Harvard

News

Harvard, MIT Economists Win Nobel Prize

Economists from Harvard and MIT shared the 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced Monday morning. Harvard’s Oliver Hart, a 68-year-old, London-born […]

News

Harvard Food Service Workers Are on Strike

After contract negotiations apparently went south for Harvard’s cafeteria staff, the workers—for the first time ever during the school year—have officially gone on strike. The […]

Arts & Entertainment

Larry Wilmore to Deliver Lecture at Harvard This Fall

The Harvard Kennedy School has tapped comedian Larry Wilmore to deliver a high-profile lecture this fall. The former Nightly Show host will give the Theodore […]

News

The Prince of Denmark Is Here, Look Busy

Brush up on your Hamlet and grab one of those blue tins of cookies from Costco—the prince of Denmark is here. Crown Prince Frederik arrived in […]

News

Jeb Bush to Teach at Harvard Kennedy School This Fall

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush is coming to Harvard. The Phillips Academy alum who unsuccessfully sought the Republican presidential nomination in 2016 will teach and […]

News

Seth Moulton Says He Smoked Pot at Harvard, Supports Legalization

The campaign to legalize recreational marijuana in Massachusetts just gained a powerful ally. In an interview with WGBH’s Boston Public Radio last week, Congressman Seth Moulton not […]

News

Where Did Boston Schools Rank in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best Colleges?

Gather ’round everyone, for U.S. News & World Report has released its 2017 Best Colleges ranking, and there is much trash-talking to be had with the […]

News

Harvard Rakes in Another $7 Billion in Record-Breaking Fundraising Haul

It’s nice to see one of these scrappy liberal arts schools finally catch a break. With another two years to go, Harvard University’s latest fundraising drive […]

News

Harvard Final Clubs, By the Numbers

Examining the school’s coed clash.

Restaurants

A Harvard Professor Is Disrupting Barbecue

While on a trip to Memphis, Harvard professor Kevin “Kit” Parker surveyed the pregame bedlam of a college tailgate. What he saw—amateur pitmasters, dusty clouds […]

News

Harvard Republicans Won’t Endorse Donald Trump

For the first time in the club’s 128-year history, the Harvard Republicans will not endorse the GOP’s presidential nominee, Donald Trump. Citing “both policy and […]

News

Michelle Williams and Paula Johnson Are Making Their Mark

Harvard’s School of Public Health and Wellesley College are getting new leadership—and breaking new ground.

News

Harvard, MIT, and Williams College Make Forbes’ List of Top Colleges

Don’t sweat that quarter-million you just dropped at Harvard or MIT, everyone who just graduated from Harvard or MIT. According to Forbes, the brainy masses […]

News

Boston Ranked One of the World’s Best Tech Cities

The Silicon Valley area is familiar to a global audience as a mecca of tech innovation, with startups and established tech companies from Apple to Google, […]

Arts & Entertainment

Harvard and Berklee Are Teaming Up for a Dual Degree Program

Harvard College and Berklee College of Music officially announced on Tuesday that the institutions are teaming up to offer students a five-year dual degree program. […]