Researchers examine firehouse cancer threat

Harvard Chan School postdoctoral fellow teams with departments to investigate on-site health threats

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Surge of hate in Charlottesville

Sociologist Bart Bonikowski draws from his study of nationalist movements in Q&A

Must-see guest for campus art lovers

Fragonard portrait shows value of Harvard curators’ loan efforts

Viewing the solar eclipse? There’s an app for that

CfA releases educational app ahead of highly anticipated solar eclipse


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Harvard Arthrobots

Inspired by arthropod insects and spiders, Harvard researchers have created an entirely new type of semi-soft robots capable of standing and walking using drinking straws and inflatable tubing. 

Harvard Professor takes Alzheimer’s fight personally

Harvard Medical School Professor Reisa Sperling talks about the personal impact of Alzheimer’s disease, which killed both her father and grandfather.

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Daniel Lieberman opens lab to give teens hands-on opportunity

The Cambridge-Harvard Summer Academy invites area high school students to participate in a hands-on lab class work at Harvard.

Faculty and staff panels will support search for Harvard’s next president

Harvard’s presidential search committee, comprising the 12 members of the University’s Corporation other than the president along with three members of the Board of Overseers, has announced the …

Harvard researchers examine firehouse cancer threat

Harvard researchers have teamed with local departments to examine cancer hazards contained in firehouse life.

Harvard research explores post-WWII rise in knee arthritis

A new Harvard study is the first to definitively show that the prevalence of knee osteoarthritis has dramatically increased in recent decades.

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US Withdrawal from the Paris Agreement: Economic Implications of Carbon-Tariff Conflicts

Aug 16, 2017Authors Christoph Böhringer and Thomas Rutherford evaluate the efficacy of imposing carbon tariffs on U.S. imports as an alternative to U.S. participation in the Paris Agreement. …

The Logic of Calvin's Reform

Ahead of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Professor Michelle Sanchez writes that if Martin Luther's reform was triggered by a critique of indulgences, John Calvin's was triggered by a …

Optimal Outcomes: Solve the Unsolvable – Even Without the Other Side’s Cooperation; a book talk with Jennifer Goldman-Wetzler

The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School is pleased to present: Optimal Outcomes: Solve the Unsolvable – Even Without the Other Side’s Cooperation with Jennifer Goldman-Wetzler, Ph.D. …

Widening Horizons

HMS LGBTQ Health Elective Provides Clinical Experience 

Study Skills and Strategies - Open Office Hour

This is an opportunity to ask questions about how you can study effectively. …

One of a Kind: In creating a one night-only live magazine, Florence Martin-Kessler, NF ’11, finds a storytelling innovation that sparks excitement  

On a sunny Saturday afternoon in October 2013, I entered a conference hall at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge to attend a roundtable that was part of the Nieman Foundation’s 75th anniversary …

Martha Minow on the legacies of Brown v. Board of Education

In a three-part lecture, Martha Minow, Carter Professor of General Jurisprudence and Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, discusses the legacies of Brown v. …

Whiteboard Session: Clashing with a Coworker? Here’s What to Do

These 4 steps will help you resolve conflicts, whether you’re a seeker or an avoider.