Homeless youth find shelter at student-run Y2Y

Harvard Square space may be the first of its kind in the U.S.

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Tennessee Williams’ last major play revived

“The Night of the Iguana” at the A.R.T. features an all-star cast

Finding truth in the U.S. intelligence community

In Q&A, former CIA official and Belfer Center fellow defends agency’s ethos

Lab opens doors for an undergrad experience

Wintersession course gives freshman an up-close-and-personal view of research

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 8:00pm

The Moth

Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Michael Sandel: "Why Trump? What Now?"

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Creativity, medicine and the arts

The Arts and Humanities Initiative at Harvard Medical School presents a series of workshops about the value of an ongoing relationship with the arts while in pursuit of a study of science.

Making metallic hydrogen at Harvard

Nearly a century after it was theorized, Harvard scientists have succeeded in creating metallic hydrogen. In addition to helping scientists answer fundamental questions about the nature of matter, the material is theorized to have a wide range of applications, ranging from room-temperature superconductors to powerful rocket propellant.

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A close reading of Elizabeth Bishop

Megan Marshall ’77 talks about the personal and scholarly perspective behind her new biography of the poet Elizabeth Bishop.

Lamont wins Erasmus Prize

Weatherhead Center director Michèle Lamont wins the Erasmus Prize and is honored for her contributions to social sciences.

U.S. intelligence: a ‘truth-devoted’ culture

Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, a former CIA officer and now a senior fellow at the Belfer Center, discusses the intelligence community’s investigation into Russian hacking of the 2016 election and the …

More than language lessons

María Luisa Parra teaches a course that caters to students of Latino heritage who spoke Spanish at home but never had formal instruction in the language.

News from Around Harvard

How governments and companies can prevent the next insider attack

Feb 20, 2017 Now that they are in office, President Donald Trump and his team must protect the nation from many threats – including from insiders. …

Trump & Co. Demolition

Feb 2, 2017 America and the world have yet to see the likes of this: a newly elected administration that is setting out with manic energy to destroy in mere days what took decades to build. …

Facing Rubble, Not Relief: Lucinda Fleeson, NF ’85, coordinates journalists in Nepal to analyze delays in rebuilding homes destroyed in 2015 earthquake

The seven reporters rode motorbikes and jeeps into Nepal’s mountainous districts to find some of the 15,000-plus men, women, and children struggling through a second winter in emergency tents or …

Insider Threats

Jan 24, 2017 High-security organizations around the world face devastating threats from insiders—trusted employees with access to sensitive information, facilities, and materials. …

The Nuclear Fallout of Trump’s Possible Détente with Putin

Feb 16, 2017 While the new US administration should be looking for areas of cooperation with Russia where possible, it should do so without compromising the United States’ principled stance on …

How Trump Can Strengthen the U.S.-Japan Alliance

Feb 17, 2017 Last week’s meeting between President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe went surprisingly well, but if this summit is the baseline test of Mr. …

Academics + Practitioners = Better Cities: ACSA Workshop 3/22

If you’re attending the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Annual Meeting in Detroit March 23-25, make time for the preconference workshop Avenues of Exchange: Professionals, …

Announcing the 2017 J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Awards Shortlist

Columbia Journalism School and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard are pleased to announce the 2017 Shortlist for the J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Awards - the J. …