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’


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

Mon., October 24, 2016, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

I Am the People (Je suis le peuple)


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

Steven Hyman awarded 2016 Sarnat Prize

The National Institute of Mental Health has awarded Professor Steven Hyman ’80 the 2016 Sarnat Prize for his work on treating and understanding psychiatric disorders as biological diseases.

Rose petals for the lost

Recently the Harvard Art Museums acquired the evocative “A Flor de Piel,” a room-sized tapestry by contemporary Colombian artist Doris Salcedo made of thousands of dyed rose petals stitched …

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.

News from Around Harvard

Memories from a Semester Abroad in Italy

Europe is one of the places that I would read about online, that I would see in the movies. …

China’s Carbon Emissions Report 2016

Climate change driven by anthropengic carbon emissions is one of themost serious challenges facing human development. …

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. …