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

Thu., September 29, 2016, 5:45pm

DRCLAS/BLIFF Film Screening: La Buena Vida (The Good Life)

Thu., September 29, 2016, 4:00pm - 7:30pm

"Trafficked" Film Screening & Panel Discussion

Thu., September 29, 2016, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Lights (Body): Rhythm on Camera

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.)

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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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. …

Sharing the small stuff

The fifth annual Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching conference will be a showcase for “bite-sized innovations.”

The play’s the thing

Students will premiere “Calamus” at the Leverett Library Theater on Friday, with shows continuing through the weekend.

Peeking between memory and perception

Your brain is able to stitch together a coherent 360-degree panorama of the world around you, and now researchers are beginning to understand how.

News from Around Harvard

Happy National Coffee Day!

Happy National Coffee Day! HLS students, did you know you can get free coffee in the Library? Visit the kitchenette at the north end of the Reading Room–that’s the end with the Caspersen …

5 Questions: Robert Sanchez and “Colorado Springs’ Identity Crisis”

When I saw that Robert Sanchez, a senior writer at Denver magazine 5280, had taken on Colorado Springs in his story for the publication’s April issue, I couldn’t wait to read it. …

Develop Deep Knowledge in Your Organization — and Keep It

How one architecture and engineering firm does it.

Grand Opening: National Museum of African American History and Culture

The buzz in DC last weekend was all about the opening of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture, designed by Phil Freelon (LF ‘90, lead architect) and David Adjaye (lead …

Traveling for Work? You’re a Prime Target for Hackers

The rapid ascent of spymail.

Treating the primary tumor can improve survival in men whose prostate cancer has spread

For men with prostate cancer that has metastasized, treatment usually focuses on the tumors that develop elsewhere in the body. …

Air Pollution Is Making Office Workers Less Productive

Suddenly, environmental regulations seem a lot more business-friendly.

Even a 14-Cent Food Tax Could Lead to Healthier Choices

Research shows prices are more effective than food labels.