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.
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.