As members of the Harvard community prepare to celebrate the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah—which begins at sunset Wednesday and restricts all work, including writing—students and professors are working to accommodate those observing the holiday.
Theodore J. Kaczynski ’62 entered Harvard in the fall of 1958 at the age of 16 as a shy, Chicago-raised mathematics prodigy. Twenty years after he took his first class in the Yard, he would mail his first home-made pipe bomb.
Two Harvard undergraduates will contend for seats on the Massachusetts Democratic State Committee in an election on April 14. David H. A. LeBoeuf ’13 and Will F. Poff-Webster ’14 will compete against two other college candidates for the two seats set aside for undergraduate males registered in the Democratic Party.
Just over a week after Israeli security personnel detained a group of Harvard students and affiliates, many said the experience gave them a small insight into the everyday tension between Israel and Palestine.
After 55 Harvard students were briefly placed in custody by Israeli security personnel last week, students involved in the incident disputed the border police’s reported reason for detaining the students’ bus.
Israeli border security personnel placed 55 Harvard students in police custody Tuesday during a trip to al-Walaja, a Palestinian town in the West Bank, which was organized by students at the Harvard Kennedy School.
Trailblazing female alumnae who served as leaders in their undergraduate days engaged in a panel discussion with current female campus leaders for an event that was sponsored by the Women’s Initiative in Leadership at the Institute of Politics.
The Institute of Politics has launched a series of technology initiatives to create a more unified online community and to integrate technology with services and programs that the IOP already provides.
The at-times unpredictable career trajectories of these individuals—from Harvard students to Harvard IOP fellows—reveal a common theme: being flexible and embracing unexpected opportunities can open many doors.