Hope and loss made vivid

Arab-American artist reflects on Middle East unrest in new exhibition

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Education is pivotal, Faust tells Miami students

In visit to turnaround high school, Harvard president, recent alumna tout what’s possible through learning

Study confirms vitamin D protects against colds and flu

Daily or weekly dose had greatest benefit for those with significant deficiency

Khizr Khan, reluctant activist

Immigrant lawyer who electrified Democratic convention urges new administration’s foes to ‘remain strong’

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Creativity, medicine and the arts

The Arts and Humanities Initiative at Harvard Medical School presents a series of workshops about the value of an ongoing relationship with the arts while in pursuit of a study of science.

Making metallic hydrogen at Harvard

Nearly a century after it was theorized, Harvard scientists have succeeded in creating metallic hydrogen. In addition to helping scientists answer fundamental questions about the nature of matter, the material is theorized to have a wide range of applications, ranging from room-temperature superconductors to powerful rocket propellant.

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U.S. intelligence: a ‘truth-devoted’ culture

Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, a former CIA officer and now a senior fellow at the Belfer Center, discusses the intelligence community’s investigation into Russian hacking of the 2016 election and the …

More than language lessons

María Luisa Parra teaches a course that caters to students of Latino heritage who spoke Spanish at home but never had formal instruction in the language.

What to expect from Pruitt’s EPA

The Gazette speaks to Robert Stavins, director of the Harvard Project on Climate Agreements and a past member of the EPA’s Science Advisory Board, about the future of the EPA under the leadership …

Education is pivotal, Faust tells Miami students

Education is pivotal to changing your life for the better, Harvard President Drew Faust told an audience of Miami high school students on Thursday.

News from Around Harvard

No. 2 Men’s Squash Falls to No. 1 Trinity in Potter Cup Final, 5-4

The No. 2 Harvard men’s squash team fell to No. 1 Trinity in the CSA Team Championship at the Murr Center Squash Courts on Sunday afternoon. …

Second-Half Surge Leads Women’s Lacrosse Past UNH, 18-11

In its season opener, the Harvard women’s lacrosse team outscored New Hampshire, 10-3, in the second half to emerge with an 18-11 road victory Saturday afternoon.

No. 2 Men’s Squash Reaches CSA Team Championship with 5-4 Win Over No. 3 Columbia

The No. 2 men’s squash team battled for a 5-4 victory over No. 3 Columbia on Saturday afternoon to earn a spot in the CSA Team Championship against No. 1 Trinity. …

Harvard Skiing Wraps Up Regular Season at Middlebury Carnival

The Harvard skiing team concluded its regular season with a 10th-place finish at the Middlebury Carnival in Middlebury, Vermont this weekend. …

Women’s Hockey Celebrates Seniors, Falls to Brown, 3-1

Taking to the ice for the final time in 2016-17, Harvard women’s hockey fell to Brown, 3-1, on Saturday afternoon at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center. …

Women's Basketball Falls Late at Cornell, 57-52

Despite a game-high 16 points from freshman guard Katie Benzan, Harvard women’s basketball (19-4, 7-3 Ivy League) fell 57-52 to Cornell (14-9, 5-5 Ivy League) at Newman Arena on Saturday night (Feb. …

Men’s Volleyball Triumphs in Five to Pass Saint Francis, 3-2

Harvard men's volleyball sunk Saint Francis in five sets on Saturday night. The Crimson (4-5, 2-2 EIVA) bested the Red Flash (6-9, 3-3 EIVA) with set scores of 23-25, 25-16, 23-25, 25-16 and 17-15.

No. 3/3 Men’s Hockey Cruises Past Brown, 6-0

No. 3/3 Harvard men’s hockey extended its unbeaten streak to 10 with a 6-0 thrashing of Brown at the Meehan Auditorium Saturday night. …