Sharing Governance

A letter from the editor

Cambridge 02138

On Mary Sears, Gen Ed, football concussions, and more

Shedding Light through Social Science

A letter from President Faust

September-October 2015


Business for the Other Billions

Addressing human needs at the base of the economic pyramid through private enterprise

by John S. Rosenberg

Mumblecore’s Maestro

The perfect pitch of filmmaker Andrew Bujalski

by Sophia Nguyen

Corita Kent

A Harvard exhibit situates her work in the Pop art movement.

by Jonathan Shaw

William Cranch Bond

Brief life of Harvard's first astronomer: 1789-1859

by Alan Hirshfeld

RIGHT NOW Harvard research and ideas

“Cowboy Doctors” and Health Costs

Overly aggressive physicians account for significant healthcare cost, according to a recent study.

New Light on Ancient Mars Climate

Researchers suspect ancient Martian climate was cold and icy.

The Company We Keep

According to two HBS studies, sharing can benefit individuals but hurt businesses.

John Harvard's Journal University news

Campuses Under Construction

Overhauling the Kennedy School campus, the Business School’s new executive-education center, and College House renewal

Rethinking the Medical Curriculum

Harvard Medical School's new curriculum emphasizes the process of learning to learn rather than rote memorization.

Harvard Portrait: Catherine Brekus

A Harvard Divinity School specialist on women in early America 


The Kennedy School’s new dean, Alice in Wonderland exhibition, the late James F. Rothenberg, and more

A Case For Women

The Business School looks at gender effects within organizations—and its own walls.

Yesterday’s News

From the pages of the Harvard Alumni Bulletin and Harvard Magazine

The Undergraduate: Running Over Murphy's Law

The undergraduate finds an unexpected route to well-being.

New Fellows

The magazine’s Ledecky Fellows provide an undergraduate perspective.

Montage Books, creative arts, performance and more

Not Holding Out for a Hero

A comics artist tries his hand at a new story.

Lonesome No Longer

A folk trio finds their harmony, on the road.

Empathy and Imagination

What animals can teach us

A Magnet for Old Men

A Harvard humorist reveals her superpower.

Chapter and Verse

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

Off the Shelf

Olmsted's parks, Putin and Ukraine, climate shock, and more

Mathematics from the Inside Out

Two practitioners consider the enterprise of pure mathematics.

Harvard Squared What to do in Boston, Cambridge and beyond

An Ipswich Idyll

Restorations revive the grand spirit of a North Shore estate.

Day of the Dead

The Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology highlights the holiday on November 1.

Diverse Caribbean Flavors

The Cambridge Carnival celebrates food and culture.

Curiosities: Animating a New Species at the Peabody Essex Museum

Dutch artist Theo Jansen's otherworldly strandbeests

All in a Day: Hull’s Lifesaving Legacy

The South Shore's Hull Lifesaving Museum reflects more than a century of rescues at sea.

Almuni Harvardians far and wide

A Broadcast Cornucopia

For 75 years, WHRB has moved beyond the “warhorses.”

175 Candles

The Harvard Alumni Association celebrates its founding.

Global Alumni Fan

A short profile of Paul L. Choi, the new president of the Harvard Alumni Association 

A Lover of All Things English

Erin Moore ’98 clarifies Britishisms and Americanisms in That’s Not English.

Query on Bruno Munari

Did you take VES 130 or VES 150 during spring term 1967?