Move-in Day for Harvard's Class of 2020

Finding biological barcodes

Harvard scientists develop new techniques to track how cells develop

Ahead of Bauhaus centennial, a digital gateway

Insights on 32,000 objects illuminate movement’s Harvard ties

How the brain develops

Harvard researchers, others will study how its connections mature through youth

Events

On display through Sept. 18

Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia

On display through Aug. 31

Babar Comes to Houghton Library

Thu., August 25, 2016, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Gallery Talk: The Renovation and Expansion Project

Sat., August 27, 2016, 10:00am

Exhibition Opening: Folding, Refraction, Touch: Modern and Contemporary Art in Dialogue with Wolfgang Tillmans

Sat., August 27, 2016, 10:00am

Exhibition Opening: Modern Art and Modernity

Sat., August 27, 2016, 10:00am

Exhibition Opening, Vision and Justice: The Art of Citizenship

Multimedia

Amy Cuddy on how body language can change your future

In her new book, “Presence,” Harvard Business School’s Amy Cuddy talks about how to use  “power posing” to confront any of life’s daunting challenges—a job interview, an audition, an important exam—with power, grace, and most importantly, no regrets.

John F. Kennedy, 1956 - Harvard Voices

On the afternoon of June 14, 1956, Senator John F. Kennedy addressed the Harvard Alumni Association in Harvard Yard.

Latest Harvard Gazette News

Harvard researchers pinpoint enzyme that triggers cell demise in ALS

Scientists from Harvard Medical School (HMS) have identified a key instigator of nerve cell damage in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, a progressive and incurable neurodegenerative …

The Yard awakens as freshmen arrive

After nearly 13 weeks of summer quiet, Harvard Yard awoke again as the Class of 2020 officially arrived on campus this morning. …

Finding biological barcodes

Two recent studies have shown that cells early in development can be marked with a genetic barcode that later can be used to reconstruct their lineage.

Ahead of Bauhaus centennial, a digital gateway

Some of the groundwork for a planned 2019 exhibit on Harvard and the Bauhaus has already found a place online.

News from Around Harvard

Beyond Mesas and Mountains

This year is the centennial of the National Park Service. …

Is "going green" girly? Gender stereotypes and eco-friendliness

A 2016 study in the Journal of Consumer Research finds that men avoid so-called "green" behavior because of concerns about gender identity, but behaviors can be changed with targeted advertising. …

Breast Cancer Switchbacks

Spontaneous changes between HER2-positive and HER2-negative states may aid tumor growth

Mother-to-Child Obesity Clue

Umbilical cord cells show altered expression of genes regulating cell energy and metabolism

How Leaders Can Help Others Influence Them

It’s a missing part of the leadership puzzle.

More People Work in Large Companies than Ever Before

Cost-cutting isn’t curbing bureaucracy.

An Agent of Demise

Scientists identify spark plug that ignites nerve cell damage in Lou Gehrig’s disease

A Surprising Blazar Connection Revealed

Astronomers studying distant galaxies powered by monster black holes have uncovered an unexpected link between two very different wavelengths of the light they emit, the mid-infrared and gamma rays.