The Divided States of America

Jeffrey Goldberg, editor in chief for The Atlantic, and staff writer Adam Serwer spoke with Harvard's Danielle Allen about the prospects for reconciling our differences and restoring faith in democracy.

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1619 Project

New York Times investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones discloses to Harvard the project's true origin 

Quantum computing

New discovery paves the way for more stable quantum computing, and explores the wild world of exotic physics

SPIRIT sessions

How McLean Hospital psychologists blend religion and spirituality with counseling in patient therapy

Gut nerve defense

Study in mice shows nerves in the gut not only sense the presence of Salmonella but actively deploy defenses

To Serve Better: Harvard across the country

Serving Washington D.C.

Clint Smith, whose dissertation focuses on juveniles facing life sentences, leads a prison reading program in Washington, D.C.

Serving South Dakota

Marnie Gelbart works to increase public understanding of genetics, and the ethical, legal, and social implications

Serving Tennessee

Sarah Lockridge-Steckel founded The Collective, which works to help young people in Memphis, Tennessee

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Sunday, December 8, 2019, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

The 110th Annual Christmas Carol Service

Sunday, December 8, 2019, 7:00pm - 8:50pm

A Tribute to Steve Livernash: The Rules of the Game

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Latest Harvard Gazette News

A probiotic therapy for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

A genetically programmed living hydrogel material that facilitates intestinal wound healing is being considered for development as a probiotic therapy for patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Memorial Church’s newest Christmas carol

Memorial Church composer in residence Carson Cooman discusses his latest noel.

Bruce Donoff examines 28 years as dean of School of Dental Medicine

Harvard School of Dental Medicine’s dean of 28 years, Bruce Donoff, steps down in January. He discusses his years in leadership and life lessons learned along the way.

Chinese economist speaks at Harvard

One of China's best-known economists, Justin Yifu Lin, spoke to the Gazette on some of the dramatic changes China made to spur its growth and on current U.S.-China trade tensions.

News from Around Harvard

Gratitude Notes (#6)

Editor’s note: This month, we bring you brief reminders from pros around the world about what or who helped them forward in their careers. …

Women’s Basketball Downs Maine, 69-40

ORONO, Maine – An offensive surge propelled the Harvard women’s basketball team (7-3, 0-0 Ivy League) over Maine (3-7, 0-0 America East), 69-40, this afternoon at the Cross Insurance Center. …

Baker, Kirkwood Lead Men’s Basketball in 89-55 Rout of Massachusetts

CAMBRIDGE, Mass – Harvard men’s basketball bounced back in a big way on Saturday, using a dominant shooting performance to defeat the Massachusetts Minutemen, 89-55. …

Women’s Hockey Clips Brown 3-2 in Overtime

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Harvard women’s hockey team (7-4-0, 7-0-0 ECAC Hockey) preserved its unblemished record in conference play with a 3-2 overtime victory over Brown (1-11-1, 1-6-1 ECAC …

Wrestling’s Conigliaro Finishes Seventh at CKLV Invitational

Harvard wrestling first-year Philip Conigliaro took seventh place in the 165-pound weight division on Saturday at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational.

Men’s Swimming and Diving’s Gures Earns Bronze Medal at European SC Championships

Umitcan Gures, a Harvard men’s swimming and diving sophomore, earned a bronze medal in the 50-meter butterfly on Saturday at the European SC Championships in Glasgow, Scotland.

Men’s & Women’s Indoor Track and Field Starts Season with Victories at Crimson Opener

The Harvard men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams opened their seasons Saturday, with both teams beating visitors Northeastern, Albany and Ivy League foe Dartmouth. …

Two Women’s Swimming and Diving Records Set on Final Day of Minnesota Invitational

Two Harvard women’s swimming and diving program records were set on the final day of the Minnesota Invitational. …