Using a stem-cell based screening method, Chad Cowan has found drugs that convert white fat cells to energy-consuming brown fat.
Will lead Harvard’s applied-sciences faculty during search
Michael George and Anna Hagen will study at Oxford and Cambridge, respectively.
Seniors Ruth Fong and Benjamin Sprung-Keyser win two or three years of study at Oxford.
Former Microsoft CEO supports 50 percent increase in faculty ranks.
Mining Harvard’s fiscal year 2014 report for nuggets on employee benefits, financial aid, and more
At the Arts and Sciences meeting, objections to monitoring of students—and changes in health benefits
Led school during period of rapid growth—and huge ambitions
Comprehensive set of priorities unveiled
The former government employee discusses government surveillance and the ethics of whistle-blowing.
Harvard College plans a theater, dance, and media concentration.
Douglas Melton creates working beta cells from stem cells for eventual use in treatment of Type 1 diabetes.
The vice president on Ebola, ISIL, China, and Russia at HKS
The medal is the University’s highest honor in the field of African and African American studies.
Gift establishes the Ülker Center for Nutrient, Genetic, and Metabolic Research.