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

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

On display through Oct. 21

Women of the Blackwell Family: Resilience and Change

Wed., September 28, 2016, 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Explore the Emerging Worlds of Augmented and Virtual Reality

Wed., September 28, 2016, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Marian Anderson and the Desegregation of the American Concert Stage

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

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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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Ten from Harvard named HHMI Faculty Scholars

Ten 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

Can the Green Economy Deliver It All? Experiences of Renewable Energy Policies with Socio-economic Objectives

The Green Economy (GE) paradigm aims to reconcile environmental and socio-economic objectives. …

Field Hockey Overpowers No. 19 Maine, 3-1

The Harvard field hockey team (4-4, 1-0 Ivy) won its second game of the weekend Sunday, overpowering the 19th-ranked Maine Black Bears (7-3), 3-1. The win improved the Crimson to . …

Second Half Goals Send Men’s Soccer Past Iona, 2-1

Netting a pair of goals over the final 10 minutes, Harvard men’s soccer topped Iona, 2-1, on Saturday afternoon at Mazzella Field. …

Women’s Soccer Opens Ivy Play with 1-0 Victory Over Penn

Kicking off its Ivy slate away from Jordan Field, Harvard women’s soccer triumphed over Penn in shutout fashion, 1-0, on Saturday afternoon at Adams Field. …

Cryptography and Sovereignty

Encryption's new normal is changing the way in which states assert their sovereignty at home and abroad. Cryptography has gone mainstream. …

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. …