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Turning protest into policy

Florida high schoolers show passion and sophistication. What they need next is a blueprint, analyst says

Decoding languages in the lab

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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 class takes students into the community to work for change

Urban Health and Community Change,” a social studies course that debuted last semester, took students out of the classroom and into the Somerville community to roll up their sleeves and take …

Ray Dalio explains unorthodox principles behind his investment firm

In an appearance at Harvard, businessman Ray Dalio explains the unorthodox principles behind his highly successful investment management firm.

Harvard’s Ash Center hosted a talk by New York Times columnist David Brooks

New York Times columnist David Brooks touched on tribalism, community, and more in a discussion at the Ash Center.

Young Florida gun protesters show dedication and sophistication, Harvard lecturer says, but they need a blueprint

Tired of waiting for change, a group of articulate high school students who survived the Feb. 14 mass shooting in Parkland, Fla. …

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Fromm Players at Harvard: Resistance and Hope

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

Persian New Year Celebration

Celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year and the beginning of spring, with poetry, music, traditional sweets, and an exploration of the traditional haft seen table... …

Ancient Egypt in Africa: New Excavations at the Island Fortress of Uronarti

Ancient Egyptian kings conquered Lower Nubia—today northern Sudan—nearly 4,000 years ago, defending it with a string of monumental fortresses along the Nile River... …

Bardic Divas: A Celebration of Women's Music Making in Central Asia

Presented by Harvard University's Music Department and Aga Khan Music Initiative... …

Wild Diagnosis

Sudden cardiac death in kangaroos. Breast cancer in jaguars. Compulsive disorder in polar bears... All animals, including humans, are subject to a wide range of physical and psychological illnesses. …

Parker String Quartet Perform Tutschku, Czernowin, Iyer

Please join us for an afternoon of classical music...  This afternoon of classical music is family-friendly, free and open to the public. …

Harvard Wind Ensemble presents: “Heart Songs”

Join us for a transformative musical experience at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, March 2nd in Lowell Lecture Hall... …

Learn Anything: Exploring the World of Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Enhance your career opportunities. Explore an interest. Or learn something new... Online learning gives you limitless opportunities to expand your world. …