Welcoming the Class of 2020

At Freshman Convocation, Faust, others encourage students to be inclusive, take some chances

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The first autonomous, entirely soft robot

Powered by a chemical reaction controlled by microfluidics, 3D-printed ‘octobot’ has no electronics

Harvard Divinity School examines its 200-year history

‘Faces of Divinity’ kicks off School’s bicentennial year

The makings of Merrick Garland

Supreme Court nominee tells new law students it doesn’t take wizardry to thrive, just ’good choices’

Events

On display through Dec. 9

Radio Contact: Tuning In to Politics, Technology, and Culture

Fri., September 2, 2016, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Grace Morrison - Common Spaces Pop-up Concert

Crossing Kazakhstan: The Monumentality of Linear Landscape

Sat., September 3, 2016, 7:30pm

Sh*t-Faced Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

On display through Sept. 11

In Fine Feather: Selected Featherwork from the Peabody Collections

Art Exhibition: Changing Allston

Multimedia

A Day in the Life of a First-Year Student

From breakfast in Annenberg Hall to class to spending time with friends, experience the daily life of one first-year student at Harvard.

Health Care Inequalities in America: The Need for Continuing Reform

This Forum examined whether these efforts to extend Medicaid coverage have improved the health care experiences of low-income Americans and have narrowed the gap in access to high-quality care between themselves and other Americans. 

Latest Harvard Gazette News

On becoming a man: Transgender in the workplace

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ summer Diversity Dialogue, “Transgender Inclusion in the Workplace,” gave voice to the transition and how to make it come together.

Faith in the counsel of history

At the opening Morning Prayers of the academic term, President Drew Faust outlined her hopes for the future by turning her eye to the past and calling on her listeners to do the same.

Welcoming the Class of 2020

Harvard President Drew Faust welcomed the College’s new crop of undergraduates during Freshman Convocation on Tuesday, urging them to embrace Veritas, with an eye toward inclusion and diversity, a …

Seeing the sites

Wearing sun hats and armed with selfie sticks, iPhones, and video cameras, tourists from all over the world visit Harvard Square and Harvard University each summer. …

News from Around Harvard

Fall Public Events Schedule Now Online

We#039;re pleased to announce that the full schedule of upcoming public programs is now available. This fall#039;s Observatory Night talks will take us Into the Darkness. …

Museum Architecture 101 with Deborah Frieden, 9/22

Designing and building museum spaces require specialized knowledge and considerations, expertise Deborah Frieden (LF ’07) amassed as senior manager and project director for the Fine Arts Museums of …

Stepping Forward Into the Third Century

After reflecting on the formation of Harvard Divinity School in 1816, Harvard President Drew Faust looked out to the crowd of HDS faculty, students, staff, and friends gathered on the Campus Green …

Jazz in the Rockies

At the Banff International Workshop in Canada, senior Jacob Gollub finds musical fellowship – and inspiration from an unlikely member of the animal kingdom. …

What Customer Data Collection Could Mean for Workers

Employees are getting caught in the middle of real-time monitoring.

Harvard EdCast: What Happens After Yes

400x200-girls-and-sex.jpg How have girls' feelings about sex and sexuality changed over the years? Not as much as it would seem, says Peggy Orenstein, author of Girls …

The Power of Designing Products for Customers You Don’t Have Yet

Examples from ING Direct and Southern New Hampshire University.

Tracing Inscriptions

Via Harvard Art Museums—As we prepare for our 2017 exhibition on Harvard’s 18th-century Philosophy Chamber, a team of conservators and curators from the Harvard Art Museums and the Peabody Museum …