Harvard’s long history at Fenway

While the 135th Harvard-Yale football game will be the Crimson’s first at Fenway, University ties run deep

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Harvard’s quantum leap

As quantum science and engineering come into their own, co-directors of new initiative say anything is possible

Sotomayor: Judges should pull together

Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke at Harvard Law School

The nature of sounds

A Harvard alum and composer, David Rothenberg takes the familiar sounds of nature and combines them with music

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Party Animals: An Ancient Feast

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Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play

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What Nature Sounds Are Music?

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Harvard’s new president Larry Bacow returns to his roots

In one of his first official trips as president, Larry Bacow headed back to his hometown of Pontiac, Michigan, where he revisited childhood memories and met with students, educators, Harvard alumni, state and local leaders, and made the national case for college.

Claudine Gay named Dean of Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Claudine Gay, a government scholar who has studied political behavior, citizenship, and inequality in America, is the new dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

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Tiny teeth tell the story of two fish species’ rapid evolution

Based on close examination of thousands of fossilized fish teeth, a Harvard researcher found that, while the asteroid impact that killed off the dinosaurs did lead to the extinction of some fish …

Pesticide exposure can dramatically impact bees’ social behavior

Using an innovative robotic platform to observe bees’ behavior, Harvard researchers showed that, following exposure to a commonly used class of pesticides, bees spent less time nursing larvae and …

At Harvard, intelligence group analyzes U.S.-Russia relations

A high-level intelligence group gathered at Harvard Kennedy School to analyze current relations between the U.S. and Russia, and gauge future goals of each.

Dietary fat is good? Dietary fat is bad? Coming to consensus

Nutrition researchers with widely varying views on dietary guidelines for fats and carbohydrates offered a model for transcending the diet wars, with both sides agreeing on overall diet quality.

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Harvard Project on Climate Agreements at COP-24

Nov 16, 2018The Harvard Project will conduct two side-event panels at the Twenty-Fourth Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, in Poland in December 2018. …

MEI at MESA 2018

Nov 7, 2018The Middle East Initiative will be well represented at this year's Annual Meeting of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) in San Antonio, Texas November 15-18. …

Human Rights Program Invites Applications For 2019-2020 Visiting Fellows Program

The Human Rights Program invites applications for its Visiting Fellows Program for the 2019-2020 academic year. About the Visiting Fellows Program The Visiting Fellows Program

Midterm redux: a post-election scan from the Information Disorder Lab

Much of the election-related online disinformation we’ve monitored since the midterms has attacked specific candidates or election officials and promoted groundless claims of fraud in ways that …

Sotomayor presides over 106th annual Ames Moot Court finals

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Sonia Sotomayor was at Harvard Law School on Nov. 13 to hear finalists in the 2018 Ames Moot Court Competition.

Gravitationally Lensed Quasars

The path of light is bent by mass, an effect predicted by Einstein#039;s theory of gravity, and when a massive galaxy or cluster lies along our line-of-sight to a more distant galaxy its matter will …

Clinic, Human Rights Watch Call for Urgent Action on Incendiary Weapons

(Geneva, November 14, 2018) – Countries at an upcoming United Nations disarmament conference, faced with evidence of 30 new incendiary weapons attacks in Syria, should

Mental health issues among immigrants: New research

New research on immigrant health from the American Public Health Association's 2018 annual meeting. …