Colleagues and students recall the positive impact that Earth and Planetary Sciences professor Richard O’Connell has left on his field and acquaintances.
BioVisions, an initiative supported by Harvard and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, works to make digital visualization a more common tool in studying the life sciences.
In its inaugural semester, Harvard’s new Energy and Environment secondary field has drawn 20 students from concentrations across the life sciences, social sciences, humanities, and engineering.
Harvard Medical School is halfway toward its goal of raising $750 million in its piece of the ongoing University-wide capital campaign, the school announced Thursday afternoon.
Barrie Landry was honored at the UNICEF Children’s Champion Award Dinner with the Helenka Pantaleoni Humanitarian Award.
The gift follows a $350 million donation to HSPH by Hong Kongese billionaire and alumnus Gerald L. Chan, which was unveiled earlier this month.
Students, faculty, and workers were forced to evacuate three building on Harvard’s Longwood campus after officials reported a nitrogen leak in a research facility at 655 Huntington Ave. at 7:10 a.m. Monday.
A series of speeches and videos accompanying the unveiling framed the gift, valued at $350 million, as the cornerstone of the 100-year-old school’s second century.
Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, who has served as the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention since May 2009, will headline the School of Public Health’s centennial Commencement exercises.
Its campaign funds will be distributed across two priorities: financial assistance for student scholarships and fellowships and supporting for public oral health programs.
Embattled Surgeon General nominee Vivek H. Murthy ’98 will address graduates of the Medical School and School of Dental Medicine at Class Day on May 29.
The Harvard Medical Student Review launched Monday under the leadership of Harvard Medical School, Harvard Dental School, and students and staff from the Harvard School of Public Health.
A month after Congress passed a budget easing federal research funding cuts that had gone into effect in early 2013, Harvard administrators said last week that while research prospects may be looking up, the future remains uncertain for scientific research.
The largest ever first-hand investigation into slavery and child labor in India’s handmade carpet sector has challenged claims that slavery and child labor have been removed from the industry.
The founding of the Krokodiloes out of the Hasty Pudding Social Club in 1946 marked the beginning of a capella at Harvard. In the last half century, a capella at the College has expanded to include many groups that comprise a growing but tight-knit musical community on campus.
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