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Where to Start with African American Literature: A Faculty-Curated List Academics

Where to Start with African American Literature: A Faculty-Curated List

In honor of Black History Month, Harvard lecturer Giovanna Micconi discusses the importance of diverse literature and shares ...

2/16/2017 | 9 minute read

Be My Global Valentine: Expressions of Love Around the World Student Life

Be My Global Valentine: Expressions of Love Around the World

Te amo. Je t’aime. Ich liebe dich. Ti adoro. Ana Uhibbuka. Wo ai ni. We have a thousand ways to say "I love you"—and even mor...

2/09/2017 | 4 minute read

Tackle this Semester with 5 Game-Changing Study Tips Academics

Tackle this Semester with 5 Game-Changing Study Tips

Prepare for your most successful semester by mentally suiting up like a pro-athlete. Consider these five tips as a playbook f...

1/26/2017 | 3 minute read

4 Tips for Spotting a Fake News Story Harvard Summer School

4 Tips for Spotting a Fake News Story

The last few years have been newsworthy, to say the least. An unprecedented American election, Brexit, earthquakes, and outbr...

1/23/2017 | 9 minute read

Fall into Healthy Habits After Summer Academics

Fall into Healthy Habits After Summer

Here at Harvard, summer is coming to a close. As the season changes, daylight disappears sooner, corduroys replace swimsuits,...

9/21/2016 | 8 minute read

Harvard Summer: A Photo Essay Student Life

Harvard Summer: A Photo Essay

Brent is earning a master's degree at Harvard Extension School. He lives in Austin, Texas, and comes to Cambridge periodicall...

9/15/2016 | 7 minute read

A Day in the Life of a Secondary School Program Student Student Life

A Day in the Life of a Secondary School Program Student

Michelle Tong spent her childhood in the Boston area, while her parents studied at Harvard and MIT. So when she began looking...

9/14/2016 | 10 minute read

Father and Son Reflect on Summer School Experiences Academics

Father and Son Reflect on Summer School Experiences

"This program taught me how to adapt to a more rigorous course load, which has been really helpful for my high school experie...

8/10/2016 | 7 minute read

Highlights from Opening Weekend Harvard Summer School

Highlights from Opening Weekend

With suitcases and sunscreen in tow, over 2,600 students from around the world arrived on campus for Harvard Summer School's ...

6/22/2016 | 3 minute read

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