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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

Reynolds is Hasty’s Man of the Year

January 13, 2017

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, announced today that Golden Globe-nominated actor Ryan Reynolds will receive its Man of the Year award.... Continue reading