Uncovering Harvard Square’s past

Clover store restoration saved glass-covered, tiled school pennants from a century ago

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Solving the mystery of the Arctic’s green ice

New model explains blooms of phytoplankton growing under Arctic sea ice

Harvard launches data science initiative

Francesca Dominici and David Parkes named co-directors

From the ‘Fruit Belt’ to the lab

Student bound for med school explains how financial aid made Harvard, and more, possible

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Thursday, March 30, 2017, 6:30pm - 11:30pm

Nowruz, Iranian New Years

Friday, March 31, 2017, 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Bach: Mass in B Minor

Saturday, April 1, 2017, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Film screening and Discussion | 'Bleak Street'

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Refugee crisis draws Harvard alum home to Germany

Recent Harvard graduate Ilke Kiral is lending a helping hand to refugees fleeing hardship for security in her native Germany. Kiral, who graduated in May from the Harvard Kennedy School, is teaching language and helping bridge the cultural gulf between recent arrivals and German society while volunteering at refugee centers near her Berlin home.

One potato, two potato: Contemporary work at Harvard Art Museums

On view in the Harvard Art Museums is a clever work by the conceptual Argentine artist Victor Grippo. “Analgoia I" incorporates a series of potatoes connected to electrodes and a meter that registers the energy they produce. The piece is both an example of the artist's unusual use of everyday materials and a statement about how a united community could resist the nation’s repressive political regime. 

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2,056 applicants were invited today to join Harvard College’s Class of 2021

Today, 2,056 applicants were invited to join Harvard College’s Class of 2021.

Harvard professor urges scientists to speak up about climate change

Professor Naomi Oreskes wants scientists to make a stronger case for action on climate change.

Protecting U.S. democracy, rather than tracking Russian secrets, should guide policy, author Masha Gessen says

Although the news spotlight is shining on questions about possible collusion between Russia and President Trump’s campaign organization, Russian-American journalist Masha Gessen cautions against …

Harvard scientists help develop algorithm that predicts social cooperation

Harvard scientists helped develop an algorithm for predicting whether a social structure is likely to favor cooperation.

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Artificial Intelligence: The Park Rangers of the Anthropocene

March 24, 2017The Atlantic Image: By Ed Yong, Staff Writer In Australia, autonomous killer robots are set to invade the Great Barrier Reef. …

How Personalities Affect Team Chemistry

Deloitte national managing director Kim Christfort talks about the different personality styles in an organization and the challenges of bringing them together. …

Media & Politics Must Reads, March 31, 2017

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

MSNBC's Morning Joe: Nicholas Burns pushes back against proposed State Department/USAID cuts

Mar 29, 2017 Fmr. Amb. Nicholas Burns testified to the House Foreign Affairs committee on Trump's proposal to slash funding to the State Department and USAID. Amb. Burns discusses with Morning Joe.

What a Bipartisan Approach to U.S. Health Care Could Look Like

Encourage competition, reduce costs, and cover the poorest.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

About the On-Site Faculty Member The on-site faculty member for this course will be Daniel L. Shapiro, Ph.D. Dr. …

Promoting Human Connection

400x200-alysha-english.jpg On a cold February afternoon, the view into a Longfellow Hall classroom might raise some eyebrows. …

How to Get Your Team to Follow Through After a Meeting

Send out a one-page summary within an hour.