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

Defying the Nazis

The grandson of a Wellesley couple who saved hundreds of lives helps filmmaker Ken Burns tell their story

Don’t trust that algorithm

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


Fri., October 21, 2016, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Modern Art in Technicolor: Art, Film, and American Identity

Showing through Nov. 6


Sat., October 22, 2016, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Materials Lab Workshop: Carbon

Sun., October 23, 2016, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Church Opera: Stephen Paulus's The Three Hermits

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


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.

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Visual synesthesia

The words “Folding, Refraction, Touch” provided a useful framework for the Busch-Reisinger Museum’s exhibition of works by Wolfgang Tillmans and other modern and contemporary artists in …

Harvard’s religious past

A Harvard Divinity School lecturer says that to understand where the University is, it’s important to see where it’s been.

Faculty Council meeting held Oct. 19

On October 19 the Faculty Council heard a review of the Biomedical Engineering concentration and a proposal on course scheduling. …

The unchanging election

Veteran pollster Peter D. Hart analyzes the 2016 election and sees far less volatility than headlines would suggest.

News from Around Harvard

Media & Politics Must Reads, October 21, 2016

Our weekly roundup of news found at the intersection of media, politics, policy and technology, from the Shorenstein Center and from around the web. …

What the World’s Best CEOs Have in Common

Long-term thinking, short-term savvy, and relentless focus on employees.

Divine drama

 You never know what might happen at a Harvard Pops concert. But this year's show is designed (by students) to be heavenly. By Cherie Hu '17

When it is unfamiliar to me: Local acceptance of planned nuclear power plants in China in the post-fukushima era

Many contributions have been made in the studies of the factors that influence public acceptance of nuclear power. …

Imaginary Worlds and the Sorting Hat

Alums Vanessa Zoltan and Casper ter Kuile of the podcast Harry Potter and The Sacred Text weigh in on the enduring appeal of J.K. Rowling's Sorting Hat on the Imaginary Worlds podcast.

ASL Class at Harvard!

For the first time in over twenty years, American Sign Language is being offered as a course here at Harvard! Continue reading Harvard College Connection, …

13 Signs That Someone Is About to Quit, According to Research

Dressing up more than usual isn’t one of them.

Carol J. Oja | Marian Anderson

As part of the 2016–2017 Fellows’ Presentation Series at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Carol J. …