Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger reflects on predecessor George C. Marshall’s Commencement address at Harvard in 1947, which extended America’s hand to a battered Europe and, in so doing, helped to create a stable postwar order and an inclusive, long-term U.S. foreign policy.
Three recipients of the nation’s highest military award ― all Vietnam veterans ― toured Harvard’s Memorial Church during a visit on May 8.
A Harvard Summer School course will take a novel approach to European history, examining centuries of violence through the lens of peace.
A new study has found that the financial health of Social Security, the program millions of Americans have relied on for decades as a crucial part of their income, has been dramatically overstated.
The conference “Education and Buddhist Ministry: Whither — and Why?” was held at the Harvard Divinity School and marked a new undertaking for its Buddhist Ministry Initiative.
Lara Phillips, a Harvard Medical School instructor in emergency medicine, was in Nepal during the April 25 earthquake that devastated Kathmandu and other areas. She and colleagues have traveled from the high-mountain clinic where they worked to offer assistance.
A trio of Wall Street’s toughest critics talks about gender and taking on what’s been called America’s ultimate boys’ club.
Harvard experts discuss how institutional policing strategies, practices, and culture contribute to the distrust between law enforcement and black citizens in many American cities, including Baltimore.
Nobel laureate and writer Wole Soyinka told a Harvard audience on Wednesday that ruthless Islamist religious fundamentalism is “the enemy of humanity.”
As he concludes a five-year lab study on institutional corruption, Harvard Law School Professor Lawrence Lessig, departing as head of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, reflects on the lessons learned, and the challenges that remain.
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Nikolai Vasenin, a Russian soldier who fought with the French Resistance, was born in December 1919 and died in December 2014. His story — courage, ...
Turkey appears to be moving away from the path toward reforms that helped to fuel an economic resurgence there in the early 2000s, a leading economist told a Harvard audience.
Renee Salas, a Wilderness Medicine Fellow from Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School instructor in emergency medicine, was working at a remote clinic near the Mount Everest Base Camp when Saturday’s earthquake struck Nepal. She shared her experience with the Gazette.
With Nepal struggling to grasp the enormous calamity caused by the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck north of Kathmandu Saturday, Harvard is mobilizing to help with technical and medical assistance and reaching out to faculty, staff, and students visiting the region.
Speaking at the Harvard Kennedy School, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talked about his country’s economic and political difficulties, during the first stop of his state visit to the United States.
Panelists across Harvard gather to consider how education should and will affect tomorrow’s global challenges.
The head of religion research at the Pew Center, Alan Cooperman, told a Harvard Divinity School audience on April 17 that Muslims could exceed the number of Christians in fewer than 60 years.
Longtime presidential adviser and Harvard Kennedy School Professor David Gergen engaged in a wide-ranging conversation on the complex intersections of religion, politics, and public life.
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, a possible challenger to Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Democratic primary race for president, previewed his economic agenda at Harvard Kennedy School on April 16.
Harvard faculty members from several disciplines gathered to share thoughts about their work at the 2013 Kumbh Mela religious festival in India.