Turning College dreams into reality

Harvard’s financial aid program helped Shaunte Butler ’14 along her path to helping others

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Harvard launches data science initiative

Francesca Dominici and David Parkes named co-directors

Uncovering Harvard Square’s past

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

Critical step found in DNA repair, cellular aging

Experiments in mice suggest way to thwart DNA damage from aging, radiation

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 8:30pm

Lowell House Opera: Ariadne Auf Naxos

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

Gallery Talk: Winslow Homer’s 'Summer Night'

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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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Co-directors of newly launched Harvard Data Science Initiative discuss new era

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Harvard launches sweeping data science initiative

Harvard launches sweeping data science initiative, and names Francesca Dominici and David Parkes as co-directors.

Foes of Dakota Access Pipeline explain issues, cite lessons learned

Foes of the Dakota Access Pipeline under land owned by the Standing Rock Sioux explain their opposition and cite the lessons learned during their protests.

Harvard panelists discuss future of journalism in ‘fake news’ world

Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow moderated a Berkman Klein forum titled “Fake News, Concrete Responses: At the Nexus of Law, Technology, and Social Narratives.”

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The ABA Law Student Division has selected March 28 as the official National Mental Health Day at law schools across the country. …

Virtual Competition: The Promise and Perils of the Algorithm-Driven Economy

Subtitle Featuring author Maurice Stucke Teaser The changing market reality is already shifting power into the hands of the few. …

What to Do If You Catch Your Boss in a Lie

How to think through your next steps.

Night lights, big data

When the Earth is dark, human activity sparkles across the globe. …

In a divided land, Bruce Springsteen and the runaway American dream

“In the day we sweat it out in the streets of a runaway American dream.” — “Born to Run,” Bruce Springsteen, 1975. …

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Why the AHCA would have been bad for children — and an unavoidable truth moving forward

Regardless of whether the government eventually creates a suitable replacement for the Affordable Care Act, providing adequate health insurance to as many children as possible is crucial to healthy …