The first autonomous, entirely soft robot

Powered by a chemical reaction controlled by microfluidics, 3D-printed ‘octobot’ has no electronics

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The makings of Merrick Garland

Supreme Court nominee tells new law students it doesn’t take wizardry to thrive, just ’good choices’

Move-in Day for Harvard's Class of 2020

The Yard awakens as freshmen arrive

Ahead of Bauhaus centennial, a digital gateway

Insights on 32,000 objects illuminate movement’s Harvard ties

Events

Tue., August 30, 2016, 12:30pm - 1:00pm

Gallery Talk: A Textile from Early Byzantine Egypt

Tue., August 30, 2016, 1:30pm - 3:15pm

What is a Multireligious Divinity School?

Tue., August 30, 2016, 3:15pm - 5:00pm

Faces of Divinity Exhibit Opening and Reception

Tue., August 30, 2016, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Convocation Ceremony

On display through Oct. 21

Women of the Blackwell Family: Resilience and Change

On display through Dec. 9

Radio Contact: Tuning In to Politics, Technology, and Culture

Multimedia

A Day in the Life of a First-Year Student

From breakfast in Annenberg Hall to class to spending time with friends, experience the daily life of one first-year student at Harvard.

Health Care Inequalities in America: The Need for Continuing Reform

This Forum examined whether these efforts to extend Medicaid coverage have improved the health care experiences of low-income Americans and have narrowed the gap in access to high-quality care between themselves and other Americans. 

Latest Harvard Gazette News

For freshmen, food for thought

Campus food experts say the first year in college is a time for change at the dining table as well as in the classroom.

Harvard establishes research alliance with Tata companies

Harvard University has established a six-year, $8.4 million research alliance with a group of Tata companies. …

The makings of Merrick Garland

Addressing the incoming class at Harvard Law School on Friday, U.S. Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland ’74, J.D. …

Summer in the city, sort of

A College senior interns on an urban farm, and learns to grow friendships as well as crops.

News from Around Harvard

In Memory of Jane Thompson

On an acute personal level, Alexandra Lange (LF ’14) is feeling the loss of Jane Thompson, who died of cancer last week at the age of 89. …

Challenging Common Knowledge

A conversation with physician-economist Bapu Jena

Michigan Court Drops Charges of Transgender Discrimination

Last week, a Michigan district court ruled to dismiss charges of discrimination against a Detroit-area funeral home, citing religious freedom as legitimate grounds upon which one can fire a …

After Paris: Evaluating the Historic Climate Pledges

Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) professor Joseph Aldy and his colleagues recommend tools for evaluating the historic Paris climate agreements in the latest issue of Nature Climate Change.

How to Manage Managers

Model the behavior you want to see.

Fun and (Brain) Games

We know that social-emotional learning (SEL) works best when it’s happening across the school day and encouraged in every setting. …

Before You Make a Tough Decision, Imagine How You’ll Have to Sell It

Testing for resonance raises your chances of success.

How the National Science Foundation Supports Family-Oriented STEM Learning

Joan Walker, of the National Science Foundation (NSF), shares NSF’s funding opportunities for projects to engage families in children’s STEM learning.