Harvard Construction Lift Tips Into Adams House
Amid ongoing renovations, Adam House’s Randolph Hall, one of Harvard’s undergraduate residences, saw an unexpected addition last Friday afternoon when a construction lift tipped over and collided with its wall.
Historic Bow & Arrow Press To Leave Harvard’s Adams House Following Renovations
For more than 45 years, the Bow & Arrow Press — a student-run letterpress studio founded in 1978 — has quietly resided in the basement of one of Harvard’s undergraduate residences, Adams House, serving as a gathering place and creative venue for Harvard students and alumni.
Harvard Adams House Residents Frustrated by Delays as Renovations Approach Second Year
After nearly two years of construction, renovations to Adams House’s Randolph Hall are now set to complete this spring — a change in timeline that has exacerbated some residents’ frustration about the project’s shifting schedule.
Harvard Remembers Beloved Tai Chi Instructor and Adams House Affiliate Yon Lee
Yon G. Lee coached martial arts at Harvard for more than three decades, eventually becoming the University’s chief instructor of kung fu and tai chi. A beloved affiliate of Adams House, Lee died on Jan. 6 at the age of 74.
Adams House Installed — Then Removed — an $8,900 Covid-19 Air Disinfection System
In July, administrators in Adams House installed a set of air disinfection systems devices that appeared to be a part of the solution to preventing the spread of Covid-19 in the house. But the devices lasted just a few weeks.
Adams House to Remove Fireplace Bearing Boarded-Up Racist Sculptures During 2023 Renovations
A fireplace in Adams House bearing racist caricatures that are currently boarded up will be removed during renovations next year, the house’s faculty deans announced earlier this month.
Adams Students Dress Down
Adams House students dressed down during the first in-person Housing Day in two years.
What’s not to love about Adams House? From the old academia, Hogwarts-esque golden-gilded rooms to the incredible proximity to your classes in the Yard, it’s prime for romanticizing your time at Harvard (plus, it’s being renovated)! Perfect for dog and cat lovers (scroll down for a sneak peak of the resident pets, you won’t be disappointed), Adams is known for its tight-knit community and support system.
Adams House Hampden Hall
Adams House's Hampden Hall has experienced a string of vandalisms since at least last October.
Adams House Residence Hall Plagued by Monthslong String of Vandalism
Adams House’s Hampden Hall has been plagued by a string of vandalisms — ranging from racist language and crude drawings to defaced photos and targeted notes — since at least last October.
Jesse P. K. Rankin
Jesse P. K. Rankin runs through the Adams House tunnels. Jesse, whose parents are tutors in the house, has lived in Adams for three years.
‘I Missed It So Much’: Adams Dining Hall Reopens, Though Some Fruit Flies Remain
The Adams House dining hall reopened Friday after shutting down for two weeks due to an infestation of fruit flies.
Adams Dining Hall Reopening
Students eat inside Adams dining hall after it reopened last Friday.
Adams Dining Hall Remains Closed as Students Battle ‘Tenacious’ Fruit Flies
After shutting down temporarily last week due to a fruit fly infestation, the Adams House dining hall will likely remain closed for the rest of the week while repair work gets underway to address the source of the scourge.
Adams Dining Hall Temporarily Closes Due to Fruit Fly Infestation
The Adams House dining hall is closed temporarily due to an infestation of fruit flies.
For the last few days, flies have swarmed students' trays during meals in the Adams House dining hall.
Philip Kreycik ’06, Who Died at 37 After Going Missing on Run, Remembered for ‘Quiet Strength’ and ‘Adventurous Spirit’
Philip Kreycik '06, an environmentalist and avid adventurer, disappeared on a trail run outside Pleasanton, Calif. on July 10. In a testament to his impact, hundreds rallied for a search and rescue effort that the Alameda County Sheriff's Office called one of the largest ever on the West Coast.
Former Adams House Master and Astronomy Professor William Liller ’48, ‘Enamored With the Cosmos,’ Dies at 93
Former Harvard Astronomy professor and Adams House Master William Liller ’48 couldn’t take his eyes off the stars.
‘Shiny and Lovely’: Adams House Completes First Phase of Renovations
Boasting an improved ventilation system and expanded dining spaces, renovations to Claverly Hall of Adams House wrapped up earlier this month, marking the end of the first of three phases of the House’s renewal project.
Adams House Claverly Hall
Harvard completed the first phase of its Adams House Renewal Project — renovations to Claverly Hall — earlier this month. Though the exterior of Claverly remains the same, the interior has seen a significant overhaul.
Adams House Faculty Deans Announce Retirement
Adams House faculty deans Judith S. Palfrey ’67 and John G. “Sean” Palfrey ’67 will retire from their positions at the end of the academic year, they announced in a Wednesday email sent to Adams House affiliates.
Adams House Resumes Renovations After Five-Month Delay
Construction on Adams House has resumed after a five-month hiatus due to the City of Cambridge’s decision to place a moratorium on construction projects in response to the ongoing spread of coronavirus, according to an email sent to House affiliates Saturday.
Adams House Construction Encounters Delays Amid Coronavirus Spread
The renovation of Adams House faces another delay after the ongoing coronavirus pandemic caused an indefinite construction suspension, Faculty Dean Sean Palfrey ’67 wrote in a Friday email to The Crimson.