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Spicer, Manning to Join IOP as Visiting Fellows

​Sean Spicer, the former White House Press Secretary, will join the Institute of Politics this year as a visiting fellow.

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

Business School Expands Financial Aid Opportunities

Aiming to support more students from lower-income backgrounds, Harvard Business School will launch several scholarships targeted at first-generation college students.

Baker Library
Harvard Business School

Business School, SEAS Launch Joint Degree Program

​The Business School and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences will offer a joint master’s program intended for “future leaders of technology ventures,”

Radcliffe Institute

Woodruff and Ifill Receive Radcliffe Medal

Amid applause and light drizzle, journalists Judy Woodruff and the late Gwen Ifill received the Radcliffe Medal at the annual Radcliffe Day Ceremony Friday.

Executive Education
Harvard Law School

'A Win-Win': Executive Education

University leaders trumpet alternative programs as the future of education. Conveniently, they're also quite lucrative.

Mather 1

Slouching Towards Mather House

Big, bold, and Brutalist, Mather's signature nineteen-story monolith towers over the Charles from the corner of Cowperthwaite and Banks.

HBS Tata Hall

New Black Entrepreneurship Course Draws Strong Interest

​A new course at the Business School focuses on case studies featuring black protagonists in an effort to address a “blatant absence of inclusion” in the school’s curriculum.

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

After Further Study, Business School Backs Off Pledge to Double Female Protagonists

The Business School will no longer look to fulfill a pledge to double the percent of female protagonists of case studies after finding that an initial study underestimated that percentage.

Baker in Snow
Harvard Business School

Business School Dean Challenges Book’s Criticism of School

The Harvard Business School Dean pushed back on the conclusions of a popular new book that criticizes the school’s complicity in a number of societal ills.

Ryan Reynolds

Hasty Pudding Honors Man of the Year Ryan Reynolds

​Between parodies and a Pudding Pot, Ryan Reynolds accepted the Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ Man of the Year Award Friday evening to laughter and fanfare.

Baker in Snow
Harvard Business School

Business School Passes $1 Billion Campaign, Raises Goal by $300 Million

The Harvard Business School has surpassed its $1 billion capital campaign goal over a year ahead of the campaign’s deadline, prompting a $300 million addition to the original campaign goal.

Stein at the Million Student March

Harvard Profs Say Stein's Recount Effort Won't Affect Election Results

Jill E. Stein '72-73 is grabbing national headlines this week after she launched an effort to recount votes in three states Donald Trump won in the 2016 presidential election.

Square Business Prepares for Harvard-Yale
Harvard Square

Square Businesses Prepare for Harvard-Yale Game

Harvard Square businesses are preparing for thousands of alumni and Yale students to descend on Cambridge for the annual Harvard-Yale game Saturday.

Harvard Divinity School

Divinity School Panel Calls for Empathy to Bridge Social Divides

​Faculty and students discussed empathy as a means of bridging societal divides, especially in light of the recent election, at the Divinity School on Thursday.


Abdul-Jabbar Shares Thoughts on Racial Relations in America

An enthusiastic audience filled the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Saturday afternoon to hear a conversation with former NBA player and bestselling author Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.