Casting new light on ancient epics

Copies of bas-reliefs illustrate Mesopotamian history at the Semitic Museum

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Biggest gift to Divinity School

Will be used to renew mainstay Andover Hall, transform campus life

Your building might be making you sick. Joe Allen can help.

Harvard Chan School researcher illuminates the role of air quality in workers’ physical and cognitive health

When love and science double date

Science is doing its best to unlock secrets of the heart



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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Men’s basketball tallied a 65-58 victory over Brown

Harvard men's basketball tallied a 65-58 victory over the Brown on Friday at Lavietes Pavilion. With Friday's win, the Crimson remain in a tie for first place in the Ivy League standings.

Book sees Cold War as a much longer, wider clash

A Harvard professor’s new book sees the Cold War as a much longer confrontation, dating to the 1890s and affecting many more countries than usually thought.

First ‘chip’ study of radiation exposure offers hope for cancer patients

First study of radiation exposure in human gut with Wyss Institute’s organ-on-a-chip device offers hope for better protective drugs for cancer patients receiving radiation therapy.

Solange Knowles is Harvard Foundation artist of year

Grammy Award-winning recording artist, songwriter, and visual artist Solange Knowles has been named the Harvard Foundation’s artist of the year.

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On Monuments: Place, Time, and Memory

Please join us for an evening of presentations and conversation mining the deep and trenchant topic of Monuments. Participants in On Monuments: Place, Time, and Memory include Homi K. …

As the Seas Rise, Can We Restore Our Coastal Habitats?

As sea levels rise, the potential loss of coastal habitats is a threat across the globe. …

Botany Blast: Woody Plant Basics

In this introductory workshop on plant structure and function, we will focus on temperate forest tree and shrub species found around the Arboretum. …

RUN AMOC! at Harvard

The American Modern Opera Company, an ensemble of cross-disciplinary artists, will participate in a nine-day teaching, performance and program development residency at Harvard. …

Rouse Visiting Artist Screening: Kahlil Joseph

Kahlil Joseph is an American artist and filmmaker working in Los Angeles. …

The Changing Landscape of Plate Tectonics

Plate tectonic theory, a milestone in twentieth-century science, has been instrumental in advancing our understanding of Earth’s geological history, the formation of its surface features, and its …

The Difficult Miracle: The Living Legacy of June Jordan

In celebration of the 15th anniversary of the arrival of the Papers of June Jordan at the Schlesinger Library, this panel discussion features scholars, poets, and activists exploring the many …

LITTLE TINY WALLS: Arturo O’Farrill at Harvard

Arturo O’Farrill, the five-time Grammy Award-winning pianist, composer, educator and founder and Artistic Director of the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, visits Harvard to workshop his latest project …