If the higher powers are in your favor and you're sorted into Kirkland, you'll find yourself in an awesome location on the River right next to the Square. Your next three years will consist of participating in quirky traditions such as Secret Santa Week and Boat Club as part of a tight-knit community.
Aknazar ‘Adam’ Kazhymurat ’23 Found Dead While Home in Kazakhstan
Aknazar “Adam” Kazhymurat ’23, a student from Kazakhstan, was found dead Friday in his home country, according to Kazakh media reports.
President-elect Joe Biden Nominates Harvard Affiliates to Top Executive Positions
President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. has appointed several Harvard affiliates to serve on his cabinet, including former assistant professor Janet L. Yellen, Harvard College alumni Antony J. Blinken ’84, Vivek H. Murthy ’98, and Medical School professor Rochelle P. Walensky.
As Planned, College Will Announce Ten New Faculty Deans By End of May
Harvard College will aim to conclude its five ongoing faculty dean searches by the end of May as planned, according to Dean of Finance and Administration Sheila C. Thimba.
Kirkland Dining Hall
Members of the Harvard University custodial staff operate in all of the upperclassman houses and university facilities, serving a vital role in the daily activity of campus life.
University Approves Second Redesign Proposal for Kirkland House Shield After Trademark Concerns
Harvard University officials have approved a new shield for Kirkland House after a redesign process ran into trademark concerns.
Harvard Trademark Program Rejects Kirkland House Shield Redesign
The effort by Kirkland House to modify its shield hit a roadblock after the Harvard Trademark Program denied the House’s initial design proposal.
College Approves Kirkland House Shield Change
The College granted Kirkland House preliminary approval to change its shield, capping a years-long effort by students and House affiliates to redesign the emblem due to its resemblance to the Confederate flag.
Kirkland Shield Change
The Kirkland Shield, thought by students to resemble the Confederate Flag, will be officially changed.
Committee on Student Life Discusses Kirkland Shield Change, Allston Dining Plans
The Committee on Student Life convened Thursday to discuss potential changes to the Kirkland House shield, plans for the new SEAS campus in Allston, and updates to the Undergraduate Council caucus system.
Cabot, Kirkland House Faculty Deans to Step Down
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana and Stephanie R. Khurana — who currently serve as faculty deans of Cabot House — will step down from their post in the House at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year, the pair wrote in an email to house residents Monday afternoon.
Janet Mock Honored in Harvard's Annual Cultural Rhythms Show
The Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations held its annual Cultural Rhythms Show honoring Janet Mock, an acclaimed writer, producer, director, and transgender rights advocate, in Sanders Theater Saturday.
Profs. Ragab and Bayoumi
Professor Ahmed Ragab and Professor Soha Bayoumi sit at their dinner table in their Kirkland House home.
From left to right: Professor Soha Bayoumi, their daughter Carmen holding their cat Jesse, and Professor Ahmed Ragab, in their home living room in Kirkland House.
Harvard Affiliates Gather to Honor and Remember Ahmed S. Gondal ’18 and His ‘Radiant’ Smile
Around 40 Harvard students and administrators gathered in Kirkland House Thursday night to honor Ahmed S. Gondal ’18, who died suddenly earlier this week.
Whispers in the Walls: The Story of Kirkland's Hicks House
Now eerily quiet, the building was once punctuated by the voices of revolutionaries, scholars, artists, and monks.
The Kirkland Shield
The Kirkland Shield and the Confederate flag are officially unrelated.
Kirkland Faculty Deans' Residence
The plaque on the door to the residence of Kirkland's Faculty Deans was replaced since the "House Master" title was dropped last year.