74 Harvard Undergraduates Awarded 2023 Hoopes Prize

This year’s Hoopes Prize-winning topics include a classicist’s examination of transgender lives in ancient Rome, an astrophysicist’s research on superluminous supernovae, and a mechanical engineer’s creation of a compressed air assisted bicycle.

University Hall

Seventeen Harvard Faculty Elected as American Academy of Arts and Sciences Members

Seventeen Harvard professors were elected to become members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, according to a Wednesday press release by the honorary society.

Cornel West at 2023 Department of Peace Awards Ceremony

Cornel West ’74 and Marianne Williamson Discuss Social Justice at Sanders Theatre Award Ceremony

The Department of Peace held its inaugural Cultural Impact Award ceremony Saturday, hosting philosopher and former Harvard professor Cornel R. West ’74 and presidential candidate Marianne D. Williamson at a two-hour long event at Sanders Theatre.

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Harvard Law School

‘Father of Environmental Justice’ Robert Bullard Honored by Harvard Law School Environmental Law Society

The Harvard Law School Environmental Law Society presented Robert D. Bullard with the Horizon Award in an award ceremony Tuesday evening.


Phi Beta Kappa Elects ‘Junior 24’ from Class of 2024

This year’s “Junior 24” learned Monday afternoon that they had been selected to join Harvard College’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest academic honor society.

Harvard Medical School
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School Professor Michael Greenberg Wins Brain Prize for Neuroplasticity Research

Harvard Medical School professor Michael E. Greenberg has won The 2023 Brain Prize for his decades-long research on brain plasticity, alongside University of Cambridge professor Christine E. Holt and Max Planck Institute Director Erin M. Schuman.

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Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Kennedy School Hosts Panel Featuring Six Investigative Journalists in Running for Goldsmith Prize

The Harvard Kennedy School hosted a virtual panel featuring the six finalists of the 2023 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting Wednesday afternoon.

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Ed School

Harvard Graduate School of Education Celebrates 21st Annual Alumni of Color Conference

The Harvard Graduate School of Education held its 21st annual Alumni of Color Conference on Friday and Saturday, marking the first fully in-person iteration of the conference since the start of the pandemic.

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Central Administration

Harvard President Lawrence Bacow Awarded Prairie View A&M University President’s Medal

Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow was awarded the Prairie View A&M University President’s Medal by the university's outgoing president Ruth J. Simmons at a Monday afternoon ceremony.

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Student Life

Seven Harvard Affiliates Awarded Schwarzman Scholarship

Seven Harvard students were named Schwarzman scholars this year, winning a one-year, fully-paid master's degree opportunity at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

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Student Life

Sílvia Casacuberta Puig ’23 Named Eighth Harvard Rhodes Scholar This Year

Dunster House resident Sílvia Casacuberta Puig ’23, who hails from Barcelona, Spain, was selected as an international Rhodes Scholar last month.

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Phi Beta Kappa Taps ‘Senior 48’ from Harvard Class of 2023

Forty-eight Harvard College seniors on Monday learned they were tapped to join Harvard’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honor society. They join 25 of their classmates who were inducted in the spring.

Rhodes Scholarship Recipients

Seven Harvard Students Selected as Rhodes Scholars from U.S., South Africa

Seven members of Harvard’s Class of 2023 have been selected as Rhodes Scholars to pursue postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford.

Melanie Matchett Wood

Harvard Math Professor Melanie Matchett Wood Wins ‘Genius Grant’

Harvard Mathematics professor Melanie Matchett Wood was named one of 25 recipients of the MacArthur Fellowship for her work in “addressing the foundational questions in number theory from the perspective of arithmetic statistics.”

Ben S. Bernanke '75 Delivers 2008 Class Day Speech

Former Fed Chair Bernanke ’75 Wins Nobel Prize in Economics

Former Chairman of the United States Federal Reserve Ben S. Bernanke ’75 was one of three recipients of the Nobel Prize in Economics Monday morning.