Harvard in the World

Saudi Crown Prince on Campus
Harvard Kennedy School

‘Secretive, Dubious Partnerships': Harvard Quietly Keeps Strong Saudi Connections

Many American institutions are re-examining their ties to Saudi Arabia after journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed earlier this month. Despite its long-running links to the Saudi royal family, Harvard has opted to wait out the tide of criticism.

Juan C. Varela
On Campus

President of Panama Speaks at Harvard, Meets with Bacow

President of Panama Juan Carlos Varela spoke at the IOP and met with Harvard affiliates from Central America as well as President Bacow Thursday.

Hillary Clinton
Harvard in the World

Hillary Clinton Receives Radcliffe Medal

​Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton received the Radcliffe Medal—an honor that recognizes “an individual who has had a transformative impact on society”—in a ceremony Friday.


BubbleBox Project Wins First in Paris Contest

BubbleBox, a portable hygiene module created by a team that includes Harvard students, won first place at Talents #Paris2024 earlier this year.

Saudi Crown Prince on Campus
On Campus

Saudi Crown Prince on Campus

The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia leaves the Harvard Faculty Club in early 2018 and climbs into a waiting motorcade.

School of Public Health

School of Public Health Alum Seeks to Bring Scientific Expertise to Congress

Eric L. Ding, an alumni of the School of Public Health, has announced his bid for the U.S. House of Representatives to represent Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional District.

Aung San Suu Kyi
Harvard in the World

Harvard Foundation Criticizes Myanmar Leader

The Harvard Foundation called on Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi to better address her country’s ongoing persecution and expulsion of Rohingya Muslims.

Austin Hall
Harvard Law School

Law School Collaborates with Thailand Institute on Leadership Program

​The Institute for Global Law and Policy at Harvard Law School partnered with the Thailand Institute of Justice to launch workshops focused on sustainable development.

Higher Education

#MeToo May Bring Increased Vetting for Presidential Candidates

Higher education experts say increased national scrutiny of sexual assault and misconduct could affect the search for Harvard's next president.

Office of International Education
Harvard in the World

Harvard to Continue Support for Cuba Travel Despite Government Restrictions

Amid growing tensions between Cuba and the United States under the Trump administration, Harvard will continue to support students in their academic endeavors abroad in Cuba.

It's Harvard's World

Harvard Without Borders

As the presidential search committee combs the world for Faust's successor, some say that Harvard’s potential as a global university should weigh heavily on their minds.

 Symposium on Urbanism, Spirituality, and Well-being
Harvard in the World

Lecture Series Seeks to Strengthen Harvard's Ties to Mexico

​Harvard launched a five-year lecture series to commemorate the career of a Mexican archaeologist, an effortt to promote work from Harvard’s office in Mexico City.

Harvard Divinity School

Portals Project Connects Cambridge Students with Refugees

A metallic-gold shipping container at the Divinity School is connecting Cambridge students with refugees from Iraq, Gaza City, Jordan, and Germany.

Office of International Education
Harvard in the World

Students Vie for Free Travel Fellowships in Photo Contest

​Students hoping to travel the world had to first travel across the University’s campuses for a contest offering two international travel fellowships as its grand prizes.

Harvard in the World

Ed School Ramps Up Global Initiatives

“The school has educated thousands of students who have gone on to advance public education all over the world,” said Education school Professor Fernando Reimers.