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Yellowwood Courtyard
Winthrop

Yellowwood Courtyard

Construction workers gather inside Yellowwood Courtyard at Winthrop House on Monday afternoon. Yellowwood Courtyard, which will be closed from June 1 to Aug. 15, is undergoing renovations under the Engineering and Utilities Chilled Water Extension Project.

Signs of Summer
House Life

Signs of Summer

A wrapped pallet of students’ boxes waits outside Leverett House for storage on Tuesday afternoon. After the McKinlock Hall renovation, house storage was eliminated, thereby forcing students to find alternative means of storage for the summer.

Lowell House Flyby Image
College

Harvard Will Renovate Lowell House in 2017-2018

Pending funding approval, planners will begin full construction on Lowell House in the summer of 2017, and administrators hope to finish the project the next summer, in 2018.

Dorm Crew
College

Dorm Crew Adapts as House Renewal Increases Hall Baths

Dorm Crew will shift its responsibilities as Harvard’s House renewal projects replace in-suite bathrooms with hallway bathrooms.

Dunster Floor Plan Level 1
College

Dunster Floor Plan Level 1

Dunster Floor Plan Level 1
College

New Dunster House Floor Plans Show Mix of Suites, Hall Baths

New floor plans for Dunster House, currently undergoing renovation, feature the elimination of walk-through bedrooms and a shift away from in-suite bathrooms toward shared hallway baths.

Winthrop Site Plan
College

Winthrop Residents Will Remain In House Next Year

Contrary to administrators’ previous statements, Winthrop House residents will not live in swing housing next year to accommodate House renewal plans.

UC Forum
College

Undergrads Stress Public Service and Accessibility at Faust Forum

Students voice concerns about public service funding, accessibility, and inclusive social spaces on campus at an open forum with University President Drew G. Faust and Dean of the College Khurana.

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.

Double in Leverett House
House Life

Double in Leverett House

A sophomore double in Leverett House

JCR in Leverett House
House Life

JCR in Leverett House

The Junior Common Room in Leverett House

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.

House Renewal
Winthrop

House Renewal

Gore Hall, part of Winthrop House, will undergo an addition in 2016-2017 as part of the College’s House Renewal program. Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said that an ultimate goal of house renewal is to phase out student overflow housing on DeWolfe Street.

Courthouse of the Tsarnaev Trial
College

Photos of the Day (03-04-2015)

House Renewal
College

House Renewal To Phase Out DeWolfe

As the College’s more than one billion dollar House renewal plan continues, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said that an ultimate goal of the program is phasing out the overflow housing units on DeWolfe Street.

Santa Lucía
Highlight

Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter

Adulthood Is Relative
Highlight

Adulthood Is Relative

A Taste of Italy 2
Highlight

A Taste of Italy: On Milan, Siena, and Studying Abroad

Le Quatorze Juillet
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Le Quatorze Juillet