2019 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

Xiaowei Zhuang is recognized for her pioneering work in the development of super-resolution microscopy techniques

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Student with progressive illness strives in life

Elsie Tellier’s Harvard experience is inextricably tied to her cystic fibrosis diagnosis

The search for a California sphinx

A panel discussed Cecil B. DeMille’s 1923 “The Ten Commandments,” a movie that has captivated film buffs for generations

Creating a more diverse Harvard

Harvard’s expansive financial aid program welcomes students regardless of their circumstances


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Harvard’s new president Larry Bacow returns to his roots

In one of his first official trips as president, Larry Bacow headed back to his hometown of Pontiac, Michigan, where he revisited childhood memories and met with students, educators, Harvard alumni, state and local leaders, and made the national case for college.

Claudine Gay named Dean of Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Claudine Gay, a government scholar who has studied political behavior, citizenship, and inequality in America, is the new dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Latest Harvard Gazette News

Study examines how mammal backbones changed during evolution

Harvard scientists are using the fossil record and a close examination of the vertebrae of thousands of modern animals to understand how and when specialized regions in the spines of mammals …

Study: Foot-binding was driven by economics, not sex and beauty

A recent study is suggesting that the real underpinnings of foot-binding may have been economic.

7 projects win Harvard Global Institute grants

Seven projects that feature interdisciplinary, cross-collaborative research and span five Harvard Schools will receive grants from the Harvard Global Institute.

‘The Rockefeller Beetles’ explores the beauty of a major gift

“The Rockefeller Beetles,” a new exhibit at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, features hundreds of specimens from an exceptional collection that reflects the story of a man whose childhood …

News from Around Harvard

No. 13 Men's Water Polo Snags 11-4 Win Over Fresno Pacific

On the final day of the Julian Fraser Memorial Tournament, the No. 13 Harvard men’s water polo squad grabbed an 11-4 victory against the Sunbirds.

Women’s Rugby Storms By Brown 76-7, Earns Ivy League Championship Berth

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard women’s rugby team (5-1) jumped out to an early lead and totaled 12 tries to defeat Brown (2-3) at Mignone Field, 76-7. 

No. 9 Field Hockey Takes Down No. 3 Princeton, 3-1

Three goals off penalty corners and a stellar defensive performance across the board helped No. 9 Harvard field hockey (13-1, 5-0 Ivy League) to a 3-1 win over No. …

Late Push from Football Cut Short by No. 18/23 Princeton, 29-21

Competing at Harvard Stadium for the second-consecutive week, Harvard football fell to Princeton, 29-21, despite a late fourth quarter push. …

Men’s Soccer Drops 3-0 Decision at Princeton

PRINCETON, N.J. – The Harvard men’s soccer team (3-10, 1-3 Ivy) fell 3-0 to Princeton (8-4-2, 3-0-1 Ivy) this afternoon in Princeton, N.J.

No. 13 Men's Water Polo Splits Day Two of the Julian Fraser Memorial

The No.13 Harvard men’s water polo team dropped its first match against No. 19 San Jose State, 13-12, on day two of the Julian Fraser Memorial tournament, but rebounded with a 14-11 win over No. …

Women’s Soccer Tripped Up at Princeton, 2-0

Away from home for the second game in a row, Harvard women’s soccer was tripped up by Princeton, 2-0, on Saturday night. …

Fox Scores Twice as Men's Ice Hockey Falls 6-3 to U.S. U-18 Team in Exhibition Opener

Junior defenseman Adam Fox scored twice against his former team, but Harvard men’s ice hockey fell, 6-3 to the U.S. NTDP U-18 Team in an exhibition contest.