Finding beauty in the bizarre

New exhibit at Harvard Art Museums traces evolution of symbolism

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After Brexit, a changed future

European Union now needs to regroup and to calm other skittish members, Harvard analysts say

Expansive effort by Harvard affiliates will seek a cure for diabetes

New program will work toward translating these stem cell discoveries into treatments

Affirming whole-person admissions

Universities can continue considering racial and ethnic background as a factor in evaluating applicants, Supreme Court rules


Sat., July 9, 2016, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Discover BEES! In Arthropods: Creatures That Rule

Wed., July 13, 2016

Drawings from the Age of Bruegel, Rubens, and Rembrandt

Fri., July 22, 2016, 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Glass Flowers Soirée

Wed., July 27, 2016

Birds of the World

Sat., July 30, 2016, 7:30pm

Sh*t-Faced Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing


Harvard professor brings scientific rigor to windsurfing

Every summer, Gonzalo Giribet, the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, packs up his race boards and sails and heads out to compete in some of the top windsurfing regattas in the world.

Disruptive: Rapid, Low Cost Detection of Zika & Future Pandemics | Wyss Institute

The rapid emergence of the Zika virus on the world stage calls for a detection system that is just as quick. In this episode of Disruptive, Wyss Core Faculty member and MIT professor Jim Collins and University of Toronto Assistant Professor Keith Pardee discuss how they developed a low cost, paper-based diagnostic platform that can rapidly detect the Zika virus. 

Latest Harvard Gazette News

Strong statement on abortion access

Harvard Law School professor I. Glenn Cohen breaks down the ruling and its ramifications.

Nature as storm defender

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study’s new program “Next in Science” brought together early career scientists to present their research to Harvard and the public. …

Tackling carbon emissions in China

A Beijing symposium co-sponsored by the Harvard China Project and the Harvard Global Institute explored the possibility of China adopting a carbon tax as a way to reduce climate-warming greenhouse …

After Brexit, a changed future

Harvard analysts talk about the effects of the United Kingdom’s referendum to leave the European Union on both Britain and the continent.

News from Around Harvard

Companies Are Turning Drones into a Competitive Advantage

Many industries are already using them to gather data.

Faculty Promotions Announced

400x200-longfellow-5-floor.png Dean James Ryan has announced that Karen Brennan, Ebony Bridwell-Mitchell, and Sarah Dryden-Peterson have been promoted to associate …

Near and Far - A Look at Harvard Students' Summers

There is always something to do at Harvard. …

3 Ways Social Entrepreneurs Can Solve Their Talent Problem

It’s the only challenge that gets harder as they scale.

Understanding Ancient Chinese Vessels

Via Harvard Art Museums—Ling-yu Hung, the An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and assistant professor of anthropology at Indiana University in …

The U.S.’s “Special Relationship” Is with Germany, Not Britain

A brief review of the economic history.

First-Gen Summer Adventures (Part 2)

As promised, here is part two of our first-gen summer series. …

Humans of HDS: On Grace and Theology

HDS staff member Leslie MacPherson Artinian is one of the most recognizable faces on campus. …