As Hurricane Sandy barrels toward Cambridge, Harvard University plans to cancel classes for the first time in 34 years.
Some faculty say that the future of the library’s collection remains unclear—a concern borne out by staff changes in recent years.
John T. Hamilton has the studied look of the stereotypical Harvard professor. But for Hamilton, academia was an afterthought—during the first fifteen years of his adult life, he wrote, performed, and recorded rock music.
After a writing career that spanned more than six decades, feminist poet and activist Adrienne C. Rich ’51 died Tuesday at the age of 82.
The self-styled “hottest star from China” extended Harvard men an offer of marriage on Monday—but the choosy husband-hunter said that Asians and those without a Masters degree need not apply.
Harvard’s Music Department celebrated the recent renovation of Paine Hall Friday with a performance by a string quartet of a ...
Harvard affiliates took home three of the nine National Humanities Medals awarded for 2011, in a ceremony earlier this week at the White House.
The 2011 concentration satisfaction scores for history and literature edged past those of the English department, which had the highest satisfaction score among large concentrations in 2010, according to the FAS records of the 2011 Exit Surveys.
Harvard professor Homi K. Bhabha won a Padma Bhushan, one of India’s highest civilian honors this week, according to an announcement made last Wednesday by the Indian government.
Former University vice president Edward C. Forst ’82 will retire from his position as co-head of investment management at Goldman ...
The “pool party,” which coincided with World AIDS Day, urged Merck to join the program that is designed to reduce the costs of AIDS drugs in developing countries.
Creative individuals are more likely to rationalize their behavior through ethical shortcuts, according to a new study by Harvard Business School Associate Professor Francesca Gino.
Bahraini newspaper editor Mansoor al-Jamri called for freedom of the press and human rights in Bahrain following the recent release of an independent report that accuses Bahrain’s government of torturing protestors and dissidents earlier this year.
You could spend J-term lounging at home, pretending to enjoy the gaudy sweater Aunt Gertrude made you for Christmas, or you could spend it skiing, playing music with Yo-Yo Ma, and setting world records. Students returning to campus between Jan. 16 - 23 will have a chance to do all this and more during Optional Winter Activities Week (OWAW).
On the night before thousands of Harvard students will journey down to New Haven for the annual Harvard-Yale football game, the College Events Board organized a pep rally to fire up the student body. But oversights and natural obstacles kept the event from going off without a hitch.