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


Saturday, December 7, 2019, 2:00pm - 2:45pm

Highlights Tours by Harvard Student Guides

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

The Bare Essentials: Winter Trees

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 8:00pm - 10:30pm

Kuumba's 49th Annual Christmas Concert

Harvard scientists are working to help tackle climate change

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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

Mail priorities: Madelyn Petersen ’19 works to keep communities connected in rural Iowa

As a member of Harvard Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic, Madelyn Petersen '19 and several other students traveled to northwest Iowa to study how the federal government’s plan to …

Gratitude notes (#5)

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. …

A platform for stable quantum computing, a playground for exotic physics

Recent research settles a long-standing debate

HUH Special Seminar

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pmHUH Seminar Room 125, 22 Divinity Ave. …

Radcliffe Fellow Talks Technological Advancement, Privacy, and Ethics

Computer scientist Francine Berman RI '20 discussed the need for data policy that promotes the public good and protects consumer security. …

What Meditation Can Do for Your Leadership

Your ego could be clouding your thinking and getting in the way of your relationships.

4 Organizational Design Issues That Most Leaders Misdiagnose

Your problem probably isn’t what you think it is.

2020-2021 Visiting Fellowship Application Now Open

Through its Visiting Fellows Program, the Human Rights Program (HRP) has sought to give individuals with a demonstrated commitment to human rights an opportunity to