New class of Rhodes Scholars

Four Harvard undergrads among 32 U.S. winners of full backing for Oxford studies

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Opening the gates, closing the education gap

In Washington, D.C. gathering, Faust and faculty discuss the importance of equity in learning

How a curator sees $450M Leonardo

‘Salvator Mundi’ smashes auction record despite worries on authenticity, condition

Students help groups to pursue climate action

Those in Harvard living lab course work to find practical alternatives to carbon use

Events

Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 12:30pm - 1:00pm

Gallery Talk: Photographing Persepolis

Last day! Noon – 6:00pm

Farmer's Market at Harvard

Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 12:30pm - 1:00pm

Gallery Talk: Bounty—Imagery of Nature’s Abundance across Cultures

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Camp Kesem at Harvard brings joy amidst the pain

Evette Ronner and Lily Wilkinson founded Harvard’s chapter of Camp Kesem to celebrate kids who have or have had a parent with cancer. In its inaugural summer, the camp served two dozen children in a magical western Massachusetts setting.

Rotten Apples Return to Harvard's Glass Flowers exhibition

The series of diverse and diseased fruits showcase scabbing, rot and mold as part of the updated gallery display at Harvard’s Museum of Natural History.

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‘Altered States’ takes Harvard student down research rabbit hole

Houghton Library displays highlights from the 50,000 pieces inherited from a billionaire collector who was obsessed with the search for transcendence through sex, drugs, and rock ’n ’roll.

Study explores whole-body immunity

New research on the immune system suggests that the molecule interferon plays an important role in activating antiviral genes across many tissues, helping against infection.

4 Harvard undergrads are U.S. Rhodes Scholars

Four Harvard undergraduates were among the 32 Americans named Rhodes Scholars on Saturday. They will begin their studies at the University of Oxford next October.

FAS gives appreciative notes, donations to shelter at pre-Thanksgiving celebration

Faculty and staff at Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences sent appreciative notes and dropped off donations to the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter at a pre-Thanksgiving celebration.

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Harvard Women’s Hockey vs. New Hampshire

It’s Youth Day! FREE tickets for kids 12 and under. Enter Promo Code CRIMSONYOUTH to redeem your tickets. Any questions, call the Ticket Office at 617-495-2211. Learn More.  

CEOs Should Leave Strategy to Their Team — and Save Their Focus for Execution

Execution is about helping people make thoughtful choices.

Lee Named MVP; Miller Elected 145th Harvard Football Captain

At the annual football awards banquet hosted by the Harvard Club of Boston, Tanner Lee was chosen as the winner of the Frederick Greeley Crocker Award as the most valuable player of the 2017 Harvard …

Film: Earth

Join us for a screening of Deepa Mehta’s Earth (1998; 110 min.), the third and final film in her acclaimed Elemental trilogy. …

Kill Switches

Scientists “install” genomic suicide switches to keep microbes from going rogue 

Who Needs a State Department Anyway?

Nov 16, 2017With Trump just back from an Asia trip that ran the gamut of outcomes from negligible to awful, the question turns again to what's going on with U.S. foreign policy. …

Reporting the Untold Stories of Rural India

aud Ur Rehman had been standing in line at the bank for eight hours before he called his wife and cousin, complaining of chest pains. …

A PARI mentor finds an opportunity to teach—and to learn

Storytelling is a two-way street at PARI, with professional journalists mentoring locals with no background in reporting. …