How the moon came to be

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences student Yaray Ku is studying how the moon was formed

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Clever crows

Crows are one of the few animals known to make tools, and a new study suggests that using tools makes them happy

Service starts with summer

As part of Harvard’s new Service Starts with Summer Program, incoming first-year Ezra Feder is working at Artists For Humanity

Stephanie Paulsell, interim minister

Harvard Divinity School Professor Stephanie Paulsell will become the interim Pusey Minister at the Memorial Church

Summer explorers

Local students participating in the Summer Explorations program at the Harvard Ed Portal learned everything from cooking to bike repair this summer

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John H. McArthur, Business School dean from 1980-95, dies

John H. McArthur, a member of the Harvard Business School community for more than six decades, including as dean from 1980 to 1995, died on Aug. 20.

A recipe for how high schools can foster ‘deeper learning’

An interview with HGSE professor Jal Mehta about the book “In Search of Deeper Learning” he co-authored with Sarah Fine, Ed.M. ’13, Ed.D. ’17. …

Harvard panel on mental health in the workplace

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Diversity Summer Panel focuses on the impacts of mental illness in the workplace and what can be done about it.

Making a case for ‘managed retreat’ from areas prone to flooding and storms

For decades, the response to flooding and hurricanes was a vow to rebuild. A.R. …

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Welcoming new students

On August 19, Harvard Law School’s Graduate Program officially welcomed the LL.M. Class of 2020 to campus, along with eight new S.J.D. …

Drop in voter turnout among Hispanic Democrats linked to home foreclosures

Lagging home values and high foreclosure rates among Hispanic Democrats helped shift Florida from a blue state in 2012 to a red one in 2016, a new study finds. …

A look back at new beginnings

As new HLS students begin to move in this weekend for orientation next week, we take a look at how some past students began their lives at Harvard Law School.

From the caress of love to the fists of fear

EDITOR’S NOTE: This week, Nieman Reports magazine takes an unflinching look at domestic violence, and at the challenges and imperative of covering for what it is: not a “crime of …

The Lasting Lesson of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

Aug 23, 2019Thirty years ago this week, on August 23, 1989, more than 2 million citizens of the Baltic republics of the U.S.S.R. …

What are your post-graduation plans?Full-time employment at RA Capital Management, in a new role...

What are your post-graduation plans?Full-time employment at RA Capital Management, in a new role created just for her!What advice do you have for Harvard GSAS students?Seek out OCS help at every …

Before You Start a Business, Decide What Success Looks Like

Owners need to decide between growth, liquidity, and control.

Reclaiming history with jars of dirt, and building stories from the ground up

EDITOR’S NOTE: Four hundred years ago, a Portugueses ship landed at a port in Virginia. …