Measuring the effectiveness of dietary supplements

Harvard epidemiologist is exploring the health effects of some of the most widely used supplements

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On the web, privacy in peril

An analyst says the mining of users’ data on Facebook may erode the public’s online trust

A storyteller partial to sand

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

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



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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Pressures rising on academic freedom, Harvard panelists say

Academic freedom is an important pillar of open societies, but at a Harvard forum, two panelists worried that aspects of it are being targeted both globally and in the U.S.

Gender may play key role in rejection of transplanted organs

A new study indicates that data on transplant rejection rates have been correlated with specific patterns of donor and recipient sex in several types of transplanted organs, including kidneys and …

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 …

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The Harvard Dance Project: Spring 2018 Performances

See three world premieres by preeminent choreographers Chanel DaSilva, Shamel Pitts, and Peter Chu created for The Harvard Dance Project student dancers! The Harvard Dance Project is a Theater, …

From Site to Sight: Anthropology, Photography, and the Power of Imagery

In 1986, the Peabody Museum mounted From Site to Sight, a groundbreaking traveling exhibition on the historic and contemporary uses of photography in anthropology... …

Ancient Engineering

Native Americans built different types of homes to address the challenges of widely varied environments... …

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 …

Unseen Connections: A Natural History of Cell Phones

Cell phones are among people’s most prized possessions... …

Palace Walls

Kids explore art using old and new technologies to learn more about life in ancient kingdoms... …

Vacation Week Activities

Drop in to explore arts from the ancient Near East...Make Egyptian accessories, inscribe clay tablets, or decode hieroglyphs. See the activity schedule: www.semiticmuseum.fas.harvard. …

Harvard Jazz Bands

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