Harvard in the World


Experts Offer Solutions Integrating Conservation and Economic Development

Experts discussed conservation strategies that can both protect biodiversity and encourage economic development at a panel Thursday evening.

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust
Central Administration

Faust Pitches Global Impact In Berlin

University President Drew G. Faust commended Harvard’s global impact at an alumni event in Berlin Friday, the latest in a series of international trips she has made as part of the University’s ongoing capital campaign.

Richard Rogers Speaks at GSD
Graduate School of Design

British Architect Establishes Fellowship, Delivers Lecture at GSD

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.

Harvard Kennedy School

Sustainability Experts Talk International Climate Policy

Sustainability experts spoke about challenges in crafting climate policies at an event Tuesday evening.

Houghton Library

Houghton Library Expands Offerings With Spanish Collection

Houghton Library has expanded its historical documents collection with the donation of a collection that features new historical artifacts from the 20th century.

Harvard Law School

Antiguan Ambassador Calls on Harvard for Reparations

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.

Barbara Lewis

More than Just the Therapy

At a time when issues of mental health are prominent on campus, both students and health administrators understand the need for a diverse counseling staff, but recognize the difficulties of achieving that goal.

School of Public Health

Dozens in Cambridge Mourn the Death of Thai King Bhumibol

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.

Gov. Weld Campaigning on Campus

Returning to Harvard, Libertarian VP Candidate Weld Holds Out Hope

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.

Admiral Michael Rogers

Director of the NSA Discusses Future of International Cyber Security

NSA Director Michael S. Rogers discussed cyber security and political controversy surrounding the NSA at the John F. Kennedy, Jr. Forum Wednesday evening.

A Vision for Asian Collective Energy Security

Tanaka Advocates Peacekeeping Through Energy in Asia

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.

Aung San Suu Kyi
Harvard in the World

Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi Receives Award As Students Protest

​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.

Harvard in the World

Harvard-Inspired Sexual Assault Response Bill Passes in House of Representatives

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.


Office Uses Coffee Chats to Encourage Study Abroad

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.

Study Abroad Panel

Administrators Support Women, BGLTQ Students Abroad

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.