Harvard Summer School

Weeks in the Summer
Summer

This Week at Harvard: It’s Summer, Let’s Dance!

It’s time to start having some real fun and seriously question your decision to trade your air-conditioned house for a hot dorm during the summer.

A Noteworthy Space: Harvard Cellist Studies Abroad
Music

A Noteworthy Space: Harvard Cellist Studies Abroad

Unable to rent a cello in the small Tuscan town, Siena, where she was studying abroad, Saskia Maxwell Keller '18 travelled fifty miles to Florence by bus. But that was not the biggest challenge she faced – she had to find a quiet space where no one would hear her scales and concertos.

A Noteworthy Space: Harvard Cellist Studies Abroad
Music

A Noteworthy Space: Harvard Cellist Studies Abroad

Central Administration

Naddaff To Serve as Next Dean of Harvard Summer School

Sandra F. Naddaff ’75, a senior lecturer on literature and comparative literature and former Mather House master, will succeed Donald H. Pfister as dean of the Harvard Summer School, the University announced Wednesday.

Harvard Summer School

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Clayton Spencer, current president of Bates College, speaks to the crowd in the Askwith Forums on Thursday night. Spencer was previously Harvard's Vice President for Policy and the founder of the Crimson Summer Academy.

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FAS Administration

CSU Administrator Named Dean of Division of Continuing Education

Huntington D. Lambert, the head of continuing education at Colorado State University and one of the leading voices in online education, will become the next dean of Harvard’s Division of Continuing Education, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Michael D. Smith announced in an email to faculty members Thursday.

Race

Student Civil Rights Activist Arrested and Beaten by Police, 1964

Every week, The Crimson publishes a selection of articles that were printed in our pages in years past.

Books

Students Couldn't Understand This Sentence in 1956. Can You?

Every week, The Crimson publishes a selection of articles that were printed in our pages in years past.

Harvard Summer School

Community Warned of Banished Summer School Student

A former Harvard Summer School student, Steve Wu, has been banned from Harvard property according to an email sent by Summer School administrators on Friday.

Central Administration

Graduating Class of 1904 Included Farmer, Three Dry Goods Salesmen, and 121 Lawyers

Every week, The Crimson publishes a selection of articles that were printed in our pages in years past. June 24, 1904: Senior Class Occupations Abbott, H., law. Acosta, R.M. de, law. Adams, A.K., teaching. Adams, G.P., teaching. June 25, 1942: 675 Will Register in Memorial Hall Approximately 675 students will register today in historic Memorial Hall to become members of a freshman class which bids well to grow by September to one of the largest classes in the 300 years of Harvard history, if not the largest.

Cambridge Schools

For Cambridge Students, A Harvard Summer

Students headed to summer school most likely imagine long days in stuffy classrooms filled with their least favorite academic subjects instead of their favorite summertime activities.

Harvard in the World

For Harvard Students in London, A Mix of Separation and Solidarity

For some Harvard students in the London area, the effects of the riots were light. Others, though, profess to being "more connected to London" than at any other point this summer.

Faculty

Harvard Stands By Swamy, Writer of 'Distressing' Op-Ed

Despite calls for Swamy's firing, Harvard said it will not take action against him, invoking free speech principles.

Summer Researchers' Flash Mob
College

Summer Researchers' Flash Mob

Summer Researchers' Flash Mob
College

Undergraduate Researchers Flash Mob in Harvard Yard

With nothing better to do (other than their research), undergraduates from PRISE and BLISS surprised tourists in Harvard Yard today by breaking out into dance moves in front of the John Harvard Statue.