To advance sustainability, fight inequality, researcher says

Sampson study urges greater attention to strengthening social structure in cities

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A closer look at the post-election stock rally

Kennedy School paper matches performance across sectors to Trump policy stances

‘Moonlight’ composer inspired by campus connections

Oscar-nominated alumnus melded love of music with his studies in psychology

Rihanna named Humanitarian of Year

Singer to accept Harvard Foundation’s award this week

Events

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lecture: Climate Change Beyond Environmentalism

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 6:00pm

Lecture: Doris Salcedo’s Circles of Sorrow

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Faculty Speaker: Growing Up in a Media World

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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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The changes in drug research, testing

In December, Congress passed a bipartisan law to boost federal medical research spending and to ease the approval of new drugs. In a panel discussion, experts at the Harvard T.H. …

In Europe, nationalism’s rising

After the twin triumphs of Trump and Brexit, right-leaning European parties see fresh paths to political power.

Focus on the future of food

Panel hears 24 capsule discussions on the future of food in key areas, along with concerns about how to feed the world.

For better health, reduce greenhouse gases

The “Harvard Chan: This Week in Health” podcast sits down with Aaron Bernstein, associate director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard Chan School, to discuss how …

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Annotation Tuesday! Christopher Solomon and “The Detective of Northern Oddities”

Profiles are hard. Too often they’re drenched in the writer’s attempts to make the subject seem larger than life. …

Parents: As more states legalize marijuana here’s what you need to know and do

As marijuana becomes legal or is decriminalized in more states, teens are less likely to view its use as risky, so parents need to talk with their children about safety, especially if they use it …

Case Study: A Luxury Brand Competes Against a Flashy New Rival

How should a Swiss watchmaker stand out in China?

“A Harbinger of Those Peaceful Times to Come”: A Gift from the People of Great Britain

The brief ceremony that marked the opening of Houghton Library on 28 February 1942 took place only months after the United States had entered World War II following the Japanese attack on Pearl …

A Brief History of Blockchain

It’s come a long way in 10 years.

A Time for Press Solidarity, Not Finger-Pointing

Deniz Yücel is the only German journalist who is in prison in Turkey for doing his job. He has been in police custody since February 14, when he turned himself in for questioning. …