Welcome Class of 2024

Harvard accepted 895 students from a pool of 6,424 who applied under the early action program

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Harvard's fireplaces

When the weather outside is frightful, these fireplaces across the Harvard campus can be delightful

Food for thought

At Harvard, chef José Andrés says food is not only about cooking, but is connected with many other areas of life

Campus tour

Take a tour of Harvard University with a student who works as tour guide through the College’s Visitor Center

To Serve Better: Harvard across the country

Serving Tennessee

Sarah Lockridge-Steckel founded The Collective, which works to help young people in Memphis, Tennessee

Serving South Dakota

Marnie Gelbart works to increase public understanding of genetics, and the ethical, legal, and social implications

Serving Washington D.C.

Clint Smith, whose dissertation focuses on juveniles facing life sentences, leads a prison reading program in Washington, D.C.

Serving Mississippi

Emily Broad Leib helps provide Mississippians with free public policy and legal help on a range of community issues


Saturday, December 14, 2019, 9:30am - 12:00pm

Measure Twice, Cut Once: Introductory Tree and Shrub Pruning

Saturday, December 14, 2019, 11:00am - 6:00pm

Pop-Up Holiday Art Market

Saturday, December 14, 2019, 7:30pm - 10:30pm


Sunday, December 15, 2019, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Family Hike: Short Days, Long Nights

Harvard scientists are working to help tackle climate change

Learn more Harvard scientists are working to help tackle climate change

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Latest Harvard Gazette News

Radcliffe scholar seeks the oldest Bible in the world

At a recent talk, Chanan Tigay offered listeners an enticing peek at his narrative, describing how he landed on the story of the mysterious manuscript.

Exhibit highlights indigenous historical materials at Tozzer Library

An exhibit of indigenous-language materials is now housed in Tozzer Library. The exhibit will run until June 2020.

Harvard accepts 895 students under early action program

Harvard accepted 895 students to the Class of 2024 today from a pool of 6,424 who applied under the early action program.

Superstar chef José Andrés visits SEAS with a message

Chef José Andrés discusses how food is connected to many other realms, from public health, to climate, to history, and even to moral philosophy.

News from Around Harvard

How City and State Diplomacy are Changing the Alliance

Dec 13, 2019This TED-Talk is part of a series of six talks looking into "Varieties of Atlanticism" at the Aspen Berlin Transatlantic Forum 2019. …

Programming kirigami

Framework could be used for stretchable electronics, wearable devices, shape changing robots and more

Covering and Reducing Political Polarization and Conflict

onflict and polarization are rampant today, both in the United States and around the world. According to polls and surveys, we are more divided now in our views than at any time in recent history. …

Giving Voice to the Heart

New opera by Chaya Czernowin explores the inner workings and many voices of the heart and soulA new opera by Harvard professor Chaya Czernowin RI '20 voices the conflicted inner thoughts of a couple …

Gratitude Notes (#12)

Editor’s note: This month, we bring you brief reminders from pros around the world about what or who helped them forward in their careers. …

Probing the Solar Wind Up Close

The sun glows with a surface temperature of about 5500 degrees Celsius but its hot outer layer, the corona, has a temperature of over a million degrees. …

The AI Transparency Paradox

Transparency helps fight algorithmic bias. But it also leaves organizations vulnerable to cyber attacks.

Why Crowdsourcing Often Leads to Bad Ideas

And what to do about it.