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Madeleine R. Nakada

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Murr Center
Student Life

Through Coach to Classroom Program, Coaches Attend Classes with Athletes

Rueb said Coach to Classroom was created as way to help coaches see their athletes “outside the lines of their playing fields.”

Superbow LII
Student Life

Harvard's Eagles Fans Rejoice at Super Bowl Victory

Houses and clubs across the college hosted viewing parties for the Super Bowl, but not many were as rowdy as Pforzheimer's in the final seconds of the close game.

Murr Center

Varsity Club Distributes Book Focused on Mental Health

The Harvard Varsity Club drew praise from student-athletes Wednesday after staff distributed copies of “What Made Maddy Run” to increase dialogue around mental health.

Fundraiser for Ben Abercrombie

Injured Football Freshman Abercrombie Returns Home

On Monday, friends and family gathered with balloons to welcome Abercrombie home.


Harvard to Construct Covered Hitting, Pitching Pavilion

The Allston-based facility, to be completed by mid-March, will have five retractable batting cages and will be covered, allowing the teams to practice in inclement weather.

Fundraiser for Ben Abercrombie

Harvard Affiliates Raise $27,000 for Injured Football Freshman

Over 2,000 Harvard affiliates stopped by El Jefe’s Taqueria Tuesday to participate in a fundraiser for a freshman football player who remains paralyzed after suffering a serious injury.

Gund Hall
Graduate School of Design

Boston Developer Donates $15 Million to Renovate Gund Hall

Boston developer Ronald M. Druker has donated $15 million to the Harvard Graduate School of Design to renovate and expand Gund Hall, its 45 year-old Quincy St. home.

Smith Center Construction
Smith Campus Center

Harvard Proposes Extended Hours for Smith Center Construction

If approved, construction will continue from 6 p.m. to midnight.

Holden Green

Harvard Expands Graduate Housing Amid High Demand

Harvard says it has continued to expand graduate student housing amid pressure to increase capacity due to high Cambridge housing prices.

Dean Khurana Holds Town Hall

Sanctions Vote A Sigh of Relief for Administrators

For now at least, what some consider Khurana’s signature initiative as Dean of the College is safe.

Grays Construction
Student Groups

BGLTQ Office Renovations Scheduled to Complete in November

​Come November, the fences behind Grays Hall will be taken down to reveal two newly renovated spaces for College diversity offices.

Holden Green

Holden Green Residents Prepare Complaint About Living Conditions

Residents of the complex, many of them graduate students and professors, describe seemingly endless piles of dust, deafening jackhammering, and occasional water leakage.

Drew Faust

Faust Joins ‘Dream Coalition’ to Protect Undocumented Students

Besides Faust, the coalition boasts a distinguished list of founding members—including Apple CEO Tim Cook, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio.

New IT Building

University IT Upgrades to New Office

The larger space "will allow HUIT to host events such as hackathons, guest lectures, and other IT-related programming,” according to a HUIT spokesperson.

Smith Campus Center Construction

Smith Construction Poses Parking Challenges in Square

The fierce battle for parking spaces, a regular part of Cantabrigians’ daily routine, has intensified as Smith Campus Center construction has ramped up.