Graduate School of Design uses Arboretum’s living lab for hands-on fieldwork

Re-creating reality

Senior Connor Doyle runs the Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality studio at the Harvard Innovation Lab

Land may be sinking

A new study suggests that the mid-Atlantic is getting lower, which may exacerbate the effects of sea-level rise

A writer’s journey

Through his new literary magazine Palabritas, Harvard senior Ruben Reyes Jr. showcases Latinx stories

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Friday, February 22, 2019, 12:00pm - 1:30pm

To Be or Not to Be Caribe: Magazine Combat in Cuba, 1944

Friday, February 22, 2019, 2:00pm - 2:50pm

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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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Three years after undergoing gene therapy, his ‘last shot’ hit the target

Three years after undergoing gene therapy at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center to treat a life-threatening immune disorder, an Ohio college student is no longer …

Janet Mock to receive Harvard University Artist of the Year award

Transgender activist Janet Mock, the writer, producer, advocate and director behind ‘Redefining Realness’ and ‘POSE,’ has been named the 2019 Harvard University Artist of the Year. …

Exercise, fasting shown to help cells shed defective proteins

A new study from the Blavatnik Institute finds that intense exercise and fasting activate hormones that boost cells’ capacity to dispose of defective proteins, which clog up the cell, interfere …

The Class of ’23 applicant pool of 43,330 reflects a 1.4 percent increase over Class of 2022

Harvard College saw a 1.4 percent increase in its application pool, with 43,330 students applying to the Class of 2023. The Class of 2022 had received 42,749 applicants.

News from Around Harvard

Critical Feedback

Do you need to get better at giving and receiving feedback? Dan and Alison answer your questions with the help of consultant Ben Dattner. …

Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare Expo

Are you interested in working in bioinformatics, healthtech, medical devices, and more? The companies at this fair are working on amazing projects, from creating disease modeling to genomics data …

Journalism Under Pressure

n an essay first published in 1999 that graces his collection “Things That Matter” (2013), the late Charles Krauthammer answered a question posed by Time magazine: Who was the most important …

Harvard Science Lecture & Book Talk

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 6:00pmScience Center Lecture Hall C, 1 Oxford St. …

On Nature's Revelatory Power

William A. Graham, former HDS Dean and Murray A. …

Recess: Urban Farmer

Professor Tom Hehir has a great garden. Peppers, tomatoes, spinach, cucumber, lettuce, eggplant, watermelon — you name it, he probably grows it. But if you want to see it, don’t look out back. …

Can a soundtrack ease you through a story?

key character in a story I was struggling with was a woman with a broken heart. …