Sonia Sotomayor Awarded Radcliffe Medal
Radcliffe Institute

Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Talks Justice, Civic Engagement at Radcliffe Day

Supreme Court Justice Sonia M. Sotomayor discussed the strains of serving on a rightward-shifting court while speaking  at Harvard’s annual Radcliffe Day ceremony, at which she was awarded the 2024 Radcliffe Medal.​​​​​​​

Lowell Gate and Harvard Shield

73 Harvard Undergrads Win 2024 Hoopes Prize for Senior Theses

Logan C. Kelly ’24 was in the Winthrop Dining Hall eating lunch with his “oldest friend at Harvard” when he glanced at his phone and saw he had won the Hoopes Prize.


Kris King ’24 Named 2024 Harvard Gender and Sexuality Caucus Award Recipient

The Harvard Gender and Sexuality Caucus named Kris King ’24 the recipient of the 2024 HGSC Award.

TH Chan School Outside File

Harvard C-CHANGE Names 17 Social Media Influencers to 2024 Climate Creators to Watch List

The Harvard Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment at the Harvard School of Public Health named 17 social media influencers to their third annual Climate Creators to Watch list in early March.

Widener Library

Phi Beta Kappa Elects ‘Junior 24’ From Harvard Class of 2025

Twenty-four Harvard juniors learned Friday that they were elected to Harvard College's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest academic honor society.

Professor Haim Sompolinsky

‘Closure of a Circle’: Harvard Professor Haim Sompolinsky Wins Brain Prize for Neuroscience Research

Harvard professor Haim Sompolinsky was named a 2024 recipient of the Brain Prize — the world’s most prestigious honor for neuroscience research — by the Lundbeck Foundation on March 5.

Claudia Goldin

Harvard Professor, Nobel Laureate Claudia Goldin Named 2024 TIME Woman of the Year

Harvard Economics professor and recent Nobel laureate Claudia D. Goldin was named a TIME Woman of the Year for 2024, the magazine announced late last month.

Cambridge City Hall and Central Square
Food and Drink

Cambridge Chefs Named James Beard Award Semifinalists

Three Cambridge chefs — Tracy Chang of PAGU, Conor Dennehy of Talulla, and Patricia Estorino of Gustazo Cuban Kitchen & Bar — were nominated as semifinalists for the James Beard Award for best chef in the Northeast region.

Harvard Yard University Hall

12 Harvard Affiliates Named Schwarzman Scholars, Marking the University’s Highest Number of Awardees Ever

Twelve Harvard students and alumni were selected as Schwarzman scholars on Wednesday, representing Harvard’s largest cohort since the scholarship’s founding in 2015.

Lowell Exterior

Phi Beta Kappa Elects ‘Senior 48’ from Harvard Class of 2024

Forty-eight Harvard College seniors received invitations Monday to join Harvard’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most esteemed academic honor society in the country.

Harvard Rhodes Scholarship Winners 2024

Ten Harvard Students Selected as Rhodes Scholars from U.S., Pakistan

Ten members of Harvard’s Class of 2024 have been selected as Rhodes Scholars to pursue postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford.

HSA Office

Harvard-Affiliated VC Firm Xfund Names Three Student Startup Winners of $100,000 Grants

Xfund, a Harvard-affiliated venture capital firm, recently unveiled three recipients of $100,000 grants, aimed to help founders develop their companies and choose non-traditional career paths.

USC Professor Yang Chai Receives Harvard School of Dental Medicine Goldhaber Award

USC Professor Yang Chai Presented with Harvard School of Dental Medicine Goldhaber Award

Yang Chai, professor and chair in craniofacial biology at the University of Southern California, was awarded the Paul Goldhaber Award at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine on Tuesday.

Claudia Goldin Nobel Prize Press Conference

Harvard Prof. Claudia Goldin Wins Nobel Prize in Economics

Harvard Economics professor Claudia Goldin won the 2023 Nobel Prize in Economics, the Swedish Academy announced Monday morning. Goldin is the first Harvard professor to win a Nobel Prize since 2019.

Moungi Bawendi

One Small Quantum Dot, One Giant Leap for Nanoscience: Moungi Bawendi ’82 Wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Moungi G. Bawendi ’82 was among three scientists awarded the 2023 Nobel Prize in Chemistry “for the discovery and synthesis of quantum dots,” the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced in a press release Wednesday morning.