In Focus is a window into the ideas, research, and work happening across Harvard communities. Each week we bring a different topic into focus, sharing perspectives on the big conversations of the moment—and sparking new ones.
From emissions to the global food supply to policy research, Harvard experts are using interdisciplinary approaches to foster real results for the planet.
Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month
This month we celebrate the histories, cultures, and contributions of Harvard’s Asian and Pacific Island communities.
More than just home to half of the world’s population, cities are engines of economic growth, drivers of design, and centers of public health progress.
The Harvard community explores this state of rest, its many benefits and functions, and what we can do to ensure that we’re getting enough of it.
Whether it’s dance, theater, or musical performance, the Harvard community hits just the right note on all of our campus stages, creating vibrant, innovative experiences for patrons in our neighborhood and around the world.
The Great Migration
Harvard experts explore the migration of millions of African Americans from the South to urban hubs in the Northeast, Midwest, and West, one of the largest internal migrations in American history.
Members of the Harvard community are exploring and celebrating love in all aspects of our lives.
Explore how weather—the everyday atmospheric events that become climate’s long-term patterns—impacts our health and wellness, and what we can do to combat the challenges of extreme weather.
What is the secret to living a healthy life? Harvard experts explore the decisions we can make every day to ensure that we are prioritizing our health and wellbeing.
GSAS at 150
This academic year marks the 150th anniversary of the founding of Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS).