The moon might be made of cheese, but Harvard astronomers have found a planet with the density of a marshmallow.
After 15 years, the Department of African and African American Studies is changing hands. Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, the Thomas professor
In the first alumni study of its scope, a Harvard survey is asking around 20,000 former Harvard students who graduated
While an undergraduate at Princeton University, when Caroline M. Elkins informed her parents that she would be majoring in African
When Daniel L. Hartl was an undergraduate, one of his professors broke his leg and lay in traction for the
From her marriage partner to her career choices, Marina von Neumann Whitman ’56 has always known what she wanted. Growing
A scholar with an eclectic interest in international affairs will take the helm of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.
The University announced Wednesday that Jorge I. Domínguez, a scholar of Latin America, will serve as its first vice provost
Long-time director of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) John H. Coatsworth will step down this summer
The Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) canceled a summer trip to North Korea last Thursday, citing low demand and problems with
Professors Howard E. Gardner ’65, Stephen Owen, and Theda Skocpol have joined founding fathers, academic bigwigs, and current Harvard scholars
For a scholar of European political thought, Harvard turned to Europe for Michael E. Rosen, who will be joining the
Although his 2002 book, “The Question of Happiness,” was initially not very popular, Lecturer on Psychology Tal D. Ben-Shahar ’96
Though most Harvard students have never heard of the Perkins Room, the discussions held there come to define their Harvard
A tenure candidate needs to be well-rounded—both a professor and a scholar. “A weakness in either one could disqualify somebody,”