Weather Alert

Harvard University has been closely monitoring the progress of the winter weather event expected to arrive early Monday morning, February 8, and continue for much of the day. Read more…

Alzheimer’s insights in single cells

Study of plaque production holds promise of helping improve treatment

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Hailing Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Hasty Pudding makes visiting actor its 50th Man of the Year

Ups and downs at Harvard Stadium

Veterans of the climb will tell you it’s not speed that matters, but pushing your limits

Indigenous art in ‘Everywhen’

Exhibit at Harvard Art Museums focuses on seasonality, transformation, performance, and remembrance


Mon., February 8, 2016, 6:00pm

Writers Speak: Colm Tóibín in Conversation with Claire Messud

Mon., February 8, 2016, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

From Doom and Gloom to Hope: Innovations in Ocean Science and Policy

Tue., February 9, 2016, 12:30pm - 1:00pm

From Physician to CEO: Leadership Insight for Success | Voices in Leadership featuring Belen Garijo

Tue., February 9, 2016, 5:00pm

Forensic DNA Testing: Why Are There Still Bumps in the Road?

Tue., February 9, 2016, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Askwith Forum – Teaching Higher: Educators’ Perspectives on Common Core Implementation


Working Together

Working together, a professor and two students do world-class research in the lab, in the field, and even over breakfast.

Bob Schieffer: The Iowa Caucuses and the New Hampshire Primary | Shorenstein Center

Bob Schieffer, Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy Fellow, veteran CBS reporter, and former moderator of "Face the Nation," discussed this week’s Iowa Caucuses, and looked ahead to the upcoming primaries and general election.

Latest Harvard Gazette News

Today’s farming practices can cool temps

In a surprising finding that runs counter to most climate change research, Harvard scientists examining temperature records have shown that, in regions with the most intense farming, peak summer …

Harvard biologist is first woman to lead HHMI

Erin O’Shea, the Paul C. Mangelsdorf Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, has been named the sixth president of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

A question of citizenship

Two legal scholars debated whether U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, who was born in Canada, is a “natural born citizen” according to the Constitution, and thus eligible to serve as president.

Altered oceans

Proper management can bring species back from the brink and create healthier ocean ecosystems, experts said during a Center for the Environment panel.

News from Around Harvard

Radio Berkman 233: Digital Alter Egos

Are you really "you" online? We asked around for stories of digital alter egos — secret identities that people maintain on the web and try to keep separate from their real life identities. …

Fried shares expertise on life’s contracts

Professor Charles Fried spoke at the Faculty Speaker Series at the Harvard Ed Portal in Allston last week, drawing from his HarvardX course “Contract Law: From Trust to Promise to Contract.”

Legal scholars debate Cruz’s eligibility to serve as president

In a debate hosted by the Harvard Federalist Society, two constitutional scholars—Harvard Law School Professor Laurence Tribe and Professor Jack Balkin of Yale Law School—debated whether Cruz’s …

Study: Firms with More Women in the C-Suite Are More Profitable

According to a survey of nearly 22,000 companies around the world.

How the news media impacts suicide, covers mental illness

2016 roundup of research that looks at the media's coverage of suicide and mental illness in different countries and how news stories influence suicide-related trends. …

Harvard Higher Education Leaders Forum Launches

400x200-harvard-yard.png Thirty young faculty members from 14 universities came together at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on January 29 to discuss the …

Atmospheric Sciences Special Seminar

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St. …

Hire the Best People, and Let Them Work from Wherever They Are

Just be sure they can excel on a virtual team.