Drew Faust named University Professor

Recent Harvard president and Lincoln Professor of History receives Harvard’s top faculty honor

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It’s ‘Nutcracker’ season

Harvard-Radcliffe conductor Federico Cortese on the history, melody, and ubiquity of the holiday classic

935 admitted early to Class of ’23

From an applicant pool of 6,958, Harvard College’s early action program admitted 935 students to the Class of 2023

'Exercise hormone' found to target key bone cells

Could provide new treatments for osteoporosis, prevent disease, and help burn excess fat


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Tour: The Renovation and Expansion Project

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Mutiny: Works by Géricault

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Free Admission Afternoon: Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World

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Bloomberg Harvard City Initiative: Mapping Poverty in Laredo

Harvard students embedded themselves in mayors’ offices around the country in a new fellows program targeting local problems. In Laredo, Texas Santiago Mota helped officials understand why a third of households remain in poverty for generations.

Angela Merkel named Harvard Commencement speaker

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, one of the world’s most influential leaders since ascending to her country’s highest office in 2005, will be the principal speaker at the Afternoon Program of Harvard’s 368th Commencement on May 30.

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Study sees limited risk in taking ondansetron during first trimester of pregnancy

A new study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital finds that pregnant women taking the common anti-nausea medication ondansetron during the first trimester have no increased risk of cardiac …

Teen vaping rising fast, and Harvard official is concerned

Amid studies showing e-cigarette use rising rapidly among teens, public health officials who recognize the devices’ potential to reduce health hazards discuss the need to tailor their message to …

For Harvard students, self-discovery in South’s troubled past

On a spring break trip sponsored by the Harvard Alumni Association, two College students learn a lesson in common humanity.

Widespread, occasional use of antibiotics in U.S. linked with resistance

New Harvard Chan School study supports claims that antibiotic resistance in the U.S. …

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Harvard Defenders host 7th annual Litman Symposium

On Nov. 15, Harvard Law School's Harvard Defenders hosted the 7th annual Litman Symposium. …

How One CEO Creates Joy at Work

Richard Sheridan, CEO of Menlo Innovations, says it took him years to learn what really mattered at work and how to create that kind of workplace culture. …

HDS Professor Clooney Lectures in Jerusalem

"We can only pray that people of all three faith traditions reach deep into their traditions to find how God wants us to live together in peace ...," writes Professor Francis X. Clooney.

John Gibbons ’50 (1924-2018)

John J. Gibbons ’50, a former federal judge who argued for rights for Guantánamo detainees and dedicated his five-decade career to protecting the rule of law in the United States, died Dec. 9. …

Holidays Can Be Stressful. They Don’t Have to Stress Out Your Team.

Here’s how to keep everyone’s spirits and productivity up.

A painless adhesive

Pulling off a Band-Aid may soon get a lot less painful. Researchers from the Harvard John A. …

What Companies Can Do to Help Employees Address Mental Health Issues

From raising awareness to providing online tools, organizations can make a difference.