When the former Inn at Harvard is fully transformed to accommodate students from Dunster (and, in the future, other Houses undergoing renewal), it will be a home away from the House, with familiar features including a dining hall, lounge, junior and senior common rooms, a seminar room, and music practice spaces. Read more about House renewal in ‘full swing’
Utopian worlds, sign-language poetry, and DNA origami — the subjects are as fascinating and varied as the students who explore them.
Along a small street in the heart of Harvard Square, Visual and Environmental Studies (VES) students are busy at work on their thesis projects in the Linden Street studios. Read more about Hidden in plain sight
When Daniel Schrag arrived at Harvard as a 30-year-old geologist interested in paleoclimate, the study of climate changes through history, he didn’t realize his career was about to gain another dimension. Read more about Advising on climate change
From updating the Harvard University police fleet with new hybrid police cars that increased fuel efficiency across the department to an overhaul of building-controls systems in four buildings at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) that led to more than $400,000 in savings, the Harvard Green Carpet Awards recognized the outstanding efforts of a wide-ranging group of 14 project teams and 129 students and staff toward a more sustainable campus. Read more about Celebrating sustainability champions
In the summer of 1948, Richard N. Frye was nearing the end of a postdoctoral fellowship in the Society of Fellows of Harvard University when he traveled to southern Iran, making his way by mule to the village of Sar Mashhad. Frye battled drought and sandstorms but, with the help of native Qashqai people, was able to climb a small cliff to collect an impression of an 800-word stone inscription written in ancient Pahlavi — one of the largest found in the Near East. Read more about Professor Richard N. Frye dies at 94