Harvard in the World
A year and a half after award-winning British architect Richard Rogers donated a house to the Graduate School of Design, the GSD announced it will use the house to host a new residency program.
Sustainability experts spoke about challenges in crafting climate policies at an event Tuesday evening.
Houghton Library has expanded its historical documents collection with the donation of a collection that features new historical artifacts from the 20th century.
The Ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda to the United States is calling upon the University to provide reparations to Antiguans, some of whom are descendants of slaves owned by a family whose 18th century donation Harvard used to establish its first professorship of law.
King Bhumibol, whose reign lasted for 70 years until he died this past Thursday, was born at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge while his father studied public health at Harvard.
Former Massachusetts Governor and now Libertarian Party Vice Presidential nominee William F. Weld '66 projected confidence regarding his ticket's long-shot bid for the White House.
NSA Director Michael S. Rogers discussed cyber security and political controversy surrounding the NSA at the John F. Kennedy, Jr. Forum Wednesday evening.
Nobuo Tanaka, former executive director of the International Energy Agency and president of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, argued Tuesday that cooperation in energy efforts should play a vital role in collaboration and peacekeeping in Asia.
The Harvard Foundation named Nobel laureate and Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi its 2016 Humanitarian of the Year in a ceremony Saturday, while students from the Harvard Islamic Society stood outside to protest.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a Harvard-inspired bill to preserve rights of sexual assault victims, bringing the legislation one step closer to law.
Since the beginning of the semester, the Office of International Education has used a new coffee chat program to reach out to students in Harvard’s 12 undergraduate Houses in the hopes of attracting more students to study abroad programs.
College administrators have made an ongoing effort to provide more support to help students studying abroad know what to expect regarding cultural norms and gender identity in the countries they are visiting.
But for Agassiz, the trip to Brazil was about more than science. Not only was evolution—a process not immediately observable to the human eye—deeply antithetical to Agassiz’s staunch empiricism, evolution was profoundly at odds with his perceived world order.