Speaking at a Climate Week symposium, former EPA administrator Gina McCarthy urged an audience of climate scientists and health experts to speak out about climate change.
New findings suggest a surprisingly common default in human behavior: the view that immoral actions are impossible.
A visit by Harvard students to the Holy Land shows everyday life, and many complications.
Surgeries transformed Elaine Dong’s face and her future, freeing her to mix visual arts with the art of medicine.
Ph.D. graduate Jisung Park focuses on the natural environment’s effects on society—a boyhood interest that grew first in Kansas, then sharpened in Seoul.
In a visit to Harvard Kennedy School, Ohio Gov. Kasich urged that cooperation replace rancor in American political life.
Professor Orlando Patterson is the 17th honoree of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations’ Portraiture Project.
“Toward an Artificial Brain” brought the results of a Harvard-led effort to Allston with an Ed Portal discussion.
A photo gallery examines the Harvard Theatre Collection , which was founded in 1901, making it one of the oldest collections of its kind in the world.
Organized by an all-volunteer group of students, community members, and trained artists, the opera offers undergrads the opportunity to learn on the job while rubbing shoulders with seasoned professionals.
On April 26 the members of the Faculty Council approved preliminary versions of the University Extension School courses for 2017–2018 and of "Courses of Instruction" for 2017–2018.
Excellence, access, and affordability are top concerns for higher education, Faust and other presidents say in Washington discussion.
A new report from Harvard’s FXB Center for Health and Human Rights examines the “emergency within an emergency” of sexual exploitation of child migrants.
Research suggests that genetic sequencing technologies should be used to screen for mutated cells in stem cell cultures, so they can be excluded from scientific experiments and clinical therapies.
Since 1992, Arts First has had a profound effect on more than just the students who go on to become professional artists.
For the first time, researchers describe the types of cells generated in brain organoids, networks of nerve cells, and show the greater diversity, complexity, and response to stimulation developed for nine months and longer.
Albert Henrichs, longtime Harvard scholar and Eliot Professor of Greek Literature, dies at 74.
Partnership between the University and the Allston-Brighton community has shaped a world of creativity and inspiration at the Harvard Ed Portal.
At Harvard, the percentages of women and minorities on the faculty have reached new highs, study says.
Maximum fuss is a matter of course for Harvard history professor and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore.
Researchers at the Institute for Aging Research, which operates within Hebrew Senior Life, the only senior health care and housing organization affiliated with Harvard Medical School, have studied how to prevent falls, a leading cause of preventable death among older adults.
Sean Kelly and Cheryl Chen named faculty deans of Dunster House, while L. “Maha” and Amala Mahadevan will oversee Mather House.
The Harvard University Center for the Environment has produced 35 videos in which experts in various fields describe work related to climate change.
Six writers at risk discussed their work during an event at Harvard.
The world expects ethics and honor from American troops, service academy chiefs say at Harvard panel.
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.
Harvard Kennedy School pays tribute to the enduring ideals and principles of President John F. Kennedy on the anniversary of his 100th birthday
To make a difference on climate change, author Naomi Klein says, government and business would have to shift their ways, and likely won’t.
Performed entirely in silence, the modern dance piece "Catalogue (First Edition)" perfectly complemented the library and museum stages where noise is kept to a minimum.
The eighth annual Harvard Graduate Council’s Leadership Conference brought industry leaders from around the globe to share their experience.
A discovery of the Declaration in the south of England set a pair of researchers on a two-year journey into American history.
Interview with Nobel Prize winner Martin Karplus as part of the Experience series.
Five grants from the Harvard Campus Sustainability Innovation Fund were awarded for student research projects.
Childhood cancer survivor Taylor Carol found hope through music and turned it into his thesis.
Carlos Moedas, European Union Science Commissioner, spoke about the importance of science in the "post-truth" era in a visit to the Harvard Kennedy School.
When European conservatives accept the Democratic system, stability tends to ensue, author Daniel Ziblatt says.
In Carpenter Center discussion, musicians Amanda Palmer and Damon Krukowski talk about what's been lost in the transition from analog to digital recording.
Research led by Hopi Hoekstra breaks new ground by uncovering links between the activity of specific genes and parenting differences across species
Congressman and Civil Rights leader John Lewis receives award and urges his listeners to act against injustice.
Novelist Jonathan Franzen had some corrections for fellow liberals in a lecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.
Kennedy School analyst Gary Samore discusses North Korea’s latest nuclear provocation and what it means for U.S. policy under the Trump administration.
Scientists studying stem cell and regenerative biology are probing the secrets of aging, examining both whether decline is inevitable and how to fight the diseases that multiply with time.
Varsha Varman is a step closer to reaching her goals thanks in part to financial aid from Harvard.
William Forsythe dance work will be the first live performance at Harvard’s Widener Library.
A cross-disciplinary exhibit at the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture uses a wide array of artifacts to examine the role of “Scale.”
Civil Rights icon and Congressman John Lewis, coming to Harvard to receive an award for citizen activism, talks about his how far the country has come in taking care of all, despite recent setbacks, and why he remains hopeful for the future.
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.
With the odds against her, Eni Dervishi saw beyond her small town in Albania and used languages as her stepping stones.
Ed School Dean James Ryan has written a book based on his Commencement speech from last year.
In visit to Harvard, Ken Burns previews part of his film designed to "unpack" the Vietnam War.