You haven’t seen black — until now

New to pigments collection, Vantablack is a dark marvel of art and science

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“100 Days of Harvard” project shows what a freshman sees

For College student Jasper Johnston ’20, discovering Harvard is a shared experience through Instagram

How Zika infects the growing brain

The fast-spreading virus can take multiple routes into developing human nerve cells, research says

Brynn Elliott ’18 brings philosophical depth to songwriting

Storytelling has been a part of scholar-rocker’s identity since she was a child

Events

On display through Jan. 8

Vision and Justice: The Art of Citizenship

Sun., December 4, 2016, 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Bells all Over Dublin Town: Irish Carols and Winter Songs

Showing through Jan. 8

Fingersmith

Mon., December 5, 2016, 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Artist Talk: Boys don’t cry

Mon., December 5, 2016, 10:30am - 1:30pm

Chinatown Walking Tour

Mon., December 5, 2016, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

What Next: Trump and Asia

Video

What is it like to win a Nobel Prize?

Just days after Hart received the prestigious academic award, the two colleagues and friends discussed everything from the perks that come with joining the cohort of Nobel winners to their childhood ambitions.

Reeps One’s beatboxing brilliance at Harvard

Harry Yeff, an award-winning beatboxer who performs under the stage name Reeps One, came to Harvard to speak at two classes and created a spontaneous public art project on the Science Plaza.

Latest Harvard Gazette News

The election’s over, the ire isn’t

Three weeks after a remarkably nasty presidential election, emotions remain raw, as was evidenced when the Trump and Clinton camps met for the first time at Harvard Kennedy School for a debriefing …

Two Harvard scholars headed across the pond

Two Harvard students were among those selected to receive prestigious Marshall Scholarships, which support up to two years of study in the United Kingdom.

ClassACT casts a mold for leadership

The classmates of Benazir Bhutto ’73 have established an international leadership program in her name.

Stewarding arts philanthropy

New Dumbarton Oaks humanities fellowship mixes study and career preparation.

News from Around Harvard

Go figure yourself

Figure drawing instructor Heddi Siebel asks student artists to engage empathy in the practice of figure drawing at Harvard.By Isa Flores-Jones '19

Women's Basketball Set for Sunday Contest Against NJIT on NESN

Harvard (6-1) takes a six game winning streak into a Sunday contest at noon against NJIT (3-4) at Lavietes Pavilion.

Women’s Hockey Plays to 3-3 Tie with No. 7/7 Colgate in Overtime

Hitting the ice for the final time before the calendar turns to January, Harvard women’s hockey tallied a trio of third period goals in a 3-3 tie with No. 7/7 Colgate in overtime.

Track and Field Opens Indoor Season With Several Record Performances at BU

The Harvard men’s and women’s track and field teams opened the 2016-17 indoor season today at Boston University in a non-scoring event, with several members of both teams with standout …

Women’s Swimming Concludes Texas Invite; Thompson Leads Divers at Georgia Invite

The swimmers of the Harvard women’s team concluded competition at the Texas Invitational Saturday, highlighted by Mikaela Dahlke’s win in the B-final of the 100 free. …

Men’s Swimming Finishes Strong at Texas; Divers Compete Well at Georgia

Two Harvard men’s swimmers qualified for the A-finals on the final day of the Texas Invitational, while diver David Pfeifer qualified for the NCAA Zone Championships with a terrific showing on the …

No. 9 Men’s Water Polo’s Historic Season Comes to an End Against No. 1 USC

No. 9 Harvard men’s water polo ended the most successful season in Harvard water polo history with a 19-4 defeat at the hands of No. …

No. 8/8 Men’s Hockey Completes North Country Sweep, Downs Clarkson, 7-3

For the first time since November 2002, the Harvard men’s hockey team (8-2-1, 4-1-1 ECAC) completed a sweep during its North Country road trip, rolling past Clarkson, 7-3, Saturday evening at Cheel …