Summer

Camp Harvard
College

Camp Harvard

The College Events Board recreates memories of summer at the annual Camp Harvard last Friday with grilled foods, games, and music.

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.

Summer Strolling
College

Summer Strolling

Visitors to Harvard Square start showing up in summer clothing as the weather warms.

Spring Book Returns
College

Photos of the Day 05.13.16

Mumps Timeline (As of 5.11.16)
College Life

As Commencement and Summer Travel Approach, Mumps Cases Hit 58

Students experiencing the mumps may not be able to participate in end-of-year Commencement activities, and those with symptoms of the disease have been encouraged by the Harvard Summer School Study Abroad Office to refrain from traveling.

OCS
FlyBy Blog

Why Not Having Summer Plans Isn't a Big Deal

It’s that time of year again! When you sit down for lunch at the dining hall and all conversations inarguably lead to one daunting question: “So, what are you doing this summer?” Your heart skips a beat and your cheeks turn colored as you stammer to explain why you’re still as lost in the internship search as you were in August.

OCS Funding Website
College

Students Express Mixed Feelings on OCS Funding Lottery

With the increasing popularity of Harvard summer study abroad programs, some students have expressed concerns regarding the process by which financial aid funds are awarded, arguing that funding may not go to students who most need it.

flowers outside of lionel
FlyBy Blog

2015: The Hottest Year On Record Drops Follow-Up Album “Winter in Cambridge 2016”

Will Canada Goose go extinct? Is the hottest year on record to blame?

College

The First Summer

As the newest members of the College who have not yet declared a concentration, freshmen face a limited pool of employers willing to consider them for paid summer internships.

Houghton Library
College

Navigating the Archives: Houghton Looks To Draw Students

To make the library’s resources seem more approachable, Hardman and Heather G. Cole, the assistant curator of modern books and manuscripts, launched the Houghton Undergraduate Summer Fellowship, a program designed to prompt undergraduates to engage with the Houghton’s vast collection and explore their scholarly curiosities.

Endpaper

Learning on the Job

The neon-laced skyline glowed through the tall win- dows on the 42nd floor. Papers were spread all over the black wooden table, next to a cup of roasted green tea and plate of warabimochi. I perused the reports of several companies in the portfolio, attempting to make sense of the data—market trends, products, divisions, projections, and other nuanced details. How could I possibly use all this data and start another Silicon Valley here in Japan?

College

On the Trail

I was miserable, the thought wheezed, I should go home. And it never quite left. Two months later, when my dog’s cancer was close to consuming him, I called it quits and got on the next flight to Boston.

Rower on the Charles
Student Life

Rower on the Charles

A lone rower on the Charles passes by Weeks Bridge.

Theater

A Class Act

This summer, Harvard students stayed in the area, working to compose a musical with Sara Bareilles, curate museum exhibits, and stage a play focused on the Romanian Revolution.

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.