A love-hate punctuation guide from Abramson and Pinker

Do semicolons fill you with rage? Does a perfectly placed hyphen warm your heart?

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Debating the debates

Harvard analysts ponder the upcoming clashes, how viewers may react, and how the candidates might snare their votes

Body image a trouble zone in obesity fight

Experts warn of eating disorder risk when anti-obesity efforts focus on looks

Events

Sat., September 24, 2016, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Free Admission for Museum Day Live!

Sat., September 24, 2016

Smithsonian Museum Day Live!

Sun., September 25, 2016, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Museum as Teaching Lab: Experiments in Inclusive Design

Mon., September 26, 2016, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

SAI Grant Opportunities Open House

Mon., September 26, 2016, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Asmarina Film Screening and Discussion with Director Medhin Paolos

Tue., September 27, 2016, 5:30pm - 6:45pm

What Works: Designing Inclusive Organizations

Join us for HUBweek, a week-long ideas festival celebrating the intersection of art, science, and technology across Greater Boston

See events Join us for HUBweek, a week-long ideas festival celebrating the intersection of art, science, and technology across Greater Boston

Video

Lin-Manuel Miranda talks "Hamilton" and Hip-Hop, Power and Playwriting

“Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda talks about finding your voice as a writer and the role of the playwright in addressing history during a conversation with Nieman Foundation Curator Ann Marie Lipinski as part of the Pulitzer Centennial Celebration on Sept. 11-12, 2016

Education gap: The root of inequality

Education may be the key to solving broader American inequality, but we have to solve educational inequality first.

Latest Harvard Gazette News

Seven from Harvard named HHMI Faculty Scholars

Seven Harvard scientists have won the support of a new funding initiative by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Simons Foundation, and the Gates Foundation.

A generous vision for Harvard Art Museums

Prior to arriving on campus as Harvard Art Museums director, Martha Tedeschi was the deputy director for art and research at the Art Institute of Chicago. …

Mixed messages

“The Art of Discovery,” an exhibit in Radcliffe’s Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery, includes work by 13 current fellows.

Unhand that comma!

Harvard wordsmiths Jill Abramson and Steven Pinker answered questions from the Gazette to mark National Punctuation Day.

News from Around Harvard

Children of All Nations supports work of Child Advocacy Program with $250,000 gift

The Child Advocacy Program (CAP) of Harvard Law School recently received a $250,000 gift from Children of All Nations (CAN). …

Harvard Law School partners with Food For Free

Kicking off the semester sustainably, Harvard Law School launched its first formal food donation program, in partnership with Food For Free, a local non-profit that recovers wasted food from …

Alchemical Ecology: Rudolf Steiner and the Environmental Movement

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 5:30pmRoom 133, Barker Center, 12 Quincy St. …

Ditching digital

Armed with his father's old Hasselblad camera in Greece, a photographer learns the challenges and joys of shooting with film. By Stergios Dinopoulos ’172016 Artist Development Fellow

Mixed Messages

New Radcliffe exhibition pushes artistic boundaries"The Art of Discovery," at Radcliffe Institute's recently revamped Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery shares submissions from 13 current fellows …

Clinical Hospitality Coordinator Heather Williams Celebrated with Dean’s Award for Excellence

For years, Heather Williams has given her warmth and understanding and knowledge of the law school to anyone who walks through the doors of 6 Everett Street, looking

Bumblebee behavior

Some flowers release pollen out of small pores in the anthers. Bumblebees (Bombus impatiens Cresson) coax this pollen out by vibrating their bodies (buzz pollination or sonication). …

Southeast Asia Haze Caused Over 100,000 Deaths, Study Says

September 19, 2016The Wall Street Journal Image: By Sara SchonhardtA study by two U.S. …