Increasingly, economic and political inequality is interlaced

Analysts identify economic forces that perpetuate unequal wages, opportunities

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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

Added caution on pregnancy and alcohol

CDC recommendation supported by data, neurologist says


Fri., February 12, 2016, 9:00am - 4:30pm

The Iran-Iraq War: Literature, Art, and Film

Fri., February 12, 2016, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

The Parliament of Fowls: Live and Unplugged!

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


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.

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Adventures of the heart

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

Watching sensory information translate into behavior

A state-of-the-art microscope built by Harvard researchers will allow scientists to capture 3-D images of all the neural activity in the brains of tiny, transparent C. elegans worms as they crawl.

The student perspective

During semester break, a Harvard freshman tells urban middle schoolers to dream big when applying to college.

Keeping up the fight

An educator and award-winning author, Beekan Erena is on a mission to highlight the plight of the Oromo people, the largest ethnic majority in Ethiopia, who have struggled for years for political and …

News from Around Harvard

Good apart, better together

Peering through the two “lenses” of Project Achilles and CCLE, researchers uncovered a new connection between a genetic deletion and a cancer vulnerability that could inform a therapeutic …

Media & Politics Must Reads, February 12, 2016

Our weekly roundup of news found at the intersection of media, politics, policy and technology, from the Shorenstein Center and from around the web. This Week at the Shorenstein Center Walter V. …

Romance gone bad

The Historical Sheet Music Collections have plenty of love songs – songs about flirting, courtship and weddings. …

John Zeisel at EDRA

John Zeisel (LF ’71) will be the keynote speaker at EDRA47Raleigh, the annual conference of the Environmental Design Research Association. …

Bechthold publishes new book "Ceramic Material Systems"

Martin Bechthold (DDes '01), professor of architectural technology at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, recently published the book Ceramic Material Systems in Architecture and …

Be a Superboss

Lorne Michaels, Bill Walsh, Alice Waters–all have had a disproportionate impact in their respective industries through their knack for collecting and inspiring great talent. …

A metal that behaves like water

Graphene is going to change the world — or so we’ve been told. …

Scanning Nuremberg: transcript mapping, a brother’s tale, and more

Post by Matt Seccombe, February 10, 2016 Scanning Nuremberg shares the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes …