Harvard doctor Bertram Zarins recalls watching copters being pushed off his ship, operating on some of the last people to leave Vietnam as Saigon fell.
Harvard President Drew Faust traveled to Vietnam and Singapore in March to speak about the benefits of higher education.
A branch of Partners In Health in Peru has reduced the number of deaths from multidrug-resistant TB through a system of careful protocols.
During a historic visit to Beijing, Harvard President Drew Faust delivered the Tsinghua Global Vision Lecture, “Universities and the Challenge of Global ...
The long-running Harvard Chiapas Project, led by the popular Evon Vogt, represented Harvard’s first sustained bi-national academic link to the Republic of Mexico.
Harvard students discuss their summer of research in Mexico, where they gained new insights, developed fresh confidence, and realized they wanted to return.
For decades, Harvard’s Bill Fash and his wife, Barbara, have worked in Copán, Honduras, to restore, preserve, and protect Maya culture and history for future generations.
During a historic visit to Hong Kong and South Korea, Harvard President Drew Faust presided over an array of academic activities and alumni events.
An exhibit and companion website developed by Harvard Business School’s Baker Library shines light on the early days of trade between China and the United States.
The purpose of the trip was to generate interest for Harvard among Native American students, as well as to host a Harvard booth at the National Indian Education Association conference in Albuquerque. For many of the high school students we visited, the Harvard name was simply an abstraction.
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In late March, Harvard President Drew Faust traveled to Chile and Brazil to highlight the University’s engagement with Latin America. In Brazil, she reconnected with alumni, and exchanged ideas with the leaders of local universities. While in Chile, Faust met with government and academic leaders to get a firsthand look at the tangible benefits of Harvard research.
A massive earthquake rumbled through Chile last Feb. 27, killing more than 500 people, destroying tens of thousands of homes.
The world mobilized to help Haiti after that country suffered the deadliest earthquake in this hemisphere in over a century on Jan. 12, 2010. Faculty, staff, and other members of the Harvard community, including affiliates of Partners In Health and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, played a pivotal role in the worldwide effort to provide aid.
Harvard President Drew Faust has embraced Harvard’s international image in both practical and symbolic ways. Faust, whose appointment was celebrated around the world as an example of what women now can achieve, has traveled to China, Botswana, South Africa, Western Europe, and most recently took a weeklong trip to Japan and China.