Past projects

Harvard Square In 2015. [Photo: Nick Allen]
How Harvard’s Expansion Affects the Communities Around It

An analysis of Harvard's impact on Cambridge following the a new expansion into Allston.

A member of the class of 2021 begins his freshman year (The Harvard Gazette)
How Do Harvard Students Feel About Their Housing?

As the summer draws to a close, college students across the country pack up their things and depart for their new homes. At Harvard, the class of 2021 has moved into their residential houses for the first time.

Upperclass students in Harvard Yard on Housing Day.
Where Do Harvard Students Want to Live?

A data-driven analysis of the housing preferences of the Class of 2021.

The three pairs of candidates debated this past Sunday in Harvard Hall. [Photo: Neel Mehta]
The Data Is In: Here’s Who Will Win the UC Presidential Election

A data-driven prediction of Harvard’s 2017 contest for student body president.

A debate from the 2016 Undergraduate Council elections. (Photo credit: Aridenne A. Dews for the Harvard Crimson)
Here’s What Successful UC Presidential Candidates Had in Common

Trends from past UC Presidential elections, and what we can tell about this year’s contest… before campaigning even starts!

Yasmin Sachee (right) and Cameron Khansarinia won last year’s UC Presidential election, in line with HODP’s predictions.
4 Keys to Winning the UC Presidential Election

A data-driven reflection on what worked — and what didn’t — in the 2016 Undergraduate Council campaign.

Professor Paul Doty lectures in Harvard’s Conant Laboratory in the 1960s. Courtesy of Harvard Library.
Gender Disparity in Harvard Faculty

Using data to unearth the pervasive gender imbalance within Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences.


We built a a student-driven wiki with information about Harvard’s student organizations, dining halls, and campus life. It's a living document — anyone with a @college email address can register to contribute!

COVID-19 Dashboard
COVID-19 Dashboard

Kevin, our tech director, built an interactive dashboard to visualize the spread of COVID-19.

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