With the odds against her, Eni Dervishi saw beyond her small town in Albania and used languages as her stepping stones.
Interview with Nobel Prize winner Martin Karplus as part of the Experience series.
Call it magic, but the rain held off while Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling delivered the keynote address this afternoon (June 5) at Harvard University’s annual meeting of the Harvard Alumni Association.
Childhood cancer survivor Taylor Carol found hope through music and turned it into his thesis.
John Lithgow sat down with the Gazette to talk about how he got his start in acting, his formative years in theater on campus, and his deep affection for Harvard.
Five grants from the Harvard Campus Sustainability Innovation Fund were awarded for student research projects.
Darwin's finches are the emblems of evolution. The birds he saw on the Galapagos Islands during his famous voyage around the world in 1831-1836 changed his thinking about the origin of new species and, eventually, that of the world's biologists.
Varsha Varman is a step closer to reaching her goals thanks in part to financial aid from Harvard.
Sean Kelly and Cheryl Chen named faculty deans of Dunster House, while L. “Maha” and Amala Mahadevan will oversee Mather House.
Today, 2,056 applicants were invited to join Harvard College’s Class of 2021.
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Albert Henrichs, longtime Harvard scholar and Eliot Professor of Greek Literature, dies at 74.
Dana McKinney, M.Arch ’17, M.UP ’17, hopes to use design creativity to affect social change.
Internet leader and philanthropist Mark Zuckerberg is the featured speaker at Harvard’s 366th Commencement on May 25.
Aislinn Brophy was one of the first to study Theater, Dance & Media when the concentration launched two years ago, and believes her pioneering experience bodes well for the future.
When questioned closely by psychologists from Harvard University about their feelings, victims of childhood sexual abuse revealed some surprising impressions.
“A Celebration of Harvard Artists” marks the 25th anniversary of the University’s annual Arts First festival and Harvard’s ongoing commitment to supporting the study and practice of the arts across campus.
President Bok, former President Rudenstine, incoming President Faust, members of the Harvard Corporation and the Board of Overseers, members of the faculty, parents, and especially, the graduates: I’ve been waiting more than 30 years to say this: “Dad, I always told you I’d come back and get my degree.”
Joe Biden, recent vice president and six-term U.S. senator, will deliver the annual Class Day address to the graduating Class of 2017 at Harvard.
The eighth annual Harvard Graduate Council’s Leadership Conference brought industry leaders from around the globe to share their experience.
A day after attending Stephen Hawking’s talk at Harvard, reporter Peter Reuell received an invitation from Cumrun Vafa — would he be interested in attending a dinner party in Hawking’s honor?
The Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School has named humanitarian Eric Greitens, founder and former CEO of The Mission Continues, as this year’s recipient of the Gleitsman Citizen Activist Award, which he will receive on Nov. 12. The biennial award includes a $125,000 prize.
Harvard admissions officials say 938 students have been admitted early to the College to the Class of 2021, as early action thrives as a “new normal” for undergraduate admissions.
Ganmaa Davaasambuu is a physician (Mongolia), a Ph.D. in environmental health (Japan), a fellow (Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study), and a working ...
Efforts to promote sustainability at the Graduate School of Design include composting, freecycle, racks, and a green roof at Gund Hall.
Award-winning actor John Lithgow ’67, Ar.D. ’05, is the recipient of the 2017 Harvard Arts Medal, which marks the opening of Arts First at Harvard.
Nearly 400 local eighth-grade students came to Harvard’s campus for SEAS’s third annual Science and Engineering Showcase.
Brooke Bourgeois has evolved from a science newbie into a senior about to graduate with a degree in neurobiology and her sights set on medical school. Funny thing, though, she’s also a performer and an artist.
E.O. Wilson has devoted his life to a better understanding of the workings of the natural world and to sharing his research and insights with Harvard students.
Maille Radford, the first student to graduate with joint degrees in chemistry and history of art and architecture, has her sights set on a museum career.
The Cabot Science Library is reopening as a dynamic student commons and high-tech space for study and research.
Congressman and Civil Rights leader John Lewis receives award and urges his listeners to act against injustice.
Michael Kieffer, an advanced doctoral student in language and literacy at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, is the recipient of the International Reading Association’s (IRA) Jeanne S. Chall Research Fellowship.
The popular singer Rihanna has been named the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year, and will come to campus to accept the Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award at a ceremony Feb. 28.
In a Q&A session, the co-directors of the emerging Harvard Data Science Initiative discuss a new era in cooperation.
The 28th U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations has been named to a joint faculty appointment at the Law School and Kennedy School.
During an instructive session at the Harvard Ed Portal, elementary school students learned the benefits of helpful spiders.
Golden Globe Award-winning actress, comedian, producer, writer, and best-selling author Amy Poehler has been named Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ 2015 Woman of the Year.
Local children learn the scientific principles behind cooking food.
At Harvard, the percentages of women and minorities on the faculty have reached new highs, study says.
Oprah Winfrey, the Afternoon Program's principal speaker at Harvard's 362nd Commencement, addressed the Class of 2013. This is the text of her speech as delivered on May 30.
The members of the Harvard Class of 2020 have received their acceptance notifications. The College is admitting 2,037 applicants from a record pool of 39,041.
On Match Day 2017, more than 150 Harvard Medical School students learned where they will spend the next three to seven years of their training.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the election of 228 new members, including 13 Harvard faculty.
Nearly 80 percent of applicants admitted to the Class of 2020 have chosen to enroll at Harvard College.
David Rubenstein will become a member of the Harvard Corporation next year.
A Harvard senior bound for medical school explains how financial aid made Harvard possible, and opened doors to her future.
Lynette Roth, a specialist in German art of the early 20th century, has been named the Daimler-Benz Associate Curator of the Busch-Reisinger Museum.
Profile of George Li as part of a new series on the impact of humanities studies in and out of the classroom.
Applications for admission to Harvard College are up 4.6 percent this year, with 39,044 students applying to the Class of 2020.
Jonathan Haber documented his year of studying philosophy, detailing his experience completing the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree using Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, and other forms of free learning.