A team of physicists has taken a crucial step toward understanding superconductors by creating a quantum antiferromagnet from an ultracold gas of hundreds of lithium atoms.
The natural level of lead in the air is essentially zero, according to research backed by data from the 14th-century Black Death, when mining and smelting ceased.
Judy Woodruff and the late Gwen Ifill were honored with the 2017 Radcliffe Medal for their groundbreaking work in journalism.
This 360 video puts you in the shoes of a Harvard student experiencing graduation as it unfolds.
One of Harvard’s most famous dropouts returned to receive a degree and encourage the Class of 2017 to go out and make a difference in the world.
Mark Zuckerberg's speech (as written) for Harvard's 366th Commencement.
A full day of coverage from Harvard's 366th Commencement.
Sally Yates, who President Trump fired as acting attorney general when she refused to enforce his tightened travel regulations, said Wednesday that she acted out of a belief that defending the executive order would have meant falsely claiming it was not directed at Muslims.
Today the University awarded a total of 7,066 degrees and certificates.
Harvard's Afternoon Program speaker Mark Zuckerberg will be among the 10 who will receive honorary degrees during the University's 366th Commencement.
From huge honors to technological breakthroughs, stunning triumphs to major milestones, the University in 2016–17 had much to celebrate.
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden tells College seniors to avoid apathy and help shape their nation, during Class Day speech in Harvard Yard.
The Harvard Alumni Association has announced that three alumni will receive the 2017 Harvard Medal.
The incoming Harvard Alumni Association president aims to continue the people-centered leadership of her predecessor.
Six Harvard seniors received inducted into the armed forces at the annual ROTC commissioning ceremony.
As Harvard’s Theater, Dance & Media specialty turns 2 this spring, it graduates its first concentrators.
Daniel Schlauch is looking to put his talents with numbers to work fighting cancer.
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences awards the Centennial Medal to four outstanding alumni whose contributions to knowledge, to their disciplines, to their colleagues, and to society have made a fundamental and lasting impact.
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study introduces its new class of fellows for 2017-18.
For the 29th consecutive year, neighboring churches and institutions will ring their bells at the conclusion of Harvard’s 366th Commencement Exercises.
The team at Harvard’s Vice Provost for Advances in Learning Research hosted digital-learning practitioners from around the nation to discuss common challenges in their work.
Graduating seniors gathered in the Memorial Church for the Baccalaureate Service, a tradition as old as Commencement.
Sherry Turkle was the orator during Phi Beta Kappa Literary Exercises Tuesday at Sanders Theatre. She was joined by poet and memoirist Mark Doty.
Agnes Igoye brought her fight to end human trafficking from Uganda to Harvard’s Kennedy School.
On June 5, 1947, Secretary of State George C. Marshall stood on the steps of Memorial Church and delivered an address that changed the world. The retired five-star general, credited during World War II with organizing the fastest and biggest military buildup in U.S. history, took just under 11 minutes to announce the creation of one of the largest and most successful international aid programs in history.
Three student orators, Auguste (Gussie) Roc, Jessica Glueck, and Walter Smelt III, were chosen in a speech-writing competition to address Harvard’s Class of 2017.
Damon Clark ’17 will graduate with a greater knowledge of Navajo history and culture and a renewed pride in his indigenous identity.
At Harvard Divinity School, Margaux Fitoussi explored migration as it echoed from her childhood and as it afflicts worlds far from hers.
The Gazette asked a few Harvard faculty to talk about the book that they have reread the most and why they keep coming back.
Harvard University today announced the results of the annual elections of new members to the Board of Overseers and of the Harvard Alumni Association Elected Directors.
Plans for immersive student experiences in Canada’s far north and in Italy received grants from the President’s Innovation Fund for International Experiences.
An impressive range of orators have used the opportunity of delivering seminal speeches at Harvard, reaching not only those in attendance but the nation and sometimes the world.
Eduard Franz Sekler, an architecture historian and first director of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, has died. He was 96.
Bennett Capozzi ’17, a History & Literature concentrator with a Language Citation in Arabic, will travel to Jordan to master the language he learned at Harvard.
In an interview with the Gazette, Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow reflects on her eight years leading the School.
New findings from the lab of Harvard Medical School Dean George Daley suggest a path for creating immune-matched blood cells, derived from patients’ own cells, for treatment purposes.
In her last piece before graduating, student correspondent Amanda Beattie '17 reflects on the lessons she and her friends have learned in their four years as Harvard undergraduates.
Joshua R. Sanes, the Jeff C. Tarr Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and founding director of the Center for Brain Science, has been named recipient of the 2017 Gruber Neuroscience Prize.
"Arrabal," a new American Repertory Theater show with a book by Harvard graduate John Weidman explores the brutal years of Argentina’s military dictatorship through tango and music.
The Presidential Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging’s campus-wide event provided questions, answers, and insight.
A new exhibit at Harvard Art Museums re-creates the Philosophy Chamber, located in Harvard Hall in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
Interview with Professor Pamela Silver as part of the Experience series.
Obasi Shaw ’17, an English concentrator with a secondary on computer science, wrote a rap album for his senior creative writing thesis, a first at the Department of English.
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology curator Ilisa Barbash talks about her book “Where the Roads All End: Photography and Anthropology in the Kalahari.”
Will Butler of the indie rock band Arcade Fire will graduate from Harvard Kennedy School’s midcareer master’s program with a goal of helping others.
In a Q&A session, Kennedy School fellow Ban Ki-moon reflects on his decade-long tenure as United Nations general secretary.
Julia Grotto ’17 combines art, science, and public service to paint a complete picture of her life at Harvard.
Harvard Business School course focuses on case studies of black business leaders and their challenges.
The annual Celebration of Scholarships dinner brought together students who benefit from financial aid and donors who support the program.
New research is following clues that the protein implicated in Alzheimer’s disease is actually an infection fighter, and that the brain plaques that lead to Alzheimer’s-related dementia are, in many cases, a response to infection.