Increasingly, economic and political inequality is interlaced

Analysts identify economic forces that perpetuate unequal wages, opportunities

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Author explains her decisions and revisions

Novelist Claire Messud shares how her stories take shape

Exhibit marks 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death

“Shakespeare: His Collected Works” includes 80 rare objects drawn from Houghton and other libraries

Added caution on pregnancy and alcohol

CDC recommendation supported by data, neurologist says

Events

Thu., February 11, 2016, 12:30pm - 1:00pm

Gallery Talk: Beyond Bosch

Thu., February 11, 2016, 4:30pm

Opening Reception for "Altered State: Painting Myanmar in a Time of Transition"

Thu., February 11, 2016, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Appreciating Wine and the Microbes that Make It

Thu., February 11, 2016, 7:00pm

Parker Quartet

Thu., February 11, 2016, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Members After-Hours

Fri., February 12, 2016, 9:00am - 4:30pm

The Iran-Iraq War: Literature, Art, and Film

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Consider Harvard

Harvard students build bonds they carry with them into the future. Meet journalist Nicholas Kristof, who has maintained his Harvard connections as he has lived all over the world.

Episode 33: Genetics in Space

Ting Wu, HMS professor of genetics, talks about ways scientists are striving to optimize astronauts' physical and mental health—and anticipating the biomedical challenges ahead as humankind considers long-term space travel.

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Turns of narrative

An interview with novelist Claire Messud launches a new series in which Harvard writers discuss how their stories take shape.

House renewal benefits from Hutchins Family Challenge

In 2012, the Hutchins Family Foundation created a fundraising challenge for House renewal. The challenge has been completed with more than $50 million from 40 generous gifts.

Added caution on pregnancy and alcohol

The Gazette spoke with Michael Charness, chief of staff for the Harvard-affiliated VA Boston Healthcare System, about the CDC’s recommendations to sexually active woman of childbearing age: either …

A look inside: Undergraduate House libraries

Each of Harvard’s 12 undergraduate residential Houses has a library, and despite their rich histories and outward grandeur, these are intimate spaces. …

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Archiving Student Action at HLS

Historical & Special Collections requests records from Student Organizations Over the past few months, students have worked to reshape Harvard Law School’s educational and cultural environment, …

Bringing Native American Stories to a National Audience

n a cold winter’s night, a few minutes after 6 p.m. …

“A New Standard of Laziness”

This post is part of an ongoing series featuring items recently cataloged from the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. …

Why Digital Companies Grow Without Adding Headcount

You don’t need 60,000 people to run a website.

Aligning Your Organization with an Agile Workforce

Manage contractors the same way you manage internal staff.

Promising results for a targeted drug in advanced prostate cancer

The same BRCA mutations that increase a woman's risk of breast and ovarian cancers can also increase a man's risk of dying from prostate cancer. …

A Worldwide Survey of Encryption Products

Teaser In this paper, which is modeled on a similar effort in 1999 by researchers from George Washington University, Berkman Fellow Bruce Schneier and collaborator Kathleen Seidel …

How Powerful, Low-Status Jobs Lead to Conflict

Maybe that difficult colleague is just in a tricky situation.