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Rendering of the CGBC headquarters after renovations

Rendering of the CGBC headquarters after renovations 

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The Center for Green Buildings and Cities renovates its headquarters to consume almost zero energy.

8.3.17 | News
A rendering of what the Abbott Building will look like as part of "The Collection at Harvard"

A rendering of what the Abbott Building will look like as part of “The Collection at Harvard”

Courtesy of the Cambridge Historical Commission

Multiple property sales across Harvard Square suggest that big changes are underway. Who will shape the future of the Square? 

7.28.17 | News

College students collaborate on tech projects at HackHarvard.

Courtesy of Major League Hacking/mlh.io

On the draws and limitations of college hackathons

7.25.17 | Students
Professor Charles Lieber in his lab at 12 Oxford Street

Professor Charles Lieber in his lab at 12 Oxford Street

Photograph by Rose Lincoln/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

The pioneering chemist of bio-compatible transistors and other nanoscale wonders receives Harvard’s highest faculty honor.  

7.20.17 | News
The entrance to the Naples Conservatory retains its former title, “Royal Conservatory.”

The entrance to the Naples Conservatory retains its former title, “Royal Conservatory.”  

Photograph by Thomas Forrest Kelly

A day at the Naples Conservatory

7.19.17 | Arts
From left: Sam (Annie Parisse), Nick (Nat Faxon), Ethan (Keegan-Michael Key), Lisa (Cobie Smulders), Marianne (Jae Suh Park), Max (Fred Savage), and Felix (Billy Eichner)

From left: Sam (Annie Parisse), Nick (Nat Faxon), Ethan (Keegan-Michael Key), Lisa (Cobie Smulders), Marianne (Jae Suh Park), Max (Fred Savage), and Felix (Billy Eichner)

Photograph by David Lee/Netflix

The real tragedy underlying Friends from College stems from the indignities of the post-recession economy.

7.17.17 | Television

Cafe Algiers in Harvard Square

Photograph by Rose Lincoln/Havard Public Affairs and Communcations

Another independent business has been forced to leave the Square.

7.13.17 | News

The director of the Harvard Foundation passed away after a brief illness.

7.13.17 | News

Membership in any and all unrecognized student social organizations would be prohibited.

7.12.17 | News

Andrew Womack excavating within kiln at Qijiaping in excavation unit T1 on May 15, 2017.

Photograph by Rowan Flad

Field notes from a summer archaeological expedition

7.11.17 | Research