Get to know Harvard’s five Rhodes scholars

Recipients share their goals before heading to Oxford

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HackHarvard makes the majors

Competition draws students from around the world in race to create solutions to real-life issues

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

Tackling climate change through research and teaching


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

Wed., December 2, 2015, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

MBB Distinguished Harvard Lecture: The Neurobiology of Sex, Gender, and Parenting

Wed., December 2, 2015, 6:00pm

Three Ways to Live the High Life: Andean, Tibetan, and East African

Wed., December 2, 2015, 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Breaking Iconoclasm: Destroying and Rebuilding Past and Present Heritage

Wed., December 2, 2015, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Reflections on Migration and Indentured Servitude: A Talk by Gaiutra Bahadur


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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Joint degree at Extension School

A new joint degree program for undergraduates and graduates at Harvard Extension School is designed for students with strong business experience.

Wild ambition at the Arboretum

The Arnold Arboretum is seeking some 400 different species around the world to add to collections.

Beware those toxic co-workers

New HBS research finds that avoiding a toxic employee realizes twice the savings of hiring a superstar.

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.

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Lessons from Lessig: After presidential bid, HLS professor talks fairness in politics

When Lawrence Lessig ended his issue-oriented quest for the Democratic Party’s nomination in the 2016 U.S. …

Panel on ‘Spotlight’ film explores priest sex abuse scandal, institutional cover-up and advocacy for victims

A recent panel discussion of the movie "Spotlight" at Harvard Law School touched on legal issues, secrets and shame, and even a potential lawsuit against the filmmakers.

Witnessing Death: Policing, Race, and the Limits of Democracy in the 21st Century

I am looking for qualified students to serve as research assistants for a book-length project on the history of police violence in Chicago. …

Family Literacy Night with the Hennigan School

Recently, the James Hennigan K-8 School welcomed third grade families to their first family event of the year. …

Monitoring the safety of ARV therapy during pregnancy

December 1, 2015 — Paige Williams, senior lecturer on biostatistics at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, studies the health and development of…

New on OASIS in December

Finding aids for two newly cataloged collections and a preliminary box list for a recent acquisition have been added to the OASIS database this month. …

Proof That Positive Work Cultures Are More Productive

Four ways bosses can create them.

Learning to Learn at Work

Most of the skills we need to do our jobs — the ability to complete tasks, collaborate with colleagues, circumvent obstacles, and plan for future assignments — are skills we learn at work, not …