Its mission is twofold: to connect Harvard Students with opportunities in Japan (summer camps, internships, WinterSessions etc), and to introduce Japanese students to the liberal arts education in the U.S. It also aims to promote the exchange of ideas and perspectives among Harvard students, Harvard faculty more widely, between students in the U.S and students Japanese students through discussions about political and social issues surrounding U.S.-Japan relations.
Harvard iGem engages with the public in conversations about the positive and negative potential of synthetic biology applications, to dispel common misconceptions, and gain a better understanding of community concerns. They also mentor budding high school iGEM teams in their research and competition and participate in the iGEM competition where they share their projects with an international audience, connect with other teams of synthetic biologists, relevant companies, and organizations.
HUBBS is dedicated to opening pathways for BGLTQ students interested in finance, consulting, technology, and other business sectors to pursue their career goals through advising, discussion series, and panel talks.
HAUSCR gives Harvard Students the opportunity to engage with Chinese high school students to engage in collaborative learning, leadership, and entrepreneurship education, and cross-cultural exchange through three annual conferences.
Trans Task Force (TTF) is a sub-committee of QSA consisting of both undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty, staff, and alumni at Harvard. It is dedicated to education, awareness, and activism surrounding trans issues.
"FGSU has three main objectives: (1) To facilitate the transition to college for first generation students through initiatives such as providing mentorship networks and sharing academic and social resources among members; (2) To build a community among first generation Harvard students; and (3) To provide the first generation student community a platform to express its voice and to advocate for themselves.
Currently working on a new orientation program for first generation students that is piloting in August "
Act on a Dream is a student-led, student-run organization at Harvard College focused on eradicating the barriers that Undocu+ students (undocumented, DACA, mixed-status family, and other immigrants) face in realizing their full potential. They provide high school and college students with academic resources, advocate for Harvard specific education reform, and organize conferences for general immigration reform and immigration information.
The Harvard College Social Innovation Collaborative (SIC) brings together members of the Harvard community who would like to pursue innovative solutions to the world's most pressing social and environmental problems. SIC aims to train and empower new and established entrepreneurs by creating mentorship networks and opportunities for undergraduates. They host the annual Igniting Innovation Summit on Social Entrepreneurship.
The Ed Portal offers academic mentoring by Harvard undergraduates for children and youth in the subject areas of math, science, computer science, writing, and the arts. Allston-Brighton residents and students who attend the Gardner Pilot Academy, regardless of where they live, can participate in the Ed Portal’s youth programs. All programs are free and open to students in grades 1-12. Also has a mentorship program between 25 Harvard College undergraduates and Allston-Brighton children and teens from a variety of backgrounds, encouraging their exploration of science, writing, public speaking, math, technology and the arts.
The Harvard Writing Project (HWP) works to foster excellence in writing instruction throughout Harvard College. HWP consultants work with faculty and Teaching Fellows to develop effective ways of assigning and responding to student writing. The HWP also collaborates with faculty and Teaching Fellows to develop writing guides tailored to specific courses or disciplines.
The Writing Center is staffed by undergraduate peer tutors who help students in all concentrations with course writing assignments and fellowship/grant/graduate school applications through 1-on-1 tutoring services.
HCURA's goal is to increase the scope and visibility of Harvard undergraduate research, by connecting them with other researchers through a peer advising program; the Visitas Undergraduate Research Symposium, which showcases Harvard undergraduate research to prefrosh; and new projects such as The Labs Database, a resource for undergraduates looking for research opportunities that catalogues over 100 Harvard labs, and Brevia, a publication for short research articles that presents a nontechnical treatment of cutting-edge research.