Chef goes beyond sweet in ‘Science and Cooking’ lecture

Joanne Chang '91, founder of Flour Bakery, demonstrates the science and culinary versatility of sugar

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Checklists are boring, but death is worse

In conversation with Malcolm Gladwell, surgeon-writer Atul Gawande explains how simple systems can save lives

In surge of strawberries, some dirty details

California scholar devoting Radcliffe fellowship to study of an industry transformed

Scroll through Colonial life

Library's vast collection from era, from love letters to receipts, digitized for public view

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Thursday, October 19, 2017, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

No More, America: Screening and Discussion

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We Just Fit, You and I

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Wonders of the Microbial World

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Harvard Arthrobots

Inspired by arthropod insects and spiders, Harvard researchers have created an entirely new type of semi-soft robots capable of standing and walking using drinking straws and inflatable tubing. 

Harvard Professor takes Alzheimer’s fight personally

Harvard Medical School Professor Reisa Sperling talks about the personal impact of Alzheimer’s disease, which killed both her father and grandfather.

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Symposium explores the science and business of reducing resistance to drugs to prevent a post-antibiotic age

Antibiotic resistance has the potential to take millions of lives by 2050 if nothing is done to address the problem, Anthony Fauci, the head of the National Institutes of Health’s Institute of …

Yoshiaki Shimizu’s work explored in Harvard exhibit

At the Center for Government and International Studies, a small exhibit captures the life and work of an artist influenced by Harvard, by a range of cultural forces, and by the postwar art movements …

Syrian asylees release documentary to highlight struggles of child refugees

Oula Alrifai, A.M. ’19, and her brother, Mouhanad Al-Rifay, are releasing “Tomorrow’s Children,” a documentary about Syrian child refugees trying to survive in Turkey.

Harvard’s Community Football Day scores big with crowd

Area residents flock to Harvard Stadium for event-filled Community Football Day.

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A conversation and visual journey with muralist Paul Deo

During his visit on October 25, Paul Deo will talk about the history of murals and present his work during a jointly hosted LFP and Harvard Ed Portal conversation that is open to everyone. …

Writers Speak: Richard Price in conversation with Claire Messud

Richard Price is the acclaimed author of numerous novels and screenplays. His books include Clockers (1992) Lush Life (2008) and, most recently, Whites (2015), under the pseudonym Harry Brandt. …

Writers in the Parlor

A conversation with Lorraine Adams (Journalist and Novelist), Jill Abramson(Senior Lecturer in Journalism, Harvard), and Claire Messud (Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing, Harvard). …

The Harvard Cubans: Film screening and Q&A with Director

The Harvard Cubans (Los cubanos de Harvard) is a documentary film produced by the Cuba Studies Program and directed by Danny González Lucena. …

Space Junk: A Traffic Crisis in Outer Space?

It's been 60 years since the launch of the first artificial satellite, Sputnik, and space is getting busier and busier. …

Finding Babel Film Screening + Discussion

The Harvard Ed Portal, the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, and Ballet Russes Arts Initiative are proud to present a film screening of Finding Babel followed by a discussion with …

2017 Beatboxing Residency at Harvard

Beatboxer, film producer and Broadway actor Chesney Snow and film producer Rich McKeown will present their award-winning film American Beatboxer and a series of related events during a three-day …

Safe Spaces, Brave Spaces

Subtitle with author John Palfrey, Head of School at Phillips Academy, Andover Teaser Often in today’s political climate our commitments to liberty and equality …