Homeschooled en route to Harvard

Three students recall lessons of less traditional classrooms

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Turning protest into policy

Florida high schoolers show passion and sophistication. What they need next is a blueprint, analyst says

Decoding languages in the lab

New linguistics facility applies scientific tenets to understanding how we communicate

First study of radiation exposure in human gut offers hope

Organ-on-a-chip is a starting point for radioprotective drugs for cancer patients

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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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A Harvard discussion series highlights the concerns of DACA students

An interview with Graduate School of Education Professor Roberto Gonzales, one of the organizers of the DACA seminar, a series of events that highlight diverse facets of immigration involving …

Divinity School speaker examines worry in white, Christian America

The decline of white, Christian America from its long majority status has prompted national pushback, author says.

Woman scholar’s take on ‘The Odyssey’

Professor Emily Wilson, the first woman to translate the ancient epic "The Odyssey" into English, explains her milestone achievement.

Researchers combine artificial eye and artificial muscle

Researchers combined a metalens with an artificial muscle to create an artificial eye that automatically stretches to simultaneously focus and correct astigmatism and image shift

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Fromm Players at Harvard: Resistance and Hope

Please join the John Knowles Concert Hall for an evening of classical music... …

Teotihuacan and the Making of a World City

In the first century CE, Teotihuacan became the capital of the area known today as Central Mexico... …

The Sleep-Deprived Human Brain

Nora D. Volkow is the director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse at the National Institutes of Health... …

Obesity: It’s More Complex Than You Think

Fatima Cody Stanford, instructor in medicine and pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, will challenge the notion that weight regulation can be determined by a simple equation applied to all persons …

Amazing Archaeology Fair at Harvard

Harvard archaeologists and students will bring history alive for families by presenting hands-on activities, sharing their research, and providing demonstrations of ancient and up-to-the-minute …

Run the Yard 5K: University-wide Fun Run

Grab your sneakers and join the Harvard Community for a University-wide fun run...This free, untimed 5K will do three loops around historic Harvard Yard and the northern Law School campus. …

Persian New Year Celebration

Celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year and the beginning of spring, with poetry, music, traditional sweets, and an exploration of the traditional haft seen table... …

Ancient Egypt in Africa: New Excavations at the Island Fortress of Uronarti

Ancient Egyptian kings conquered Lower Nubia—today northern Sudan—nearly 4,000 years ago, defending it with a string of monumental fortresses along the Nile River... …