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Harvard Business School

'Shark Tank' Casting Team Searches for Harvard Entrepreneurs

In search of budding entrepreneurs, the casting team for ABC’s Emmy-nominated reality television show “Shark Tank” visited Harvard’s Innovation Lab on Friday.

Harvard China Forum

Annual China Forum Packs Science Center

Students from Harvard and across the nation flocked to campus this weekend to discuss China’s role in the world as part of the annual Harvard China Forum.

Harvard Kennedy School

In Ukraine, Harvard Alumni Seek To Professionalize New Government

The Harvard Club of Ukraine is collaborating with the alumni organizations of other universities from across the U.S. and Europe to fill vacant positions in the interim Ukrainian government with Western-educated professionals.


Palestinian Advocate Expresses Lack of Faith in US-Led Negotiations in the Middle East

Hanan Ashrawi, an executive committee member of the Palestine Liberation Organization, expressed her lack of faith in the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian peace process during a John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at the Institute of Politics Monday night.


Happiness Challenge Expands To New Campuses

The Happiness Project, a Harvard wellness group, has partnered with student organizations at MIT, UCLA, Wellesley, and Yale to expand the student health initiative The Happiness Challenge to those four college campuses this spring.


Harvard Faculty, Researchers Voice Concerns about Ukrainian Crisis

As the political crisis in Ukraine continues, Harvard affiliates have voiced concern over what one professor called Russia’s “naked aggression” in the situation, while remaining optimistic about possible U.S. intervention.


EdX Blocks Course Content to Cuba, Iran, Sudan

EdX plans to block students in Cuba, Iran, and Sudan from taking an upcoming online course on aerodynamics and modern aircraft design, according to a blog post written by edX president Anant Agarwal on Monday.


Professors, Students Spread Message of Venezuelan Change

The discussion, titled “#SOS Venezuela: Politics, Protests, and a Plea for Change”, was led by Francisco J. Monaldi, visiting professor of public policy, and Roberto Rigobon, professor of applied economics at MIT.

Phil Z. Yao
Student Life

Phil Yao ’13 To Run Marathon in Pyongyang

Rhodes Scholars Phillip Z. Yao ’13 and Julian De Freitas, who graduated from Yale last year, have announced plans to run the Pyongyang Marathon in North Korea on April 13.

Why is Kyiv Burning?
College Life

Panelists Weigh Ukraine’s Political Crisis, Uncertain Future

Though the protests in Ukraine have waned over the past few days, Harvard scholars said during a panel on Monday that the country still has some work to be done in order to repair its democracy.

College Life

HUDS Celebrates World Cuisine in Annual Festive Brunch

Students could choose among a more exotic set of offerings than the usual brunch fare of Veritaffles and omelettes Sunday afternoon at Harvard University Dining Services' annual festive brunch, which was themed “World Street Food.”

Harvard Medical School

HMS Professor Faces Senate Confirmation

Three months after President Barack Obama announced his decision to nominate Harvard Medical School instructor of medicine, Vivek H. Murthy ’98, for the position of U.S. Surgeon General, Murthy began the process of Senate confirmation last Tuesday.

Club Harvard: The Post-Graduate Social Network

Club Harvard

Successful Harvard grads follow well-tread paths that lead from campus to New York, Hollywood, and across the globe. If they go where the existing university network shapes their trajectory, it is too easy to remain within the Harvard bubble—obscuring the possibilities that exist outside of it.

Harvard in the World

"Status Updates": Facebook Founders

Ten years after Facebook's founding, The Crimson checks up on the former Harvard undergraduates who created the world's largest social network.

Humanities Division

Open House Showcases New Hispanic Research Center

The Instituto Cervantes, a non-profit created by the Spanish government, operates branches in over 20 countries with 54 centers in total. The institute's Harvard branch focuses on research of the Spanish language in the United States.

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Visual Arts

Art House

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance