In Focus is a window into the ideas, research, and work happening across Harvard communities. Each week we bring a different topic into focus, sharing perspectives on the big conversations of the moment—and sparking new ones.
Pride at Harvard
A celebration of the LGBTQ+ community at Harvard, exploring student and faculty profiles, lessons from history, actions we’re engaged in today, and solutions we’re beginning to explore.
Honoring the Class of 2021
Highlighting the accomplishments and celebrating the bright futures of Harvard’s Class of 2021.
Mindfulness & Meditation
Although the practices of mindfulness and meditation are thousands of years old, research on their health benefits is relatively new, but promising.
Harvard experts explain what infrastructure is, why it’s important, and how it can improve life for everyone.
Welcome to Harvard
With world-class faculty, groundbreaking research opportunities, and a diverse group of talented students, Harvard is more than just a place to get an education.
Over the past year, Harvard scientists, researchers, faculty, and public health experts have contributed to developing COVID-19 vaccines, therapies, and guidance. But this isn’t the first pandemic where our researchers have helped develop lifesaving therapies.
Harvard has been a home to poets and poetry scholars for centuries. Today, poetry flourishes here through scholarship and collaboration, in our vast archival collections, and in lively community readings and events.
As a new coronavirus spread across the globe, the Harvard community quickly became a hub for researchers, hospitals, and institutes to pool their resources and share their findings. One year later we’ve made breakthroughs on everything from vaccines to tracking apps.