House Life

Winthrop Reconstruction
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Winthrop Reconstruction

Winthrop House is currently undergoing reconstruction as part of Harvard's house renewal project.

Dorm Crew
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Dorm Crew

The Freshman pre-orientation Fall Clean-Up Program is likely to go under adjustments in the next year.

On Campus

Asbestos ‘Everywhere,’ But Risk is Minimal, Administrators Say

Presence of asbestos in the Houses is largely not a concern to administrators, who say that it is unlikely the chemical will pose any sort of health risks to students.

House Masters Linger
House Life

House Masters Linger

A designated parking sign outside Leverett House’s McKinlock Hall reads 'House Masters' more than a year after the position was renamed 'Faculty Deans'.

Quad Parking
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Quad Parking

Eliot House Faculty Deans' Residence
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Eliot House Faculty Deans' Residence

House Masters Linger
College

A Year Later, 'House Master' Title and Royall Seal Linger

The words “House Master” still adorn the doors of some Faculty Deans’ residences, parking signs for their cars, and emails sent by at least one Faculty Dean.

Lowell in spring
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FM Imagines: 5 Famous Harvard Dorm Rooms

Composed of a common room, three singles, and a fourth room containing zero occupants, the N+2 lends community spirit and personal space while fostering a physical manifestation of the abstraction of human life as we know it.

Adams K Space
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Adams K Space

Adams K Space
House Life

As College Brings Social Life to Houses, Single-Gender Groups Tag Along

As Harvard aims to reinvigorate social life in undergraduate Houses, the very off-campus groups whose influence the College hopes to minimize have started taking advantage of the relaxed rule​s for hosting events in common spaces.

Dunster Construction
House Life

‘It’s Gifts and It’s Debt'

Between an underperforming endowment, dwindling reserves, cumbersome architectural regulations, and lukewarm support from donors, House renewal is an uphill battle.

Adams House
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Adams House

Following feedback from Faculty Deans, Harvard will not adopt a model that affiliates students with upperclassmen Houses like Adams when they arrive on campus.

Adams House
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Faculty Deans’ Feedback Halts Proposal for Alternative Housing Model

After some House Faculty Deans shared skepticism over a proposal to replace Harvard’s current housing model, College administrators have decided to put the idea on hold.

Currier House
House Life

Currier House Faculty Deanship First to be Renamed Following Donation

Currier's Faculty Deans will now be known as the X. D. and Nancy Yang Faculty Deans of Currier House following a gift from the couple.

John Harvard Housing
House Life

John Harvard Housing

Members of Kirkland House stand guard around the John Harvard Statue, which they claimed with a Kirkland baseball cap.