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Rahm Emanuel Protest
Graduate School of Design

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s GSD Appearance Met With Protest

A crowd of around 50 Harvard affiliates and Boston residents gathered in front of the Graduate School of Design’s Gund Hall to protest Mayor of Chicago Rahm I. Emanuel’s appearance at the GSD on Tuesday.


Three Architects Join Design School’s Faculty

The Graduate School of Design will soon welcome renowned architects Jeanne Gang, Mark Lee, and Sharon Johnston into its halls as new professors of practice.

Primal Scream 2014
Student Life

On Eve of Exams, Students Strip for Naked Lap

A gaggle of eager exhibitionists, reluctant runners, and curious onlookers gathered at midnight Thursday morning in Harvard Yard for the College’s biannual “Primal Scream."


Albert Henrichs, Scholar of Greek Literature, Dies at 74

Albert Henrichs, a globally-renowned scholar of Greek literature and religion, died April 16. He was 74.

Humanities Division

'Groundbreaking' Architectural Historian James Ackerman Dies at 97

​James S. Ackerman, a Harvard architectural historian who specialized in Renaissance architecture, died Dec. 31 in Cambridge. He was 97.

Harvard Kennedy School

Schelling, 'Founding Father' of the Kennedy School, Dies at 95

​Thomas C. Schelling, a Nobel laureate, “Founding Father” of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and Economics professor noted for his work on game theory and arms control, died Tuesday at age 95.

Scan and Deliver

Scan and Deliver

Librarians may scan over 7,000 pages each day to digitize the physical resources in Harvard's archives.

Scan and Deliver

Turning the Page

​While Harvard's library digitization efforts have presented new opportunities for scholars to access and preserve sources for posterity, they have also brought their own set of challenges.

Digitizing, Documenting

Digitizing, Documenting

Camera operator Ying B. Li works to scan physical sheets of music into Harvard's digital archives.

Food and Drink

Benedetto Serves Up Italian Fare At Charles Hotel

The menu, which executive chef Michael Pagliarini said plans on regularly adjusting, includes offerings from braised duck leg to pasta made in-house.


Professors Find Ways to Bring Election into the Lesson Plan

As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton make the final push before Election Day on Nov. 8, Harvard faculty are working to integrate the historic moment into their teaching.


Faculty Weigh in on History as Depicted in ‘Hamilton’

Professor of history and law Annette Gordon-Reed has criticized the musical’s depiction of America’s founding narrative as historical truth.


Professors Criticize Political Rhetoric Following Presidential Town Hall

Following the heated Presidential town hall debate on Sunday, some Harvard professors expressed concern that the 2016 Presidential campaign has set new standards for norms of aggression and deception.