My dinner with Stephen Hawking

Persian delicacies, ‘black hole cake,’ and reflections from a world-famous physicist

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From fresh food to magic mushrooms

At Radcliffe, Michael Pollan probes the medicinal uses of psychedelic drugs

The architect as artist

Frank Gehry is the first in his field awarded the Harvard Arts Medal

Painting of College’s first African-American graduate unveiled in Annenberg Hall

Portrait of a trailblazer: Richard Theodore Greener, Class of 1870

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Wed., May 4, 2016, 12:30pm - 1:00pm

Gallery Talk: Everywhen

Wed., May 4, 2016, 11:00am - 2:30pm

Harvard SEAS Design & Project Fair

Wed., May 4, 2016, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Discover BEES! In Arthropods: Creatures That Rule

Wed., May 4, 2016, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Deans' Challenge Demo Day

Thu., May 5, 2016, 6:00pm

The Architectural Legacy of Fascism in Postwar Italy

Thu., May 5, 2016, 4:30pm - Fri., May 6, 2016, 12:30pm

Who Speaks for Democracy Across South Asia?

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T.S. Eliot, 1947 - Harvard Voices

In 1947, Harvard graduate and Nobel Prize Laureate, T.S. Eliot, read his early poetry about Cambridge scenery.

Tackling climate change

Harvard is uniquely equipped to shape the ideas and innovations that will lead the transition to a low-carbon future

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HBS Club of NY honors five

The Harvard Business School Club of New York will honor five alumni leaders at its 49th Annual Leadership Dinner on May 18 at the American Museum of Natural History.

A focus on veterans

Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership hosted a day of service for students to give back to veterans in the community.

From fresh food to magic mushrooms

Author and journalist Michael Pollan has spent a fellowship year at Radcliffe changing directions and focusing on a fresh project, exploring a budding rebirth of psychedelic drugs for medicinal uses.

How our bodies harness energy

Robert A. Lue, faculty director of the Harvard Ed Portal, offered his audience insight into his upcoming HarvardX course “Cell Biology: Mitochondria,” during a talk on April 21.

News from Around Harvard

Innovation and Its Enemies: Why People Resist New Technologies

This book explores the sources and dynamics of social opposition to innovation. …

Subsidies in the Wrong Places Skew Renewable Energy's Power

"Given the existing low-cost competition in a no-growth market, renewable developers face tough investment challenges absent new policies. …

Tiny Living Expanding

If compact living spaces are catching on in communities around Boston–as well as throughout the country–a little of the credit goes to Eli Spevak (LF ’14). …

Black 2.0: the New Liberation Movement

Subtitle with Carl Williams, staff attorney at the ACLU of MA Teaser Join us to hear Carl Williams speak about the current Black Liberation movement. …

Negotiation Role-Plays for Building Critical Skills

Here is a brief story about about a teenager named Chris Jensen. On his way home from basketball practice, he walked into a grocery store and shoplifted some candy bars and a soda. …

Think About Any Risk Like an Investor

Four tactics can carry you through very different situations.

New exhibit: What (Not) to Wear: Fashion and the Law

Historical & Special Collections is pleased to announce that the new exhibit, What (Not) to Wear: Fashion and the Law is now on view in the Caspersen Room on the fourth floor of Langdell Hall. …

From Fresh Food to Magic Mushrooms

At Radcliffe, Michael Pollan probes the medicinal uses of psychedelic drugsRadcliffe fellow Michael Pollan is exploring a budding rebirth of psychedelic drugs, all but banned since the 1960s. …