The landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding gay marriage nationally is “one for the ages,” a Harvard legal analyst said, a judgment echoed by others.
Three Harvard scholars talk about the role of symbolism in the announcement that a woman will replace Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill.
New political science research says that, contrary to conventional wisdom, political attitudes are a consequence of political actions, rather than their cause.
Scholars in theology, policy, and science weigh in on the pope's call for sweeping action against climate change.
Four-day Harvard conference focuses on academic spaces, and how to improve them.
Online courses are unlikely to take over higher education, says Lawrence Bacow, member of the Harvard Corporation and former president of Tufts University, but they can help revitalize learning.
Lauren A. Taylor, who arrived at Harvard Divinity School in 2012 with a book contract and a desire to delve into global health partnerships, wants to change the public discourse around health care.
New York financial expert George Koo is hoping to use his degree in international relations to propel him to a Ph.D. and later a potential job at the White House helping guide financial policy.
Harvard’s online courses evolve, as hybrid models effectively continue to mix remote learning with on-campus interaction.
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.
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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.
Nikolai Vasenin, a Russian soldier who fought with the French Resistance, was born in December 1919 and died in December 2014. His story — courage, ...