Students Plan for Wintersession

Students will participate in activities ranging from artistic projects to pre-professional development during this year’s Wintersession, which will last from Jan. 13 to Jan. 22.

Wintersession Activities for the Upcoming January Break

You could spend J-term lounging at home, pretending to enjoy the gaudy sweater Aunt Gertrude made you for Christmas, or you could spend it skiing, playing music with Yo-Yo Ma, and setting world records. Students returning to campus between Jan. 16 - 23 will have a chance to do all this and more during Optional Winter Activities Week (OWAW).

94 Percent Of Winter Housing Applications Approved

In the first year that undergraduates working in Boston-area internships or studying for graduate school admissions exams will be permitted to stay on campus over winter break, 94 percent of students who applied to stay at Harvard were approved, according to College spokesperson Jeff Neal.

Report Suggests Changes for Optional Winter Activities Week

Amid complaints about the lack of appealing programming and poor communication of available opportunities, Optional Winter Activities Week failed to attract the participation of the large majority of the student body, according to a report presented by the Dean of the College.

Faculty Notebook: Hammonds Discusses Renaming OWAW

Dean of Harvard College Evelynn M. Hammonds has acquiesced to pressure and agreed to change the name of the Optional Winter Activities Week, she said at yesterday’s Faculty meeting.

A Week with Artists

These specialty-related workshops were made available during the January term to students who wished to return to campus and immerse themselves in art without the anxiety of semester coursework.

OWAW a Week in Progress

After watching our peers at Princeton trudge back to school for exams just hours after the confetti settled on the ...

Students' Song Benefits Haiti Relief

In commemoration of the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, a group of Harvard students recently released a song and music video to raise funds for those affected by the disaster and spur continued awareness.

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