Weather Alert

Harvard University has been closely monitoring the progress of the winter weather event expected to arrive early Monday morning, February 8, and continue for much of the day. Read more…

Indigenous art in ‘Everywhen’

Exhibit at Harvard Art Museums focuses on seasonality, transformation, performance, and remembrance

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Ups and downs at Harvard Stadium

Veterans of the climb will tell you it’s not speed that matters, but pushing your limits

The costs of inequality

Harvard scholars are working to identify and understand inequality, in seeking solutions to one of America’s most vexing problems

How a single green-glowing cell revealed cancer’s surprise origins

Research could change the way scientists understand melanoma and other cancers


Mon., February 8, 2016, 12:30pm - 1:00pm

Gallery Talk: Japanese Rinpa Painting

Mon., February 8, 2016, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Art Study Center Open Hours

Mon., February 8, 2016, 6:00pm

Writers Speak: Colm Tóibín in Conversation with Claire Messud

Mon., February 8, 2016, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

From Doom and Gloom to Hope: Innovations in Ocean Science and Policy

Tue., February 9, 2016, 12:30pm - 1:00pm

From Physician to CEO: Leadership Insight for Success | Voices in Leadership featuring Belen Garijo


Wintersession at Harvard: Japanese Sword Fighting

During Wintersession 2016, the Harvard-Radcliffe Kendo Club offered a three-day kendo crash course called "Introduction to Japanese Sword Fighting.”

Preventing Gun Violence: Public Health Perspectives | The Forum at HSPH

This Forum event examined gun violence through a public health prism. Panelists talked about patterns of violence, including social forces such as the grinding violence, crime and poverty that disproportionately affect disadvantaged communities.

Latest Harvard Gazette News

Harvard biologist is first woman to lead HHMI

Erin O’Shea, the Paul C. Mangelsdorf Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, has been named the sixth president of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

A question of citizenship

Two legal scholars debated whether U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, who was born in Canada, is a “natural born citizen” according to the Constitution, and thus eligible to serve as president.

Altered oceans

Proper management can bring species back from the brink and create healthier ocean ecosystems, experts said during a Center for the Environment panel.

Hailing Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Hasty Pudding Theatricals hails actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt as its 50th Man of the Year.

News from Around Harvard

Today, Feb. 8: “Global Tobacco Control as a Public Health and Human Rights Imperative”

February 08, 2016 “Global Tobacco Control as a Public Health and Human Rights Imperative” 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Hauser 102 Please join us for a

Teaching Higher

400x200-AskwithTeachingHigher.png A live stream of this event will begin at 5:30 p.m. [View the story "Teaching Higher" on Storify]

No. 7/7 Men's Hockey Goes Up Against Northeastern in Beanpot Consolation Monday

Harvard and Northeastern will face off in the consolation game of the 64th Annual Beanpot Monday afternoon at TD Garden. …

Princeton Ekes Out Women’s Basketball, 92-83, in Overtime Battle

An offensive battle between Harvard women’s basketball and Princeton was decided in overtime, as the Tigers took home a 92-83 victory Sunday afternoon at Lavietes Pavilion. …

No. 21 Women's Water Polo Sweeps Final Day of Bruno Classic

No. 21 women's water polo notched a pair of victories in its final day at the Bruno Classic, sinking No. 13 Indiana in overtime, 12-11, before thumping St. Francis Brooklyn, 16-3.

Nordic Skiing Concludes UVM Carnival

The nordic ski team concluded the UVM Carnival this weekend, helping Harvard to a 10th place finish amongst the 16-team field at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vermont.

No. 7 Men's Squash Trounces No. 12 Cornell, 8-1

No. 7 men's squash completed its New York road trip by trouncing No. 12 Cornell, 8-1, Sunday afternoon at the Belkin International Squash Courts.

No. 1 Women's Squash Blanks No. 8 Cornell, 9-0

No. 1 women’s squash earned its second-straight 9-0 sweep on the weekend, taking down No. 8 Cornell at the Belkin International Squash Courts Sunday afternoon.