Department of Athletics
Harvard's commanding 45-27 victory over Yale in the 135th iteration of The Game delighted College students who had witnessed back-to-back losses to Harvard's New Haven rival the past two years.
Harvard Athletics has debuted 23 new initiatives for student-athletes as part of a program titled "Crimson360" and meant to reflect the department's revamped motto of "principled leadership, academic integration and competitive excellence."
So many students have tried to resell their tickets to the Harvard-Yale football game this year — a violation of Athletics Department policy — that some resident deans are now admonishing undergrads over internal email lists.
The head coach of Harvard’s diving program Chris Heaton has resigned days after administrators placed him on leave following allegations that he solicited nude pictures from and sent photos of his penis to young female athletes years ago.
The Harvard Athletics Department announced new head coaches for the men’s tennis, women’s lacrosse, and men’s and women’s diving teams.
Documents also showed recruited athletes of low academic standing had an acceptance rate nearly a thousand times greater than that for non-athletes of the same standing.
Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise announced a new model for compensating coaches in an email Wednesday following a year of internal review and restructuring of the athletics department’s existing compensation framework.
Scalise, who wrote he was surprised by the May 9 announcement of the award, will share this year’s award with Yale Athletic Director Thomas Beckett.
A number of student athletes on Harvard’s 42 varsity teams have taken on another role this year: Chief Marketing Officer.
Harvard's new covered baseball and softball hitting pavilion will open at least a month late, a delay at least one student-athlete called disappointing.
The women’s varsity golf team’s week-long spring break training trip in California ended on a sour note when their team van was broken into.
University spokesperson Aaron M. Goldman wrote in a statement on Tuesday that although the barge beneath the center has been “restored,” the facility will be closed for the remainder of the season.
Diving crews worked over the weekend to temporarily “restore” the Harvard Sailing Center, which began sinking into the Charles River last week in the wake of a strong nor’easter.