House Renewal

Dunster Digs
College

Harvard has Raised $230 Million for House Renewal as of March

The figure puts Harvard a little more than halfway towards its $450 million fundraising goal for the project, one of the key priorities of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ ongoing $2.5 billion capital campaign.

House Life

FAS Shifts Strategy for Pitching House Renewal

As Harvard cruises past its $6.5 billion capital campaign goal, Faculty of Arts and Sciences administrators have rethought how they pitch House renewal, one of the campaign's top priorities, to donors and alumni.

College

Harvard Could Increase Size of Student Body, FAS Dean Says

​Harvard could expand its undergraduate enrollment and construct new Houses in Allston in the future, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Michael D. Smith said in an interview Thursday.

House Renewal Timeline
House Renewal

House Renewal Timeline

Per Capita HoCo Budgets for Each House

Winthrop HoCo Meeting
College

Holding Down the House: HoCos at Harvard

Addressing issues ranging from hot breakfast to security guidelines, the House committees have historically been active participants in the residential experience at the College.

Dunster Digs
House Life

Dunster Digs

As a component of recent Dunster House renovations, community spaces were improved and added to with the aim of fostering house life and encouraging residents to spend less time away from the House.

Dunster Digs
FAS

Administrators Use Renovated Dunster to Pitch House Renewal

As administrators polish their remaining Harvard-wide fundraising priorities in a record-breaking $6.5 billion capital campaign, they have turned to Dunster House as a platform and venue for pitching the House renewal project, a priority that still needs fulfilling.

Birthday at Lowell Tea
Lowell

Where in the World is Lowell Tea?

Dorothy and Diana - head these suggestions and feed us for years to come.

Lowell House
House Life

Lowell’s Size Will Complicate Renovations

​The renewal of Lowell House will be one of the “largest and most complex” building renovations in Harvard College history, with builders facing a unique set of challenges posed by the location, size, and sheer antiquity of the 86 year-old House.

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.