Two Harvard undergrads named Rhodes Scholars

This year’s awards bring the ranks of Harvard’s Rhodes Scholars to 364

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Bees on the brink

Study shows that pesticide exposure can dramatically affect the social behavior of bees

Warning: Warming ahead

A new Science Center installation aims to share data and urge action against climate change

Harvard’s quantum leap

As quantum science and engineering come into their own, co-directors of new initiative say anything is possible

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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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Snapshots of the 135th playing of The Game at Fenway Park

Photo gallery of scenes from the 135th playing of The Game, Harvard-Yale football at Fenway Park.

A special journal explains the critical importance of biological collections

Harvard researchers contribute to the preservation of museum specimens, marking the collections’ importance in a special journal released Nov. 19.

Back to Myanmar with fresh insights

Yee Htun, a Myanmar native who immigrated to Canada as a refugee and returned to work as a human rights lawyer in her native country, now teaches human rights advocacy at Harvard Law School.

Funny or creepy? MetaLab researcher creates sitcom-like experience

“The Laughing Room,” brainchild of Harvard metaLab researcher Jonny Sun, uses an algorithm to turn library visitors into performers.

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Video: Radically Happy: Meditation and Mindfulness Based in Ancient Wisdom

Phakchok Rinpoche and Erric Solomon are authors of the recently released book Radically Happy: A User’s Guide to the Mind. …

Video: Dudleian Lecture - Kristallnacht 1938: Crescendo and Overture

Peter Hayes (Ph.D., Yale, 1982) specializes in the histories of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust and, in particular, in the conduct of the nation’s largest corporations during the Third Reich. Dr. …

Former Ambassador Nicholas Burns Discusses Trump’s Foreign Policy

Nov 15, 2018It's been six months since President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said they came to an agreement on denuclearization, but new satellite images published this week by …

What Has President Trump Learned From Defeat?

Nov 17, 2018All presidents suffer defeats and setbacks, whether through elections, legislative battles, international events or scandals. Most learn from them and adapt. …

Bryce Burgwyn ’21: from Guam to home

Bryce Burgwyn ’21 had one firm conviction at the beginning of her college search—she would not follow her older sister to the Coast Guard Academy (USCGA). …

Political polarization increases after local newspapers close

After local newspapers close, political polarization among voters increases, according to new research in the Journal of Communication. …

Event Podcast: "Book Talk: Women and the Egyptian Revolution: Engagement and Activism During the 2011 Arab Uprisings"

Nov 6, 2018A seminar with Nermin Allam, Assistant Professor of Politics at Rutgers University - Newark, on her recent book, Women and the Egyptian Revolution: Engagement and Activism during the …

Potentially Large Equilibrium Climate Sensitivity Tail Uncertainty

Jul 1, 2018The authors reply to Cox et al. (2018), Nature 553 (7688), 319–322. …