The Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston helps build a bridge between the area and the academy.
A profile of Luke Kelly ’19, a history concentrator whose work at Houghton Library has nurtured his award-winning passion for books.
A new Harvard initiative focused on inequality in the U.S. includes a postdoctoral fellowship to begin in the 2018-19 academic year.
Panel examines the white nationalist movement’s rise to prominence, discusses ways to weaken it.
Eight Harvard scientists will receive nearly $8.5 million in funding through the National Institutes of Health’s High Risk, High Reward program to support research.
Nihad Awad, co-founder and executive director of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), will deliver the keynote and receive an award at Phillips Brooks House Association’s Robert Coles “Call of Service” Lecture and Award.
Antibiotic resistance has the potential to take millions of lives by 2050 if nothing is done to address the problem, Anthony Fauci, the head of the National Institutes of Health’s Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said at Harvard Business School.
At the Center for Government and International Studies, a small exhibit captures the life and work of an artist influenced by Harvard, by a range of cultural forces, and by the postwar art movements swirling in Europe and New York City in the 1950s and ’60s.
Oula Alrifai, A.M. ’19, and her brother, Mouhanad Al-Rifay, are releasing “Tomorrow’s Children,” a documentary about Syrian child refugees trying to survive in Turkey.
Area residents flock to Harvard Stadium for event-filled Community Football Day.
La’Toya Princess Jackson, a master’s of liberal arts candidate in dramatic arts, takes a main role, and learns more than just her part.
Former Obama cabinet members talk with MSNBC host Rachel Maddow about national security issues in the Trump administration.
Harvard Kennedy School’s Anthony Saich previews China’s upcoming national congress, where President Xi Jinping is likely to begin his second term as general secretary of the Communist Party.
Flour Bakery owner Joanne Chang ’91 explained for 500 listeners the uses of sugar in a “Science and Cooking” lecture.
Harvard’s Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs sponsors Worldwide Week to showcase the University’s global outreach.
Harvard University on Monday unveiled plans for a new hub of arts innovation in Allston, the ArtLab.
Systems aren’t sexy, but they save lives, says Harvard Medical School Professor and author Atul Gawande during HUBweek events in Boston.
A symposium at the Harvard Global Institute examined the ethical, legal, social, cultural, and economic implications of migration.
Wynton Marsalis shares the stage with President Drew Faust to celebrate the release of his video, based on a lecture series he started at Harvard in 2011.
Researchers delivered lectures on recent findings to launch the Max Planck-Harvard Research Center for the Archaeoscience of the Ancient Mediterranean.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Applebaum will discuss her research on the Holodomor, a famine in Ukraine in the early 1930s that killed nearly 4 million people, and which she contends was orchestrated by Joseph Stalin.
Marking the beginning of a new era in astrophysics, scientists for the first time have detected gravitational waves and electromagnetic radiation, or light, from the same event. Harvard researchers were pivotal in the work.
A Harvard-sponsored HUBweek panel discussed recent developments in cancer treatment, including advances in immuno-oncology.
At an Ed Portal public lecture on “Driving Forces in American Government,” Kennedy School Professor Tom Patterson urged his audience to keep talking about politics.
The Institute of Politics at Harvard opened up the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum to students’ questions and concerns about America.
In their book “The Truth about Crime,” Harvard Professors Jean and John Comaroff consider how shifts in attitudes toward criminality have contributed to the fear of other people, to racial violence, and to public distrust of government.
Austin Valido '18 shares his transition from Harvard student to living in rural Uganda and the lessons he learned.
A study by BIDMC has found that long-standing concerns on the effects of epidurals on the second stage of labor may be misguided and out of date.
College & Career Conversations resource fair at the Ed Portal helps parents navigate a realistic path toward college.
The host of “The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper” shared thoughts on Trump, satire, and our polarized nation during a visit to the Kennedy School.
Harvard scholars shared concerns and ideas in a HUBweek panel titled “Programing the Future of AI: Ethics, Governance, and Justice.”
After two years and 450,000 documents, the digitized Colonial North American Project will be available online to the public in late October.
Julie Guthman sets her sights on a tangled story involving land, plant breeding, border policy, pathogens, and highly effective, highly toxic soil fumigants.
Sunil Amrith, the Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies, has been awarded a MacArthur “Genius” Grant.
Lakshmi Mittal and his family announced a $25 million gift to establish an endowed fund for the South Asia Institute. The center will be renamed the Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute at Harvard University.
Harvard’s Presidential Public Service Fellowships allow recipients to give back to communities, agencies, and nonprofits.
An interview with George Andreou, who took the helm as new director of the Harvard University Press in September.
Gov. Charlie Baker joined HMS faculty members in discussing the opioid crisis and the role physician education must play in fighting it.
“Morning Joe” co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski stop by Harvard to discuss the difficulties women face getting equitable treatment in the workplace, the future of the Republican Party, and critique their former friend President
Harvard professor and New Yorker book critic James Wood talks to the Gazette about Kazuo Ishiguro's Nobel Prize in literature.
With words of hope and rousing calls to action, the fifth annual W.E.B. Du Bois Medals ceremony brought the stars out at Sanders Theatre.
This October, Harvard hosts events during the third annual HUBweek festival.
A new exhibit inside the Glass Flowers gallery at the Harvard Museum of Natural History proves that a bad apple doesn't always spoil the bunch.
Harvard psychology chair Mahzarin Banaji is working with a research fellow to launch a new project called “Outsmarting Human Minds.”
Harvard’s Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences celebrates 10 years of innovative research.
The $6.5 million renovation to William F. Smith Field in Allston makes numerous improvements.
At the Cabot Science Library camera, multimedia studios require no more than a flash drive and imagination.
Harvard Law School held a symposium to honor Professor Charles J. Ogletree Jr. of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice.
Harvard scholars and experts weigh in on NFL players’ recent protests during the national anthem.
Lizabeth Cohen, who has led the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study since 2011, announced she will step down from that post next June. She plans to return to teaching and research in Harvard’s Department of History following a year’s sabbatical.