Greening the electric grid with gas turbines

Massive storage not needed for renewable sources to play large ‘decarbonization’ role

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Survival rates compared in ambulance transport study

Basic care increases odds when headed to the hospital

Art that lights the mind

At HUBweek session, Harvard scholars explore neurological reactions to artworks

Easier way to fix hearts

Catheter aided by UV light repairs holes without surgery


Wed., October 14, 2015, 5:00pm - 6:30pm

History is Everything, Everything is History

Thu., October 15, 2015, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Askwith Forum: Rac(e)ing to Class

Thu., October 15, 2015, 6:00pm

The History of an Adobe Wall: Society, Politics, and Burial in the Andes

Fri., October 16, 2015, 12:00pm - 5:00pm

teamLab at Radcliffe: What a Loving and Beautiful World

Fri., October 16, 2015, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi to receive Humanitarian Award

Fri., October 16, 2015

Exhibit Opening: teamLab at Radcliffe: What a Loving and Beautiful World


Researching how pollution affects climate change in the Amazon

Harvard Professor Scot Martin is studying how pollution affects rainfall and climate change in the Amazon basin near Manaus, Brazil, as part of an international campaign coordinated with the U.S. Department of Energy.

e.e. cummings, 1952 - Harvard Voices

Poet e.e. cummings recalled his own undergraduate experience in his Norton Lectures entitled “Non-Lectures.”

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Relaxation response proves positive

Relaxation-response techniques, such as meditation, yoga, and prayer, could reduce the need for health care services by 43 percent, according to a Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital …

Closer view of the brain

A team of researchers has succeeded in imaging — at the nano scale — every item in a small portion of mouse brain. …

Basic care increases odds when headed to the hospital

Patients with trauma, stroke, heart attack, and respiratory failure who were transported by basic life support ambulances had a better chance of survival than patients who were transported by …

Art that lights the mind

A photographer and a neurobiologist explored the science and art behind seeing during a HUBweek lecture at the Harvard Art Museums.

News from Around Harvard

Expecting the Unexpected: Macroeconomic Volatility and Climate Policy—Summary

Because any effective international climate policy will need to be in place for centuries, many unexpected macroeconomic shocks will occur during the policy's existence. …

Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship in Landscape Architecture accepting applications for 2016–2017

The Harvard Graduate School of Design’s department of landscape architecture is now accepting applications for its Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship, awarded annually.

Honor Roll

Several Loeb alums–Susan Rademacher, Gail Vittori and Alexie Torres-Fleming–have received awards or appointments that recognize their impact on communities. …

Would higher cigarette taxes cause older adults to stop smoking?

2015 study in Health Economics that investigates the potential impact that raising cigarette taxes might have on tobacco use among older adults. …

Turning Wood Exhibition

Arboretum exhibition and events highlight the art of woodturning This fall, the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University presents Turning Wood: The Art of the Woodturner, a unique art exhibition and …

Life-Changing Art at the Harvard Ed Portal

The Harvard Ed Portal and ArtLifting are proud to present Life-Changing Art, an exhibition that seeks to demonstrate how talent does not discriminate, and to highlight the breadth and depth of talent …

Government Technology, Only as Good as the People Running it

Panelists of the “Lessons from Boston: Using Technology to Improve Cities” agree that one thing that hasn’t changed is the importance of people.

Volkswagen Scandal Reveals Design Flaws: The Need for Value Conscious Design

"Values Conscious design may not be able to prevent the kind of deliberate fraud perpetrated by Volkswagen, but it could well have revealed Volkswagen's design choices as dubious, to say the least."