Problems solved at Harvard's math lounge

Science Center common room doubles as student think tank and retreat

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Echoes of war, seeds of hope

In visit to Vietnam, President Faust stresses importance of remembrance in healing from conflict

Critical step found in DNA repair, cellular aging

Experiments in mice suggest way to thwart DNA damage from aging, radiation

Student returns to Harvard after diagnosis changed his life

Miguel Garcia ’17 shares his new perspective on life, literature, and his future

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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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Harvard researchers develop framework to explain shape of plant stems

A mathematical framework can explain how a plant stem’s “sense of self” contributes to its growth upward or downward.

Director of ‘A Quiet Passion’ talks Emily Dickinson ahead of Houghton screening

Terence Davies, director of the new Emily Dickinson biopic "A Quiet Passion" talks with The Gazette about his challenges in making movies, his artistic kinship with Dickinson, and what drew him to …

University history uncovered in Harvard Square restaurant

A restoration at Clover restaurant in Harvard Square saved previously hidden, glass-covered, tiled school pennants from a century ago.

Harvard men’s ice hockey wins the ECAC Tournament

Harvard men’s hockey defeated both Quinnipiac (3 goals by Sean Malone ‘17) and then Cornell (2 goals by Ryan Donato ’19) by identical 4-1 scores to win the ECAC Tournament at Lake Placid, N.Y. …

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Climate Week: "Utilizing NASA's 'Panoply' for Geoscience Data Analysis in the Classroom" with Nicole Dulaney

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:30amGutman Hall 302, 13 Appian Way, CambridgeThe Harvard Graduate School of Education presents: "Utilizing NASA's 'Panopoly' for Geoscience Data Analysis in the Classroom" …

Climate Week: Heather Henriksen

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:00pmTBDThe Harvard University Office for Sustainability presents a talk on the University's sustainability accomplishments with its director, Heather Henriksen. …

Climate Week: Timothy LeCaine

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 6:00pmTBDThe Harvard University Mahindra Center for the Humanities presents a lecture by Timothy LeCaine, Associate Professor of History and Director of Graduate Studies, Montana …

Climate Week: "Improving Agriculture in a Warmer World" with David Lobell

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 5:00pmScience Center A, 1 Oxford St. …

Climate Week: "Defending the Climate in the Trumpocene" with David Doniger

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 12:00pmScience Center A, 1 Oxford St. …

Climate Week: "Daily Monitoring of the Land Surface of the Earth" with Joseph Mascaro and Andrew Zolli

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 3:00pmHUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St. …

Climate Week: Lauren Kurtz and Naomi Oreskes

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 4:00pmTBDThe Harvard Law School Environmental Law Clinic presents a lecture by Lauren Kurtz, Executive Director, Climate Science Legal Defense Fund, and Naomi Oreskes, Professor, …

Climate Week: "Climate Ready Boston: Planning for the Challenges Ahead" with Bud Ris

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 2:00pmPiper Auditorium, Gund Hall, GSD, 48 Quincy St. …