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University donors set a new higher-education standard—and fundraising continues.

9.1.16

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Harvard's Endowment declines 1.9 Billion

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A negative investment return and annual spending reduce the endowment’s value 5.1 percent.

9.22.16 | News

The National Book Foundation rolled out its list of 40 nominees (including 8 Harvard affiliates) from September 12 to 15. Last week, the National Humanities Medal also announced the honorands for its 2015 award year.

Last week, three Harvard affiliates were awarded the National Humanities Medal and eight were long-listed for the National Book Awards.

9.20.16 | News

Illustration by iStock/KarenBJones

After the Harvard Republican Club publicly repudiated Donald Trump, students reflect on the group’s future. 

9.19.16 | News

In his long-awaited first start, quarterback Joe Viviano ’17 displayed splendid field generalship, tossing for 290 yards and three touchdowns while scrambling for another score.
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

A fine start to Harvard’s 143rd football season

9.18.16 | Sports

Dining hall workers rally announcing their strike vote. Courtesy of Unite Here Local 26 

After protracted negotiations, Harvard dining hall workers vote to strike. 

9.16.16 | News

Saint Barbara, attributed to the “Ghent Associates” of the Master of Mary of Burgundy, from a book of hours-missal, c. 1485-1490

Courtesy of Houghton Library/Harvard University

A new exhibit highlights how medieval monasticism’s “cult of the book” transmitted beauty and knowledge to the modern world.

9.13.16 | Museums and Collections

Lavietes-to-be: a rendering of the renovated entry façade, scheduled for player and fan use by the beginning of the 2017-2018 season.

Courtesy of Bruner/Cott& Associates, Inc.

A mid-course change in Allston yields renovated basketball facilities.

9.6.16 | News

Latest News

Harvard's Endowment declines 1.9 Billion

.

A negative investment return and annual spending reduce the endowment’s value 5.1 percent.

9.22.16 | News

The National Book Foundation rolled out its list of 40 nominees (including 8 Harvard affiliates) from September 12 to 15. Last week, the National Humanities Medal also announced the honorands for its 2015 award year.

Last week, three Harvard affiliates were awarded the National Humanities Medal and eight were long-listed for the National Book Awards.

9.20.16 | News

Illustration by iStock/KarenBJones

After the Harvard Republican Club publicly repudiated Donald Trump, students reflect on the group’s future. 

9.19.16 | News

In his long-awaited first start, quarterback Joe Viviano ’17 displayed splendid field generalship, tossing for 290 yards and three touchdowns while scrambling for another score.
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

A fine start to Harvard’s 143rd football season

9.18.16 | Sports

Dining hall workers rally announcing their strike vote. Courtesy of Unite Here Local 26 

After protracted negotiations, Harvard dining hall workers vote to strike. 

9.16.16 | News

Saint Barbara, attributed to the “Ghent Associates” of the Master of Mary of Burgundy, from a book of hours-missal, c. 1485-1490

Courtesy of Houghton Library/Harvard University

A new exhibit highlights how medieval monasticism’s “cult of the book” transmitted beauty and knowledge to the modern world.

9.13.16 | Museums and Collections

Lavietes-to-be: a rendering of the renovated entry façade, scheduled for player and fan use by the beginning of the 2017-2018 season.

Courtesy of Bruner/Cott& Associates, Inc.

A mid-course change in Allston yields renovated basketball facilities.

9.6.16 | News

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