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Get to know Harvard’s five Rhodes scholars

Recipients share their goals before heading to Oxford

More peace in our time? Yes, actually

Pinker revisits ‘Better Angels’ as violence dominates headlines

At 81, her first solo show in Boston

Artist Lorraine O’Grady, who thrives on juxtapositions, explains her work and influences


Mon., November 30, 2015, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Art Study Center Open Hours

Mon., November 30, 2015, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Special Screening: "Racing Extinction" Documentary

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


Learning Through Collaboration: Mumbai Back Bay Studio | One Harvard

The Mumbai Back Bay Harbor project brings together faculty and students from multiple Schools at Harvard University to integrate the design and development aspects of projects with political, financial, and regulatory components of urban development.

StoryCorps and Corita Kent at the Harvard Art Museums

The Harvard Art Museums worked with the national oral history project StoryCorps and National Grid to record conversations about the artist Corita Kent in conjunction with the exhibition "Corita Kent and the Language of Pop.” 

Latest Harvard Gazette News

Student scholars, with dreams aplenty

Five Harvard students are among the 32 Americans headed to Oxford as Rhodes Scholars.

The plight of the Roma

At Harvard Law School, human rights activists delved into legal ways to fight discrimination against Europe’s largest ethnic minority.

Justice for all

Chase Strangio, a lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union, discussed the efforts to protect gay and transgender prison inmates, who are often the target of violence and sexual assault.

A moment for gratitude

Staff members from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences gathered at University Hall to see friends, enjoy cider and cookies, and write notes to co-workers, in the annual Giving Thanks open house.

News from Around Harvard

The plight of Roma

Taking a leaf out of the American Civil Rights Movement’s book, Roma rights activists undertook a legal battle in European courts to challenge the pervasive discrimination that has kept them living …

Arboretum donation boxes burglarized

Arboretum donation boxes burglarized Three donation boxes located on the grounds of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University were broken into and burglarized on Monday night, November 23. …

In Scalia lecture, Kagan discusses statutory interpretation

On Nov. 17, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Elena Kagan ’86, former dean of Harvard Law School, discussed statutory interpretation in a conversation with Professor John Manning ’85 …

Applications open for 2016–2017 Loeb Fellowship

Applications are now open for 2016–2017 Loeb Fellowship at the Harvard Graduate School of Design

Jacqueline Berrien ’86, former EEOC chair: 1961- 2015

Jacqueline Berrien ’86, a leading civil rights lawyer and former chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, died on Nov. 9, 2015. She was 53. …

4 Types of Conflict and How to Manage Them

Amy Gallo, author of the “HBR Guide to Managing Conflict at Work,” explains the options.

Remembering Jackie Berrien: Stephanie Moore ’85 recalls the civil rights attorney who was her lifelong friend

On November 9, 2015, the world lost a warrior for justice with the death of Jacqueline Ann Berrien. I lost a lifelong friend, confidante and sister. …

Buyer Behold

Via Harvard Art Museums—Need to procure some gifts—or extra caffeine—this holiday season? Browse the new offerings in our gift shop and at Jenny’s Cafe.