935 admitted early to College Class of ’23

Under Harvard College’s early action program, Harvard admitted 935 students from an applicant pool of 6,958 to the Class of 2023

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Rewinding the brain

With the brain organoid, Paola Arlotta sees a chance to shape the future of how we fight neurological disease

‘Nine Moments for Now’ offers timely inspiration

An exhibition at Harvard’s Cooper Gallery asks, “What does winning look like?”

Rallying for one of their own

At a fundraiser in Harvard Square, the Harvard community showed strong support for injured student Ben Abercrombie

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Saturday, December 15, 2018, 10:30pm - Sunday, December 16, 2018, 12:30am

The Donkey Show

Sunday, December 16, 2018, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Fantastic Beasts Scavenger Hunt

Sunday, December 16, 2018, 4:00pm - 5:40pm

It Happened at the Inn

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Bloomberg Harvard City Initiative: Mapping Poverty in Laredo

Harvard students embedded themselves in mayors’ offices around the country in a new fellows program targeting local problems. In Laredo, Texas Santiago Mota helped officials understand why a third of households remain in poverty for generations.

Angela Merkel named Harvard Commencement speaker

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, one of the world’s most influential leaders since ascending to her country’s highest office in 2005, will be the principal speaker at the Afternoon Program of Harvard’s 368th Commencement on May 30.

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Exercise-related hormone irisin found to target key bone cells

Scientists have discovered that irisin, a hormone released by muscles during exercise, directly acts on key regulatory cells that control the breakdown and formation of bone.

Harvard students create plan for renewable electricity in Puerto Rico

The community group Unidos por Utuado has won $100,000 in seed funding from the Puerto Rico Big Ideas Challenge to implement a plan — designed by Harvard students — for renewable and affordable …

From sea to Harvard dining hall table

A partnership between a local fish wholesaler and Harvard University Dining Services puts fresh seafood on students’ and faculty members’ plates twice a week.

Harvard award recognizes innovative job-training program

The Ash Center for the Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School has named Works Wonders, a job-training and placement initiative for foster youth in Rhode Island, as winner …

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Report: Australia Should Join Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

Defense Alliance with US not Legal Bar to Ratifying New Treaty (Cambridge, MA, December 14, 2018) – Australia’s alliance with the United States need not

Too poor to divorce?

A six-year-long study by Harvard Law School's Access to Justice Lab (A2J Lab) evaluated and analyzed the effectiveness of pro bono representation in divorce cases in Philadelphia County. …

Puerto Rico benefits from Harvard’s living lab

A plan designed by a team of Harvard University students to create a reliable source of renewable, affordable electricity for a Puerto Rican community hammered in 2017 by Hurricane Maria has moved a …

Stopping Data Breaches Will Require Help from Governments

Companies should be prepared, but can’t thwart every attack.

Digital Growth Depends More on Business Models than Technology

It’s true for both startups like Slack and mature companies like Domino’s.

Journalists perpetuate myth about suicide during winter holidays

Most news stories that discussed suicide and the holiday season last winter perpetuated the myth that suicides rise during the holidays, finds a University of Pennsylvania analysis. …