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…

Indigenous art in ‘Everywhen’

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

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Ups and downs at Harvard Stadium

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

The costs of inequality

Harvard scholars are working to identify and understand inequality, in seeking solutions to one of America’s most vexing problems

How a single green-glowing cell revealed cancer’s surprise origins

Research could change the way scientists understand melanoma and other cancers


Mon., February 8, 2016, 12:30pm - 1:00pm

Gallery Talk: Japanese Rinpa Painting

Mon., February 8, 2016, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Art Study Center Open Hours

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


Wintersession at Harvard: Japanese Sword Fighting

During Wintersession 2016, the Harvard-Radcliffe Kendo Club offered a three-day kendo crash course called "Introduction to Japanese Sword Fighting.”

Preventing Gun Violence: Public Health Perspectives | The Forum at HSPH

This Forum event examined gun violence through a public health prism. Panelists talked about patterns of violence, including social forces such as the grinding violence, crime and poverty that disproportionately affect disadvantaged communities.

Latest Harvard Gazette News

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.

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.

Hailing Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Hasty Pudding Theatricals hails actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt as its 50th Man of the Year.

‘A better version of itself’

Now 175 years old, the Harvard Alumni Association is still building, as its executive director says, a “better version of itself.”

News from Around Harvard

No. 7/7 Men's Hockey Goes Up Against Northeastern in Beanpot Consolation Monday

Harvard and Northeastern will face off in the consolation game of the 64th Annual Beanpot Monday afternoon at TD Garden. …

Princeton Ekes Out Women’s Basketball, 92-83, in Overtime Battle

An offensive battle between Harvard women’s basketball and Princeton was decided in overtime, as the Tigers took home a 92-83 victory Sunday afternoon at Lavietes Pavilion. …

No. 21 Women's Water Polo Sweeps Finale Day of Bruno Classic

No. 21 women's water polo notched a pair of victories in its final day at the Bruno Classic, sinking No. 13 Indiana in overtime, 12-11, before thumping St. Francis Brooklyn, 16-3.

Women’s Tennis Upsets No. 43 Princeton, 4-2, in First Round of ECAC Indoor Championships

The Harvard women’s tennis team surpassed No. 43 Princeton in the first round of the ECAC Indoor Division I Championships Friday afternoon in Hanover, N.H.

Track And Field Sets Plethora of Career Records at Crimson Elite Meet

Competing in its final home meet of the year at Gordon Indoor Track, Harvard track and field broke records en route to a first-place finish on the men’s side, with 77 points, and a second-place …

Ringblom Secures Deciding Point in 4-3 victory over No. 53 Brown in Second Round of ECAC Tournament

The Harvard women’s tennis team cleared the second round of the ECAC Indoor Tournament with a close 4-3 decision over No. 53 Brown at Dartmouth on Saturday afternoon.

Women’s Hockey Breaks Attendance Record, Beats Yale 4-1 on Senior Day

Skating in its final home contest of the regular season, Harvard women’s hockey toppled Yale, 4-1, in front of a record-breaking crowd of 2,118 spectators.

No. 21 Women's Water Polo Splits Bruno Classic Openers

Hitting the road for the first time this season, No. 21 women’s water polo split its opening day at the Bruno Classic. Harvard fell late to No. 4 Hawaii in the opener, 13-8, before edging No. …