Finding beauty in the bizarre

New exhibit at Harvard Art Museums traces evolution of symbolism

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After Brexit, a changed future

European Union now needs to regroup and to calm other skittish members, Harvard analysts say

Expansive effort by Harvard affiliates will seek a cure for diabetes

New program will work toward translating these stem cell discoveries into treatments

Affirming whole-person admissions

Universities can continue considering racial and ethnic background as a factor in evaluating applicants, Supreme Court rules

Events

Fri., July 8, 2016, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Museum Highlights Tour by Harvard Student Guides

Sat., July 9, 2016, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Discover BEES! In Arthropods: Creatures That Rule

Wed., July 13, 2016

Drawings from the Age of Bruegel, Rubens, and Rembrandt

Fri., July 22, 2016, 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Glass Flowers Soirée

Wed., July 27, 2016

Birds of the World

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

Sh*t-Faced Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

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Harvard professor brings scientific rigor to windsurfing

Every summer, Gonzalo Giribet, the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, packs up his race boards and sails and heads out to compete in some of the top windsurfing regattas in the world.

Disruptive: Rapid, Low Cost Detection of Zika & Future Pandemics | Wyss Institute

The rapid emergence of the Zika virus on the world stage calls for a detection system that is just as quick. In this episode of Disruptive, Wyss Core Faculty member and MIT professor Jim Collins and University of Toronto Assistant Professor Keith Pardee discuss how they developed a low cost, paper-based diagnostic platform that can rapidly detect the Zika virus. 

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Nature as storm defender

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A Beijing symposium co-sponsored by the Harvard China Project and the Harvard Global Institute explored the possibility of China adopting a carbon tax as a way to reduce climate-warming greenhouse …

After Brexit, a changed future

Harvard analysts talk about the effects of the United Kingdom’s referendum to leave the European Union on both Britain and the continent.

Finding beauty in the bizarre

The Harvard Art Museums exhibit “Flowers of Evil: Symbolist Drawings, 1870–1910,” on view through Aug. …

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