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Harvard’s new president Larry Bacow returns to his roots

In one of his first official trips as president, Larry Bacow headed back to his hometown of Pontiac, Michigan, where he revisited childhood memories and met with students, educators, Harvard alumni, state and local leaders, and made the national case for college.

Claudine Gay named Dean of Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Claudine Gay, a government scholar who has studied political behavior, citizenship, and inequality in America, is the new dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

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Radcliffe hears from NPR journalist Ofeibea Quist-Arcton

NPR reporter Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, who gave the Rama S. Mehta Lecture at the Radcliffe Institute, talked about seeking the untold narratives of African women.

Du Bois medals honor outstanding contributions in black arts, culture

Bestowed by the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, eight laureates received the W.E.B. …

New tool simultaneously senses magnetic fields in various directions

In their quest to build a tool that uses atomic-scale impurities in diamonds to sense magnetic fields, a pair of Ph.D. …

In advance of Harvard admissions trial, president defends University processes

As Harvard prepares to defend its admissions policies in U.S. …

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Transgender History and Archives: An Interdisciplinary Conversation

Date and Time: Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 5:30 PMLocation: Knafel CenterType: Women's History SeminarsWhat is the state of the field of transgender studies in history, archiving, …

Fault Lines: How the New Geography of Prosperity and Partisanship are Remaking American Politics

Date and Time: Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 4:00 PMLocation: Knafel CenterType: Fellows' PresentationRadcliffe Speakers: Jacob S. …

Acts of Naturalization: Immigration and the Early Novel

Date and Time: Wednesday, December 05, 2018, 4:00 PMLocation: Knafel CenterType: Fellows' PresentationRadcliffe Speakers: Stephanie DeGooyerPart of the 2018–2019 Fellows' …

The U.S. is Hunkering Down for a New Cold War With China

Oct 12, 2018In an under-noticed speech last week, US vice-president Mike Pence delivered a de facto declaration of cold war against China. …

Should Everyone Be Allowed to Invest in Private Tech Companies?

The SEC is considering changing the rules. Here’s why it shouldn’t.

Teaching and Learning Week at HGSE

1000x500-grotzer-ecoxpt.jpg Teaching and learning are at the heart of the field of education — from early childhood, to K–12, to higher education, to informal and …

How the Architecture of Hospitals Affects Health Outcomes

MASS Design Group is changing the ways health care facilities are built.

More water, fewer UTIs?

All too many women recognize the signals of a urinary tract infection, or UTI: pain and burning when urinating, coupled with a frequent urge to do so. …