Indigenous art in ‘Everywhen’

Exhibit at Harvard Art Museums focuses on seasonality, transformation, performance, and remembrance

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Ups and downs at Harvard Stadium

Veterans of the climb will tell you it’s not speed that matters, but pushing your limits

The costs of inequality

Harvard scholars are working to identify and understand inequality, in seeking solutions to one of America’s most vexing problems

How a single green-glowing cell revealed cancer’s surprise origins

Research could change the way scientists understand melanoma and other cancers

Events

Fri., February 5, 2016, 7:30pm

Ubu Sings Ubu

Sat., February 6, 2016, 9:00am - 12:00pm

Give Kids a Smile

Sat., February 6, 2016, 11:00am - 12:45pm

A Master Class with Vocalist Ana Gasteyer

Sat., February 6, 2016, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

First Anniversary Celebration and Open House at the Ed Portal

Mon., February 8, 2016, 12:30pm - 1:00pm

Gallery Talk: Japanese Rinpa Painting

Mon., February 8, 2016, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Art Study Center Open Hours

Multimedia

Wintersession at Harvard: Japanese Sword Fighting

During Wintersession 2016, the Harvard-Radcliffe Kendo Club offered a three-day kendo crash course called "Introduction to Japanese Sword Fighting.”

Preventing Gun Violence: Public Health Perspectives | The Forum at HSPH

This Forum event examined gun violence through a public health prism. Panelists talked about patterns of violence, including social forces such as the grinding violence, crime and poverty that disproportionately affect disadvantaged communities.

Latest Harvard Gazette News

‘A better version of itself’

Now 175 years old, the Harvard Alumni Association is still building, as its executive director says, a “better version of itself.”

Sense of solitude

The Irish novelist Colm Tóibín will sit down with Claire Messud, a lecturer and fellow novelist, as part of the Mahindra Humanities Center’s Writers Speak series.

Ups and downs at Harvard Stadium

“Good morning!” barks a scarf-wrapped runner in tights, peering through the darkness as she climbs the steps into cavernous Harvard Stadium. …

‘Pneuma(tic) Bodies’ at Carpenter Center

Sculptures and drawings are part of “Pneuma(tic) Bodies,” which opens today at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts with a 6 p.m. dance performance featuring Jill Johnson.

News from Around Harvard

The diplomatic case for America to create a safe zone in Syria

In this Washington Post op-ed, two former U.S. ambassadors, Nicholas Burns and James Jeffrey, make the diplomatic case for America to create a safe zone in Syria. …

A Texas Kid's Short Guide to Surviving Winters in Boston

This time last year Harvard’s campus was halfway through what would ultimately be a record-breaking season of snowfall. Continue reading winter

Finbarr O’Reilly, NF ’13, collaborates with a Marine to drive conversation about war’s aftermath

hen I met Sgt. Thomas James Brennan at a remote combat outpost in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province in 2010, I was an embedded Reuters photographer and he was the leader of Third Platoon, Fourth …

Botany Blast: Buds, Leaves, and Flowers–Springtime Phenology

Mon, 04/11/2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pmHunnewell Building, 125 Arborway, BostonTake a moment to look closer at the transient springtime growth stages of trees in the Arboretum. …

Botany Blast: Clues to Climate Change

Sat, 03/26/2016 - 9:30am to 10:30amHunnewell Building, 125 Arborway, BostonRichard Primack, Boston University, has used Henry David Thoreau’s notes among other data to confirm the effects of a …

Civic Ecology: Healing and Growing in Community

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 7:00pm to 8:30pmHunnewell Building, 125 Arbor Way, BostonCommunity gardening and forestry, participatory watershed restoration…in communities around the world there is a growing …

GSD associate professor Moe receives Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award

Kiel Moe (MDes ’03), associate professor of architecture and energy at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, has been awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award for the 2016–2017 …

Film Screening & Discussion: The Wanted 18

The Middle East Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School and The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School are pleased to present: The Wanted 18  Join us for a screening of this new Just Vision …