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
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 Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, has named Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer as its 2017 Woman of the Year.
The award is bestowed... Continue reading
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
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
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
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
When Margaret Morris looks around her physics class, sometimes she is the only woman there.
Morris, a senior at Brandeis University, is living the reality for physics in the United States. At a... Continue reading
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
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