Watching sensory information translate into behavior

A new powerful microscope can watch neural activity in real time

Author explains her decisions and revisions

Novelist Claire Messud shares how her stories take shape

Exhibit marks 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death

“Shakespeare: His Collected Works” includes 80 rare objects drawn from Houghton and other libraries

Events

Sat., February 13, 2016, 10:00am - 4:00pm

I ♥ Science

Sun., February 14, 2016, 3:00pm

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Tue., February 16, 2016, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Sam Feist: Media Coverage of the Election

Tue., February 16, 2016, 4:00pm

Ralph Ellison / Amiri Baraka Debate

Tue., February 16, 2016, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

What is Islamic in the Islamic State?

Wed., February 17, 2016, 10:00am - 11:30am

LinkedIn 1.0 - Mastering the Basics

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Consider Harvard

Harvard students build bonds they carry with them into the future. Meet journalist Nicholas Kristof, who has maintained his Harvard connections as he has lived all over the world.

Episode 33: Genetics in Space

Ting Wu, HMS professor of genetics, talks about ways scientists are striving to optimize astronauts' physical and mental health—and anticipating the biomedical challenges ahead as humankind considers long-term space travel.

Latest Harvard Gazette News

Lacking a loo no longer

Cambridge opens a stand-alone, year-round public toilet for Harvard Square

No rest for the graying

With the elderly beginning to outnumber the young around the world, workers, employers, and policymakers are rethinking retirement — what work we do, when to stop, and how to spend our later years.

Love in the crosshairs

A panel of marriage counselors and negotiators tells an audience of Harvard Law students how to use negotiation skills in their romantic relationships.

Adventures of the heart

Visiting Professor Verena Andermatt Conley talks about her first venture into romance writing, “Cree.”

News from Around Harvard

Innovation and Its Enemies: Why People Resist New Technologies

This book explores the sources and dynamics of social opposition to innovation. …

Driven to Connect

Whether researchers are studying the cosmos for signs of life or investigating the motivations behind political formation (or lack thereof), they seem driven by the same impulse: to seek out others. …

Clinic files cert petition in final attempt to hold corporations accountable for supporting Apartheid

Harvard Law School's International Human Rights Clinic and its partners have filed a petition for writ of certiorari with the U.S. …

What’s Up in Glasgow? The Stockard Report

We asked Jim Stockard (LF ’78 and former Loeb curator) to report in about his experience teaching at the Glasgow School of Art and what it’s like to become a Glaswegian for a semester. …

The Reason Twitter’s Losing Active Users

Abuse. And it’s not only a problem for Twitter.

Dear Negotiation Coach: Data Driven Negotiations

QUESTION Q: I have been running a small restaurant for 10 years. The business is both my work and my passion. However, my family and I are relocating out of state, so I am looking to sell. …

Negotiation Research You Can Use: When Cultural Expectations Lead Us Astray

In September 2014, a Chinese court found the British pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) guilty of bribing government officials, hospital officials, and doctors to sell more drugs at higher …

Negotiators: Resist the Vividness Trap

For the New York Mets, it was hard not to get carried away in their negotiations with Ben Zobrist this past fall. …