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The Lowell House bell tower, viewed from the the ground

The Lowell House bells, on hiatus during construction, are now open for business.
Photograph by Jim Harrison

Historic Lowell House’s renovations bring a mixture of old and new, painstakingly refurbished and constructed.

9.12.19

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The Lowell House bell tower, viewed from the the ground

The Lowell House bells, on hiatus during construction, are now open for business.
Photograph by Jim Harrison

Historic Lowell House’s renovations bring a mixture of old and new, painstakingly refurbished and constructed.

9.12.19 | Harvard College
Harvard running back Aaron Shampklin hops over a Harvard teammate with a football in hand.

Just another hurdle: Leaping over guard Eric Wilson (68), Harvard running back Aaron Shampklin sails through a hole last season against Princeton. Shampklin had a breakout season in 2018, leading the Ivy League in rushing with 105.3 yards per game.
Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletic Communications

Prospects, rules changes, a Rose Bowl centennial, pro players, a return from a shattering injury—and a tragic loss

9.11.19 | Sports
Portrait of Lawrence Lessig with a microphone and his name

   

The first episode of Harvard Magazine’s new podcast, Ask a Harvard Professor, delves into academic corruption, and why “doing good can make you bad.”

9.9.19 | Podcast
The Harvard University shield

   

President Bacow commissions an external review in the wake of the Jorge Domínguez case.

9.9.19 | News
Photograph of Harvard women lacrosse players celebrating.

A spirited moment for the women's lacrosse players. Harvard athletics plays an important role in the lives of the nearly one-fifth of undergraduates who participate in intercollegiate sports.
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

Dean Claudine Gay focuses on student experience, sports culture, and strategic planning.

9.5.19 | News
Photo of Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow delivering Morning Prayers address.

President Lawrence S. Bacow speaks at Morning Prayers in Appleton Chapel.
Photograph by Rose Lincoln/Harvard Public Affairs and Communication

President Bacow, at Morning Prayers, and deans, welcoming students, open the semester by addressing community values in a time of divisive discourse.

9.3.19 | News
Professors Douglas Melton and Michael Sandel prepare to launch their new Gen Ed course, open to students from across the University, at Klarman Hall.

Professors Douglas Melton and Michael Sandel prepare to launch their new Gen Ed course, open to students from across the University, at Klarman Hall.
Photograph by Lee Hopkins

The College’s required curriculum relaunches with dozens of new experiential, case-based courses.

9.3.19 | News

Latest News

The Lowell House bell tower, viewed from the the ground

The Lowell House bells, on hiatus during construction, are now open for business.
Photograph by Jim Harrison

Historic Lowell House’s renovations bring a mixture of old and new, painstakingly refurbished and constructed.

9.12.19 | Harvard College
Harvard running back Aaron Shampklin hops over a Harvard teammate with a football in hand.

Just another hurdle: Leaping over guard Eric Wilson (68), Harvard running back Aaron Shampklin sails through a hole last season against Princeton. Shampklin had a breakout season in 2018, leading the Ivy League in rushing with 105.3 yards per game.
Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletic Communications

Prospects, rules changes, a Rose Bowl centennial, pro players, a return from a shattering injury—and a tragic loss

9.11.19 | Sports
Portrait of Lawrence Lessig with a microphone and his name

   

The first episode of Harvard Magazine’s new podcast, Ask a Harvard Professor, delves into academic corruption, and why “doing good can make you bad.”

9.9.19 | Podcast
The Harvard University shield

   

President Bacow commissions an external review in the wake of the Jorge Domínguez case.

9.9.19 | News
Photograph of Harvard women lacrosse players celebrating.

A spirited moment for the women's lacrosse players. Harvard athletics plays an important role in the lives of the nearly one-fifth of undergraduates who participate in intercollegiate sports.
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

Dean Claudine Gay focuses on student experience, sports culture, and strategic planning.

9.5.19 | News
Photo of Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow delivering Morning Prayers address.

President Lawrence S. Bacow speaks at Morning Prayers in Appleton Chapel.
Photograph by Rose Lincoln/Harvard Public Affairs and Communication

President Bacow, at Morning Prayers, and deans, welcoming students, open the semester by addressing community values in a time of divisive discourse.

9.3.19 | News
Professors Douglas Melton and Michael Sandel prepare to launch their new Gen Ed course, open to students from across the University, at Klarman Hall.

Professors Douglas Melton and Michael Sandel prepare to launch their new Gen Ed course, open to students from across the University, at Klarman Hall.
Photograph by Lee Hopkins

The College’s required curriculum relaunches with dozens of new experiential, case-based courses.

9.3.19 | News

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(1 of 8) The “Rocking Horse Graveyard,” in Lincoln, Massachusetts— “It’s a fun, whimsical thing with a flea- market feel,” Ocker says. “But at night it’s one of the creepiest sights on the planet.”
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