How conservators preserve Harvard’s rare collections

SurgiBox wins $70,000 President’s Challenge

Safe, collapsible surgery device offers alternative to existing solutions

Design student leads 22 cyclists on 1,000-mile desert journey

Thesis explores how people were using their bikes as a means of “surviving and thriving”

New weapons against agricultural pests

Researchers create natural insecticidal proteins to target resistant bugs

Events

Sat., April 30, 2016, 11:00am - 12:00pm

ARTS FIRST: Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra performs Stravinsky's "Petrushka"

Sat., April 30, 2016, 12:00pm - 12:30pm

ARTS FIRST: Ballroom Gets Bold

Sat., April 30, 2016, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Free Admission Day for ARTS FIRST

Sat., April 30, 2016, 1:00pm - 5:00pm

ARTS FIRST: Performance Fair

Sun., May 1, 2016, 11:00am - 1:00pm

ARTS FIRST: Silk Road Ensemble & Parker Quartet

Sun., May 1, 2016, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

ARTS FIRST: Battle of the Bands

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Become Anything

Harvard helped Jeremy Lin, class of 2010, see that he could become many things, even a professional basketball player.

Educating Girls Globally | Harvard Graduate School of Education

Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, reflects on the global constraints that girls and women face to receiving an education and what UNESCO is doing to help.

Tackling climate change

Harvard is uniquely equipped to shape the ideas and innovations that will lead the transition to a low-carbon future

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