Sustainable commuting

Many Harvard faculty, staff, and students commute each day in sustainable ways

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A second look at evolution

New research suggests that some evolutionary changes were quicker than others

West Side Story

The cast and crew of the new production wrestle with the classic musical’s racial, ethnic, and political complications

A better candidate for chemo delivery

A new technique may increase the efficacy and decrease the toxicity of existing cancer chemotherapies

Haben Girma

A new memoir by Haben Girma recounts her life as a deafblind woman, including her time at Harvard Law School

To Serve Better: Harvard across the country

Serving Washington D.C.

Clint Smith, whose dissertation focuses on juveniles facing life sentences, leads a prison reading program in Washington, D.C.

Serving South Dakota

Marnie Gelbart works to increase public understanding of genetics, and the ethical, legal, and social implications

Serving Tennessee

Sarah Lockridge-Steckel founded The Collective, which works to help young people in Memphis, Tennessee


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Human Sacrifice and Power in the Kerma Kingdom

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Preventing sudden cardiac death through gene sequencing

Researchers have determined that genetic testing could identify those at risk for cardiac death prior to any symptoms.

First-generation Harvard Red Book helps bind a community

Dan Lobo ’14, founder of Harvard College First Generation Student Union — now known as Harvard Primus, and Alejandra Iglesias ’21, president of Primus, discuss the first-gen Red Book.

New laser hits mark on cancer imaging to airport security

Harvard researchers have developed a totally new type of laser that can reach terahertz frequencies offering short-range, high-bandwidth wireless communications, very-high-resolution radar, and …

How humans’ sense of ‘intuitive physics’ touches fictional worlds

A Harvard study is exploring the way humans’ sense of “intuitive physics” of the real world leaves fingerprints on the fictional universes we create.

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How to Manage a Stubborn, Defensive, or Defiant Employee

First, figure out what is driving their negative behavior.

Covering college student homelessness and food insecurity: 7 tips from Sara Goldrick-Rab

A leading scholar on college student homelessness and food insecurity, Sara Goldrick-Rab of Temple University, offers journalists seven tips for improving their coverage. …

Commemorating the Impact of Dean James Ryan

1500x1000_Ryan_1_2.jpg At a warm and good-humored gathering earlier this month — perfectly suited to the temperament of the guest of honor — friends, family, and …

Women’s Fencing Makes Strong Showing at Penn

On the road at Penn, women’s fencing scored a 3-3 record to kick off its season.

Men’s Fencing Goes Undefeated at Elite Invitational

In their first contest of the season, men’s fencing tabbed a perfect 5-0 sweep at the Elite Invitational in Philadelphia.

Women’s Basketball Tripped Up at Rutgers, 74-46

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Closing out its second road trip of the season, the Harvard women’s basketball team (3-2, 0-0 Ivy League) was tripped up by Rutgers (4-0, 0-0 B1G), 74-46, this afternoon at …

Women’s Squash Sweeps Tufts in Season Opener, 9-0

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In its first contest of the season, Harvard women’s squash rolled over 17 ranked Tufts, 9-0. …

Women’s Rugby Crowned NIRA National Champions After Victory Over Army West Point, 18-7

Hosting college rugby’s premier contest at Mignone Field, Harvard women’s rugby rallied behind stellar defense to defeat Army West Point, 18-7, and secure its first NIRA National Championship in …