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Harvard in the World

Harvard to Continue Support for Cuba Travel Despite Government Restrictions

Amid growing tensions between Cuba and the United States under the Trump administration, Harvard will continue to support students in their academic endeavors abroad in Cuba.

It's Harvard's World
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Harvard Without Borders

As the presidential search committee combs the world for Faust's successor, some say that Harvard’s potential as a global university should weigh heavily on their minds.

 Symposium on Urbanism, Spirituality, and Well-being
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Lecture Series Seeks to Strengthen Harvard's Ties to Mexico

​Harvard launched a five-year lecture series to commemorate the career of a Mexican archaeologist, an effortt to promote work from Harvard’s office in Mexico City.

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Portals Project Connects Cambridge Students with Refugees

A metallic-gold shipping container at the Divinity School is connecting Cambridge students with refugees from Iraq, Gaza City, Jordan, and Germany.

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Students Vie for Free Travel Fellowships in Photo Contest

​Students hoping to travel the world had to first travel across the University’s campuses for a contest offering two international travel fellowships as its grand prizes.

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Ed School Ramps Up Global Initiatives

“The school has educated thousands of students who have gone on to advance public education all over the world,” said Education school Professor Fernando Reimers.

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Harvard’s Office in Johannesburg Thriving in First Year

Harvard's office in Johannesburg, South Africa is up and running, hosting fellowships, roundtables, and research partnerships for Harvard affiliates in the region.

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Center for Hellenic Studies Features Programs at Worldwide Week Panel

Faculty and students gathered at a panel event to discuss how their work with the Center for Hellenic Studies is helping to expand Harvard's presence in Greece.

Events

China Experts Analyze 19th Party Congress

Chinese President Xi Jingping may continue to centralize his power even as the country’s ideological balance remains constant, experts predicted at the event.

Film

Documentary on Harvard-Cuba Teacher Exchange Premieres

A documentary detailing Harvard's role in unprecedented cultural exchange between Cuba and the United States made its premiere at the Tsai Auditorium Monday evening.

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Visa Service Suspension Threatens Turkish Scholars

After the U.S. and Turkish governments announced they would stop issuing most visitor visas, some are worried that Turkish scholars may be barred from coming to the country.

University President Drew G. Faust Addresses the 2016 Harvard Alumni Association Meeting
Central Administration

Faust Kicks Off Asia Trip in Singapore

University President Drew G. Faust spoke to alumni in Singapore Sunday during the first stop of a trip in Asia to promote Harvard’s global impact.

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Harvard Opens New International Office in Tunisia

​Harvard’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies opened its first field office in Tunisia last Tuesday in an effort to expand Harvard’s global presence.

University President Drew G. Faust Addresses the 2016 Harvard Alumni Association Meeting
Central Administration

In Uncertain Political Times, Faust Steps Up Advocacy

​University President Drew G. Faust is “ramping up” advocacy efforts in Washington, D.C., where she will make the case for protecting undocumented immigrants and safeguarding research funding after Donald Trump’s unexpected ascension to the presidency.

Research

HMS Researchers Find First Link Between Bone Growth Gene and Cognitive Functioning

​Neurobiologists at Harvard Medical School have discovered the first link between a bone growth gene and cognitive functioning in humans and nonhuman primates.