Expansive effort by Harvard affiliates will seek a cure for diabetes

New program will work toward translating these stem cell discoveries into treatments

Read story

Affirming whole-person admissions

Universities can continue considering racial and ethnic background as a factor in evaluating applicants, Supreme Court rules

Science showcase at Harvard for local eighth-graders

400 students present projects they researched with Harvard partners

At metaLAB, curiosity meets whimsy

Interdisciplinary studio brings together artists from across fields

Events

Fri., July 8, 2016, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Museum Highlights Tour by Harvard Student Guides

Sat., July 9, 2016, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Discover BEES! In Arthropods: Creatures That Rule

Wed., July 13, 2016

Drawings from the Age of Bruegel, Rubens, and Rembrandt

Fri., July 22, 2016, 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Glass Flowers Soirée

Wed., July 27, 2016

Birds of the World

Sat., July 30, 2016, 7:30pm

Sh*t-Faced Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

Multimedia

Harvard University: Year in Pictures 2015-2016

Harvard University captures some of its most memorable moments from the 2015 -16 academic year.

Standing in solidarity with Orlando

In this week’s podcast: The Harvard Chan School community stands in solidarity with the victims of a horrific mass shooting in Orlando, FL.

Latest Harvard Gazette News

After Brexit, a changed future

Harvard analysts talk about the effects of the United Kingdom’s referendum to leave the European Union on both Britain and the continent.

Finding beauty in the bizarre

The Harvard Art Museums exhibit “Flowers of Evil: Symbolist Drawings, 1870–1910,” on view through Aug. …

Defending breakthrough research

Harvard initiates patent infringement suits to protect inventors’ rights in computer-chip technology.

Hidden Spaces: The Sunken Garden in Radcliffe Yard

Young and old travel from near and far to the Radcliffe sunken garden to sit and enjoy this splendid oasis in the city.

News from Around Harvard

From the Bench to the Berkshires

Though Whitney Silkworth had devoted her spare time to nonprofit organizations before coming to Harvard, she never expected that in her second year of graduate school she would help found one. …

Son of The heroism of King George

It has already been a busy summer. I had the great good fortune last week to take another Rare Book School course, The Stationers’ Company to 1775, taught by the extraordinary Ian Gadd. …

What British, European, and American Policymakers Need to Do Now

Stimulate the economy, shrewdly manage UK-Euro trade talks, and above all, don’t deregulate finance.

Gun violence, firearms background checks and mental illness

2016 collection of research that offers insight on the link between gun violence and mental illness and the effectiveness of laws that ban certain people from buying firearms. …

A Brief History of Britain’s Relationship with Europe, Starting in 6000 BCE

Pulling up the drawbridge has never been an option.

Brexit and the Triumph of Insularity

Clearly, I have no choice but to file for French citizenship.

Why the Remain Campaign’s Persuasion Strategy Backfired

A Q&A with behavioral scientist Steve Martin.

What Brexit Means for the Openness of the World Economy

Bad news for small countries, safe seas, and the U.S.