June 14, 2021
At Lavender Graduation, Professor Evelynn Hammonds speaks with power and candor about her journey as a BGLTQ student and faculty member at Harvard.
May 26, 2021
Many American workers experienced a sudden, unprecedented blending of work and home life during the COVID-19 pandemic: work from home became common practice, and as schools shifted to remote teaching, the demands of childcare expanded and...
May 26, 2021
John Hutchinson, widely regarded as one of the world’s leading mechanicians, is also one of the field’s most beloved mentors and educators. He laid the foundations for modern research on the behavior of materials under stress, including...
May 26, 2021
The critical importance of truth and ethics in American journalism has never been clearer—and Marvin Kalb is one of the nation’s greatest standard-bearers of journalistic excellence and integrity. An expert on the impact of media on...
May 26, 2021
Last summer, racial violence gave rise to a national reckoning in America, throwing into sharp relief the systemic racism facing people of color and the urgent need for more widespread awareness of the ways in which white privilege undermines social...
May 26, 2021
In a virtual ceremony on May 26, 2021, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) awarded the Centennial Medal to four distinguished alumni who have made fundamental and lasting contributions to knowledge, to their disciplines, to their colleagues, and to society.
May 20, 2021
Profiles of some of the 10 outstanding students who will receive their PhDs from Harvard in the field of astrophysics on Thursday, May 27.
May 11, 2021
“Everything is theoretically impossible until it is done,” wrote the American science fiction author Robert A. Heinlein in 1952. He might have been talking about the logistics of creating a campus-like experience via Zoom during a...
May 6, 2021
Psychologist Qi Wang, PhD ’00, professor of human development and director of the Culture and Cognition Lab at Cornell University, discusses the anti-Asian racial stereotypes deeply embedded in US culture.
April 22, 2021
Classics scholar James Calvin Taylor, PhD ’20, says that by studying the Ancient Romans—particularly the natural historian Pliny the Elder—we can better understand why it is so difficult to come to terms with our capacity to inflict lasting damage on the natural world.

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