Get to know Harvard’s five Rhodes scholars

Recipients share their goals before heading to Oxford

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Using math to improve disaster recovery

Student develops model to help FEMA provide resources for survivors

Patterns of obesity prove resilient

Willett sees lessons in persistence, scope of anti-smoking campaigns

A salute to Corita Kent, Boston’s pop art icon

Hear fascinating personal stories thanks to a partnership among StoryCorps, the Harvard Art Museums, and National Grid


Tue., December 1, 2015, 8:00pm

Concert by Composer Steven Kazuo Takasugi and the Talea Ensemble

Tue., December 1, 2015, 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Sexual Assault: Courageous Conversations and Bystander Intervention

Wed., December 2, 2015, 10:00am - 12:00pm

FAS Diversity Dialogue: But I Don't See Color! Consequences of Racial Color Blindness

Wed., December 2, 2015, 4:00pm

The Relation among Judicial Independence, Separation of Powers, and Corruption: Lecture by Claudia Escobar

Wed., December 2, 2015, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

MBB Distinguished Harvard Lecture: The Neurobiology of Sex, Gender, and Parenting

Wed., December 2, 2015, 6:00pm

Three Ways to Live the High Life: Andean, Tibetan, and East African


Boston community and Harvard collaborate at the Harvard Ed Portal

The Harvard Ed Portal is a collaborative partnership involving Harvard University, the city of Boston, and the Allston-Brighton community. 

Blocking Bad: A Flare for Internet Security | Harvard Business School

Michelle Zatlyn moved across the country in 2010 with the goal of defending online businesses and bettering the Internet. Five years later, she is the head of CloudFlare Inc., a burgeoning internet security company.

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Wild ambition at the Arboretum

The Arnold Arboretum is seeking some 400 different species around the world to add to collections.

HackHarvard makes the majors

Harvard sponsored its first hackathon, HackHarvard, drawing almost 500 students from around the world. The goal of the Nov. 13-15 event was to find solutions to real-life problems in just 36 hours.

The fight for equality in education

A Your Harvard gathering in Atlanta probed the ways in which the nation’s educational system has fallen short in promoting equality in learning.

Patterns of obesity prove resilient

The Harvard Chan School’s Walter Willett discusses recent findings on obesity, blood pressure, and smoking.

News from Around Harvard

Strategic Skills for Scientists

"...[S]olving complex problems is less about generating the one right answer and more about generating solutions that may have flaws but nonetheless help you progress toward a goal."

Harvard-Yenching Institute Seminar

Thu, 12/10/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pmCommon Room, 2 Divinity Ave. …

Jobs, Justice and Climate: Rally to Defend New England’s Future

Sat, 12/12/2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pmParkman Bandstand, Boston Common, BostonUnited Nations delegates have been negotiating about climate change for more than 20 years, and this December, they'll meet …

Our Campus, Our World Series

Thu, 12/03/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pmNorthwest Labs B103, 52 Oxford St. …

Screening of “The Cove”

Fri, 12/04/2015 - 7:30pm to 9:30pmEmerson Hall Room 108, 19 Quincy St., CambridgeHarvard University Environmental Action Committee and PETA present a screening of the movie “The Cove. …

Herbaria Seminar Series

Tue, 12/01/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pmHarvard University Herbaria, Room 125, 22 Divinity Avenue, CambridgeEdward Rastetter, Senior Scientist, The Ecosystem Center, Marine Biological Laboratory Woods …

Harvard EdCast: The Evolution of Disabilities Education

400x200-UK-tomhehir.png In 1975, public schools in the United States accommodated only 1 out of 5 children with disabilities. …

James Stockard (MUP ’68, LF ’78) to teach, conduct research in Scotland with Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award

The Fulbright Program has awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to James Stockard (MUP ’68, LF ’78).