Amy Cuddy probes snap judgments, warm feelings, and how to become an “alpha dog.”
Brief life of a pioneering suffragist: 1885-1977
Photographer Susan Meiselas’s quest to understand via images. With audio from the interview.
Deliberative democracy, philosophical pragmatism, and Barack Obama's conception of American governance
RIGHT NOW Harvard research and ideas
Caloric restriction and exercise boost mental acuity and motor ability by rejuvenating synapses.
An economist finds that good kindergarten teachers boost pupils' earnings later in life.
John Harvard's Journal University news
Harvard renews an older building to create new labs in Cambridge for stem-cell research.
Early in the fall term, Drew Faust reviews Harvard’s improved finances, University governance, scientific misconduct, and other issues.
The community organizer, who once worked with César Chávez, now teaches at the Kennedy School.
An investigation of psychology professor Marc Hauser's lab results in a misconduct finding—and questions for the field of animal cognition.
A year after declining $11 billion, investment returns on Harvard’s endowment turn positive.
Fundraising remains strong, and the financial report and faculty retirement decisions are pending.
Headlines from Harvard history
A conference and an exhibition at Houghton Library showcase the legacy of the pioneering psychologist and philosopher.
A groundbreaking undergraduate concentration celebrates half a century.
Faculty of Arts and Sciences dean Michael D. Smith looks beyond financial constraints to academic priorities, from better teaching to renovated undergraduate Houses.
A new series from Harvard University Press reintroduces works that mattered in the Middle Ages. With excerpts from two of the works.
Larry Summers to return, Mahindra Humanities Center, Ph.D. programs, financial aid, appointments, and other University news
The Undergraduate comes to terms, on her own terms, with feminism.
Senior cross-country captain Daniel Chenoweth outruns the competition.
The new Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium hosts its first games.
Quarterback Andrew Hatch returns to the Harvard fold.
A former cross-country-man’s sonnet honors fellow runners.
Montage Books, creative arts, performance and more
Elizabeth Whittaker’s beautiful buildings look expensive, but aren’t.
In a new critical work, Helen Vendler assesses one of Emily Dickinson’s deceptively simple early poems.
Two San Francisco sisters add Asian and other original flavors to their gourmet confectionery.
Romanticism, a new collection by poet April Bernard, mixes disillusionment with emotion and playfulness.
Almuni Harvardians far and wide
American James Snyder ’73 recreates an Israeli national landmark.
Seniors Michael Baskin and Ryan Schell are honored for contributing to the quality of life in their undergraduate Houses.
Six alumni are honored for their outstanding service to the University through alumni activities.