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House Life

DeWolfe to House 28 Freshmen

Twenty-eight freshmen will live in DeWolfe—a building not typically designated for first-year housing— this academic year after an unusually large number of freshmen enrolled into the class of 2021.

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Chemist Charles M. Lieber Named University Professor

Lieber has made numerous advances in the field of nanoscale bio-electronics, developing nanoscale wire-like structures with applications in fields as diverse as electronics, nanocomputing, neurobiology, and medicine.

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College Appoints Dudley House Resident Dean

Laura L. Chivers, a former freshman advisor who works in the Psychology Department, began her tenure as the next resident dean of Dudley House on July 1.


Yates Discusses Trump Defiance at Law School Class Day

“I believed then and I believe now that resigning would have protected my personal integrity, but it would not have protected the integrity of the Department of Justice,” Yates remarked about her brief tenure as acting attorney general.

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Workhorses of the Lab

After the Ph.D., Harvard's researchers face tight finances, stressful working conditions, and uncertain job prospects.

Daniel Um

All the Lights: DJdUm and Electronic at Harvard

A native of the Philippines, Um said he got his start by creating remixes and covers of popular songs while he was in high school. “I started posting my mixes on YouTube, and people asked me to DJ their events,” he says.

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Adams House to be Renovated After Lowell

​Harvard is expected to renovate Adams House as the sixth installment in the more than $1 billion project to modernize and renovate the College’s upperclassmen Houses.

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Student Life

Winthrop Claims 2017 Intramural Sports Title for Third Consecutive Year

Winthrop House was awarded the 2017 Straus Cup for the third consecutive year after the House Intramural Program drew to a close on Friday.


‘Inter-House Dining Societies’ May Face Spatial, Financial Constraints

Coaxing Harvard students to "eat in elegant attire" and "read Chaucer out loud" in new dining societies may be easier said than done.

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After Delayed Announcement, Tiësto To Headline Yardfest

​Electronic dance music DJ and producer Tiësto will headline Yardfest—the College’s annual outdoor spring concert—on Friday.

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OSL Recognizes Students With Inaugural Leadership Awards

The Office of Student Life honored seven students and three student groups at the inaugural Student Leadership Recognition Awards ceremony in the Student Organization Center at Hilles.

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Senior Class Committee Names Student Class Day Speakers

The Senior Class Committee announced the four members of the graduating Class of 2017 who will share reflections on their time at Harvard May 24 for the College’s annual Class Day celebrations.

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With Seven Days Until Yardfest, Headliner Still Unknown

With only a week to go before Yardfest, the College's annual outdoor concert, the College Events Board has yet to announce the artist headlining this year's event.

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Joe Biden to Speak at 2017 Class Day

Joseph R. Biden Jr., the 47th Vice President of the United States, will be the College’s 2017 Class Day speaker.


FAP, FIP Hire New Pre-Orientation Program Directors

Two of the College’s pre-orientation programs, the First-Year Arts Program and the First-Year International Program, will have new directors when incoming students arrive to campus in the fall.