A childlike vision artfully refined

Houghton exhibit spans the many pursuits of Walter Crane

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Seven African-American leaders receive Du Bois medals

Muhammed Ali, Nas, Eric Holder among honorees at W.E.B. Du Bois Medal Ceremony

Long view on the flu

Researchers have been trying to develop a vaccine that confers lasting immunity

The state of the podcast

An earlier Internet technology roars back to prominence


Mon., October 5, 2015, 9:00am - 1:30pm

Four Global Health Threats, Four Global Health Opportunities

Mon., October 5, 2015, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Israel-Palestine: International Law, Human Rights, and U.S. Policy

Mon., October 5, 2015, 6:00pm

How does the Environment Affect our Health?

Mon., October 5, 2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Art. Science. Learning.

Tue., October 6, 2015, 12:00pm - 1:30pm

The Refugee Crisis in Europe: The Challenges of Policy, Politics, and Logistics

Tue., October 6, 2015, 12:00pm - 1:30pm

State of the Podcast, 2015

Join us for HUBweek on Oct. 3-10, celebrating the intersection of art, science, and technology across Greater Boston

View events Join us for HUBweek on Oct. 3-10, celebrating the intersection of art, science, and technology across Greater Boston


HUBweek 2015

HUBweek is an invitation. An invitation to wander. To ask why and why not. To be a part of something bigger. And to celebrate the world-changing work, art and thinking being imagined and built in Greater Boston. Join robots, change-makers, leaders and the curious from October 3-10, 2015 for a series of events, unexpected experiences and celebrations taking place all across the city.

Mammograms: Who in the World are they Good For? | The Forum at HSPH

Evidence suggests that mammography screening for women in high-income nations may have diminishing value in light of effective modern treatment options. But for women in lower-income nations, mammography screening is not enough of a priority, treatment is poor and women face greater risk.

Latest Harvard Gazette News

Harvard housing program creates community

The Graduate Commons Program brings together graduate students living in Harvard University Housing. Its goal is to create a community for scholars, family, and friends.

Smith project gets OK from Board of Zoning Appeal

The Cambridge Board of Zoning Appeal (BZA) gave its approval to Harvard University’s Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center renovation plans Thursday night. …

Students bring fresh perspective to environmental issues

Each year the Harvard University Center for the Environment awards funding to students who have an interest in environmental and energy research. …

Conflict escalation

Retired Brigadier Gen. Kevin Ryan, now at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, assesses the implications of Russia’s incursion into Syria.

News from Around Harvard

Field Hockey Smothers Fairfield, 4-0

Freshman Kathleen Young potted a pair of goals and junior Marissa Balleza racked up three assists to power the Harvard field hockey team (6-3) to a 4-0 victory Sunday over Fairfield (4-5).

In Ruhleben Camp: Strike!

In Ruhleben Camp follows the production schedule of the magazine created by prisoners at Ruhleben, an internment camp for British civilians in Germany during WWI. …

Matthew Kiefer on a Restoration Tragedy

Ten years after Katrina devastated New Orleans, analysts and planners are still mining the lessons to inform better choices in service of equity and resilience. …

Robert Scanlan: The Beckett policeman

Robert Scanlan, a leading Samuel Beckett scholar and director, talks about his friendship and work with the playwright. By Jake Stepansky


A Panel Discussion with Architects and Advocates Today we are rethinking the culture of architecture. …

AN INCLUSIVE EDGE: A Panel Discussion with Architects and Advocates

An Inclusive Edge, a panel discussion with architects and advocates hosted at the first Chicago Architecture Biennial, examines how practitioers from diverse backgrounds are disrupting …

Field Hockey Drops Heartbreaker at Home to Penn

For 66:17 Saturday, the Harvard field hockey team (5-3, 1-1 Ivy) kept the Ivy League’s top-scoring team off the board, but a goal with 3:43 left to play from Penn’s Gina Guccione sent the game …

Women's Rugby Earns Dramatic 17-10 Comeback Win Over Princeton

Harvard's women’s rugby squad earned a dramatic 17-10 victory over Princeton in its final home contest of the season, scoring the tying and go-ahead try in the waning minutes of the game to …