Department of Athletics

  • Subscribe via RSS
  • Section

    All
    Admissions
    Arts
    Flyby
    Magazine
    Multimedia
    News
    Opinion
    Sports
  • Type

    All
    Image
    Pdf
    Widget
    Gallery
    Video
    Flash Graphic
    Table
    Map
    Article
    Topic Page
On Campus

A New Era for Harvard Recruiting

The growth in attention to the Harvard football and men's basketball programs is largely a byproduct of the work that the teams’ coaches—Tim Murphy and Tommy Amaker—have done rebuilding their respective programs into national powers.

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

According to data scraped from the Harvard Athletics website, nearly 15 percent of Harvard athletes come from California, while just 12 percent come from non-U.S. countries.

Harvard Stadium
College

Harvard Upgrades Stadium Field

The project, which will bring hybrid turf technology to the Stadium began on April 6 and is set to conclude by June 8.

Location Bar Graph
Department of Athletics

Location Bar Graph

California leads the way with 15.0 percent of athletes hailing from the Golden State. Massachusetts is a close second at 13.4 percent.

Harvard in the Olympics
Harvard in the City

Residents Voice Concerns Over Boston Olympic Bid

Many residents expressed concerns about Boston's 2024 Olympics bid, such as financial transparency and the impact on affordable housing, at a public meeting Tuesday.

Central Administration

With NCAAs, Harvard Scores Baskets and Potentially Donations

With a fifth-straight Ivy League title and yet another appearance at the NCAA March Madness tournament, Harvard's men’s basketball team is hitting the (literal) money shot.

Ice on the Charles
College

Winter Weather Forces Athletes To Train Longer Indoors

Due to severe weather conditions that University President Drew G. Faust described as “the snowiest winter on record,” athletic teams have been forced to remain inside longer than usual for practice and conditioning this season.

The Other Field of Study
College

Walking On, Trading Off: Athletes Reconsider Varsity Life

The choice to walk on to a Harvard sports team has major social and academic implications that non-recruited students might not anticipate before they join, influencing the make-up of their social circles and their course schedules.

Interview with President Faust
Harvard in the City

Faust Says No to Fundraising for Boston 2024

Following Boston’s 2024 bid, University President Drew G. Faust says Harvard will not divert fundraising to the Olympics.

Harvard in the Olympics
Allston

Harvard in the Olympics

If Boston is chosen to host the 2024 Olympic Games, Harvard could host up to 10 events.

Harvard Stadium for 2024
Harvard in the City

Harvard Could Benefit from 2024 Olympic Bid

If current plans hold and the International Olympic Committee picks Boston, Harvard could host up to 10 events in the 2024 Games.

Harvard Stadium
Allston

Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Bid documents, released Wednesday, include plans for Harvard venues to host aquatics, fencing, field hockey, tennis, and water polo for the Olympic Games, as well as five others for the Paralympic Games.

College

Wheaton, Longtime Athletic Dept. Administrator, To Depart

Tim Wheaton, a former head coach of the women’s soccer team, will leave in January to become Colby College’s new athletic director.

Delay of Game
Scrutiny

Delay of Game

College

The Myth of the Harvard Jock

The ‘jock’ stereotype couldn’t be further from the truth for many athletes on campus. Some varsity athletes stay in on their Friday nights to do homework; others spend their free time watching movies or playing ping pong. Beyond athletic prowess, there is no common thread among Harvard athletes, who come in all shapes and sizes. The perception, more so than it is inaccurate, is damaging.

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall
Features

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’

Faculty Contributions Feature
Features

Harvard Faculty Donate to Democrats by Wide Margin

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize