How the brain builds new thoughts

New study reveals clues to how thoughts take shape

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New arts concentration gets warm welcome

Students, faculty hail creative fusion of Theater, Dance & Media

Inside the Iran nuclear deal

Lead negotiator Wendy Sherman, now at the Kennedy School, explains how a key agreement was crafted

Opening HUBweek in Faneuil Hall

Michael Sandel mulls the sometime tension between our technology and ourselves


Wed., October 7, 2015, 10:00am - 11:30am

Libraries: the Next Generation

Wed., October 7, 2015, 4:00pm

Planarity-Exploiting Algorithms: Lecture by Philip N. Klein

Wed., October 7, 2015, 5:00pm

The Fall Morris Gray Reading

Wed., October 7, 2015, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Coping with Climate Change: How Will Boston Adapt?

Wed., October 7, 2015, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Harvard Innovation Lab Startup Showcase and Celebration

Wed., October 7, 2015, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

The Power & Promise of Precision Medicine

Join us for HUBweek on Oct. 3-10, celebrating the intersection of art, science, and technology across Greater Boston

View events Join us for HUBweek on Oct. 3-10, celebrating the intersection of art, science, and technology across Greater Boston


Aiming at Understanding History

Students in Associate Professor of Anthropology Matthew Liebmann's "Encountering the Conquistadors" class (Anthropology 1190) recently got a hands-on taste of prehistoric life, trying their hands at using an ancient weapon called an atlatl.

Dangerous Mines: Saving Lives Through Leadership | Harvard Business School

Cynthia Carroll’s breathtaking story about taking decisive action in the face of a complex and dangerous situation.

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Barbara Klemm comes to Harvard

The distinguished German photojournalist Barbara Klemm will show her works this month in the Center for European Studies (CES) exhibit titled “West Meets East,” which commemorates the 25th …

A cultural institution

While volumes of poetry, sadly, may not sell the way, say, a Stephen King novel does, Ifeanyi Menkiti knows firsthand that poetry’s gifts are priceless. …

A miracle of preservation

HarvardX’s MOOC “The Book” uses technology to mine ancient texts and bridge the modern and the medieval.

Countering the cyberintruders

Harvard officials recommend steps to keep computer networks safe from cyberattacks.

News from Around Harvard

Taking Nothing for Granted

How one GSAS student challenges assumptions about the undergraduate experience How one GSAS student challenges assumptions about the undergraduate experience As recently as this past spring, …

Made in Boston: Stories of Invention and Innovation

An evening of storytelling presented by HUBweek and The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, with support from Harvard’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy and The …

Kristen Soltis Anderson: Can Republicans Win Millennials in 2016?

October 6, 2015 — Kristen Soltis Anderson, co-founder of Echelon Insights, an opinion research, data analysis and digital intelligence firm, discussed the divide between the Millennial generation …

Noam Chomsky and Progressive Politics: Millennial Take

What doesn’t this guy do? A quick Google search reveals that Noam Chomsky is not only one of the deepest thinkers of our time, but also one of the most versatile. …

Josh Goodman on the College Scorecard

We spoke with Joshua Goodman, associate professor of public policy, to glean his perspective on the new platform and what it means for prospective students.

HDS Teams Up to 'Interrogate the Silence'

Why don't faith leaders address sexual and gender-based violence in their communities, even when they know about it? What can be done to break this silence? And what role can educational institutions …

Special HUCE Seminar with Robert S. Young

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 4:00pm - 5:00pmHUCE Seminar Room, 24 Oxford St. 3rd floor, CambridgeRobert S. …

HUCE Special Seminar

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 4:00pmHUCE Seminar Room, 24 Oxford Street, 3rd Floor, Cambridge“The Hidden Environmental Impacts of Beach Nourishment” with Robert S. …