Uncovering Harvard Square’s past

Clover store restoration saved glass-covered, tiled school pennants from a century ago

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Ash Carter to head Belfer Center

Former secretary of defense will lead new effort on technology and global affairs

Harvard launches data science initiative

Francesca Dominici and David Parkes named co-directors

From the ‘Fruit Belt’ to the lab

Student bound for med school explains how financial aid made Harvard, and more, possible

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Thursday, March 30, 2017, 12:30pm - 1:00pm

Gallery Talk: Winslow Homer’s 'Summer Night'

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 4:00pm

Game Changers: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Edward Lear's Happiness

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

"Thank You for Playing" Film Screening + Discussion

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Refugee crisis draws Harvard alum home to Germany

Recent Harvard graduate Ilke Kiral is lending a helping hand to refugees fleeing hardship for security in her native Germany. Kiral, who graduated in May from the Harvard Kennedy School, is teaching language and helping bridge the cultural gulf between recent arrivals and German society while volunteering at refugee centers near her Berlin home.

One potato, two potato: Contemporary work at Harvard Art Museums

On view in the Harvard Art Museums is a clever work by the conceptual Argentine artist Victor Grippo. “Analgoia I" incorporates a series of potatoes connected to electrodes and a meter that registers the energy they produce. The piece is both an example of the artist's unusual use of everyday materials and a statement about how a united community could resist the nation’s repressive political regime. 

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Protecting U.S. democracy, rather than tracking Russian secrets, should guide policy, author Masha Gessen says

Although the news spotlight is shining on questions about possible collusion between Russia and President Trump’s campaign organization, Russian-American journalist Masha Gessen cautions against …

Harvard scientists help develop algorithm that predicts social cooperation

Harvard scientists helped develop an algorithm for predicting whether a social structure is likely to favor cooperation.

Elena Kramer and Martin Nowak receive Fannie Cox Prize

Professors Elena Kramer and Martin Nowak have been named the recipients of the 2016 Fannie Cox Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching.

Harvard professor’s new book illuminates the roots and influence of Islam in Africa

Professor Ousmane Kane of the Divinity School discusses the roots of Islam in Africa.

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News from Around Harvard

Leading IP scholar Ruth Okediji joins Harvard Law faculty

Ruth Okediji, a leading scholar in international intellectual property law and global economic regulation, will join the faculty of Harvard Law School as a tenured professor in July.

Is It Too Late for Sears to Save Itself?

The retailer could take a cue from Marvel.

2017 NCAA Frozen Four Central

The No. 2/2 Harvard men's hockey team will head west to Chicago for the 2017 Frozen Four at the United Center, April 6-8, after winning the NCAA East Regional in Providence last week. …

Living in the shadows: Health of poor urban women often overlooked

March 29, 2017 – An elderly woman struggles to find food, clean water, and a toilet in her slum in India. …

Bringing boardroom experts to the (seminar) table

In her Corporate Boards and Governance course at HLS, Hillary Sale ’93, Sullivan and Cromwell Visiting Professor of Law, invites a range of high-profile guest speakers to share their experiences …

Climate Week: Film Screening & Discussion: BEHEMOTH

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 7:00pmThe Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St. …

Air pollution within legal limits may increase risk of early death

March 29, 2017 – Current limits on fine particulate matter in the air set by the U.S. …

Harvard EdCast: Keeping the DREAM Alive

400x200-graduation-hugs.jpg While a doctoral student at Arizona State University (ASU), Jesus Cisneros was struck by the lack of visible supports in place for …