A writer’s journey

Harvard senior Ruben Reyes Jr. has launched Palabritas, a Latinx literary magazine

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Unwinding and connecting at WinterFest

The Harvard community celebrates the season with games, fire pits, and marshmallows

Platelet ‘decoys’ outsmart clots and cancer

The cells offer a potential drug-free, reversible antiplatelet therapy

Termite mounds

Researchers investigate how termites can build complex, long-standing structures all over the world

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Victorian Visionary: John Ruskin and the Realization of the Ideal

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Bloomberg Harvard City Initiative: Mapping Poverty in Laredo

Harvard students embedded themselves in mayors’ offices around the country in a new fellows program targeting local problems. In Laredo, Texas Santiago Mota helped officials understand why a third of households remain in poverty for generations.

Angela Merkel named Harvard Commencement speaker

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, one of the world’s most influential leaders since ascending to her country’s highest office in 2005, will be the principal speaker at the Afternoon Program of Harvard’s 368th Commencement on May 30.

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Lessons in how to make the workplace inclusive for LGBTQ employees

Stephanie Huckel, senior global program manager of diversity and inclusion at IGT, offered insight and advice during a Faculty of Arts and Sciences Diversity Dialogue titled “Achieving Greater …

At studio, Harvard College senior celebrates potential of AR/VR technology

Harvard College senior Connor Doyle manages the coolest and least-known high-tech playground on campus: the Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality studio at the Harvard Innovation Lab in Allston.

Harvard’s Graduate Commons Program fetes 10th anniversary with 5 scholars

Harvard Graduate Commons Program celebrates its 10th anniversary with a special speaker series, including former Massachusetts Port Authority CEO Thomas Glynn and political activist and social critic …

Harvard exhibit ‘Liz Magor: Blowout’ explores discarded objects

On view at the Carpenter Center, “Liz Magor: Blowout” explores the meaning of objects we’ve discarded.

News from Around Harvard

Women's Lacrosse Defeats UNH, 14-6; Hands Devon Wills Win in Coaching Debut

Senior attack Keeley MacAfee had four goals and an assist, scoring her 100th career goal to lead Harvard women’s lacrosse (1-0) past New Hampshire, 14-6, on Saturday (Feb. 16) afternoon. …

Men’s Lacrosse Falls Short at No. 12/14 North Carolina, 16-11

Harvard’s fourth-quarter rally came up short in a 16-11 season-opening road loss in wet conditions at No. 12/14 North Carolina. The Crimson fell to 0-1 on the year, while the Tar Heels moved to 3-0.

Top-Ranked Men’s Squash Takes Down No. 4 Penn, 8-1, Advances to National Championship Game Sunday

The Harvard men’s squash team took down No. 4 Penn, 8-1, in the semifinal round of the national tournament Saturday at Yale. …

Women's Hockey Celebrates the Class of 2019

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard women’s hockey team (11-13-3, 9-9-2 ECAC Hockey) dropped a 3-2 heartbreaker in overtime to No. …

Wrestling Splits Home Doubleheader vs. Columbia, Hofstra

Harvard Wrestling split its home doubleheader on Saturday, falling to Columbia, but responding with a victory over Hofstra. The Crimson was on the short end of a 32-3 decision vs. …

Women’s Basketball Takes Down Undefeated Penn in Double Overtime, 80-72

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In front of a sold-out crowd at Lavietes Pavilion tonight, the Harvard women’s basketball team handed Penn its first conference loss of the season, defeating the Quakers 80-72. …

Nordic Skiing Leads Harvard to Seventh-Place Finish at Middlebury

HANCOCK, Vt.—The Harvard ski team posted its best finish of the season at the Middlebury Carnival this weekend, coming in seventh in a field of 15 schools. …

Two Players Register Double-Doubles in 3-1 EIVA Victory over Saint Francis (PA)

Despite a slow start, dropping the first set 25-17, Harvard men’s volleyball won three straight, 25-20, 25-19 and 26-24, to beat EIVA-foe Saint Francis (Pa.), 3-1.