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Colson Whitehead

Photograph by Michael Lionstar

Journalist, novelist, and social scientist honored

4.10.17 | News

Thomas D. Cabot. The portrait of him in uniform was painted by F.W. Benson in 1917.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Firsthand accounts of Harvard men and women who lived through it, 100 years after the United States entered the Great War

4.7.17 | Alumni

Harvard’s Ryan Donato rushes toward the net in the November game that broke Boston College’s win streak.

Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletic Communications

The Harvard men’s hockey team advances to the national championship’s final four in Chicago.

4.5.17 | Sports

University Hall—the home of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, where faculty meetings are held

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

The College adopts a new class schedule, and renews the quantitative requirement with a nod toward data science.

4.4.17 | News

A Thai fortunetelling manuscript from the early nineteenth century, held at Houghton Library

Photograph courtesy of Houghton Library/Harvard College Library Imaging Services

An undergraduate’s view of the collections at Houghton Library, from the inside looking out.

4.3.17 | Museums and Collections

Massachusetts Hall

Harvard limits stipend increases to 1.5 percent for the next academic year. 

3.31.17 | News
Memorial Hall

Memorial Hall: the inclusion task force’s “afternoon of engagement” will take place in Sanders Theatre.

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President Faust’s task force hosts a University-wide discussion on April 5. 

3.31.17 | News

The College admissions staff prepares letters to applicants.

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The admission rate decreased, barely, to 5.20 percent, from last year’s 5.22 percent. 

3.30.17 | News
Admissions essays from the millennial class

How did successful Harvard applicants pull it off?

3.30.17 | Harvard College
Ashton Carter

Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter performing an oath of enlistment ceremony, Chicago, July 28, 2016

Courtesy of Department of Defense Photo

The former U.S. Secretary of Defense rejoins the faculty in a new role.

3.28.17 | News