager who was shot by the Taliban, is a public supporter for education rights.
Senator Elizabeth A. Warren answers questions about how she balanced her life as a mother with her law studies. Celebration 60 celebrates the 60th anniversary of the first women graduates of Harvard Law School.
Audience opens the ceremony by throwing paper airplanes onstage CMYK MDLF
Following a 22-year-old tradition, over one thousand audience members aimed their makeshift planes at a human target standing onstage. Cheers filled the theater every time one of the planes hit their target.
President Barack Obama laughs with Robert Putnam as he awards him the the 2012 National Humanities Medal during a ceremony in the East Room of White House on Wednesday.
Harvard Kennedy School professor Robert D. Putnam, the author of Bowling Alone, a social science book on the deterioration of American community, on Wednesday received a prestigious award and met a really awful bowler.
Diane M. Paulus ’87-’88, the artistic director of the American Repertory Theater, accepts a Tony award for best direction in a musical for "Pippin" at the 67th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday in New York.
Governor General of Canada David Johnston '63 speaks after accepting the inaugural Fulbright Canada Award for Outstanding Public Service on Tuesday.
Matt Damon ‘88-’92 speaks after receiving the 2013 Harvard Arts Medal at Arts First in Sanders Theater on April 25.
Darragh Nolan hands the Levenson Prize to Gabriel Bujokas for exceptional teaching of undergraduates at the Advising Awards in the Kirkland Dining Hall. Awards were given to TFs, professors, PAFs and other advisers on Tuesday.