Turning College dreams into reality

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

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Problems solved at Harvard's math lounge

Science Center common room doubles as student think tank and retreat

Echoes of war, seeds of hope

In visit to Vietnam, President Faust stresses importance of remembrance in healing from conflict

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, 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Examining America's Opioid Crisis

Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 8:30pm

Lowell House Opera: Ariadne Auf Naxos

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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

In a Q&A session, the co-directors of the emerging Harvard Data Science Initiative discuss a new era in cooperation.

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

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Seeking Urban Planning Project Manager in New York City

Bloomberg Associates is hiring an Urban Planning Team Project Manager for a range of projects relating to urban planning, public realm transformation, and urban economic development. …

Fake news is giving reality a run for its money

How best to respond to the "fake news" phenomenon was the subject of a panel discussion sponsored by the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, titled “Fake News, Concrete Responses: At the …

Does Doing the Same Work Over and Over Again Make You Less Ethical?

Research on the benefits of varied tasks.

Tomorrow, March 28: “Is there public reason in Strasbourg human rights analysis?”

March 29, 2017 “Is there public reason in Strasbourg human rights analysis?” A talk by Wojciech Sadurski, Challis Professor of Jurisprudence, University of Sydney Law School