How Bill Marden got into Harvard and fulfilled the language requirement.
William Rawn’s designs begin not with the eye, but the ear.
A discussion with Harvard Business School faculty members
Anatomy of a new course—and a new approach to teaching it
Brief life of a “pneumatic” journalist: 1929-1991
Robert O. Doyle proposes a two-stage, “Jamesian,” model of free will.
Rutin, a substance found in apples, could help prevent heart attacks and stroke.
Shawn Douglas of the Wyss Institute is developing drug-delivering machines that target designated cells.
Summer construction—on the Fogg Art Museum, the Business School’s Tata Hall, Old Quincy, and more—renews the campus.
Harvard will build housing and resume construction of a science building, submitting a new Institutional Master Plan by October.
An exhibition from Harvard Business School's historical library collections documents the first wave of U.S. trade with imperial China.
David Jones, Ackerman professor of the culture of medicine, works in both history and medicine.
Harvard's largest solar installation, edX develops, Drew Faust’s research becomes a TV program, the <i>Gilgamesh</i> sculpture, and more
Dunster House will get the first makeover as part of a project to renovate Harvard's Houses. Students will take up temporary residence at the Inn at Harvard.
Headlines from Harvard history
The Undergraduate proctors high-schoolers and looks back on her own high-school days—and her discovery of American liberal-arts education.
Cherone Duggan ’14 and Kathryn Reed ’13 are the magazine’s new Berta Greenwald Ledecky Undergraduate Fellows.
Placekicker David Mothander explains how to split the uprights.
For many decades, placekickers weren’t specialists
He coached for the past 17 seasons and won five Ivy League championships.
Laurie Krasny Brown crafts colorful works from an “accessible, flexible, beautiful” material.
Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot on life's liberating exits
A novel, <i>Sound,</i> notated like a musical score
Interoperability, rebuilding New Orleans, the Brothers Grimm, and other books with Harvard connections
For his new CD, <i> Wisteria,</i> jazz pianist Steve Kuhn proves good things come in trios.
Andrea Louise Campbell reviews <i>The Unheavenly Chorus,</i> by Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady.
A correspondence corner for not-so-famous lost words
A Shared Interest Group aims to support undergraduates whose parents didn't attend a four-year college.
A financial-aid initiative and other College programs help first- generation undergraduates feel at home.
Meet Harvard Alumni Association president Carl Muller.
Six alumni are recognized for outstanding service to the University.
The College’s Office of Admissions and Financial Aid honors seven alumni.
A letter from President Drew Faust
David Bisno ’61 has spearheaded the creation of a mini-museum of horology in the Santa Barbara Courthouse.
Bob Friedman ’71 looks for ladders to help people climb out of poverty.
Sue Minter ’83 is helping her state recover from the devastation of Hurricane Irene.
Shared Interest Group events in September and October
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