Creating a more diverse Harvard

Harvard’s expansive financial aid program welcomes students regardless of their circumstances

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The great eight

The W.E.B. Du Bois medals honor outstanding contributions in black arts and culture

Bacow: ‘I am delighted to begin’

Harvard inaugurates its 29th president, Larry Bacow 

A limit to cancer’s complexity

New findings create hope for targeted combination therapy against metastatic cancer

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Harvard’s new president Larry Bacow returns to his roots

In one of his first official trips as president, Larry Bacow headed back to his hometown of Pontiac, Michigan, where he revisited childhood memories and met with students, educators, Harvard alumni, state and local leaders, and made the national case for college.

Claudine Gay named Dean of Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Claudine Gay, a government scholar who has studied political behavior, citizenship, and inequality in America, is the new dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

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New tool simultaneously senses magnetic fields in various directions

In their quest to build a tool that uses atomic-scale impurities in diamonds to sense magnetic fields, a pair of Ph.D. …

In advance of Harvard admissions trial, president defends University processes

As Harvard prepares to defend its admissions policies in U.S. …

Min Kahng talks about how he created musical based on manga

Composer and writer Min Kahng talks about how he created his musical "Four Immigrants" in advance of his Harvard visit.

Lauren Williams gives Math Department a dose of algebraic combinatorics

The Gazette sits down with Lauren Williams, the second woman to be tenured in Harvard’s Math Department and the Seaver Professor at the Radcliffe Institute.

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A Conversation with Scott McCloud

This conversation followed the lecture "Visual Storytelling, Visual Communication" by Scott McCloud, a 2018–2019 Dean's Lecture in the Humanities at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, …

Dawnland Panel Discussion

This panel discussion followed a screening of the feature-length documentary Dawnland.

Five Inducted into Harvard Varsity Club Hall of Fame

The Harvard Varsity Club welcomed five members to its Hall of Fame as the Class of 2018 during a dinner and induction ceremony at the Harvard Club of Boston's Downtown Clubhouse on Saturday, October …

No. 10 Men’s Water Polo Tops No. 20 Wagner, 13-12

The No. 10 Harvard men’s water polo team concluded the 2018 Harvard Invite with a 13-12 victory over No. 20 Wagner.

Women’s Rugby Topples Notre Dame College at Home, 43-12

The Harvard women’s rugby (4-1) team used two tries each from seniors Caitlin Weigel and Jenny Kronish to defeat Notre Dame College (2-3) at Mignone Field, 43-12.

Cross Country Finished 13th, 15th at Pre-Nationals Invitational, Sweeps Western New England Invite

Cross Country traveled to Madison, Wisconsin for the Pre-Nationals Invitational Saturday, where the men finished in 13th place and the women in 15th. …

Earle, Huibregtsen Help No. 11 Field Hockey Defeat Cornell, 8-0; Win Record 9th Straight

Junior Maddie Earle recorded her second hat trick of the season and sophomore Tessel Huibregtsen notched two goals and an assist to help No. …

Women’s Soccer Rallies for 3-2 Victory Over Brown

Ralling with a three-goal second half to remain unbeaten in Ivy League play, Harvard women’s soccer earned a 3-2 victory over Brown on Saturday afternoon at Stevenson-Pincince Field. …