Minding the details of mind wandering

New research elucidates separate modes

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Where women once ruled

Excavated tombs of Peru’s Moche priestesses provide archaeologists with troves of artifacts, data

A family of common zeal

Radcliffe exhibit shines light on reform-minded Blackwells

Sky is the limit

Harvard's observatories have students seeing stars

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Sh*t-Faced Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

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Harvard restores its famed Glass Flowers

Harvard’s Glass Flowers, the famed Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, have returned to display in a refurbished gallery, which shows the iconic collection in new light — literally. 

Paul Wood: The Pen and the Sword – Reporting ISIS | Shorenstein Center

Paul Wood, Fall 2015 Joan Shorenstein Fellow and BBC world affairs correspondent, discusses his new research paper, “The Pen and the Sword: Reporting ISIS”. The paper, which can be read in full at shorensteincenter.org, tells the harrowing story of a journalist held hostage by ISIS, and examines the ethical dilemmas that arise when reporting on terrorist organizations.

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A family of common zeal

The extraordinary Blackwell family, who for generations played important roles in 19th- and 20th-century American social reform movements such as the abolition of slavery and women's rights, are on …

Sky is the limit

In an area where light pollution has all but hidden the stars, Harvard's Clay and Loomis-Michael Telescopes offer staff, students, and affiliates a vision of the night sky unlike any in the city.

Smirk central

The Harvard Lampoon’s creative irreverence on full display in exhibit marking its 140th anniversary

Similar designs, 100 million years apart

A study found that both Rusingoryx atopocranion, a relative of the wildebeest, and hadrosaur dinosaurs evolved large bony domes on their foreheads, which were likely used as resonating chambers to …

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Join the Conspiracy!

This post is part of an ongoing series featuring items recently cataloged from the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection. …

Harvard EdCast: The World Course

400x200-fernando-reimers-bookcover.jpg The world is changing, says Professor Fernando Reimers, and the schools of the world must change with it. …

The Values Crisis Shaking the Republican Party

Leaders are measured by what they do when every option seems like a bad one.

The Existential War Between ISIS and France

Visiting Professor Jocelyne Cesari writes about the recent attacks in France and why the country seems to be a target.

A Family of Common Zeal

Radcliffe exhibit shines light on reform-minded BlackwellsA new Radcliffe exhibition at the Schlesinger Library is devoted to over a century of the Blackwell Family, a family whose members include …

Who plays the lottery, and why: Updated collection of research

2016 review of the research literature on U.S. lotteries and the types of people most likely to play. …

Augmented Reality at HGSE

400x200-EcoMobile-11_Heidt.png Researchers at the Ed School have long been aware that augmented reality games, such as current phenomenon Pokemon Go, can be important …

What I Learned From 10 Years of Doing PR for Apple

Five communications lessons from the biggest corporate turnaround.