House Renewal

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Lowell Construction
College

Lowell Construction

Construction on Lowell is set to begin June 2017 and continue through August 2019.

College

Hutchins Challenge Raises $50 million for House Renewal

A fundraising challenge established by prominent Harvard donor Glenn H. Hutchins ’77 has earned more than $50 million for House renewal at the College.

Lowell Construction
College

Lowell House Slated to be the 'Most Complex' Renovation

Lowell House renovations will last two years as what House masters described as the “largest and most complex renewal project thus far,”​ requiring residents to live in swing housing for the entirety of construction.

Winthrop House Renewal
House Life

College Renames New Winthrop Hall

The five-story addition to Winthrop House, previously dubbed “Winthrop East,” will be named in honor of longtime Harvard donor Robert M. Beren ’47, who gave an undisclosed sum toward the College’s House renewal project.

College

Asbestos Found In House's Building Materials

Asbestos found in Harvard building materials recently forced at least one undergraduate to temporarily relocate out of his room in Winthrop House.

flyby housing day feature photo
College

House Life Survey Part I: Housing Day and House Renewal

A recent Crimson survey indicates that students are overall satisfied with their on-campus living experiences, but perceive inequities between Harvard’s upperclassman Houses.

Winthrop House Renewal
House Life

Winthrop House Renewal

Artist's rendering of the proposed Winthrop House renewal.

Winthrop House Renewal
College

Architects Update Plans For Winthrop Renewal Addition

Architects in charge of the upcoming renovation of Winthrop House have tweaked their construction plans so that a five-story addition will closer resemble the rest of the Neo-Georgian residence.

Federal Funding Decreases
Central Administration

Despite Federal Aid Cuts, Harvard Reports Budget Surplus

Federal grant cuts, private foundations and other non-federal sources have stepped up their contributions to minimize the damage to University operations.

House Renewal

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House Renewal

Building on a Feeling

The "old Harvard feel" is difficult to define, but recent House renewals have featured administrators and students in an important dialogue: How to preserve the unique elements of antiquity prominent in House architecture while updating facilities to meet contemporary uses and needs.

FAS Endowment Growth
FAS

Faculty Growth Stalls Again in 2015, Report Says

After a year that saw a spike in faculty growth for the first time since the financial crisis, the size of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences stalled again in fiscal year 2015.

Dunster Common Rooms
Crime

Dunster Common Rooms

Parijat Lal ’17 does his work in a Dunster House common room on Wednesday afternoon. Many undergraduates are critical of the hallway common rooms featured in recent house renovations.

Dunster Common Rooms
College

After Critique, College Reevaluates Hall Common Rooms

Undergraduates are critical of the hallway common rooms featured in recent House renovations at the expense of private space.

FAS Campaign Progress
Student Life

Two Years In, FAS Campaign Focuses on Struggling Priorities

The fundraising drive will now focus on priorities that have received fewer donations, namely house renewal and funding for new teaching techniques.

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