From a pool of 1,448 applicants, 15 students were admitted to Harvard College in the 2012 transfer admissions cycle, putting the acceptance rate for students who start their time at Harvard as sophomores or juniors at approximately 1 percent.
Three weeks after a similar controversial plan was put forward in New York City, the city of Cambridge is considering a ban on large servings of sodas in city restaurants.
If you have not yet seen "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" at the movie theater in Harvard Square, you have only three more Saturday nights to do so.
President Barack Obama’s executive decision Friday to limit the deportation of undocumented immigrants has been met with a mixture of joy and scrutiny from the Harvard community.
A new technology to prevent ice and frost from forming on surfaces has been developed by a team of Harvard researchers led by engineering professor Joanna Aizenberg. The technology, known as Slippery Liquid Infused Porous Surfaces—SLIPS, for short—even works in humid and high-pressure conditions, where ice has historically been difficult to repel.
Within a few months of living in Cambridge, I began to ask myself how on earth do Boloco, Chipotle, and Qdoba compete with Felipe’s?
The fifth annual Make Music Harvard Square festival will bring eight hours of live music to the Square.
Norman L. Letvin ’71 was remembered after his death last month for not only his groundbreaking research but also his welcoming demeanor, musical gifts, and devotion to family.
Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, a Harvard doctoral candidate in economics, recently wrote a paper which uses data from Google searches as a gauge of racial attitudes in the United States.
A freezer malfunction at the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center damaged 150 brain samples.
For those looking to get a head start on Pre-Term Planning, which opens on June 4, the course catalog for the 2012-13 academic year is now available via the Registrar's website. Among the thousands of different courses offered in Harvard's 46 varying concentrations, a few stand out. For your reading enjoyment, we've chosen two that we find particularly interesting.
Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences will launch a new master's degree program in Computational Science and Engineering this fall, with enrollment beginning in September 2013.
“The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess,” an adaptation of the 1935 opera, scooped up ten Tony nominations last Tuesday, second only to “Once,” the musical version of the eponymous 2006 film.
Father Roman Ogrzykov, the head bellringer at the Danilov Monastery in Moscow, manipulated the Lowell Bells with ease on Wednesday afternoon, quickly tolling the three quick strokes that ended that afternoon’s bellringing session.