Inside Summer

Inside Summer

Passions and perspectives, inquiry and discovery, campus and community. Explore our alumni, student, and faculty stories; event stories; and career and academic articles.

Achieve Your 2017 Goals This Summer

Plan for a productive and enriching summer with these 9 courses.

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Recent Articles

Harvard Summer School 2017: A Social Recap

Experience Harvard Summer School 2017 through social media moments.

Mumps Outbreak at Harvard

Here's what you need to know about the mumps cases on campus.

They Studied What?!?

A look at where 6 celebrities hit the books before they found their fame.

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

Giovanna Micconi discusses the importance of diverse literature and shares her favorite works by African American authors.

2016 High School Programs at a Glance

Take a look back at our summer 2016 class of high school students—where they came from, where they went, and how they spent their Harvard Summer.

Father and Son Reflect on Summer School Experiences

In honor of its 50th anniversary, we spoke with a father and son about their Secondary School Program experiences.

8 Ways to Enjoy a Harvard Summer

Defy gravity, build a social network—even burst out into song!

Harvard Summer: A Photo Essay

A Harvard Extension School degree candidate shares his summer in pictures.

Harvard Summer School 2016: A Social Recap

Experience Harvard Summer School 2016 through social media moments.

A Summer with Faculty, Friends, and Fireworks

Maddie Leupp shares her experiences in the Pre-College Program.

Be My Global Valentine: Expressions of Love Around the World

These valentines showcase how we demonstrate our affection around the world.

Gender Inequality and Women in the Workplace

Mary Brinton answers questions about how the United States compares to other countries on women, the workplace, and pay.

Far from Home: My Journey to Harvard from Dubai

Ali Seif Eldin shares his experiences as an international student in the Secondary School Progam.

A History of Harvard in Symbols

An anthropologist shares some icons of Harvard