Behind the scenes, Harvard’s athletics department is working to push its ticketing operations into the digital age and has quietly instigated a steady rise in attendance over the past five years, bucking trends that have set in at other schools.
Athletic department officials say the iconic show has delivered lasting benefits to the department. Most significantly, these include a boost to recruiting efforts.
The event, which included a luncheon and raffle, preceded the Crimson’s afternoon game against Penn and drew alumni as far removed from their college days as Paul I. Lee ’46, who will be heading to New Haven for his 73rd Harvard-Yale game this fall.
The athletic communications office is often overlooked, but it is influential in its efforts to promote Harvard’s varsity sports teams.
The choice to walk on to a Harvard sports team has major social and academic implications that non-recruited students might not anticipate before they join, influencing the make-up of their social circles and their course schedules.
Clayton S. Rose, a professor at Harvard Business School, will assume the presidency of Bowdoin College in July.
Bid documents, released Wednesday, include plans for Harvard venues to host aquatics, fencing, field hockey, tennis, and water polo for the Olympic Games, as well as five others for the Paralympic Games.
The protest came just two days after several hundred students from Harvard and Cambridge Rindge and Latin School flooded the center of Harvard Square in protest.
In honor of World AIDS Day, leaders of the Global Health and AIDS Coalition shared stories about HIV/AIDS at their annual vigil on the Memorial Church steps on Monday night.
The United States and India have much to learn from each other about the development of philanthropy and corporate social responsibility, panelists said at a discussion Tuesday.
The event, jointly coordinated by the Extension School and Lowell Institute, focused on the development of art museums in the 21st century.
For over 22 hours, students took shifts sitting beside a seven-by-nine-foot box, which represented a prison cell, as part of a vigil for prisoners held in solitary confinement.
Vanderbilt English professor Hortense Spillers connected the stories of 18th century female slaves to the modern feminist movement in the first installment of her W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture Series.
Though decarbonizing the world economy may be costly, it may prove cheaper than failure to act on climate change, Henderson said.