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.
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.
A Harvard Summer School course will take a novel approach to European history, examining centuries of violence through the lens of peace.
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.
Nobel laureate and writer Wole Soyinka told a Harvard audience on Wednesday that ruthless Islamist religious fundamentalism is “the enemy of humanity.”
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.
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Harvard faculty members from several disciplines gathered to share thoughts about their work at the 2013 Kumbh Mela religious festival in India.
Harvard University’s Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES) today announced a gift by the family of Hüsnü Özyeğin, a leading Turkish ...
Starting in May 2013, in two of Syria’s war-torn cities, specially trained operatives moved from door to door with a singular purpose: to ask questions. Vera Mironova, a graduate research fellow at Harvard's Program on Negotiation, was one of the lead authors of the “Voices of Syria” project. She will discuss it today at noon at Wasserstein B015, Harvard Law School.
The value of a clear understanding of your country’s objectives and the power of personal relationships were among the insights former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright shared with a Harvard audience.
As negotiators worked beyond a deadline, experts at Harvard Kennedy School considered the possible outcomes of a deal, or no deal, with Iran over nuclear materials.
Harvard experts assess the rolling waves of violence and political upheaval across much of the Middle East and North Africa.
During a historic visit to Beijing, Harvard President Drew Faust delivered the Tsinghua Global Vision Lecture, “Universities and the Challenge of Global ...
Professor Jessica E. Stern, a leading terrorism expert, talks about the growing number of young, middle-class Westerners leaving home to join the Islamic State.
Dutch sociologist Abram de Swaan spoke with the Gazette about his new book, “The Killing Compartments,” ahead of a lecture at the Center for European Studies.
With Harvard experts helping, clever and dynamic Mexico City is dealing with global megacity challenges like traffic and housing, and could be a template for a flexible, functioning urbanism of the future.