Where Harvard’s Legacy of Slavery Lives Today
Here are the houses, dormitories, professorships, streets, and towns that memorialize Harvard affiliates responsible for enslaving people and promoting racial discrimination.
Perfectly situated next to the Charles yet close to the Yard, Eliot has much to offer its residents. Eliot boasts elaborate House parties, enhanced dinners, spacious rooms, festive Steins, and classy Harvard architecture. The only downfall: your friends might get jealous of Eliot’s snazzy perks and the vibrant community that comes with them. But, c’est la vie when you live in the “material girl” of Harvard Houses.
As Planned, College Will Announce Ten New Faculty Deans By End of May
Harvard College will aim to conclude its five ongoing faculty dean searches by the end of May as planned, according to Dean of Finance and Administration Sheila C. Thimba.
Nearly Half of Harvard Houses to Seek New Leaders as Eliot Deans Announce Departure
Eliot House Faculty Deans Douglas A. Melton and Gail A. O’Keefe will step down at the end of the spring semester after a decade of helming the House.
Charles W. Eliot
Selected as Harvard’s president in 1859, Charles W. Eliot ’52 holds the record for the longest-serving University president.
Winthrop Tutors Sue Eliot Faculty Dean for Defamation
Winthrop House tutors Carl L. Miller and Valencia Miller filed a lawsuit against Eliot House Faculty Dean Gail A. O’Keefe in Massachusetts Superior Court on Thursday, alleging that O’Keefe made defamatory statements both about their “professional reputation” and their response to a confrontation between them and a College student on April 3.
Charles River Sunset
The sun sets on some of Harvard's 12 undergraduate residential Houses Wednesday evening.
Eliot House Flu Shots
HealthPALs stand in Eliot House’s dining hall during dinner hours to offer students the flu vaccine.
With New Winthrop Grille, Mozz Stick Market Heats Up
“If you want to add Nutella, peanut butter, and Oreos to your milkshake, go ahead. If you wanna add Nutella to your grilled cheese, possibly also go ahead.”
Grille for Vegas
The Eliot Grille on Wednesday night. Eliot Grille donated their proceeds from Monday night to support the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting.
Nicholas Cashion in Eliot Grill
Nicholas P. Cashion ’17 is an Eliot House resident and Grille worker.
Eliot Resident Proposes New Solution for Energy Conservation
Aldis Elfarsdottir '19 noticed that Eliot's heating system gives students little control over the temperatures in their rooms and has begun devising a solution.
An Eliot Evening
Just days before a proposed strike by Harvard University Dining workers, Eliot House residents dine on dessert. Harvard is stockpiling frozen foods in its dining halls ahead of a potential strike by Harvard’s dining services workers, according to workers stationed across the College’s dining halls.
Eliot Students Invite Harvard to 'Escape the Room'
While many Harvard students feel the need to escape the pressures of academic life, they can now try their hand at escaping a room full of puzzles in the basement of Eliot House.