The Foundation sponsors annual programs and activities that are designed to promote diversity, inclusion and equity in the interest of interracial, intercultural and inter-religious understanding and harmony in the Harvard community. They provide funding to most, if not all, of the cultural organizations working on educating peers about their communities/cultures through SAC grants.
The BSC provides academic counseling, tutoring, ESL classes, workshops and discussions on varying topics from faster reading to how to stay organized to students of various Harvard schools. Additionally, they also provide consultation services to student, faculty, and staff on how to improve and develop learning and development strategies.
By supporting experimentation, innovation, and evidence-based practices, the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning seeks to create transformational learning experiences for faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates in Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
"Research Computing was established in 2007 as part of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences (FAS) Division of Science, with the founding principle of facilitating the advancement of complex research by providing leading edge computing services. Research Computing staff maintain expertise in constantly changing computing technologies, while “speaking the language” of FAS researchers, to help them use computing more effectively.
Computational resources are available for high performance and scientific computing, bioinformatic analysis, visualization, and data storage. Research Computing continually expands its services and technologies, ensuring researchers have access to a world-class computational environment.
Through dedicated leadership and enterprising stewardship, Research Computing is committed to developing a large-scale computing infrastructure that helps researchers with the big data challenges of the 21st century."
"The Harvard Art Museums—the Fogg Museum, the Busch-Reisinger Museum, and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum—advance knowledge about and appreciation of art and art museums. The museums are committed to preserving, documenting, presenting, interpreting, and strengthening the collections and resources in their care.
The Harvard Art Museums bring to light the intrinsic power of art and promote critical looking and thinking for students, faculty, and the public. Through research, teaching, professional training, and public education, the museums encourage close study of original works of art, enhance access to the collections, support the production of original scholarship, and foster university-wide collaboration across disciplines."
The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University discovers and disseminates knowledge of the plant kingdom to foster greater understanding, appreciation, and stewardship of Earth’s botanical diversity and its essential value to humankind. This is accomplished through three areas of activity: research, horticulture, and education.
The Biblioteca Berenson is the library of Villa I Tatti – The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies,one of the world's leading institutions for advanced research in all aspects of late-medieval and early modern Italy. The research center and library are located in Florence, Italy.
The Harvard University Archives is the oldest and one of the largest institutional academic archives in the nation. The Harvard University Archives collects, organizes, preserves and provides access to a comprehensive record of more than 375 years of life at Harvard. From 17th and 18th century diaries and scientific observations to 21st century web sites, the Harvard University Archives' collections comprise over 51,000 feet of University records and related historical materials.
The collection contains reports of various types; records of various hospital departments; institutional reports; printed material; newsprints; oral history tapes; framed and loose photographs; scrap books; patient registers; memorabilia; archival material relating to the establishment of the hospital.
The library provides and maintains a collection of approximately 4500 volumes and 250 journals. The collection has traditionally specialized in materials related to National Defense and International Security research, but has recently expanded into Science, Technology and Public Policy research and Environmental Studies.
Harvard Kennedy School Library and Knowledge Services supports the research, scholarship and curricular needs of its current faculty, students and staff. The Library also supports the greater Harvard community and the community of practitioners and researchers around the world who are interested in subjects of or related to public policy and international affairs.
The Frances Loeb Library, reflecting the transdisciplinary view of the Graduate School of Design, provides resources and services in an environment that inspires inquiry, innovation and collaboration for the advancement of design. The library ensures the development, use and preservation of its unique collections, and, as part of Harvard University, fosters partnerships to support new initiatives, advance teaching, and enhance research.
The mission of the Harvard Law School Library is to support the research and curricular needs of its faculty and students by providing a superb collection of legal materials and by offering the highest possible level of service. To the extent consistent with its mission, the Library supports the research needs of the greater Harvard community as well as scholars from outside the Harvard community requiring access to its unique collections.