Get to know Harvard’s five Rhodes scholars

Recipients share their goals before heading to Oxford

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Using math to improve disaster recovery

Student develops model to help FEMA provide resources for survivors

Patterns of obesity prove resilient

Willett sees lessons in persistence, scope of anti-smoking campaigns

A salute to Corita Kent, Boston’s pop art icon

Hear fascinating personal stories thanks to a partnership among StoryCorps, the Harvard Art Museums, and National Grid


Mon., November 30, 2015, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Art Study Center Open Hours

Mon., November 30, 2015, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Special Screening: "Racing Extinction" Documentary

Tue., December 1, 2015, 8:00pm

Concert by Composer Steven Kazuo Takasugi and the Talea Ensemble

Tue., December 1, 2015, 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Sexual Assault: Courageous Conversations and Bystander Intervention

Wed., December 2, 2015, 10:00am - 12:00pm

FAS Diversity Dialogue: But I Don't See Color! Consequences of Racial Color Blindness

Wed., December 2, 2015, 4:00pm

The Relation among Judicial Independence, Separation of Powers, and Corruption: Lecture by Claudia Escobar


Boston community and Harvard collaborate at the Harvard Ed Portal

The Harvard Ed Portal is a collaborative partnership involving Harvard University, the city of Boston, and the Allston-Brighton community. 

Blocking Bad: A Flare for Internet Security | Harvard Business School

Michelle Zatlyn moved across the country in 2010 with the goal of defending online businesses and bettering the Internet. Five years later, she is the head of CloudFlare Inc., a burgeoning internet security company.

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HackHarvard makes the majors

Harvard sponsored its first hackathon, HackHarvard, drawing almost 500 students from around the world. The goal of the Nov. 13-15 event was to find solutions to real-life problems in just 36 hours.

The fight for equality in education

A Your Harvard gathering in Atlanta probed the ways in which the nation’s educational system has fallen short in promoting equality in learning.

Patterns of obesity prove resilient

The Harvard Chan School’s Walter Willett discusses recent findings on obesity, blood pressure, and smoking.

Student scholars, with dreams aplenty

Five Harvard students are among the 32 Americans headed to Oxford as Rhodes Scholars.

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Does the internet help more people become politically active?

2015 research brief from the Scholars Strategy Network that looks at online political activism and whether the internet encourages certain groups of people to become more engaged in political …

Finding common ground on nutrition advice

November 30, 2015 — What is the healthiest and most sustainable way of eating? How can public health experts guide consumers amid a sea of…

Timing a Sextuple Quasar

Quasars are galaxies with massive black holes at their cores around which vast amounts of energy are being radiated. …

To Get More Creative, Become Less Productive

Managers will have to choose.

Do statins interfere with the flu vaccine?

The statin drugs are very effective at reducing LDL (“bad”) cholesterol and may also reduce inflammation throughout the body. …

Resolve a Fight with a Remote Colleague

Whether you’re exchanging snarky emails, openly disagreeing on a conference call, or giving each other the silent treatment, it’s frustrating and painful to fight with a colleague when …

Why the Legacy of Apartheid is Still a Challenge for South Africa’s Cities

Camilla Ween (LF '08) was recently at the World Festival of Ecomobility in Johannesburg, which included Africa's first ever car free event. …