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House Renewal

Lowell Dining Hall
House Life

Lowell Dining Hall

When Lowell finishes renovations in the fall, its dining hall will no longer display a portrait of former University President A. Lawrence Lowell. Some Lowell residents currently live in the Inn at Harvard.

Lowell Dining Hall
College

Renovated Lowell House Will Not Display Portrait of Controversial Former University President Abbott Lawrence Lowell

Lowell House will not display portraits of former University President Abbott Lawrence Lowell, Class of 1877, and his wife Anna Parker Lowell when it reopens in the fall, incoming Faculty Deans David I. Laibson ’88 and Nina Zipser announced in a Friday email to House residents.

Lowell House Construction
Lowell

Lowell House Construction

The floor plans for the renovated Lowell House were released this past Monday. Construction continues behind the fences surrounding the perimeter of the building.

Adams House Renewal
On Campus

Administrators Unveil Adams Renovation Plans, Announce Construction Extended to Four Years

The Adams House renovations timeline, previously slated to begin in June 2019 and take three years, will now extend another year and conclude by August 2023, Faculty of Arts and Sciences administrators announced at a Tuesday town hall.

Adams House Renewal
Adams

Adams House Renewal

Plans for Adams House renewal and its timeline were shared with students and other residents Tuesday evening.

Lowell Tea
House Life

‘The Best Job at Harvard’: Diana Eck and Twenty Years of Lowell Tea and Loyalty

Diana L. Eck and Dorothy A. Austin have served as the faculty deans of Lowell House for twenty years. This spring they will step down.

Crime

Two College Students Arrested on Multiple Charges

The undergraduates had broken into the Lowell House construction site, per a public HUPD log filed May 14.

Harvard Mountaineering Club
Student Groups

Mountaineering and Outing Clubs to Lose Offices in Adams House

Harvard admins have proposed giving the groups new space in the Quadrangle Recreational Athletic Center, an athletic facility in the Quad.

Lowell House
On Campus

Lowell House

Lowell House is expected to be under construction until the fall of 2019, so in the meantime its residents have been relocated to the Inn and other ancillary buildings.

Lowell House Flyby Image
College

Lowell House Faculty Deans Eck, Austin to Step Down

Eck and Austin’s decision to step down comes after 20 years as Lowell faculty deans. A committee will choose new faculty deans before the start of the next academic year.

Adams House Renewal
House Life

Adams Students Ask Architects to Keep House Quirks in Renovation

Students called on architects to keep the "finer details" of Adams House intact during planned renovations at a town hall held Wednesday night.

Adams House Renewal
House Life

Adams House Renewal

Adams House Lower Common Room hosted a house renewal town hall Wednesday evening, at which students were able to voice their concerns to house renewal architects.

Currier SCR
College

Senior (Un)common Room

Some say Senior Common Rooms are characterized by affiliates’ meek involvement, low student engagement, and inconvenient program scheduling.

Gender Neutral Restroom
House Life

Quincy Residents Add Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Quincy House students and staff have celebrated students' decision to designate all hallway bathrooms on their floor as gender-neutral.

Lowell Renovation
Scrutiny

A Social Blueprint: Harvard's Houses, From Randomization to Renewal

Amid campus-wide debate on Harvard’s social landscape, some hope that the time is ripe to breathe life into a tired social scene stifled by a socially fractured student body.

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