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Statue of John Harvard

Statue of John Harvard

Photograph by Ericodeg/


More women in science, and a steady increase in Asian-American admits 


Harvard unveiled plans to build an $12.5-million ArtLab in Allston. The 9,000-square-foot building will have a projected lifespan of 10 to 15 years.

Rendering by Barkow Leibinger Architekten

Harvard presented design details for the new Allston project at a city meeting this week.


Assembling the science and engineering complex in Allston (with work on the district energy plant distantly visible to the rear of the site)

Image from the SEAS Construction Cam

A campus construction program of unprecedented proportions

September-October 2017

Harvard’s business and engineering faculties join forces on a new technology-design degree—before they co-locate in Allston.

September-October 2017

An artistic rendering of the future WE ALL installation

Courtesy of the Graduate School of Design

The “WE ALL” art installation aims to foster connections between Harvard and Allston.


President Drew Faust

President Drew Faust

An expected transition, as the University’s twenty-eighth president plans to conclude her service.


Business dean Nitin Nohria and engineering and applied sciences dean Francis Doyle III meet at the classrooms above the iLab to discuss their faculties’ new joint master’s degree.

Eliza Grinnell, SEAS Communications

A new joint business-engineering master’s program to accelerate innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership for technology companies


David Parkes and Francesca Dominici, co-directors of Harvard’s new data-science initiative

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/HPAC

Harvard outlines steps toward a data-science institute in Allston.

May-June 2017

The Business School dean is bullish on engineering and data-science collaborations, and online learning.

May-June 2017