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Gather Round
Features

Gather Round

Harvard and Yale coaches and athletes celebrate around the American flag during the 1995 edition of the meet. The 12-8 win for the Crimson and Bulldogs began a streak of seven straight wins for the American side.

Constanza M. Vidal Bustamante
College

International UWC Schools Provide a Unifying Experience

Graduates of United World Colleges, a group of 14 boarding schools across five continents, credit their international education with providing a formative experience for college.

Mob Malaria
Features

Students Against Malaria Strive To Spread Awareness

Although the group must attract the attention and engage the efforts of an often pre-occupied and not always informed student body, members remain unfazed in accomplishing their mission of increasing student awareness of malaria.

Dunster
College

In Dunster, a Search for BGLTQ Support

As students raise concerns about advising resources in one of Harvard’s upperclassman Houses, administrators respond.

books
College

For Low-Income Students, the Cost of Books Can Be a Burden

Even at a school acknowledged to have one of the most generous financial aid programs in academia, students at Harvard still run into barriers created by costly course materials.

University Hall
Features

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

Though the environment for women faculty at Harvard has improved over the past 20 years, many say that there is still room for improvement.

College

Center of Attention

For students who choose to pursue courses in which they are they only student enrolled—dubbed "n=1" classes—the personalized attention enhances their learning, but the lack of fellow students can hinder their experience.

Faculty Contributions Feature
Features

Harvard Faculty Donate to Democrats by Wide Margin

Eighty-four percent of campaign contributions made by a group of 614 Harvard faculty, instructors, and researchers between 2011 and the third quarter of 2014 went to federal Democratic campaigns and political action committees.

Harvard University Press
Features

Printing in the Digital Age

Beginning its second century, Harvard University Press is rethinking and modernizing the methods of academic publishing while maintaining its traditional standards for the works that carry the Harvard name on their spines.

President Calderon at the JFK Forum
Central Administration

For Fundraising, Kennedy School Turns to Non-Alumni

With a smaller and younger alumni base that earns less on average than the graduates of other Harvard schools, the Kennedy School has raised 80 percent of its funds through gifts from non-alumni.

 Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu
City Politics

Boston City Councilor Wu ’07 Fights for Causes Close to Home

From rearing a child to struggling to support a family under stress—Michelle Wu’s personal history has shaped much of her political trajectory.

The Quad
College

The Other Housing Lottery

Early Thursday, with fanfare, the College will welcome freshmen into one of its 12 residential Houses. But by this time next year, some of those students, dissatisfied with their assignments, will have made attempts to relocate.

Leverett SCR
College

An Intellectual Renewal: Academics in the Houses

Administrators are still working on strengthening the role of learning in residential life as part of the House renewal program.

Activities Fair
College

From Entryways to Extracurriculars

Even as Harvard pumps hundreds of millions of dollars into renewing the College’s residential House system, many students find it difficult to balance their extracurricular commitments while also participating in House life.

W. Powell Eddins
College

Recruiting Efforts Seek To Expose BGLTQ Students to Business

Increased efforts to expose BGLTQ-identified students at Harvard to business and corporate careers this year from student organizations and the Office of Career Services have been embraced by students and companies alike.

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