Many high-ranking schools also have top-notch financial aid programs.
American flags around campus were at half staff Wednesday in memory of the terrorist attacks that transpired in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001. Several minutes of the morning service at Memorial Church were devoted to reflecting on the tragedy, and some other events were held around Harvard in memory of the day.
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Although some had worried that the setup of the newly renovated and renamed building would prevent residents from successfully hosting parties in their rooms, students still managed to socialize this past weekend.
Underneath cloudy skies with temperatures in the 60s on Sunday evening, students twirled cotton candy and jumped on a moon bounce at the College Events Board’s Welcome Back Event, which attendees said they enjoyed but thought was not well publicized.
Harvard officials announced the name change Saturday afternoon at a ribbon-cutting ceremony outside the newly renovated building.
In Harvard Yard, 14 percent are the 1 percent. In a Crimson survey of the Class of 2017, about 14 percent of incoming freshmen said they come from families with reported incomes above $500,000 a year, putting them among the top roughly 1 percent of earners in the United States.
I feel almost Pessoan, but how can I not in the beautiful, quaint city of Lisbon.
William W. Chin, who has served as executive dean for research at Harvard Medical School for the past three years, will depart Harvard at the end of this month for a new position with a Washington, D.C.-based pharmaceutical trade group.
On July 4, 2006, NASA’s Discovery space shuttle lifted off into space, sending Harvard graduate Stephanie D. Wilson ’88 beyond the earth’s atmosphere for the first time in her life.
Come fall semester, two familiar faces in the Freshman Dean’s Office will no longer be there. Resident deans William Cooper ’94 of Ivy Yard and Jonas V. Clark of Oak Yard are leaving the FDO.
Ritchie would rewrite the world of procedural languages during his career at Bell Labs, which began as a doctoral student at Harvard in 1967 and ended with his retirement in 2007. In the Washington Post’s memorial piece of Ritchie, Paul E. Ceruzzi, a Smithsonian historian, compared Ritchie’s life to that of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, whose death—which came seven days before Ritchie’s—was highly publicized.
With an inaugural group of 46 women, Harvard’s newest sorority Alpha Phi has sought to transition into the Harvard social scene in recent weeks.
With the recent announcement that Soledad M. O'Brien '88-'00 is slated to take the stage at Class Day this year, we at the Flyby thought we'd seize this opportunity to reflect upon some words of wisdom from previous Class Day speakers. Here are some salient snippets of their stirring speeches. Added bonus: watching these will help you with tonight's procrastination, guaranteed.
- Substantiating Fears of Grade Inflation, Dean Says Median Grade at Harvard College Is A-, Most Common Grade Is A
- 15 Most Interesting Seniors 2014
- Undergraduate Dismissed in Sexual Misconduct Case
- Harvard Official: A- is Median Grade and A Most Common Across All Three FAS Divisions and SEAS
- Faculty Members Say Grade Distribution is Not a Big Concern