Transition, a magazine published by the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, has been published in Africa for the first time in nearly three decades.
During her last year as Harvard president, Drew Faust said in an interview that she will focus on making the case for the University’s needs and values in Washington, ensuring progress on inclusion and belonging for all, completing The Harvard Campaign, and nurturing development of the emerging Allston campus.
Salman Rushdie discussed his new novel, “The Golden House,” in a conversation with Harvard’s Homi Bhabha at First Parish Church.
Diversity Dialogue panelists discussed how the lack of diversity in children’s literature limits the imaginations of children of all backgrounds.
A comprehensive report from the Berkman Klein Center found stark differences between what conservative media consumers read and shared online and what everyone else was doing.
Harvard’s first year as a chapter of Camp Kesem, a summer camp for children whose parents have battled cancer, unfolded last month in the green hills of Western Massachusetts.
The Presidential Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging continues to seek recommendations from the University community as its deadline draws near.
Martha’s Vineyard is best known as a summer playground for the rich, but it’s also setting an important conservation example, according to a new book by Harvard Forest Director David Foster.
Two collections of William Moulton Marston, a Harvard graduate, psychologist, and inventor of the lie detector machine whose Wonder Woman comics promoted the triumph of women in a male-dominated world, arrived at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study’s Schlesinger Library.
The first week of each semester is known as “shopping week” at Harvard, during which students are encouraged to try out classes before formally registering.
Harvard College sophomore Sela Kasepa looked for robotics competitions that Zambian youth could join, and found FIRST Global, an annual student robotics Olympiad.
President Drew Faust and University officials unveiled a plaque to honor and remember slaves whose labor helped fund the bequest establishing Harvard Law School 200 years ago.
Harvard jazz leader and instructor Yosvany Terry returns to his musical roots in Cuba, where his destiny was formed.
Researchers have discovered that bacteria respond to antibiotics very differently — exactly opposite, in fact — inside the body than they do on a petri dish.
Online attackers may be able to purchase enough personal information to alter voter registration information in as many as 35 states and the District of Columbia, a new study says.
Seattle Times environmental reporter Lynda Mapes turned her fellowship year at Harvard Forest into a book titled “Witness Tree.”
Harvard sophomore Ashley LaLonde auditioned for a role in “Hamilton” and landed one in the American Repertory Theater production “Burn All Night.”
Young refugees living in Dorchester learned English at a summer camp taught by Harvard students. Morning classes were followed by afternoon field trips to places such as the Boston Children’s Museum and harbor islands.
Celebrated writer Michael Pollan talks to the Gazette about joining the Creative Writing Program as the Lewis K. Chan Arts Lecturer.
As members of Harvard’s Texas Club prepare a vigil, University experts offer advice on how best to help those in need from the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.
Study finds guardian gene that protects against Type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune diseases exerts its pancreas-shielding effects by altering the gut microbiota.
On Capitol Hill, the everyday business of government rolls along, aided by many Harvard-trained officials.
Harvard President Drew Faust called for listeners to take a stand against bigotry and racism during the first Morning Prayers of the academic year.
Harvard Film Archive has programmed films by Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow and others for its “Night of the Vampire.”
In her final convocation address, Harvard President Drew Faust urged freshmen to challenge assumptions, connect with classmates, and embrace diversity.
The Harvard Jazz Bands make and learn music, absorb culture on summer tour of Cuba.
The 25 gates in Harvard Yard manage a rare feat: They are pragmatic and artistic at the same time.
The extreme winter of 2013–2014 created conditions for a Harvard grad student to expand his work on green anole lizards into study of natural selection in action.
Harvard experts say that changing the language of addiction is key to fighting the stigma attached to it.
After discovering that the complexity inherent in birdsongs results from a controllable instability in the organ used to create them, researchers at the Harvard Paulson School have developed a mimicking device.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s clinical trial confirms its “inflammatory hypothesis” — reducing inflammation cuts the risk of future cardiovascular events.
An undergraduate deciphers the meaning of Incan knots, giving long-dead native South American people a chance to speak.
The midpoint of the Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center renovation project was celebrated in a traditional topping-off ceremony.
Cybersecurity expert Bruce Schneier, a fellow with the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, discusses what consumers can do to protect themselves from government and corporate surveillance.
Study finds out-of-pocket health care costs can lead to financial problems for survivors of childhood cancer.
Harvard's Class of 2021 settles into its dorms with family and friends helping them make the transition on the official move-in day.
Michael Medaugh, who in seventh grade exchanged notes with Harvard President Drew Faust, worked hard and is now a College freshman.
The sunny, modular home architect Richard Rogers designed for his parents in the 1960s now serves as an urban studies lab for the Graduate School of Design.
A Harvard study links an individual’s psychological basis for enforcing group hierarchies to national indicators.
The 42nd annual Harvard Cambridge Senior Luncheon brought nearly 1,000 senior citizens to Harvard Yard for the special event.
The Crimson Summer Academy welcomes 30 new Crimson Scholars to attend its three-summer program. When fully completed, the nearly 100 students have experienced rigorous academic opportunities, with 85 percent later attending a four-year college.
As photography developed, Harvard astronomers embraced it as a scientific means to understand the sky.
While many of their peers were relaxing, a handful of Harvard students spent their summer immersing themselves in Viking history on a remote Danish island.
Allston resident and Harvard intern Jose Mendoza is giving back to the Ed Portal, which he credits for shaping him and his community.
Researchers at SEAS, the Wyss Institute, and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have developed a nontoxic coating that deters marine life from attaching to surfaces in a breakthrough for maritime travel and commerce.
New research from Harvard Medical School casts doubt on the prevailing model of memory formation, suggesting that the brain may be far more flexible.
The price tag for constructing a long-discussed north-south rail link between Boston’s North and South stations is now estimated at $4 billion to $6 billion, much less than prior estimates, according to a new study.
Bart Bonikowski, an associate professor who studies political sociology and nationalist political movements, discusses the seeming resurgence of white supremacist and nationalist groups in the wake of the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Va.
The Cambridge-Harvard Summer Academy invites area high school students to participate in a hands-on lab class work at Harvard.
Harvard’s presidential search committee, comprising the 12 members of the University’s Corporation other than the president along with three members of the Board of Overseers, has announced the membership of the faculty and staff advisory committees for the search.