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‘Gospel of Jesus’ Wife’ Researcher Says Frenzy Distracts from Larger Issues

A hotly debated piece of papyrus at Harvard that could help answer whether Jesus had a wife has been largely accepted as a forgery by the media and the woman who championed its cause.

Central Administration

Divinity School Dean Advocates for Peace at Morning Prayers

​As live organ music filtered through Holden Chapel on Wednesday morning, about 50 attendees greeted the usher, accepted a program and hymnbook, and sat in silent contemplation, waiting for Morning Prayers to begin.


President of Planned Parenthood Defends Organization

​Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund, advocated for widespread accessibility to reproductive healthcare at the Institute of Politics Tuesday evening.


'Tonight Show' Drummer Connects Music and Food

Questlove Gomez, co-founder and drummer of The Roots and bandleader for “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” highlighted the connections between cooking and music in a Tuesday discussion with New Yorker writer Ben Greenman and two chefs.

Harvard Law School

Experts in Psychology, Law Discuss Juvenile Sentencing

​Experts in forensic psychology, law, and juvenile justice policy discussed the Supreme Court’s decision to retroactively apply a recent ruling to ban mandatory life without possibility of parole for some 2,000 incarcerated juvenile homicides at the Harvard Law School Wednesday.


Harvard University Press Signs New Partnership with Columbia

​Amid recent and pending retirement of several key sales representatives, Harvard University Press announced that it is signing with Columbia University Press for sales this fall.

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Harvard Square

Harvard Gives Smith Center Trees the Ax

​Public outcry has sprouted over Harvard’s recent removal of four large trees from the Smith Campus Center plaza as part of a larger renovation project.

Harvard College Observatory

Flood Nearly Destroys Harvard's Record of the Stars

Muddy water from a burst pipe rushed through the Harvard College Observatory, placing a collection of more than half a million photographic plates at risk, some which are more than 120 years old.

Harvard Kennedy School

CNN Washington Bureau Chief Discusses Election Coverage

Sam Feist, CNN’s Washington bureau chief and senior vice president, defended the state of mainstream media and its coverage of the current presidential election at the Harvard Kennedy School on Tuesday.