Harvard’s deep and lasting ties to the U.S. military

ROTC graduates recount how a wide-ranging education is making them better officers

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Wrapping her mind around the past

Rivka B. Hyland '16, who is proficient in eight languages, will continue her education at Oxford

Five elected as Overseers

Will serve 6-year terms on key University board

Putting the Glass Flowers in new light

Gallery set to reopen after major renovation

Harvard students say farewell: 360° video experience

Step inside Harvard’s most iconic spaces in this graduation farewell from Sreeja

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Fri., May 27, 2016, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

In the Body of the World

Tue., May 31, 2016, 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Preparing Health Systems for an Aging Global Population Symposium

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Spider superheroes at the Harvard Ed Portal

Local students visit the Harvard Ed Portal in Allston for a workshop named Spider Superheroes. The class teaches students all about spiders, and some of the remarkable things they can do, such as jumping really long distances, dancing, living underwater, ballooning through the air, changing colors, and sometimes even being mistaken for jewels. 

The Air Force of the Future | PolicyCast

US Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James discusses the return of the Air Force's Reserve Officer Training Corps to Harvard; how remotely piloted drones have affected the United States' modern approach to warfare; whether serious issues regarding the command and control of US nuclear weapons have been adequately addressed; why the modernization of the nuclear arsenal is worth the $1 trillion it is expected to cost; and how the Air Force can foster more diversity in its ranks.

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In anti-lynching plays, a coiled power

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The arts in review

A look at the arts scene at Harvard during the 2015-16 academic year.

Five elected as Overseers

Five new members have been elected to the Harvard Board of Overseers.

The military-humanities connection

Recent graduates and students discuss how a revived ROTC program enriched their Harvard College experience and taught them more than they could have imagined.

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The Site of My Favorite Classes

I am so grateful for the Schlesinger’s rich collections and indebted to its generous staff for making the library the site of my favorite classes and a launching pad for individual research. …

Poetry and the Women's Movement

Honor Moore spoke with the Schlesinger newsletter about her work and her experience editing the anthology Poems from the Women’s Movement.

What Trade Deals Are Good For

They don’t have as much impact as either critics or advocates believe.

Tommy Tobin, channeling a passion for food into service and scholarship

When a severe speech impediment left him struggling to be understood, food became a way for Tommy Tobin '16 to connect with others. …

Ethics in Business Negotiations and in Leadership: How Collusion Limits Value Creating Opportunities

It started with Steve Jobs. That’s the story told by the flood of e-mail messages subpoenaed in a class-action lawsuit filed against Apple, Google, Intel, and Adobe by 64,613 Silicon Valley …

Online Retailers Should Care More About the Post-Purchase Experience

Retaining customers is five times cheaper than acquiring new ones.

The Path from Paris

May 24, 2016The Path from ParisIn December 2015, more than 150 heads of state descended on Paris to attend the opening day of the 21st Conference of Parties under the United Nations Framework …