From heart-sick to Harvard

After James Venable graduates from the Harvard Extension School, he will head to Yale Divinity School for a master’s in divinity

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Two named to lead Overseers

Susan Carney will be president and Gwill York will be vice chair

An opportunist looking to learn

Theodore R. Delwiche ’18 let his love for the classics — and investigation — inform his Harvard experience

Enzyme interference

Study identifies the bacterial gene responsible for producing enzyme that consumes cardiac drug

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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’s Paul Farmer on traveling the world to fight inequality in health

In the Experience series, Paul Farmer talks Partners In Health, "Harvard-Haiti," and making the lives of the poor the fight of his life.

Gabrielle Scrimshaw walks a path for others to follow

Gabrielle Scrimshaw ’18 is a Gleitsman Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School. …

Local churches ring in Harvard Commencement for 30 years running

For the 30th consecutive year, neighboring churches and institutions will ring their bells at the conclusion of Harvard’s 367th Commencement Exercises.

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On My Bookshelf

CURRENTLY READING: Tonight, I read Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters to my son, Julian. THE THING THAT DREW YOU TO IT: These days, the majority of books that I read are children’s books. …

On the Job with Remi: Making Work Sustainable

Heree’s our last interview in the Student Employment Office blog series! Remi Gosselin is the last student we’re featuring, and she spent some time telling us about …

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Scientists find link between increases in local temperature and antibiotic resistance

Last Lecture: Alex Whiting on lessons from an unexpected relationship

Professor of Practice Alex Whiting chose a personal story for his Last Lecture to the class of 2018, one about the development of, and lessons learned from, an unexpected relationship.

Why You Should Let Employees Personalize Their Job Descriptions

It will help them feel more connected to their work.

2017–18 Year in Review

The 2017-18 academic year was full of momentous and memorable occassions. Check out some of the memorable moments from the past academic year on our 2017-18 year in review timeline. 

After a Merger, Don’t Let “Us vs. Them” Thinking Ruin the Company

Avoid conflicts between cultures — or between executives and everyone else.

How GDPR Will Transform Digital Marketing

Expect increased contextual advertising.