Greening the electric grid with gas turbines

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

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How the brain builds new thoughts

New study reveals clues to how thoughts take shape

A miracle of preservation

HarvardX’s MOOC 'The Book' bridges modern and medieval

Bring back the mammoth?

Scientists traded ideas on the past and future of DNA, including the possibility of de-extinction, at a recent Radcliffe symposium


Fri., October 9, 2015, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

The Future of Privacy and Security in a Big Data World

Fri., October 9, 2015, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Lessons from Boston: Using Technology to Improve City Services

Fri., October 9, 2015, 3:00pm - 4:30pm

What Works: Closing the Gender Wage Gap in the City of Boston

Fri., October 9, 2015, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

#Tech4Democracy Showcase and Challenge

Sat., October 10, 2015, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Engineering + Entrepreneurship: Making Robotics Fly

Sat., October 10, 2015, 2:00pm - 2:45pm

Film Screening: Sneak Preview of Nova's "Making North America"

Join us for HUBweek on Oct. 3-10, celebrating the intersection of art, science, and technology across Greater Boston

View events Join us for HUBweek on Oct. 3-10, celebrating the intersection of art, science, and technology across Greater Boston


Homework | From My House to Our Harvard

At Harvard, homework assignments can save lives.

Kristen Soltis Anderson: The Selfie Vote – Can Republicans Win Millennials in 2016?

Kristen Soltis Anderson, Republican pollster and author of "The Selfie Vote", discussed the divide between the Millennial generation and the Republican Party, and what the party can do to better resonate with young voters.

Latest Harvard Gazette News

To sample climate concerns, look at nature

A panel of climate change experts at Harvard said that nature is telling us where we need to make changes to lessen future climate change impact: the places flooded or otherwise damaged in past …

Israel’s Grossman reflects

The celebrated Israeli novelist David Grossman reflects on writing and warfare. The right has won the debate in his country, he says, but hope for peace remains.

A whale of a tale

Great whales’ microbiome shares characteristics with both plant eaters and predators, study finds.

Radcliffe Fellow sheds light on the science of poetry

Inspired by her love of science and her exploration of the universe’s mysteries, Sarah Howe wrote a poem dedicated to Stephen Hawking. …

News from Around Harvard

#tbt: When I Applied to Harvard

Three years ago today, I was in the midst of applying to college. At the time, Harvard wasn’t even on my College List. …

Iran Nuclear Negotiations: Millennial Take

  A photo posted by JFK Jr Forum IOP (@jfkjrforum) on Oct 6, 2015 at 3:12pm PDT If you’re reading this now, you probably know people very passionate about the Iran nuclear deal, both for and …

Media & Politics Must Reads, October 9, 2015

Our weekly roundup of news found at the intersection of media, politics, policy and technology, from the Shorenstein Center and from around the web. …

At HUBweek, experts focus on global health threats

October 8, 2015 — The roots of the current Syrian crisis may be found in the massive drought that afflicted the country between 2006…

A Community of Principals

Unlike teachers, who have a built-in support network of peers, school principals usually work alone. …

Students, faculty take action on unsafe dietary supplements

October 8, 2015 — Massachusetts may become the first state to regulate sales of dietary supplements marketed as weight-loss and muscle-building aids, thanks to…

To All the Juniors Out There

It’s hard to believe that the first month of junior year has already passed—I swear it was just yesterday that I was lugging boxes up the stairs on Move-In Day. …

Harvard Faculty Research Grant Opportunity

The Middle East Initiative is now accepting research proposals on major policy issues affecting the region from Harvard University faculty.