From heart-sick to Harvard

After James Venable graduates from the Harvard Extension School, he will head to Yale Divinity School for a master’s in divinity

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Two named to lead Overseers

Susan Carney will be president and Gwill York will be vice chair

An opportunist looking to learn

Theodore R. Delwiche ’18 let his love for the classics — and investigation — inform his Harvard experience

Enzyme interference

Study identifies the bacterial gene responsible for producing enzyme that consumes cardiac drug



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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Chan School grad Oren Varnai makes the most of opportunity

Oren Varnai, graduating from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s mid-career master of public health program, is a Foreign Service officer in Prague.

Harvard’s Paul Farmer on traveling the world to fight inequality in health

In the Experience series, Paul Farmer talks Partners In Health, "Harvard-Haiti," and making the lives of the poor the fight of his life.

Gabrielle Scrimshaw walks a path for others to follow

Gabrielle Scrimshaw ’18 is a Gleitsman Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School. …

Local churches ring in Harvard Commencement for 30 years running

For the 30th consecutive year, neighboring churches and institutions will ring their bells at the conclusion of Harvard’s 367th Commencement Exercises.

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The Iran Deal is a Done Deal

May 16, 2018So far, there seems to be a strong lobby in favor of protecting EU business interests in Iran by proposing sanctions-blocking measures to guard against US secondary sanctions. …

Kim's Choice for Trump: the Summit or Bolton’s Approach

May 17, 2018North Korea seems to be insisting on two conditions for the U.S. summit it believed to have been previously established: U.S. …

Election Cyber Incident Communications Plan Template: International Edition

May 21, 2018This Template is primarily intended for use by political parties or campaigns as a foundation from which they can develop their own tailored communications response plans, which include …

Protected: Against the Odds

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Who was Paulus Jagadich?

Recently, we noticed a curious record for one of Isham Memorial Library’s microfilms. …

Listen: ACCPI’s Bonnie Docherty Discusses Humanitarian Disarmament Career Path on Leading Questions Podcast

Armed Conflict and Civilian Protection Initiative Associate Director Bonnie Docherty spoke with the Harvard Law Record‘s Hannah Solomon-Strauss, JD’18, and Evelyn Douek, SJD Candidate, on

Newborns' exposure to drugs: Discrepancies in mandatory reporting

A new study records discrepancies in the reporting of cases of newborn exposure to illicit substances to state agencies in Illinois. …