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The National Labor Relations Board ruling overturns prior law—and Harvard’s own position.


Lisa Wong, an assistant professor of pediatrics and a violinist, performs with students from the Medical School and the School of Public Health. Photograph by Jay Connor

This fall, Harvard Medical School will launch a new program to promote the arts and humanities.


A new jumping robot developed by Harvard engineers seamlessly integrates soft and hard materials. Courtesy of Nicholas Bartlett

Harvard researchers report new techniques for fabricating soft robots.


One of Evidence Action's flagship programs is Dispensers for Safe Water, a rural water service that maintains chlorine dispensers in communities in Kenya, Malawi, and Uganda that lack access to safe drinking water. Photograph courtesy of Evidence Action

Evidence Action strives to make international development cost-effective.


Widener’s reading room was once an exclusively male intellectual sanctum.

As Widener Library Celebrates its 100th anniversary, a look at its history and future


Brian Powers is a rising fourth-year student in the MD-MBA program that Harvard Medical School jointly runs with the Business School.

Medical School student Brian Powers makes his opinions heard through prolific research and writing


“Swing Time” is an interactive installation on Lawn on D, a park in South Boston.

Eric Höweler and Meejin Yoon design swings for all.