Category: Harvard University

Divinity School launches new degree in religion and public life

Yaseen Hashmi, M.T.S. ’21, didn’t expect an epiphany when he joined students from Harvard Divinity School (HDS) and six of the University’s other graduate Schools for a January-term course in…

Srikant Datar named dean of Harvard Business School

Srikant Datar, the Arthur Lowes Dickinson Professor of Business Administration and the senior associate dean for University affairs at Harvard Business School (HBS), will become the School’s next dean, President…

Nine Harvard scientists win NIH grants

Nine scientists from Harvard are among the 85 who have been selected in four categories to receive $251 million in grants over five years through the National Institutes of Health’s…

John Tate, 94

At a Meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences on Oct. 6, 2020, the following tribute to the life and service of the late John Torrence Tate, Jr., was…

Joaquim-Francisco Coelho, 81

At a Meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences on Oct. 6, 2020, the following tribute to the life and service of the late Joaquim-Francisco Mártyres Coelho, was placed…

Isaiah Andrews named 2020 MacArthur fellow

As the child of two parents with doctorates in economics, Isaiah Andrews went to college intent on not studying the same field. But the work engaged him deeply, particularly the…

Catherine Dulac rewarded for study of parenting behavior

Catherine Dulac, Lee and Ezpeleta Professor of Arts and Sciences and Higgins Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, has been awarded a 2021 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for her…

Harvard partners with national labs to advance quantum computing

Harvard scientists will take leading roles in a new federal government effort to advance quantum computing, an experimental technology that could make it possible to perform calculations at speeds inconceivable…

Harvard a partner in $20 million AI institute

The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year, $20 million grant to a team of scientists, including eight from Harvard, to create a new research institute aimed at exploring the…

Associate dean of diversity, inclusion, and belonging named

Sheree Ohen has been named the inaugural associate dean of diversity, inclusion, and belonging for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Claudine Gay, Edgerley Family Dean of FAS, announced today….