Georgetown Professor Michael Kazin says the ideas of the left are more popular than ever, but to succeed changes must be made — and he lists three ways that can happen.
Four Harvard professors engage students in a weekly dialogue that looks at wisdom as it relates to how we experience the world, and the strategies we need to have a moral life amid uncertainty.
David Shulkin, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, spoke to Harvard Law School in advance of giving the 2017 Disabled American Veterans Distinguished Lecture at Harvard Law School.
Designer Virgil Abloh’s Harvard lecture mirrored his multiplatform career: bold, dynamic, and audacious.
Wynton Marsalis was back at Harvard on Monday night to celebrate the release of the video version of his first lecture performance at Harvard from 2011, “Music as Metaphor,” and to discuss the importance of the arts.
A Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study symposium looked at epidemics and emerging ways to contain contagion, both biological and societal.
Two Harvard Law clinicians and four students took part in negotiating the treaty banning nuclear weapons as partners of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which recently received the Nobel Peace Prize.
Michelle C. Sanchez of Harvard Divinity School considers the legacy of Martin Luther 500 years after his 95 Theses set the Reformation in motion.
In a new book, Harvard's Cass R. Sunstein discusses the vital role that the impeachment process plays in American democracy and dispels some misconceptions about the scope of presidential powers.
Feejee Mermaid offers haunting image at Harvard's Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.
At a time when American politics are beset by deep divisions and regular paralysis, five U.S. senators told a Harvard Law School audience that there is real reason for concern and yet some hope for their institution and the country.
The poetry of Phillis Wheatley adds power to a film by Harvard scholars that re-creates an 18th-century campus debate on slavery.
A panel at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health discussed a poll that found more than half of African-Americans reported being discriminated against in the workplace and in police interactions.
This past academic year, Harvard distributed a record $414 million in financial aid to students across the University.
Six Supreme Court justices, five current and one retired, took part in an amiable public conversation at Sanders Theatre to mark the 200th anniversary of Harvard Law School.
A Harvard panel on the future of cities examined challenges in planning and sustainability.
The U.S. needs to remain an active leader in addressing global health problems both for its own sake and for that of populations around the world.
A Harvard delegation traveled to Mexico to take part in the inaugural talk of the Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series.
Harvard Museum of Natural History brings art and science together as two Harvard scientists capture the “invisible,” and stunningly beautiful, life force that is everywhere: microbes.
Harvard study reveals underlying genetic basis for halictid bee communication and social behavior.
Fernando Reimers’ new book, “One Student at a Time,” follows graduates from the Graduate School of Education’s International Policy Program and analyzes the impact they make, the challenges they face, and the lessons they learn and teach as they try to improve educational opportunity around the world.
Harvard Music Department administrator Lesley Bannatyne’s other life is as a Halloween expert. She has written five books on the topic, including a children’s work.
New HBS research examines whether we are less inhibited when posting on temporary social media and how others perceive the posts.
Executive Vice President Katie Lapp and Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer Thomas Hollister take a look at the 2017 fiscal year.
Harvard scholars participated in a Tom Ashbrook-moderated panel on global citizenship as part of Worldwide Week at Harvard.
Scientists at Harvard University and the Broad Institute have developed a new class of DNA base editor that can repair the type of mutations that account for half of human disease-associated point mutations. These single-letter mutations are associated with disorders ranging from genetic blindness to sickle-cell anemia to metabolic disorders to cystic fibrosis.
A Harvard grad student’s research on Canary Island descendants in the U.S. grows into a photo exhibit and book.
The prosperity gospel, a strain of Christian belief that that links faith, positive thinking, and material wealth, is finding a foothold in American politics with the rise of President Trump, according to panelists at a Kennedy School forum.
HBS teachers draw on 30 years of industry data at a Harvard Ed portal talk aimed at helping small business owners develop strategies to compete in a changed marketplace.
The Harvard Graduate Council kicked off Worldwide Week with the inaugural International Festival, featuring music and dance by multicultural student groups.
A conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar Stephen Greenblatt on his new book, "The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve."
Elton John, AIDS activist and award-winning musician, has been named the Harvard Foundation’s humanitarian of the year, and will speak at a Nov. 6 ceremony.
Veteran CBS News journalist Bob Schieffer returns to Harvard to discuss the Trump administration and how the technological changes reshaping the news business are also reshaping our ability to process information.
Harvard Library’s Peer Research Fellow program assists students with research questions, taking them way beyond the basics.
Workers with strong social skills are increasingly valuable to employers, according to a new analysis by Harvard education economist.
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.