A collection of scenes from the 2016-2017 school year at Harvard.
A new study has found that, following momentary exposure to inequality, support for a "millionaire’s tax" dropped by more than 50 percent.
A new study shows that, despite having no experience using tools with their hands, the brains of people born without hands represent tools and hands much the same as seen in the brains of people born with hands.
Sarah Wakeman, an addiction specialist at Massachusetts General Hospital, discusses the role of fentanyl in the country’s opioid crisis.
An Ed Portal exhibit celebrates an educational initiative between the Ed Portal, Harvard Art Museums, and Gardner Pilot Academy to create an experiential learning program for third-graders.
Nannerl Keohane, stepping down after 12 years on the Harvard Corporation, offers her thoughts on recent changes to the organization and on the challenges facing Harvard and higher education.
Harvard researchers have linked moderate consumption of chocolate with a lower risk of atrial fibrillation.
Tom Lee, head of Harvard’s Learning from Performers program, is stepping down after 23 years.
An Ed Portal cooking workshop explored the science behind aioli and ice cream.
Khalil Abdur-Rashid, an adjunct professor of Islamic studies at Southern Methodist University and co-founder of the Islamic Seminary of America, has been appointed Harvard’s Muslim chaplain.
Harvard Corporation member explains where the search for Drew Faust's successor will focus, and how it will work.
The high-end manufacturing and assembly workstations of the Maker Space will be open to all members of the Harvard community.
As a fellow at Radcliffe, environmental historian Conevery Bolton Valencius is investigating connections between fracking and earthquakes.
Colleagues, political leaders, and students praise a president who acted, and listened.
A new Harvard Medical School study shows how malfunctioning RNA may lead to ALS and a form of dementia.
Harvard President Drew Faust announced that she will step down as president on June 30, 2018. The Gazette looks back on some memorable moments from the last 10 years.
Drew Faust, who became Harvard’s 28th president in 2007, has announced that she will step down on June 30, 2018.
The annual Harvard IT Summit at Sanders Theatre brought together professionals, key partners, and faculty for a day of programming and sessions to explore technology innovations and best practices in higher education.
Harvard experts look at different aspects of President Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement.
Harvard's Ali Malkawi explains his efforts to create a house will be transformed into an energy-efficient headquarters and lab space for the Graduate School of Design's Center for Green Buildings and Cities.
Harvard Business School and the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have announced a joint master’s program aimed at shaping leadership in tech.
Inspired by arthropod insects and spiders, scientists George Whitesides and Alex Nemiroski have created a type of semi-soft robot capable of walking, using drinking straws, and inflatable tubing. The team was even able to create a robotic water strider capable of pushing itself along the water’s surface.
Ideas in language, health, and astronomy are winners in this year’s Star Family Challenge, a grant that funds high-risk, high-reward research.
Eighth-graders from upper schools across Cambridge brought their science projects to campus as part of the seventh annual Science and Engineering Showcase.
Harvard President Drew Faust explored the country’s history of mourning in a conversation at the September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York.
Retired judge and Harvard lecturer Nancy Gertner weighs in on legal issues surrounding former FBI Director James Comey's testimony about President Trump.
Summer storms in the central U.S. create the same chemical reactions damaging ozone in the Arctic, warns a Harvard study calling for a closer look at the region's UV radiation risk.
Harvard Business School professor Frances Frei takes leave from classroom to reform the workplace culture at Uber.
Q&A with HBS Professor George Serafeim on the response among corporate leaders to the U.S. exit from the Paris climate agreement.
Sixty Harvard Heroes, exceptional employees from across the University, on Monday basked in the applause of hundreds of colleagues, friends, and family members who gathered to recognize their achievements.
Harvard’s MEDscience program teaches Boston high school students how to think and act like a doctor.
From 1993 to 1999, historian Frank Kidner traveled to Syria to document and study the the country's classical ruins, taking over 9,000 photographs of the architecture, topography, and people.
At a time when American commitments to major global institutions and agreements are a hot issue around the world, the Harvard Marshall Forum celebrated the legacy of one of America’s greatest humanitarian outreach efforts: the Marshall Plan, $13 billion in U.S. aid to a faltering Western Europe after World War II.
In Harvard visit, Supreme Court Associate Justices Gorsuch, Breyer emphasized their deep faith in the rule and primacy of law.
Harvard curator Edouard Kopp launched a workshop to illuminate the tricky terrain of the fine art market.
More than 100 people attended a free performance by 10 hip-hop and soul artists, featuring a full rendition of Warren Center Fellow Tef Poe’s latest album, “Black Julian.”
Two interventions that link clinical care with community resources helped improve key health measures in overweight or obese children at the outset of a study, as reported in JAMA Pediatrics.
At Harvard’s Safra Center, which just celebrated its 30th anniversary, a student intern learns about ethics, and the evolving issues that surround them.
A group of Cambridge Rindge and Latin students recently completed a marine biology internship that placed them in labs of local universities, including Harvard.
Harvard-affiliated diabetes specialists are calling for fruit juice to be cut from the federal WIC supplemental nutrition program for low-income families.
Harvard researchers have demonstrated that a tethered soft exosuit can bring those dreams of high performance closer to reality.
In a new book, the Harvard Kennedy School’s Graham Allison looks at how the power struggle between Athens and Sparta in classical Greece offers important insights into the looming complexities as China’s meteoric rise threatens to displace the U.S. as the dominant world power.
John Manning, the Bruce Bromley Professor of Law and deputy dean at Harvard Law School, an eminent public-law scholar with expertise in statutory interpretation and structural constitutional law, will become the School’s next dean on July 1.
Dawoud Bey’s photographs of the keystone, changing neighborhood of Harlem are part of a new Cooper Gallery exhibit.
A team of physicists has taken a crucial step toward understanding superconductors by creating a quantum antiferromagnet from an ultracold gas of hundreds of lithium atoms.
The natural level of lead in the air is essentially zero, according to research backed by data from the 14th-century Black Death, when mining and smelting ceased.
Judy Woodruff and the late Gwen Ifill were honored with the 2017 Radcliffe Medal for their groundbreaking work in journalism.
This 360 video puts you in the shoes of a Harvard student experiencing graduation as it unfolds.
One of Harvard’s most famous dropouts returned to receive a degree and encourage the Class of 2017 to go out and make a difference in the world.