Curbing carbon on campus

Harvard achieves science-based climate goal set in 2008

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The story of Polaroid's Edwin Land

Baker Library mounts exhibit on long career of scientific inventor, founder of Polaroid

What it takes to make the Harvard choir

Documentary offers an inside look at auditions for the Harvard University Choir

How power of positive thinking works

Study looks at mechanics of optimism in reducing risk of dying prematurely


Sat., December 10, 2016, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Materials Lab Workshop: Carbon

Sunday, December 11, 2016, 10:00am - 11:00am

King of Jazz


What is it like to win a Nobel Prize?

Just days after Hart received the prestigious academic award, the two colleagues and friends discussed everything from the perks that come with joining the cohort of Nobel winners to their childhood ambitions.

Reeps One’s beatboxing brilliance at Harvard

Harry Yeff, an award-winning beatboxer who performs under the stage name Reeps One, came to Harvard to speak at two classes and created a spontaneous public art project on the Science Plaza.

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The everyday response to racism

When someone makes a racially charged comment or joke, how would you respond? Research led by Harvard sociologist Michèle Lamont says your answer may very well depend on the group to which you …

Putting their faith into action

Two comparative study of religion concentrators tell what drew them to their field, and how they plan to use their lessons to make a difference.

10 Named Schwarzman Fellows

Ten Harvard students and alumni have been selected to attend Tsinghua University in Beijing as Schwarzman Scholars.

Islamic studies scholar addresses myths and mores behind the veil

Islamic studies scholar Celene Ibrahim discussed the myths and realities of Muslim Feminism at the year’s second Diversity Dialogue.

News from Around Harvard

Emily Dickinson’s Birthday Party: Cake, Hope & Camaraderie

Today at Houghton Library, we celebrated the birthday of Emily Dickinson a day before her actual birthday of December 10th with an inspiring gathering of colleagues, scholars and students, faculty …

What Should Democracies Know?

Post-election reflections from Harvard’s Program on Science, Technology & Society

John Glenn’s Legacy in Education

400x200-boy-astronauts.jpg On Thursday, senator and first American man to orbit Earth, John Glenn, died at the age of 95. …

A Davos for the Rust Belt

I come from a fading industrial town—Albion, Michigan. In 1985 I would read the Chicago Tribune on how great things were in America and wonder which America it was writing about. …

Design as a Driving Force for Audience Engagement

A man in silhouette, head bowed, stands against a gray background. …

Chinese imports seem to hurt American innovation

Competition from China appears to be hobbling innovation in the United States, say the authors of a new study that juxtaposes import penetration and patent applications. …

5 Steps to Help Yourself Recover from a Setback

An exercise in counterfactual thinking.

The Holidays at Harvard

December brings a mixed bag of emotions for Harvard students. …