Confronting the refugee crisis

Whether working in camps or at policymaking, Harvard students, researchers, and analysts try to help solve a Rubik’s Cube of concerns in Europe

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At Carpenter Center, minds set loose

Students honor Le Corbusier, the center’s architect, who intended the space to inspire creativity

Harvard’s religious past

To understand where the University is, lecturer teaches, it’s important to see where it’s been

Don’t trust that algorithm

Harvard Ph.D. warns of big data’s dark side in ‘Weapons of Math Destruction’


Showing through Nov. 6


Sat., October 22, 2016, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Materials Lab Workshop: Carbon

Sun., October 23, 2016, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Church Opera: Stephen Paulus's The Three Hermits

Mon., October 24, 2016, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Predicting and Adapting to Increased Hurricane Risk

Mon., October 24, 2016, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

A Conversation with Albert “Prodigy” Johnson

Mon., October 24, 2016, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

A Provocation: A Pre-Election Poetry Reading


Revolutionary Financial Aid

Seventy percent of Harvard students receive some form of financial aid. A Harvard education is more affordable than a state school for 90% of American families.

Arts and Humanities

Students of the Arts and Humanities at Harvard explore the many forms of human expression. They ask universal questions and seek global answers.

Latest Harvard Gazette News

Visual synesthesia

The words “Folding, Refraction, Touch” provided a useful framework for the Busch-Reisinger Museum’s exhibition of works by Wolfgang Tillmans and other modern and contemporary artists in …

Harvard’s religious past

A Harvard Divinity School lecturer says that to understand where the University is, it’s important to see where it’s been.

Faculty Council meeting held Oct. 19

On October 19 the Faculty Council heard a review of the Biomedical Engineering concentration and a proposal on course scheduling. …

The unchanging election

Veteran pollster Peter D. Hart analyzes the 2016 election and sees far less volatility than headlines would suggest.

News from Around Harvard

Radcliffe and the Right

"It's been a long year,” Ross Douthat ’02 sighed gustily.Source: Harvard MagazineOctober 21, 2016External Link: Radcliffe and the RightBy Sophia Nguyen

Friends, Family, and Community

Whenever someone asks: “What’s your favorite part of [x]?” The response is more often than not: “Definitely the people!” Continue reading UMRP

What Happens When Careers Last 20 Years Longer?

Both people and companies will have to get more flexible.

The Type of Purpose That Makes Companies More Profitable

A new study suggests middle managers are the key.

Jeffrey Rosen—The Deciders: The Future of Free Speech in a Digital World

2016 Richard S. Salant Lecture on Freedom of the Press Jeffrey Rosen, President & CEO of the National Constitution Center, Professor of Law at The George Washington University Law School, and a …

852 RARE: New Exhibit: Deep Cuts: The B-Side of Historical & Special Collections –Object Spotlight- Cardozo Sculptograph

Historical & Special Collections is pleased to announce the opening of its newest exhibit, Deep Cuts: The B-Side of Historical & Special Collections. …

Robert Johnson and Dorothy Parker: now *that* would be a dinner party

Just in time for the weekend, here’s a little list of some of the things I’ve been listening to and reading this week, some of it online — Storyboard included, natch — and some of it on vinyl …

To Get More Value from Your Data, Sell It

For most companies, it’s a highly profitable byproduct.