Move-in Day for Harvard's Class of 2020

A boost for managing cities

Bloomberg gift will fund Kennedy School, Business School partnership program to assist mayors, improve programs

Harvard researchers pinpoint enzyme that triggers cell demise in ALS

Blocking enzyme’s activity is the target for patient therapy

Ahead of Bauhaus centennial, a digital gateway

Insights on 32,000 objects illuminate movement’s Harvard ties

Events

On display through Aug. 31

Babar Comes to Houghton Library

Thu., August 25, 2016, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Gallery Talk: The Renovation and Expansion Project

Sat., August 27, 2016, 10:00am

Exhibition Opening: Folding, Refraction, Touch: Modern and Contemporary Art in Dialogue with Wolfgang Tillmans

Sat., August 27, 2016, 10:00am

Exhibition Opening: Modern Art and Modernity

Sat., August 27, 2016, 10:00am

Exhibition Opening, Vision and Justice: The Art of Citizenship

Extended hours Sat and Sun

Iran: Women Only, closing weekend

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

A boost for managing cities

A $32 million gift from Michael Bloomberg’s charitable foundation will support a new four-year collaboration with Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School to help hundreds of city mayors …

Harvard researchers pinpoint enzyme that triggers cell demise in ALS

Scientists from Harvard Medical School (HMS) have identified a key instigator of nerve cell damage in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, a progressive and incurable neurodegenerative …

The Yard awakens as freshmen arrive

After nearly 13 weeks of summer quiet, Harvard Yard awoke again as the Class of 2020 officially arrived on campus this morning. …

Finding biological barcodes

Two recent studies have shown that cells early in development can be marked with a genetic barcode that later can be used to reconstruct their lineage.

News from Around Harvard

Timeless Advice for Making a Hard Choice

Approach it like a manager, but resolve it as a human being

Bloomberg Philanthropies and Harvard University Launch Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative

Bloomberg Committing $32 Million for New Leadership Program for Mayors and Senior Aides; University to Design Comprehensive Program of Support to Advance Public Sector Management and …

Beyond Mesas and Mountains

This year is the centennial of the National Park Service. …

Is "going green" girly? Gender stereotypes and eco-friendliness

A 2016 study in the Journal of Consumer Research finds that men avoid so-called "green" behavior because of concerns about gender identity, but behaviors can be changed with targeted advertising. …

Breast Cancer Switchbacks

Spontaneous changes between HER2-positive and HER2-negative states may aid tumor growth

Mother-to-Child Obesity Clue

Umbilical cord cells show altered expression of genes regulating cell energy and metabolism

How Leaders Can Help Others Influence Them

It’s a missing part of the leadership puzzle.

More People Work in Large Companies than Ever Before

Cost-cutting isn’t curbing bureaucracy.