Debating democracy itself

In HUBweek forum, Sandel peers beyond current issues to consider the ailing state of U.S. governance and civic life

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Peeking between memory and perception

Study zeroes in on how humans interpret visual environment

Musicologist puts race center-stage

Digital archives help Oja shape ‘Black Virtuosos and Civil Rights’

New Radcliffe exhibition pushes artistic boundaries

Showcases work by 13 current fellows, including scientists, a mathematician, an anthropologist, even an urban planner

Events

Fri., September 30, 2016, 8:30am - 2:30pm

Engineering & Entrepreneurship: The Internet of Things

Fri., September 30, 2016, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Governance for Development — Political and Administrative Reforms for Bangladesh

Sat., October 1, 2016, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Regeneration (A one-woman show by Nancy Rappaport, M.D.)

Sun., October 2, 2016, 2:00pm

Boston Conservatory Orchestra / Prokofiev and Brahms

On display through Jan. 8

Modern Art and Modernity

Mon., October 3, 2016, 12:30pm - 1:00pm

Gallery Talk: Gabriele Münter and Wassily Kandinsky

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.

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Honan 5K paves way to support local programs

The Brian J. Honan 5K Run/Walk gathered more than 1,300 people together to raise money for local charities and educational programs on Sept. 25.

Becoming her fullest self

Sarah Lewis ’97 talks to the Gazette about returning to Harvard to join the faculty of the History of Art and Architecture.

In Germany, learning while seeing

The Harvard Summer Program in Freiburg, Germany, seeks to broaden the outlook of 20 Harvard students, each of whom is paired with a German student from the University of Freiburg, though a …

A hot idea for conserving energy

Aldís Elfarsdóttir ’18 didn’t like the energy-wasting implications of cracking the window to lower the temperature in her Eliot House room. …

News from Around Harvard

Remembering Robert Timberg

Robert Timberg, Marine, reporter, editor, acclaimed author and Nieman Fellow in the class of 1980, died on September 6 in Annapolis, Maryland, of respiratory failure. …

The Explainer: Core Competence

What does your company do better than any other firm?

Remembering Allister Sparks, the South African journalist who found common ground with Southern Nieman Fellows

The struggle between the forces of segregation and civil rights in the South was the big story when the Nieman Fellows came together in September of 1962. …

Macromanagement Is Just as Bad as Micromanagement

Tanya Menon, associate professor at Fisher College of Management, Ohio State University, explains how to recognize if your management style is too hands off. …

The Labels That Cried Wolf

Consumer warning labels often make it difficult for consumers to determine levels of risk, research shows

Media & Politics Must Reads, September 30, 2016

Our weekly roundup of news found at the intersection of media, politics, policy and technology, from the Shorenstein Center and from around the web. …

Memorials for the Future Winner Announced

The opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture is not the only monumental event on the current DC landscape. …

Protection from C. diff?

New receptors point to targets for a dangerous intestinal infection