Briana Burton, associate professor of molecular and cellular biology, and Kiran Musunuru, an assistant professor of stem cell and regenerative biology, have been named the winners of the 2014 Fannie Cox Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching.
Professor Andrew Murray was named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute professor and will receive $1 million in funding for innovation in undergraduate science education.
Four scientists from across Harvard will receive nearly $8 million in grant funding through the National Institutes of Health’s High Risk-High Reward program to support research into a variety of biomedical questions, ranging from how the bacterial cell wall is constructed to how the blood-brain barrier works.
Cherry A. Murray, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, National Medal of Technology and Innovation, White House
The W.E.B. Du Bois Medal was awarded to seven recipients, who were recognized for their outstanding contributions to African-American culture. The special ceremony concluded with a ribbon-cutting for the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.
Two groups of Harvard scientists will be among the first researchers nationwide to receive grant funding through the BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative launched last year by President Obama.
Six Harvard Medical School (HMS) researchers were among the recipients of the 2014 António Champalimaud Vision Award, the highest distinction in ...
Professor of Mathematics Jacob Lurie, whose work has helped to transform algebraic geometry to derived algebraic geometry and made it applicable to other areas in new ways, has been named a MacArthur fellow.
Revitalized Stone Hall wins platinum level LEED certification. The project was also honored by the Cambridge Historical Commission as part of its annual Preservation Awards Program for the extraordinary efforts undertaken to conserve and protect Cambridge’s historic architecture.
Adam Cohen, professor of chemistry and chemical biology and of physics, has been named one of three winners of the 2014 Blavatnik National Awards, which honor young scientists and engineers who have demonstrated important insights in their respective fields and who show exceptional promise going forward.
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Six Harvard faculty members received Human Frontier Science Program awards to fund international collaborative science research.
Harvard chemist Cynthia Friend has been awarded a major center grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Basic Energy Sciences’ Energy Frontier Research Centers program, which is designed “to accelerate the scientific breakthroughs needed to build the 21st-century energy economy.”
Harvard mathematics Professor Jacob Lurie has been named one of five inaugural recipients of the Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics for outstanding achievement in his field. Honorees will each receive a trophy and $3 million prize at a ceremony this fall.
Harvard Heroes ceremony celebrates 64 unsung staffers for their unusual and valuable contributions to University life.
Arthur Spirling, the John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences in the Government Department, and Stacey Combes, associate professor of organismic and evolutionary biology, are this year’s winners of the Roslyn Abramson Award.
Harvard President Drew Faust was honored with the Radcliffe Medal on Friday during Radcliffe Day, an annual Commencement week celebration that unites hundreds of fellows, alumnae and friends for a day of discussions, luncheon and medal ceremony. The day also marked the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study’s 15-year anniversary.
Supporter James A. Star '83 was on hand at a ceremony to honor the inaugural winners in the Star Family Challenge for Promising Scientific Research.
Mohsen Mostafavi, dean of Harvard's Graduate School of Design (GSD), announced on Tuesday that Barcelona architect Jose M. Ahedo is the winner of the ...
In this year’s Deans’ Health and Life Sciences Challenge, Aldatu Biosciences, a venture created by Harvard students and researchers, took home the ...
Two Harvard Law School students, Alexander Chen ’15 and Bianca Tylek ’16, were selected from a field of more than 1,200 applicants to receive the Paul and ...