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Indrani G. Das

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Visual Arts

Pomp Marks Student Opening of Renovated Harvard Art Museums

“This is a brand new museum,” said Harvard Art Museums Director Thomas W. Lentz. “We have taken everything apart about the old museum and put it back together again.”

Food and Drink

Renovated Barker Cafe To Feature Hi-Rise, Counter Culture

The cafe’s opening marks the implementation of a long-delayed plan to make the location a point of intersection for arts and humanities on campus.

W.E.B. Du Bois Medal Ceremony

Eight Celebrities Honored with W.E.B. Du Bois Medal

This year's group of winners, included Oprah Winfrey, Congressman John L. Lewis, and Maya Angelou, among others.

Renaming the Holyoke Center

One Harvard, One Campaign?

Separate campaigns and priorities remain, but unified fundraising efforts, cross-school initiatives are tying the University together closer than ever before.


Margaret Atwood Awarded 2014 Harvard Arts Medal

Acclaimed author Margaret E. Atwood was honored with the 2014 Harvard Arts Medal in a ceremony Thursday to mark the beginning of the 22nd Annual Arts First Festival.


LITFest Begins Tuesday

Events during the three-day festival include panel discussions about pursuing careers in writing and publishing led by recent Harvard graduates, as well as events with acclaimed authors, like Jamaica Kincaid.

Thermonuclear Monarchy

Professors Discuss Nuclear Warfare and Democracy

Professor Elaine Scarry discussed her new book, "Thermonuclear Monarchy: Choosing Between Democracy and Doom" Thursday.

Grand Sphinx

Hasty Pudding Creates New Production Arm, Will Produce “Heathers: The Musical”

The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770 announced the creation of a new production arm and its first project, producing the off-Broadway show “Heathers: The Musical,” in a press release Friday.

The Art of Reading

Humanities Frameworks Courses Earn Good Reviews

The professors who developed the curricula for these introductory courses said that the classes aim to offer students a broad approach to the humanities that stresses the everyday relevance of the discipline.

Humanities Division

Open House Showcases New Hispanic Research Center

The Instituto Cervantes, a non-profit created by the Spanish government, operates branches in over 20 countries with 54 centers in total. The institute's Harvard branch focuses on research of the Spanish language in the United States.

Harvard Business School

HBS Dedicates New Home for Executive Education Program

Administrators, students, and other affiliates of Harvard Business School gathered Monday afternoon to celebrate the dedication of the newly completed Tata Hall.

Harvard Kennedy School

HBS Alum Creates New Scholarship Program

Designs for Schwarzman College’s forum were modeled after the Harvard Kennedy Program Founder and Chairman and CEO of Blackstone Group Stephen A. Schwarzman, who himself graduated from the Business School in 1972, said that he envisions the program as comparable to the Rhodes Scholarship.

Harvard Business School

HBS Develops Online Learning Platform

Harvard Business School has begun developing an online learning initiative, called HBX, following in the footsteps of its peer institutions, according to a BloombergBusinessweek report.

September Checklist
Admissions Feature

By Now: September Checklist

It may be hard to believe, but summer has officially ended and the college admissions cycle is in full swing. Hopefully, you’ve started to make some headway on your applications, but exactly how far along should you be?

Admissions Blog

Finding the Right Fit: Questions to Ask

Each institution has unique features that make it amazing, so how can you compare them? Here are questions to help you figure out what a school is like, from getting in to getting around.