Harvard in autumn

The cool, crisp air of fall has arrived on campus

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Music everywhere

The new study on music examines it as a cultural product and what makes it truly "universal"

Daniel Agbiboa

New faculty member studies power and money through the lens of mobility and restriction

Cryptocurrency and national insecurity

An exercise at Kennedy School explores the dangers if large sums could be secretly sent to hostile nations

Healthy aging

Harvard Medical School's Sharon Inouye outlines Grand Challenge contest to fund innovations in field

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

Events

Friday, November 22, 2019, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Early Christian Africa: Arts of Transformation

Friday, November 22, 2019, 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Exhibition: Unknown and Solitary Seas

Friday, November 22, 2019, 8:00pm

Noam Pikelny & Stuart Duncan, and Sierra Hull

Saturday, November 23, 2019, 11:00am - 11:50am

Harvard Art Museums Student Guide Tour

Harvard scientists are working to help tackle climate change

Learn more Harvard scientists are working to help tackle climate change

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New Harvard study establishes music is universal

Scientists at Harvard published a study on music as a cultural product, which examines what features of song tend to be shared across societies.

Diet pills linked with eating disorder diagnosis

Young women’s use of diet pills, laxatives for weight control linked with later eating disorder diagnosis.

Daniel Agbiboa studies power through the lens of mobility

Daniel Agbiboa sees free and restricted movement as integral to the development of political, economic, and social systems. His work makes connections between these intersections in West Africa.

An ode to autumn as cold weather descends

Gone are the warm, carefree days of summer; the cool, crisp air of a new season brings with it winds of change, and fall has arrived.

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Chemistry in the Turbulent Interstellar Medium

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Bacow Announces Initiative to Study Harvard's Ties to Slavery

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Why Constraints Are Good for Innovation

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How Remote Workers Make Work Friends

A new study suggests you start by becoming a reliable colleague.

Harvard Health Ad Watch: A fibromyalgia treatment (“But you look so good!”)

A commercial for the fibromyalgia medication Lyrica gets certain points right, yet important information is missing, such as other vital aspects of treatment and how this drug compares to other …

Minnis, Owens Receive Individual Honors, Four Named to NWPC First Team

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. – The Friends of Harvard Water Polo and James Herscot ’58 Coach of Excellence Ted Minnis and four members of the Harvard men’s water polo team earned end-of the-year honors from …

Matthew Glass Tabbed All-Ivy Honorable Mention

PRINCETON, N.J. - Matthew Glass has been named Honorable Mention All-Ivy as announced by the League this week.

Radcliffe Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin to Lead Slavery Initiative at Harvard

A new Harvard committee charged with addressing the legacy of slavery on campus will build on the momentum created by Radcliffe's “Universities and Slavery: Bound by History” conference. …