Founded a decade before activism on campus peaked with the 1969 takeover of University Hall, Tocsin signaled of the start of Harvard’s student movement.
The juggernaut social media website Facebook was once the property of four Harvard classmates. On Friday, it will now be shared not four ways but more than 421 million ways.
Associate professor of medicine R. Paul Johnson has been appointed the new interim director of the New England Primate Research Center after Frederick Wang resigned following the death of four primates in the Harvard Medical School laboratories.
Geophysicist Maria T. Zuber applied her knowledge of Earth science to one of the world’s most universally studied astronomical bodies—the moon—at this year’s annual Neekeyfar Lecture on Math and Science, hosted Tuesday by the Undergraduate Council’s Student Advisory Board on Science.
In December, Elizabeth K. Leimkuhler ’15 sang for Grammy Award-winning musical artist Lionel Richie. Come May, she might be singing a duet with him on national television.
A team of researchers at Harvard University’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering recently announced a milestone in the development of a new biomedical technology that may make animal models a phenomenon of the past. The device, known as the “gut-on-a-chip,” simulates the microenvironment of the human intestine by creating a miniaturized three-dimensional scaffold that supports growth and development of a patient’s own cells—even including microbes essential for digestion and normal physiology.
The Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine–which showcases prime medical artifacts and houses texts both ancient and electronic—is a link between America’s oldest medical traditions and cutting-edge literature.
A study published this January by dermatologists at Brigham and Women’s Hospital may transform the way physicians approach treatment for leukemic cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (L-CTCL).
Nine-time Grammy Award winner John Legend has been named the Harvard Foundation’s Artist of the Year, according to Harvard Foundation president Dr. S. Allen Counter.
Famous musician and philanthropist Lionel Richie will be visiting Harvard on Monday to receive the 2011 Harvard Foundation Peter J. Gomes Award.
Occupy Harvard protesters interrupted a mayoral panel at the Institute of Politics on Wednesday evening, protesting perceived injustices at the Occupy Philadelphia camp.
Three Harvard professors gathered to discuss the reforms of Deng Xiaoping, leader of China from 1978 to 1992, and their significance in shaping China’s past and future at a forum at the Institute of Politics on Monday night.
Waiting in line for that double expresso for the third time in one day can get you thinking. Can all this coffee really be healthy? Well, Harvard researchers have your back: according to various studies, the answer seems to be yes.
We all have different ways of motivating ourselves to study. For some, it's the promise of sleep. For others, it's being able to catch up on the latest episodes of "Gossip Girl" guilt-free. And, thanks to CityStep, we now have another option.
Members of the Harvard community are offered this week an intimate look into the life of the President of the United States, Barack Obama—or as Harvard Law School professor Charles J. Ogletree likes to call him, Barry.