Harvard in the City

HUBweek Events Highlight Boston-Area Innovation

Sponsored in part by Harvard, HUBweek is a week-long festival that aims to educate Boston residents about new ideas that companies and individuals in the city are developing

Harvard in the City

Virtual Reality Event Highlights New Platforms, Applications

A public event sponsored by the Harvard Innovation Lab for the second annual HUBweek allowed participants to try out new virtual reality technology and hear from industry representatives.

Harvard Law School

After 'Deepwater Horizon' Pre-Screening, Panel Reflects on Spill's Aftermath

The upcoming film was screened in Somerville Theater for those with a Harvard ID and a guest. A panel offered insights into the 2010 BP oil spill and the extensive aftermath.

Harvard Law School

Law School Debuts New Title IX Training, Though Some Call for Improvement

​Harvard Law School debuted a remodeled Title IX training for new students this fall in response to student criticisms and task force recommendations.

Returns and Endowment Size (FY2006-FY2016) Graph

A Tale of Two Endowments

Should Harvard abandon decades of established investment practices and, in short, start investing like Yale does? Can it afford not to?

Kimberly Theidon

Harvard, Former Professor Spar in Ongoing Tenure Lawsuit

Harvard has gone to great lengths to maintain the secrecy of its tenure process in an ongoing federal civil suit filed by a former professor in March 2015.

Harvard Undocumented

Harvard, Undocumented

Since the launch of DACA in 2012, young immigrants at Harvard and beyond have become increasingly open about being undocumented.

Namibian President Speaks

Namibian President Optimistic for Country’s Democracy

In a wide-ranging speech at the Institute of Politics, President Hage G. Geingob focused on the need to build inclusive and transparent institutions to ensure faith in Namibia's young democracy.


School of Public Health Partners with Politico for Polling

For the first time, the School of Public Health is partnering with political news agency Politico this year to conduct national polls about health and domestic policy.


Jeb Bush to Join Kennedy School as Visiting Fellow this Fall

​Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will join the Kennedy School as a visiting fellow in the Program on Education Policy and Governance this fall.


Faust Extols HUDS Employee Benefits

With a potential strike looming, University President Drew G. Faust said in an interview Tuesday that she is “very proud” of the health benefits package that hundreds of Harvard’s dining services workers have protested.

Debating Charter Schools

Panelists Spar Over Mass. Charter School Ballot Measure

At the Graduate School of Education Tuesday, experts clashed over ballot measure Question 2, which would "approve up to 12 new charter schools or enrollment expansions in existing charter schools each year."

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust
University Finances

‘Disappointing’ HMC Returns Will Pressure Budgets, Faust Says

The near $2 billion drop in Harvard’s endowment will constrain budgets, University President Drew G. Faust said in an interview Tuesday.

Massachusetts Hall

University Committee Will Study Diversity on Campus

​A University-wide committee of professors, staff, and alumni will begin to evaluate Harvard’s efforts to create an inclusive environment and recommend improvements, the University announced Wednesday—nearly a year after the College called for such a group’s formation.

CS50 Lecture

Harvard Moves Forward in CS50 Trademark Application

The letters “TM” could eventually adorn the T-shirts and posters seen around campus for Harvard’s flagship undergraduate computer science course.