Annette Gordon-Reed’s personal history, from East Texas to Monticello

‘You can’t let your emotions overtake you so much that you can’t do the work’

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Star turn for Harvard arts

Matt Damon, Diane Paulus, Courtney B. Vance lead celebration of campus creativity

Me, steal? Impossible

Researchers uncover twist in moral imagination

Instagram takeover highlights the arts at Harvard

Samuel Fisch ’20 and Lance Oppenheim ’19 capture Arts First and the student experience of the arts on campus


Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Facing Philistines: The Discovery of an Iron Age Cemetery

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Cris (A War Tragedy - in French w/ English supertitles)

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Svetlana Boym: Exile and Imagination


New Jersey student uprooted by Hurricane Sandy makes the most of his opportunity at Harvard

When Michael Wingate earned his diploma as valedictorian of his high school class, he didn’t have a wall to hang it on. Hurricane Sandy had destroyed the Union Beach, N.J., house where he lived with his mother and siblings.

One potato, two potato: Contemporary work at Harvard Art Museums

On view in the Harvard Art Museums is a clever work by the conceptual Argentine artist Victor Grippo. “Analgoia I" incorporates a series of potatoes connected to electrodes and a meter that registers the energy they produce. The piece is both an example of the artist's unusual use of everyday materials and a statement about how a united community could resist the nation’s repressive political regime. 

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Much of life is beyond our control, but dining smartly can help us live healthier, longer

Researchers at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health have been studying the role of a healthy diet in living longer and healthier.

5 awarded Harvard College Professorships

The five faculty members named Harvard College Professors this month all share a talent for making their respective subjects come alive in the classroom.

In annual ritual, Lowell House residents rise early to greet May Day

In an annual ritual, Lowell House residents rise early to greet May Day by the river.

Paul C. Martin, 85

At a Meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences on May 2, 2017, the following Minute was placed upon the records.

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4 HMS Faculty Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Members honored for achievements in research

Mining the Data

On October 11, 2011, Florida Highway Patrol trooper Donna Jane Watts clocked a car driving down the Florida turnpike at 120 miles per hour, well over the zone’s 70 mph speed limit. …

Reaching Across Difference: Deaweh Benson, IEP'17

400x200-deaweh-benson.jpg Deaweh Benson first realized she was meant to be an educator when she traveled abroad to teach English in China. …

Empowering Women Through Research

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2017 Intellectual Contribution Award Winners Announced

400x200-commencement-banner.png The HGSE Intellectual Contribution Award recognizes 13 students (one from each Ed.M. …

Dermatology Innovator

Rachael Clark installed as Shing-Yiu Yip and Cecilia M. Hepp associate professor

Harvard EdCast: Boys to Men

400x200-boys-to-men.jpg From an early age, boys are shown that they need to possess strength, toughness, stoicism, and other stereotypically "masculine" traits in …

Matthew Keifer and Andrew Howard at BSA Foundation Fulfilling the Promise Series–May 10

Don’t miss Implementation, the final event in the Boston Society of Architects’ discussion series Fulfilling the Promise: Community Building and the Emerald Necklace, taking place next …