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The Best choice for photography curator

January 23, 2017

Makeda Best joins the Harvard Art Museums this month as the new Robert L. Menschel Curator of Photography. The appointment marks a return to Harvard for Best, who received her Ph.D. in 2010 in the... Continue reading

One stage, many stories

January 23, 2017

In his 2015 Golden Globe acceptance speech for his role as a transgender father in the hit Amazon show “Transparent,” Jeffrey Tambor dedicated his win to the transgender community. “Thank you,” he... Continue reading

The long Crimson line

January 20, 2017

For almost 250 years, the U.S. military and Harvard University have shared a deeply interwoven history. From the thousands of students, faculty, staff, and alumni who have served in uniform to... Continue reading

Soft robot helps the heart beat

January 20, 2017

Harvard University and Boston Children’s Hospital researchers have developed a customizable soft robot that fits around the heart and helps it beat, potentially opening new treatment options for... Continue reading

From Harvard to ‘La La Land’

January 20, 2017

Justin Hurwitz never even considered conservatory training. An accomplished pianist, the Los Angeles native wanted more from his college years than countless hours of practice and rehearsals.... Continue reading

New hope for children with brain tumors

January 19, 2017

Precision medicine — in which diagnosis and treatments are keyed to the genetic susceptibilities of individual cancers — can play a major role in treating children with brain tumors, suggests a... Continue reading

Shareholder report available

January 18, 2017

The 2016 Annual Report of the Corporation Committee on Shareholder Responsibility (CCSR), a subcommittee of the President and Fellows, is now available on the Shareholder Responsibility Committees’ ... Continue reading

Ensuring high standards

January 17, 2017

Even universities get report cards. Every decade or so, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) has its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) review Harvard... Continue reading