Chef goes beyond sweet in ‘Science and Cooking’ lecture

Joanne Chang '91, founder of Flour Bakery, demonstrates the science and culinary versatility of sugar

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Fears of national insecurity

On several fronts, foreign policy flashpoints worry former Obama administration officials

More ‘Answers’ than expected

Dramatic arts student learns more than the steps as dancer in new production

Checklists are boring, but death is worse

In conversation with Malcolm Gladwell, surgeon-writer Atul Gawande explains how simple systems can save lives



Harvard Arthrobots

Inspired by arthropod insects and spiders, Harvard researchers have created an entirely new type of semi-soft robots capable of standing and walking using drinking straws and inflatable tubing. 

Harvard Professor takes Alzheimer’s fight personally

Harvard Medical School Professor Reisa Sperling talks about the personal impact of Alzheimer’s disease, which killed both her father and grandfather.

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Harvard scientists receive nearly $8.5M through NIH program

Eight Harvard scientists will receive nearly $8.5 million in funding through the National Institutes of Health’s High Risk, High Reward program to support research.

Award recognizes Nihad Awad of the Council on American Islamic Relations

Nihad Awad, co-founder and executive director of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), will deliver the keynote and receive an award at Phillips Brooks House Association’s Robert Coles …

Symposium explores the science and business of reducing resistance to drugs to prevent a post-antibiotic age

Antibiotic resistance has the potential to take millions of lives by 2050 if nothing is done to address the problem, Anthony Fauci, the head of the National Institutes of Health’s Institute of …

Yoshiaki Shimizu’s work explored in Harvard exhibit

At the Center for Government and International Studies, a small exhibit captures the life and work of an artist influenced by Harvard, by a range of cultural forces, and by the postwar art movements …

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A conversation and visual journey with muralist Paul Deo

During his visit on October 25, Paul Deo will talk about the history of murals and present his work during a jointly hosted LFP and Harvard Ed Portal conversation that is open to everyone. …

Writers Speak: Richard Price in conversation with Claire Messud

Richard Price is the acclaimed author of numerous novels and screenplays. His books include Clockers (1992) Lush Life (2008) and, most recently, Whites (2015), under the pseudonym Harry Brandt. …

Writers in the Parlor

A conversation with Lorraine Adams (Journalist and Novelist), Jill Abramson(Senior Lecturer in Journalism, Harvard), and Claire Messud (Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing, Harvard). …

The Harvard Cubans: Film screening and Q&A with Director

The Harvard Cubans (Los cubanos de Harvard) is a documentary film produced by the Cuba Studies Program and directed by Danny González Lucena. …

Space Junk: A Traffic Crisis in Outer Space?

It's been 60 years since the launch of the first artificial satellite, Sputnik, and space is getting busier and busier. …

Finding Babel Film Screening + Discussion

The Harvard Ed Portal, the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, and Ballet Russes Arts Initiative are proud to present a film screening of Finding Babel followed by a discussion with …

Blockchain: A New Aid to Nuclear Export Controls?

Oct 19, 2017Don’t worry if you have yet to hear about blockchain, the emerging technology set to reshape everything from finance and trade to global governance—you are in good company. …

John P. Holdren Awarded 2018 Moynihan Prize

Oct 19, 2017John P. Holdren, Co-Director of the Belfer Center’s Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program, and former Science Advisor to President Obama and Director of the White House Office …