Parkland students: The violence must stop here

At Harvard, they explain their dedication to reducing gun deaths and their plans to keep pushing for action

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A storyteller partial to sand

Experiences in Russia, Montana, and at Harvard converge in freshman Dasha Bough’s creations

Pulling our punches in opioid fight

Treatment access is seen as dangerously inadequate in the crisis that continues to claim dozens of lives a day

Drawing inspiration from plants, animals to restore skin tissue

New nanofiber wound dressings promote healing and regrow tissue



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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Facebook’s privacy problem may erode web trust, Harvard analyst says

Innocent victim or background contributor? Facebook now faces questions from authorities on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean after news reports in The Guardian and The New York Times this week …

Cancer treatment gets boost from licensing agreement

The Wyss Institute and Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences announced Novartis will have access to commercially develop their therapeutic, biomaterial-based cancer …

Two original members of the Harvard Extension Alumni Association look back

Two of the original members of the Harvard Extension Alumni Association look back on the School and the association to which they have given 50 years — and received much in return.

Harvard professor reflects on the Kerner Report, 50 years on

An interview with Orlando Patterson, the John Cowles Professor of Sociology, on the 50th anniversary of the Kerner Report, which concluded in 1968 that “the nation was moving toward two societies, …

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Cultural Connections

Join the Harvard Ed Portal for the fourth annual Cultural Connections! This family-friendly event celebrates diverse Harvard student performances by Harvard Wushu (Chinese martial arts), Harvard …

Harvard Jazz Bands

Harvard University Jazz Master in Residence Angélique Kidjo in concert with Harvard Jazz Bands... …

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... …