A trio of economists were awarded the Nobel Prize on Monday for their work to alleviate global poverty.
Harvard University is investigating its head fencing coach amid allegations he conducted a real estate transaction that involved the family of a current and a former student-athlete, the school announced Thursday.
The ongoing college admissions cheating scandal shows just how far some people are willing to go to get their kids into an elite university.
An enslaved African man named Renty and his daughter Delia were stripped and forced to pose for images commissioned by a Swiss-born Harvard professor who espoused a theory that Africans and African-Americans were inferior to whites.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren was just getting started, when Eric, an apprentice electrician who works in the solar power industry, asked her how the country could move past an "antiquated system of energy."
During final arguments Wednesday in the case against Harvard's affirmative action practices, lawyers offered starkly different versions of how Asian-American applicants are treated and clashed over racial diversity on campus.
Lawyers on both sides of the closely watched case brought on behalf of Asian-Americans against Harvard will have a last chance on Wednesday to try to convince a federal judge of their respective positions on affirmative action.
The Harvard Law Professor and faculty dean representing Harvey Weinstein in his sexual assault trial sent a lengthy email to Harvard students on Friday defending the idea of representing people deemed to be "guilty, unpopular, vile or undesirable."
In closing arguments in the trial over Harvard's admissions process, the challengers on Friday emphasized their claim that stereotypes of Asian Americans as "book smart and one-dimensional" earn them lower ratings and less opportunity for a place on the Ivy League campus.
Harvard's head diving coach resigned Tuesday, more than a week after allegations of sexual misconduct against him were detailed in a federal lawsuit filed by athletes he had coached.
The confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh reinforces the elitism of the nine.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will not be teaching at Harvard Law School in January 2019, the school informed students Monday.
U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings of the top colleges in the U.S. Their methodology is based on; outcomes (35%), faculty resources (20%), expert opinion (20%), financial resources (10%), student excellence (10%) and alumni giving (5%).
The Justice Department offered a public show of support in court Thursday to a group suing Harvard for what it says is discrimination against Asian-American applicants to the elite university.
Hurricanes took a big toll on people last year, but what about the effect on wildlife?
An Arizona man was arrested Friday in connection with posting threats to bomb Harvard University and shoot attendees at its Black Commencement in 2017.
Puerto Ricans laid out hundreds of shoes Saturday in front of the US territory's Capitol in a makeshift memorial to those killed by Hurricane Maria -- wrapping up a week in which two reports brought fresh questions about how many people died from last year's devastating storm.
As a senior at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton business school, Anjali Sud applied to dozens of jobs in investment banking. She didn't get any.
Cambridge police have launched an internal investigation after a video showed officers tackling and punching a naked black Harvard student who police said was resisting arrest.
Micheal Brown stared at the acceptance letter in front of him: It said yes.
College admissions boards love students with high rates of civic engagement, so why would they turn away candidates that fit the description?
A Harvard University government professor announced his retirement Tuesday amid allegations of sexual misconduct.
Four times, the parents of a missing doctor with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have been told that a body has been found. Each time, Tia and Terrell Cunningham are sent into heart-wrenching agony, only to learn that it isn't their son.
Harvard University has withdrawn acceptance offers to at least 10 incoming freshmen after school administrators discovered the students were sharing explicit memes via a Facebook chat group, according to The Harvard Crimson student newspaper.