Harvard Ed Portal’s fifth annual Allston-Brighton Winter Market is back as a virtual market again this year with the online shops of 41 local artisans offering unique gifts.
The second annual Global Day of Service on Aug. 30 brought together nearly 1,400 Harvard students and alumni who worked with 71 service opportunities.
Eight first-year Harvard students talk about their work with the SPARK program and the unique challenges created by the pandemic.
During the pandemic, the Harvard Teacher Fellows program quickly shifted its training from in-person to online teaching.
Students from Schools, centers, and programs across Harvard University volunteer their time, effort, and expertise to advance work being done by local government and community organizations acros...
Harvard and local philanthropic partners are helping fund the city of Cambridge’s new guaranteed-income pilot initiative to support community in need.
Plans are underway for the initial phase of development of the Enterprise Research Campus, set to be located adjacent to the new Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences...
Harvard Ed Portal’s Winter Market helps artists in its Allston-Brighton neighborhood grow and thrive through pandemic’s ever-changing landscape.
College students helped read Lindsey Metcalf’s “No Voice Too Small” and talked about the importance of staying active, even when school is at home.
Harvard Arboretum administration and staff discuss how they achieved record visitor numbers and what’s staying post-pandemic.
Artisan’s Asylum will move into Harvard-owned properties in Allston-Brighton this year.
The Harvard School of Dental Medicine announced today that it will reopen the former Harvard University Health Services dental clinic with expanded services in February 2021.
The Harvard Ed Portal partners with Action for Boston Community Development to collect winter coats for the community.
Recent Harvard grads created an educational website featuring a South Asian protagonist for children to assuage worries and answer questions.
How the Harvard Votes Challenge initiative helped tens of thousands of voters participate in the 2020 election.
In a one-of-a-kind, University-wide virtual 5K called Harvard Moves, participants will “run, jog, walk, cycle, or roll” to promote wellness, build community, and raise funds for student finan...
With Science Club for Girls, Harvard students and alumnae inspire young female scientists.
The Harvard Ed Portal and Harvard University IT partnered on a free Zoom event meant to address teachers’ and parents’ concerns about how much time in front of a computer is too much, how can...
The global Harvard community participated in the University's first Global Day of Service.
With COVID-19 keeping children out of theater camp, Creative Drama — Space Explorers, a free, weeklong summer camp put on by the American Repertory Theater and Harvard Ed Portal brought theater...
As students prepare for an academic year that will be entirely virtual, many Harvard faculty members have redesigned their courses.
Instead of painting a mural together, this year students in the Harvard Ed Portal’s Mural Club produced individual works of art with virtual guidance from their instructors, local artist Chanel...
A group of local high school students worked on original astrophysics research projects through the Harvard-MIT Science Research Mentoring Program.
Somerville nonprofit Artisan’s Asylum will move to Harvard property in Allston, where it will make medical gowns used as personal protective equipment.
Harvard Ed Portal’s virtual field trips help students see the world.
Jose Cerda III ’88, Koma Gandy Fischbein ’95, and Theresa Reno-Weber, M.P.P. ’08, offer the Class of 2020 advice about the value of public service.
Harvard University Dining Services has emptied its freezers and storerooms to provide food to area nonprofit grocery programs.
COVID-19 spurs inspiration in student volunteers who find ways to make a difference amid the pandemic’s disruption and loss
Meet Katie Klatt — pediatric intensive care unit nurse, M.P.H. student at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and recovered COVID-19 patient.
Harvard has launched a new grant program that will provide emergency funding to nonprofit organizations responding to COVID-19-related community needs serving the Allston-Brighton neighborhood of...
Explore Harvard’s Widener Library, from its marble rotunda to the Loker Reading Room, through a new 360-degree virtual tour.
Harvard University has donated $250,000 to support a temporary emergency shelter in Cambridge.
Harvard Medical School’s Family Van co-hosted a webinar to discuss what the mobile clinics have to offer during the coronavirus pandemic — and it’s a lot.
Harvard faculty, students, researchers, and staff are working with hospitals, first responders, state and city leaders, and many more across Greater Boston to support the response to the coronavi...
Harvard School of Dental Medicine student Ryan Lisann's three-month externship at Charles River Community Health Center in Brighton left him determined to enter pediatric dentistry and education.
The Arnold Arboretum became a hands-on classroom for high school students learning about climate change.
Harvard selects Tishman Speyer to develop first phase of Enterprise Research Campus in Allston.
Harvard undergrads who mentor elementary, middle school and high school students at the Harvard Ed Portal in Allston say they learn as much as they teach.
More than 200 Harvard employees wrote over 4,000 notes of appreciation to colleagues while also making donations to the local shelter.
Harvard and Boston officials celebrated the reopening of Smith Field in Allston after extensive renovations.
Operation Impact gives students from across Harvard firsthand experience with education innovation start-ups.
The Arnold Arboretum and the city of Boston celebrated the nearly complete Weld Hill Solar Project at today’s “switch-throwing” ceremony.
Roslindale native Kate Swain Smith is the fourth student to become a fellow since the Harvard Presidential City of Boston Fellowship program debuted in 2016.
For her Service Starts with Summer project, South Carolina native Izzy Goodchild-Michelman ’23 spent six weeks working on a farm, revamping the educational Seed to Table curriculum that serves ...
Harvard College first-year Ezra Feder spends his summer doing public service through Artists For Humanity, a nonprofit that provides employment in art and design to lower-income teens in the city...
For the fourth year, Harvard’s Summer Explorations helped local students stay sharp over the school break while learning in free weeklong workshops at the Ed Portal in Allston.
Greater Boston is facing a housing crisis that is hitting lower-income and working-class residents particularly hard. To combat the crisis, Harvard University is recommitting $20 million toward l...
Phillips Brooks House program brings dogs to a local rehab center to interact with residents.
Students see professors stand up in front of a class every day, but they don’t often see them do stand-up onstage. The Harvard College Stand Up Comic Society has changed that with the Harvard f...
Harvard President Larry Bacow helped honor 16 local nonprofits at the 11th annual Harvard Allston Partnership Fund ceremony at the Ed Portal in Allston.