In scholar’s past, art of defiance

Intimate exhibit captures the work of Yoshiaki Shimizu

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Driven to discover

Harvard freshman presents novel research on self-driving wheelchair technology

More ‘Answers’ than expected

Dramatic arts student learns more than the steps as dancer in new production

Checklists are boring, but death is worse

In conversation with Malcolm Gladwell, surgeon-writer Atul Gawande explains how simple systems can save lives



Harvard Arthrobots

Inspired by arthropod insects and spiders, Harvard researchers have created an entirely new type of semi-soft robots capable of standing and walking using drinking straws and inflatable tubing. 

Harvard Professor takes Alzheimer’s fight personally

Harvard Medical School Professor Reisa Sperling talks about the personal impact of Alzheimer’s disease, which killed both her father and grandfather.

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Rappaport Institute helps build bridge between area and the academy

The Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston helps build a bridge between the area and the academy.

Life stories keep Harvard bibliophile fixed to the page

A profile of Luke Kelly ’19, a history concentrator whose work at Houghton Library has nurtured his award-winning passion for books.

New Harvard initiative to tackle U.S. inequality

A new Harvard initiative focused on inequality in the U.S. includes a postdoctoral fellowship to begin in the 2018-19 academic year.

Panel discusses the normalization of white nationalist hate

Panel examines the white nationalist movement’s rise to prominence, discusses ways to weaken it.

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A conversation and visual journey with muralist Paul Deo

During his visit on October 25, Paul Deo will talk about the history of murals and present his work during a jointly hosted LFP and Harvard Ed Portal conversation that is open to everyone. …

Writers Speak: Richard Price in conversation with Claire Messud

Richard Price is the acclaimed author of numerous novels and screenplays. His books include Clockers (1992) Lush Life (2008) and, most recently, Whites (2015), under the pseudonym Harry Brandt. …

Writers in the Parlor

A conversation with Lorraine Adams (Journalist and Novelist), Jill Abramson(Senior Lecturer in Journalism, Harvard), and Claire Messud (Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing, Harvard). …

The Harvard Cubans: Film screening and Q&A with Director

The Harvard Cubans (Los cubanos de Harvard) is a documentary film produced by the Cuba Studies Program and directed by Danny González Lucena. …

Global Climate-Change and U.S. Interests: What We Know, What We Expect, What We Should Do

Oct 19, 2017Professor John P. Holdren gave the Wasan Lecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Illinois, on October 19, 2017.

No. 15 Field Hockey Falls To No. 14 Princeton, 3-0

In a matchup between the top two teams in the Ivy League, No. 14 Princeton edged No. 15 Harvard field hockey, 3-0, on Saturday afternoon at Berylson Field.

No. 11 Water Polo Splits with Fresno Pacific, No. 11 San Jose State

The No. 11 Harvard men's water polo team moved to 2-1 at the Julian Frasier Memorial Tournament Saturday, racing past Fresno Pacific, 19-6, before falling to San Jose State in the final matchup of …

Women’s Soccer Celebrates 40th Anniversary, Outlasted by Princeton

Celebrating its 40th anniversary with nearly 100 alumna in attendance, Harvard women’s soccer came up short against Princeton, 6-1, on Saturday afternoon at Jordan Field.