A graduate of West Point, David E. White Jr., J.D. '17, came to Harvard Law School after a tour in Afghanistan as a lieutenant and platoon leader. At the Law School, he honed his passions for leadership, public service, and justice.
A new Harvard study shows that people create visual images to accompany their inner speech even when they are prompted to use verbal thinking, suggesting that visual thinking is deeply ingrained in the human brain.
Harvard Law School Professor Alex Whiting discusses the legal issues swirling around President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey.
Three student ventures have been recognized with 2017 President’s Innovation Challenge awards, and three runners-up also won awards.
Researchers say their glomerulus-on-a-chip lined by human stem cell-derived kidney cells could help model patient-specific kidney diseases and guide therapeutic discovery.
Graduate student La’Toya Princess Jackson ’19 presents her original ballet, “Vanity Lane,” during DanceFest at Arts First.
Misty Copeland, the American Ballet Theatre’s first black principal dancer, shares her life story with students.
Nearly 84 percent of students admitted to the Class of 2021 have chosen to matriculate at Harvard College. The last time the yield reached this level was in 1969.
Interview with Professor Joseph Nye as part of the Experience series.
Amanda Rich found the Harvard Extension School a perfect landing spot for her third degree.
The Ed School and the Harvard Chan School brought together experts to discuss the nation’s opioid crisis in separate panel events.
David A. Garvin, Harvard Business School’s C. Roland Christensen Professor of Business Administration, died at his home in Lexington, Mass., on Sunday, April 30, after a long battle with cancer. He was 64 years old.
A new exhibit marking JFK’s centennial includes an audio file believed to be the earliest voice recording of the future president.
Arthur Goldhammer, an analyst of French politics, discusses the impact of France’s presidential election on that nation and on Europe.
Harvard-based program exposes high school students to the excitement and challenges of entrepreneurship.
Researchers in recent years have begun applying the emerging technology of the drone aircraft to research efforts, and are now even using them to quickly create 3-D maps of ancient sites in Iraq’s Kurdistan region.
As Harvard’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology turns 150, a new exhibit highlights its pioneering efforts and the legacy of its cultural history.
Scott A. Abell ’72 has been elected president of Harvard’s Board of Overseers for the academic year 2017-18. Tracy P. Palandjian ’93, M.B.A. ’97, will serve as vice chair of the Overseers executive committee for 2017-18.
Eight Harvard faculty elected as members of the National Academy of Sciences.
Harvard President Drew Faust traveled to Vietnam and Singapore in March to speak about the benefits of higher education.
Amid Trump’s shifting harsh immigration policies, the Gazette talked with four Harvard undocumented students, all protected from deportation under a federal program, about their hopes and concerns.
Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and Mike Rogers, former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, discuss Russia’s interference in the 2016 election.
Researchers at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health have been studying the role of a healthy diet in living longer and healthier.
The five faculty members named Harvard College Professors this month all share a talent for making their respective subjects come alive in the classroom.
In an annual ritual, Lowell House residents rise early to greet May Day by the river.
At a Meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences on May 2, 2017, the following Minute was placed upon the records.
Diane Paulus honors Harvard’s legacy of artists with an evening of entertainment.
David Cox and Lorgia García Peña are winners of the 2017 Roslyn Abramson Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching.
Dan Byers has been named as the John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Director of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, effective June 1.
David Coletti is a peer adviser, a PBHA volunteer, and international traveler who says conversations have broken down barriers and fostered connections key to his time at Harvard.
Interview with Professor Annette Gordon-Reed of Harvard Law School and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences as part of the Experience series.
Undergrads Samuel Fisch and Lance Oppenheim take over Harvard’s Instagram account to highlight Arts First and the student experience of the arts at Harvard.
A panel at Harvard Divinity School included the deans of the Law School, Business School, and Ed School. The focus was how the Divinity School could be of assistance.
Speaking at a Climate Week symposium, former EPA administrator Gina McCarthy urged an audience of climate scientists and health experts to speak out about climate change.
New findings suggest a surprisingly common default in human behavior: the view that immoral actions are impossible.
A visit by Harvard students to the Holy Land shows everyday life, and many complications.
Surgeries transformed Elaine Dong’s face and her future, freeing her to mix visual arts with the art of medicine.
Ph.D. graduate Jisung Park focuses on the natural environment’s effects on society—a boyhood interest that grew first in Kansas, then sharpened in Seoul.
In a visit to Harvard Kennedy School, Ohio Gov. Kasich urged that cooperation replace rancor in American political life.
Professor Orlando Patterson is the 17th honoree of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations’ Portraiture Project.
“Toward an Artificial Brain” brought the results of a Harvard-led effort to Allston with an Ed Portal discussion.
A photo gallery examines the Harvard Theatre Collection , which was founded in 1901, making it one of the oldest collections of its kind in the world.
Organized by an all-volunteer group of students, community members, and trained artists, the opera offers undergrads the opportunity to learn on the job while rubbing shoulders with seasoned professionals.
On April 26 the members of the Faculty Council approved preliminary versions of the University Extension School courses for 2017–2018 and of "Courses of Instruction" for 2017–2018.
Excellence, access, and affordability are top concerns for higher education, Faust and other presidents say in Washington discussion.
A new report from Harvard’s FXB Center for Health and Human Rights examines the “emergency within an emergency” of sexual exploitation of child migrants.
Research suggests that genetic sequencing technologies should be used to screen for mutated cells in stem cell cultures, so they can be excluded from scientific experiments and clinical therapies.
Since 1992, Arts First has had a profound effect on more than just the students who go on to become professional artists.
For the first time, researchers describe the types of cells generated in brain organoids, networks of nerve cells, and show the greater diversity, complexity, and response to stimulation developed for nine months and longer.
Albert Henrichs, longtime Harvard scholar and Eliot Professor of Greek Literature, dies at 74.