Confronting the refugee crisis

Whether working in camps or at policymaking, Harvard students, researchers, and analysts try to help solve a Rubik’s Cube of concerns in Europe

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At Carpenter Center, minds set loose

Students honor Le Corbusier, the center’s architect, who intended the space to inspire creativity

Harvard’s religious past

To understand where the University is, lecturer teaches, it’s important to see where it’s been

Don’t trust that algorithm

Harvard Ph.D. warns of big data’s dark side in ‘Weapons of Math Destruction’


Mon., October 24, 2016, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Predicting and Adapting to Increased Hurricane Risk

Mon., October 24, 2016, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

A Conversation with Albert “Prodigy” Johnson

Mon., October 24, 2016, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

A Provocation: A Pre-Election Poetry Reading

Mon., October 24, 2016, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

I Am the People (Je suis le peuple)

Tue., October 25, 2016, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Iran Women Only: Artist Talk


Revolutionary Financial Aid

Seventy percent of Harvard students receive some form of financial aid. A Harvard education is more affordable than a state school for 90% of American families.

Arts and Humanities

Students of the Arts and Humanities at Harvard explore the many forms of human expression. They ask universal questions and seek global answers.

Latest Harvard Gazette News

Steven Hyman awarded 2016 Sarnat Prize

The National Institute of Mental Health has awarded Professor Steven Hyman ’80 the 2016 Sarnat Prize for his work on treating and understanding psychiatric disorders as biological diseases.

Rose petals for the lost

Recently the Harvard Art Museums acquired the evocative “A Flor de Piel,” a room-sized tapestry by contemporary Colombian artist Doris Salcedo made of thousands of dyed rose petals stitched …

A tension as old as the country

The Gazette interviewed Kristen Carpenter ’98, Oneida Indian Nation Visiting Professor of Law, about the current relations between Native Americans and state and federal government.

Youth justice study finds prison counterproductive

A study by the Harvard Kennedy School cites high recidivism, bloating costs, and widespread abuses in U.S. …

News from Around Harvard

When Lose-Lose is the Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement (BATNA)

As the famous tale “The Gift of the Magi” illustrates, sometimes the best outcomes in negotiated agreements is a lose-lose situation for both parties. …

Aggressive Negotiation Tactics: Threats at the Bargaining Table

On August 3, 1981, 12,000 air-traffic controllers went on strike after negotiations with the federal government about wages, hours, and benefits broke down. …

No. 10 Men’s Water Polo Ends Weekend on a High Note Against No. 20 Santa Clara

No. 10 Harvard men’s water polo finished play at the Rodeo Tournament in Southern California with a 12-7 victory over No. 20 Santa Clara on Sunday. …

Balleza Powers Field Hockey to Eighth-Straight Win, Downing Lafayette, 2-0

Senior Marissa Balleza scored in the third minute of each half Sunday, powering Harvard field hockey (10-4, 5-0 Ivy) to a 2-0 shut out of Lafayette (7-9) Sunday.

Daniels Leads Harvard to First Victory of 2016-17 Season

Harvard women’s hockey opened its regular season against Dartmouth on Sunday at Thompson Arena. …

A Conversation with Senior Loeb Scholar Ruth Rogers

During her week at the GSD with husband Richard Rogers, Senior Loeb Scholar Ruth Rogers, cofounder with Rose Gray of the Michelin-starred River Cafe in London, spoke about her Italian-inspired …

Where superheroes dare to tread

 Can a Greek tragedy from the 5th century teach us about our own era, war spoils and amnesia? An HRDC production asks a timely question.By Gregory Schaefer '17

Young’s Two Goals Lead No. 20 Field Hockey Past No. 11 Princeton, 3-2, in Overtime

The No. 20 Harvard field hockey team (9-4, 5-0 Ivy) now has the longest win streak in program history, defeating No. 11 Princeton (9-6, 4-1 Ivy) Saturday, 3-2, to mark its seventh victory in a row. …