How the brain builds new thoughts

New study reveals clues to how thoughts take shape

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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

Matching policy to power of addiction

Officials in public health and law enforcement work to lift heroin users from cycle of suffering and crime


Wed., October 7, 2015, 4:00pm

Planarity-Exploiting Algorithms: Lecture by Philip N. Klein

Wed., October 7, 2015, 5:00pm

The Fall Morris Gray Reading

Wed., October 7, 2015, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Coping with Climate Change: How Will Boston Adapt?

Wed., October 7, 2015, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Harvard Innovation Lab Startup Showcase and Celebration

Wed., October 7, 2015, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

The Power & Promise of Precision Medicine

Wed., October 7, 2015, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Your Brain on Art

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


Aiming at Understanding History

Students in Associate Professor of Anthropology Matthew Liebmann's "Encountering the Conquistadors" class (Anthropology 1190) recently got a hands-on taste of prehistoric life, trying their hands at using an ancient weapon called an atlatl.

Dangerous Mines: Saving Lives Through Leadership | Harvard Business School

Cynthia Carroll’s breathtaking story about taking decisive action in the face of a complex and dangerous situation.

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Easier way to fix hearts

Catheter aided by UV light allows repairs of heart holes without requiring surgery.

History as mosh pit

Today’s discoveries in DNA technology are as exciting as another era’s moon missions, opening avenues of scientific inquiry and invigorating even longstanding fields, speakers at a Radcliffe …

Barbara Klemm comes to Harvard

The distinguished German photojournalist Barbara Klemm will show her works this month in the Center for European Studies (CES) exhibit titled “West Meets East,” which commemorates the 25th …

A cultural institution

While volumes of poetry, sadly, may not sell the way, say, a Stephen King novel does, Ifeanyi Menkiti knows firsthand that poetry’s gifts are priceless. …

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Taking Nothing for Granted

How one GSAS student challenges assumptions about the undergraduate experience How one GSAS student challenges assumptions about the undergraduate experience As recently as this past spring, …

Dean David N. Hempton: Harvesting Peace

Dean David N. Hempton, the Alonzo L. McDonald Family Professor of Evangelical Theological Studies and John Lord O’Brian Professor of Divinity, delivered the sermon during Sunday Services at …

A Discussion on the Refugee Crisis in Europe

Panelists will discuss the complex challenges of responding to the ongoing refugee crisis in Europe from several different perspectives, exploring its political context, and ramifications.

Millennials Lack Confidence in Judicial System

This week the Federal Bureau of Prisons announced plans to release 6,000 convicted drug offenders early. It is the largest ever one-time release of federal prisoners. …

Media and International Politics: What’s Next? – A Conversation with the Joan Shorenstein Fellows

A conversation with the Fall 2015 Joan Shorenstein Fellows: David Ensor is the former director of Voice of America, the official external broadcast institution of the U.S. …

Crowning Glory: Phil Freelon on the National African American Museum

In an interview recently on NBC News, Phil Freelon (LF ‘90), architect with David Adjaye for the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, described the design …

The Science of Sounding Smart

Your voice carries the sound of your intellect.

Harvard EdCast: Reading and the Common Core

400x200-child-readingpng.png When, in the 1960s, P. …