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Andover Chapel at Harvard Divinity School
Harvard Divinity School

Andover Chapel at Harvard Divinity School

The Andover Chapel is one of several places that will be renovated in Andover Hall at the Harvard Divinity School. The renovated chapel will be designed to reflect its role as a multi-faith place of worship.

Andover Hall
Harvard Divinity School

Andover Hall

Proposed renovations to Andover Hall will be funded largely by Harvard Divinity School's Capital Campaign

Andover Hall
Central Administration

Divinity School to Fund Andover Hall Renovations

​As the Harvard Divinity School’s capital campaign exceeds the halfway mark, its hallowed Andover Hall will undergo a transformation into a central hub of activity for multifaith religion, academic study, and events addressing social issues.

Student Life

CrossFit Event Evokes Comparisons to Religion

Implicit comparisons to religion continued to pervade the discussion, as CrossFit's co-founder emphasized the mental strength and resilience he said membership can build.

Harvard Divinity School
Central Administration

Divinity School Passes Halfway Point in Capital Campaign

University President Drew G. Faust said last month that the Divinity School’s campaign, which launched publicly in April 2014, has increasingly become a focus of the central administration.

Religion

Divinity School To Launch New EdX Course on Scriptures

The class, which will be taught by six faculty members and focus on the texts of the world’s major religions, will premiere this spring through edX, the non-profit MOOC provider that Harvard and MIT founded in 2012.

Awake
On Campus

Awake

Dr. Anita Goel introduces “AWAKE: The Life of Yogananda” at the Divinity School on Monday afternoon. The film sought to objectively explore how Yogananda, an Indian yogi, introduced yoga to the Western world in the mid-20th century.

College

Joint FAS, Divinity School Class Screens Star Wars To Kick Off Film Series

This screening was the first in a film series designed to run alongside the course.

Visit from the Pontiff
College

Pontiff’s Visit Inspires Students on Trip to Philadelphia

​During Pope Francis’ historic visit to the United States, two Divinity School faculty members accompanied a group of more than 50 undergraduates to catch a glimpse of the leader of the Catholic Church.

Visit from the Pontiff
Student Groups

Visit from the Pontiff

During Pope Francis’s visit to the United States, a group of more than 50 undergraduates went to Philadelphia this past weekend to see the leader of the Catholic Church.

SEAS Gift Announcement
Central Administration

Despite Progress, No Plans To Raise Campaign Target

​University President Drew G. Faust wants to target future fundraising at campaign priorities that have not yet attracted major giving.

After Hobby Lobby
Religion

Panel Objects to Hobby Lobby Ruling

Some of the panelists raised objections to the Supreme Court ruling that corporations can exercise the same religious rights as individuals.

His Holiness Speaks
On Campus

His Holiness Speaks

The Karmapa speaks to a packed Memorial Church about the importance of coexisting with all living beings. The event was hosted by the Harvard Divinity school and took place Thursday afternoon.

Religion

Buddhist Leader Speaks About Interdependence on Harvard Stop

The 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, the leader of one sect of Buddhism, stopped at Harvard on his two-month tour of the United States to deliver a lecture.

A Musical Night at Andover Chapel
Harvard Divinity School

A Musical Night at Andover Chapel

In the interior of the Andover Chapel at the Harvard Divinity School, the Fargana Qasimova Ensemble performs traditional Azerbaijani music.

Special Teams
Football

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
College

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard
Crime

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard

College

A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes