‘Moonlight’ composer inspired by campus connections

Oscar-nominated alumnus melded love of music with his studies in psychology

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Researchers’ enzyme advance could help to unlock mysteries of health

Rihanna named Humanitarian of Year

Singer to accept Harvard Foundation’s award next week

Homeless youth find shelter at student-run Y2Y

Harvard Square space may be the first of its kind in the U.S.

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Through March 10

Plaza WinterFest 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Climate Change Beyond Environmentalism

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 6:00pm

Doris Salcedo’s Circles of Sorrow

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Faculty Speaker: Growing Up in a Media World

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Creativity, medicine and the arts

The Arts and Humanities Initiative at Harvard Medical School presents a series of workshops about the value of an ongoing relationship with the arts while in pursuit of a study of science.

Making metallic hydrogen at Harvard

Nearly a century after it was theorized, Harvard scientists have succeeded in creating metallic hydrogen. In addition to helping scientists answer fundamental questions about the nature of matter, the material is theorized to have a wide range of applications, ranging from room-temperature superconductors to powerful rocket propellant.

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For better health, reduce greenhouse gases

The “Harvard Chan: This Week in Health” podcast sits down with Aaron Bernstein, associate director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard Chan School, to discuss how …

A closer look at the post-election stock rally

A new Kennedy School paper looks at early investor reaction to Donald Trump’s presidency.

Conservatives want results

With the Republican Party controlling Washington, one might consider this the best of times for the conservative movement. Yet the consensus at a Kennedy School forum was often just the opposite.

Bogie, Bergman, and the Brattle

Harvard scholars weigh in on the range of factors that have made “Casablanca” one of the most beloved movies in history.

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News from Around Harvard

Tom Perez MPP 1987 Selected as New DNC Chair

Tom Perez, a 1987 graduate of Harvard Kennedy School, has been elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee

Softball Closes Florida Trip with 8-4 Win Over Albany

The Harvard softball team (3-2) closed out the EMU Madeira Beach Invitational with an 8-4 win over Albany (4-2) on Sunday morning (Feb. 26) at the Madeira Beach Recreation Complex.

No. 1 Women’s Squash Dominates No. 2 Penn, 7-2, for Third-Straight Howe Cup

The No. 1 Harvard women’s squash team finished the season a perfect 14-0 as it defeated No. 2 Penn, 7-2, in the Howe Cup final Sunday afternoon for its third-straight national championship. …

Women's Track and Field Captures Fifth Straight Ivy Indoor Heps Title

It was a memorable day at the NYC Armory for Harvard track and field, as the women’s team earned its fifth consecutive Ivy Indoor Heps title, keyed by sophomore sprinter Gabby Thomas’ …

Men's Tennis Defeats BU, 6-1, After Narrow Loss to No. 44 Memphis

The Harvard men’s tennis team split a pair of dual matches on Sunday against No. …

Men's Tennis Hosts No. 44 Memphis, BU Tomorrow at Murr Center

The Harvard men's tennis team returns home this weekend to host No. 44 Memphis and Boston University at the Murr Center Tennis Courts on Sunday (Feb. 26). …

No. 19 Women’s Water Polo Comes Up Short at No. 10 Princeton, 7-6

The No. 19 Harvard women’s water polo team fell to No. 10 Princeton, 7-6, at Denunzio Pool on Saturday morning. …

Women’s Tennis Bests Boston University, 6-1

The Harvard women's tennis team went head-to-head with Boston University on Saturday morning at the Murr Tennis Courts. The Crimson (5-5) downed the Terriers (3-4), 6-1.