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

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Appreciating Wine and the Microbes that Make It

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Parker Quartet

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

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

Fri., February 12, 2016, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

The Parliament of Fowls: Live and Unplugged!

Sat., February 13, 2016, 10:00am - 4:00pm

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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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Media & Politics Must Reads, February 12, 2016

Our weekly roundup of news found at the intersection of media, politics, policy and technology, from the Shorenstein Center and from around the web. This Week at the Shorenstein Center Walter V. …

Romance gone bad

The Historical Sheet Music Collections have plenty of love songs – songs about flirting, courtship and weddings. …

John Zeisel at EDRA

John Zeisel (LF ’71) will be the keynote speaker at EDRA47Raleigh, the annual conference of the Environmental Design Research Association. …

Bechthold publishes new book "Ceramic Material Systems"

Martin Bechthold (DDes '01), professor of architectural technology at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, recently published the book Ceramic Material Systems in Architecture and …

Be a Superboss

Lorne Michaels, Bill Walsh, Alice Waters–all have had a disproportionate impact in their respective industries through their knack for collecting and inspiring great talent. …

A metal that behaves like water

Graphene is going to change the world — or so we’ve been told. …

Scanning Nuremberg: transcript mapping, a brother’s tale, and more

Post by Matt Seccombe, February 10, 2016 Scanning Nuremberg shares the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes …

‘Stars’ honored for length-of-service milestones

February 11, 2016 — Staff, faculty, and academic appointees reaching key milestones in terms of their service at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health were…