Sciences Division

Science and Cooking
College

Science and Cooking

Logan A. Kirby ’18 shakes a mixture of cooking ingredients like heavy cream, milk, and vanilla extract during lab for Science of the Physical University 27: “Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to Soft Matter Science”.

Statistics Concentrators Graph
College

Stat Department Sees Significant Growth in Recent Years

The Statistics Department has gone from 17 concentrators in 2008 to 199 as of December 2015.

15 Professors of the Year

15 Professors of the Year

From Robobee creators to Latino studies pioneers, these are FM's picks for the 15 Professors of the Year.

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FAS

The Women Who Leave

A combination of formal processes and informal forces disadvantage women on the FAS tenure track, pushing some to leave before they come up for tenure review.

The Global Exposure Project Pop-Up Exhibition
Visual Arts

Pop-Up Exhibit Features Student Photography

Photographs from around the world are scattered throughout the third floors of the Harvard Peabody and Natural History Museums this week as a part of a pop-up exhibit called “Global Exposure.”

Sciences Division

New Visa Policy Aids International STEM Students

For Harvard's international students, remaining in the United States after graduation can be complicated.

Sciences Division

At Black Hole Talk, Stephen Hawking Draws Massive Audience

​World-famous theoretical cosmologist Stephen W. Hawking discussed the history of and recent breakthroughs in research on black holes at the inauguration of Harvard's Black Hole Initiative.

Intro Courses STEM
College

Covering Ground: Barriers and Entries to STEM at Harvard

Introductory courses act as both gateways and barriers into Harvard’s STEM-based concentrations, as low-level courses increasingly are tasked with catching students up to their peers.

Health

Harvard Researchers Link Neurotransmitter to Autism

Harvard researchers recently linked a symptom of autism with the malfunction of GABA signaling pathways, discovering the first proven connection between autism and a specific neurotransmitter in humans.

Cherry A. Murray
FAS

Former SEAS Dean Confirmed for Energy Department Post

Cherry A. Murray, who served as dean of SEAS from 2009 until her resignation in 2014, was nominated by President Obama in August and has been awaiting Senate confirmation since then.

FAS

Professor Discusses Energy Infrastructure of the Future

​Harvard Chemistry and Chemical Biology professor Daniel G. Nocera discussed his vision for the energy infrastructure of the future on Wednesday night in the Science Center.

Science, Technology, and Society
Sciences Division

Science, Technology, and Society

Professor Sheila Jasanoff ’64 leads a weekly meeting about Science, Technology, and Society on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015.

Science, Technology, and Society
Sciences Division

Science, Technology, and Society

Students and faculty attend a talk about disease in Marseille, France at a weekly meeting about Science, Technology, and Society on Monday, Nov. 16.

Science, Technology, and Society
Features

A Forgotten Field?

Active and globally recognized, Harvard’s Science, Technology, and Society network is seeking to ingrain itself into the University’s academic structure, striving for a Ph.D. program to produce scholars and teachers for Harvard and beyond.

“Why Disciplines Persist”
Humanities Division

Garber Talks Importance of Academic Disciplines

Titled “Why Disciplines Persist,” the lecture followed an eight-year hiatus after the first Provostial Lecture, given by former University Provost Steven E. Hyman.