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Letters on same-sex marriage, cardiac care, engineering in Allston

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Humans lack a mouse’s high tolerance for bacteria in the bloodstream, a clue that the two species have evolved very different responses to inflammatory disease.

Mice Aren’t Men

Mice don’t work as model organisms for human burns, blunt trauma and infection.

Commencement and Reunion Guide

John Harvard's Journal

E-mail Imbroglio

Fallout from cheating investigation widens as additional reviews of a resident dean’s accounts are reported to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Updating a classic: CB22x, the online version of Gregory Nagy’s vintage “Heroes” course

HarvardX at One

A first-year report on HarvardX and edX, the online-education partnership with MIT
Martin Puchner

Harvard Portrait: Martin Puchner

The English professor has already written three books and edited the 6,000-page third edition of the Norton Anthology of World Literature.

My Families

The Undergraduate, from Ireland, finds friendship in a local host family.
Oprah Winfrey will be the principal speaker at Commencement


Harvard news: Oprah at Commencement, Cass R. Sunstein, College admissions and costs, union contract, quiz-show titles overturned, sustainable-investing vice president, and more


Nick Wyman (on the set of <i>The Single Girls Guide)</i> promotes fair pay for hard-working actors.

Leading Man

A Broadway actor on the “true spark of theater”

Vote Now

2013 candidates for Harvard University Overseers and HAA elected directors

The Classes

Harvard alumni may sign in to view class notes and obituaries.


Fragment of a wall tile from Iran, dating from the thirteenth to fourteenth century

Islamic Harmony

Art on display from Iran, Iraq, and Central Asia spans a millennium.

The College Pump