• Subscribe via RSS
  • Section

  • Type

    Flash Graphic
    Topic Page
Supportive Sticky Notes After Law School Vandalism

Police Investigate Law School Vandalism as Hate Crime

Law School students and professors arrived in Wasserstein Hall last Thursday to find pieces of black tape placed over the portraits of black professors at the school.

The Past, Present, and Future of Violence

Despite Terrorism, Violence Is on the Decline, Pinker Says

Violence, according to Psychology Professor Steven Pinker, has been declining continuously over the course of human history and will continue to fall in the future.

Supportive Sticky Notes After Law School Vandalism

Police Investigate Vandalism on Portraits of Black Law Professors

Harvard Law School students and faculty members who walked into Wasserstein Hall on Thursday morning found that pieces of black tape had been placed over the faces of portraits of black professors that hang on walls inside the building.

Science, Technology, and Society
Sciences Division

Science, Technology, and Society

Professor Sheila Jasanoff ’64 leads a weekly meeting about Science, Technology, and Society on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015.

Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs

Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs

Harvard physics professor Lisa Randall ’84 recently published “Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs,” in which she posits that dark matter caused a comet impact that wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago.

Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs

Professor Posits Dark Matter Led To Dinosaur Extinction

The book “Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs,” released Oct. 27, posits that a “pancake-shaped disk” of dark matter is responsible for causing a comet impact that wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago.

Science, Technology, and Society

A Forgotten Field?

Active and globally recognized, Harvard’s Science, Technology, and Society network is seeking to ingrain itself into the University’s academic structure, striving for a Ph.D. program to produce scholars and teachers for Harvard and beyond.

Police Restrict Access

With Bomb Threat, Echoes of Paris and Eldo Kim

The eerie familiarity of the threat, together with the recency of fatal bombings in Paris and Beirut, imbued the series of evacuations and investigations on Monday with particular weight.

Faust in Farkas

Five Sophomores Declare Theater, Dance, and Media

As the department’s inaugural class, the five sophomores will help determine the future of the program, as well as offer feedback on its structure and ability to offer a fulfilling academic experience to students interested in many aspects of the performing arts.

The Hunting Ground
Central Administration

Law School Professors Challenge Critical Documentary

​A group of Harvard Law School professors have started a publicity campaign to challenge the depiction of the school’s sexual assault grievance process in “The Hunting Ground,” a documentary film about campus sexual assault.


Professors Discuss Rage at Interdisciplinary Symposium

Harvard professors from four different departments discussed the phenomenon of rage in human behavior.

Space Capsule Simulation

In Out of the Box Lecture, Student Learns From a Cardboard Box

As the College looks to increase its focus on teaching and learning, one professor is thinking out of this world—giving a lecture on space travel on Wednesday while one of his students sat inside a small, 1.5 cubic meter cardboard box.

New Title IX Process Released at Law School
Central Administration

Libraries Digitize Thousands of Colonial Documents

​Thousands of essays, journals, and other archival documents from the 17th and 18th centuries are now available online, after a group of University libraries launched the Colonial North American Project website last week.

Graduate Student Council Meeting
Undergraduate Council

Graduate Student Council Votes To Cut Student Fee Waiver

Currently, students in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences are billed a $25 fee each year that goes toward funding Graduate Student Council meetings, as well as conferences and summer research grants.

Black Chronicles II
Visual Arts

Hutchins Center Showcases ‘Black Chronicles’ Photo Exhibit

“​Black Chronicles II,”​ as the exhibition is called, is the continuation of a similar project looking to address the absence of cultural diversity in the Victorian historical narrative.

Special Teams

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard


A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes