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.
The Baker Library has mounted a show chronicling the history of the Polaroid Corp. and the career of its avant-garde founder, Edwin H. Land.
Susan Collins, Republican of Maine, talked politics with Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf in a visit to the Kennedy School following a day of lab tours and meeting with students.
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 ...
A growing number of monks are coming to Harvard Divinity School through the Ho Family Foundation Scholars program, which covers all tuition and living expenses for a year. They share their experiences and diverse backgrounds.
Exhibition at Harvard Business School’s Baker Library celebrates the rich career of one of the School’s most influential faculty members, Georges Doriot.
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.
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Students in the Harvard University chapter of Engineers Without Borders have been rehabilitating and improving a potable water system in the rural town of Pinalito in the Dominican Republic.
Five from Harvard remember where they were when President John F. Kennedy was killed on Nov. 22, 1963, and what effect the shooting had on their lives.
Since 1913, the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau has helped countless people in the Boston area who have been unable to afford legal representation.
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.
One forum, one stage, and one podium — it’s potentially deadly territory for photographers to document night after night. Yet over the years, four Harvard University Photographers — Jon Chase, Rose Lincoln, Stephanie Mitchell, and Kris Snibbe — have made the most of the multitiered space of the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at Harvard Kennedy School.
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.
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.