In 1932, this opera was a hit. Why has no one seen it since?

The forgotten opera was unearthed at the Schlesinger Library—and may make its way back to the stage

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Focus on Russia, inside and out

As he nears re-election in Russia, Putin is denounced abroad by major democracies

Learning to find 'quiet' earthquakes

Researchers created an algorithm that can separate small disturbances from seismic noise

Studying art by making it

This class encourages students to create art in order to better understand the finished product



Harvard names Lawrence S. Bacow as 29th president

Lawrence S. Bacow, one of the most experienced and respected leaders in American higher education, will become the 29th president of Harvard University on July 1, 2018.

First generation graduate hopes to impact and better lives in marginalized communities

Raised by immigrant parents, Yesenia Ortiz was their second child to attend Harvard, and is using the opportunity to help others overcome the obstacles her parents faced.

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Harvard freshman tells stories in sand

Experiences in Russia, Montana, and at Harvard converge in freshman Dasha Bough’s sand art.

Harvard study tests impact of K-8 exercise program

Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School researchers tested the impact of a before-school exercise program on kids’ emotional and physical health.

Plan approved for Harvard Enterprise Research Campus

The Boston Planning and Development Agency board has approved Harvard’s initial regulatory document for an Enterprise Research Campus, located near the new Allston home of the Harvard John A. …

New technology points toward minimally invasive heart repair

Harvard has established a licensing agreement with HoliStick Medical to allow commercial development of a specialized catheter device that can repair holes in the heart, or tissue defects in other …

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What Girls Are: Arts activism around the globe

With the rise of the #metoo and Time's Up movements, what is the role of the arts and artists in supporting the education, agency and self-expression of young females globally?... …

Memory vs. Propaganda: A Conversation with Artist Xu Xing

Join the Harvard Ed Portal and the Boston University Arts Initiative for a screening and conversation on the Chinese Cultural Revolution. …

Fromm Players at Harvard: Resistance and Hope

Please join the John Knowles Concert Hall for an evening of classical music... …

Teotihuacan and the Making of a World City

In the first century CE, Teotihuacan became the capital of the area known today as Central Mexico... …

"Variations on a theme of Aharonov and Bohm" Morris Loeb Lecture in Physics

Michael Berry, Melville Wills Professor of Physics (Emeritus), University of Bristol, UK The Aharonov-Bohm effect (AB) concerns the role in quantum physics of the vector potential of an …

The Sleep-Deprived Human Brain

Nora D. Volkow is the director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse at the National Institutes of Health... …

Obesity: It’s More Complex Than You Think

Fatima Cody Stanford, instructor in medicine and pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, will challenge the notion that weight regulation can be determined by a simple equation applied to all persons …

The Camp and the City

Please join Luis Valenzuela and Felipe Vera for a discussion of their new book The Camp and the City: Territories of Extraction, co-edited by Jeannette Sordi. …