“This is a brand new museum,” said Harvard Art Museums Director Thomas W. Lentz. “We have taken everything apart about the old museum and put it back together again.”
The two-day celebration was designed to show undergraduates how the study of religion opened doors to careers in a wide range of industries, such as law, politics, the arts, and academia.
The exhibit consisted of sculptures of smashed mugs, video clips of dialogue between a subject and an interrogator, typed letters attached to books, and photographs.
The University is working on arrangements to house students from at-risk countries who would not be advised to return home during winter break.
The cafe’s opening marks the implementation of a long-delayed plan to make the location a point of intersection for arts and humanities on campus.
This year's group of winners, included Oprah Winfrey, Congressman John L. Lewis, and Maya Angelou, among others.
Archaeology is alive and kicking in the Boston area. At Harvard, a hands-on course in the Anthropology Department allows students to dig up artifacts in their own backyard. Meanwhile, the City of Boston Archaeology Program gives volunteers an opportunity to engage with the city’s historical legacy.
Romance Languages and Literatures professor Nicolau Sevcenko, who died in mid-August, is fondly remembered by his colleagues.
Acclaimed author Margaret E. Atwood was honored with the 2014 Harvard Arts Medal in a ceremony Thursday to mark the beginning of the 22nd Annual Arts First Festival.
Spring has finally arrived. The sun is out (except that it rained almost all of last week), the snow is gone, and green is returning to the campus. But despite the warmer weather, everyone seems to be getting sick. Here are some foolproof ways to stay healthy, brought to you by a proud germaphobe.
Herbert “Herbie” J. Hancock discussed the art of telling stories through jazz performance and performing a variety of instruments for the audience.
The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures is exploring a variety of approaches to make the department appear more relevant to students.
Wendy S. Kopp, CEO and founder of Teach For America, discussed the lasting importance of the organization in recruiting the top students to promote education at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Tuesday.
If, as the College Board claims, the SAT and ACT are designed to test general knowledge, then the purpose of these tests does not need to closely resemble what schools teach students. If test-makers want to use these exams to tell college admissions officers something about “natural intelligence,” then the tests should not be expected to closely resemble what students learn in school at all.
The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770 announced the creation of a new production arm and its first project, producing the off-Broadway show “Heathers: The Musical,” in a press release Friday.