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Lab of Innovation

I-Lab Medical Teams Focus on Allergies and Sexual Health

As dozens of teams at the Harvard Innovation Lab tackle contemporary challenges with their entrepreneurial projects, Confi and Antera Therapeutics stand out in the field of medicine.

Harvard Business School

Kraft Foundation Gives Business School $20 Million Gift

The Robert and Myra Kraft Family Foundation has pledged to donate $20 million to Harvard Business School to endow a fund to support research and the advancement of precision medicine.

Medical School Dean to Step Down
Harvard Medical School

Medical School Dean to Step Down

Jeffery S. Flier, current dean of Harvard Medical School, plans to step down from his position at the end of next July after nine years in the position. As dean, Flier undertook initiatives like transforming the curriculum and overseeing the capital campaign.

Harvard Medical School
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School, pictured here in October, launched its capital campaign, "The World Is Waiting: The Campaign for Harvard Medicine" in the fall of 2013. The medical school has raised $467 million as of October.

Medical School Dean to Step Down
Central Administration

Medical School Dean Flier Will Step Down Next Summer

After nine years at the helm of Harvard Medical School, Dean Jeffrey S. Flier will step down from his position at the end of next July.

Harvard Medical School
Humanities Division

Harvard Medical School Launches Arts Initiative

The “Arts&Humanities@HMS” initiative supports the arts by creating more opportunities for students to explore music, visual arts, and drama through programs and events.

The Chan School

Researchers Find Increase in Prescription Drug Use

The prevalence of the use of prescription drugs rose from 51 percent of adults in 2000 to 59 percent in 2012. The increase persists even after accounting for the changing age distribution of society.

Longwood Medical Area Theft

Professor Argues for Development of HIV/AIDS Cure

​Harvard Medical School professor Dan H. Barouch argued that developing a vaccine or cure would “most definitively” address the HIV/AIDS pandemic in the second installment of a lecture series on DNA at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Harvard Divinity School
Central Administration

Divinity School Passes Halfway Point in Capital Campaign

University President Drew G. Faust said last month that the Divinity School’s campaign, which launched publicly in April 2014, has increasingly become a focus of the central administration.


NYC Health Commissioner Talks Racial Inequalities in Health

The commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene argued that public health professionals have an important role to play in addressing systemic racial inequality.

Graduate School of Education Capital Campaign Progress
Central Administration

Ed School Breaks Fiscal Year Fundraising Record

​The Graduate School of Education has raised $177 million toward its capital campaign as of Sept. 30, making fiscal year 2015 its most successful fundraising year ever with a record $50 million of donations.

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Central Administration

Medical School Raises $467 Million in Capital Campaign

Harvard Medical School's $750 million capital campaign is now more than 60 percent of the way to its goal.

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Students’ Opinions Mixed About New Med School Curriculum

Students described Harvard Medical School’s new curriculum as characterized by a heavy workload and an increased level of student engagement with content and faculty.

Professor wins "genius" grant

Two Harvard ‘Geniuses’ Win MacArthur Grants

Associate sociology and social studies professor Matthew S. Desmond studies eviction and poverty, and assistant Medical School professor Beth Stevens researches brain cell functions.

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Harvard Medical School

Top Medical Schools React to Harvard’s Curriculum Change

The Medical School’s curricular changes resemble those already made by other leading medical schools, according to their top administrators.

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