Minding the details of mind wandering

New research elucidates separate modes

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Where women once ruled

Excavated tombs of Peru’s Moche priestesses provide archaeologists with troves of artifacts, data

A family of common zeal

Radcliffe exhibit shines light on reform-minded Blackwells

Sky is the limit

Harvard's observatories have students seeing stars

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Thu., July 28, 2016, 8:00am - 6:30pm

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Iran: Women Only

Sat., July 30, 2016, 10:00am - 12:30pm

Summer Scratch Day

Sat., July 30, 2016, 7:30pm

Sh*t-Faced Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

Sea Creatures in Glass: Blaschka Models of Marine Invertebrates

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Harvard restores its famed Glass Flowers

Harvard’s Glass Flowers, the famed Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, have returned to display in a refurbished gallery, which shows the iconic collection in new light — literally. 

Paul Wood: The Pen and the Sword – Reporting ISIS | Shorenstein Center

Paul Wood, Fall 2015 Joan Shorenstein Fellow and BBC world affairs correspondent, discusses his new research paper, “The Pen and the Sword: Reporting ISIS”. The paper, which can be read in full at shorensteincenter.org, tells the harrowing story of a journalist held hostage by ISIS, and examines the ethical dilemmas that arise when reporting on terrorist organizations.

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A family of common zeal

The extraordinary Blackwell family, who for generations played important roles in 19th- and 20th-century American social reform movements such as the abolition of slavery and women's rights, are on …

In Turkey, a struggle for normalcy

A Harvard student recalls the night of a failed apparent coup in Turkey, and the new mood that followed its failure.

Sky is the limit

In an area where light pollution has all but hidden the stars, Harvard's Clay and Loomis-Michael Telescopes offer staff, students, and affiliates a vision of the night sky unlike any in the city.

Smirk central

The Harvard Lampoon’s creative irreverence on full display in exhibit marking its 140th anniversary

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Who plays the lottery, and why: Research review

2012 review of the research literature on U.S. lotteries and the types of people most likely to play. …

Paul Beran joins SHARIAsource as executive director

Dr. Paul Beran will join the Harvard Law School’s Islamic Legal Studies Program as executive director of SHARIAsource—the online platform designed to provide content and context on Islamic law.

Why Your Company Needs More Ceremonies

They’re under-appreciated tools for organizational change.

How to Create an Exponential Mindset

Your digital business model depends on it.

Pace to breathe — New treatments for sleep apnea

Sleep apnea is a common condition that currently affects 26% of all Americans. When a person suffers from sleep apnea, their breathing becomes shallow or even disrupted during their sleep. …

Announcing Internet Monitor AccessCheck

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My Biggest Academic Surprise

Spoiler Alert: Homework assignments cannot be done alone in one sitting! Continue reading Harvard College Connection, math, homework, …

Research: Narcissists Don’t Like Flat Organizations

They prefer hierarchies in order to rise to status and power.