Broccoli and Brussels sprouts: Cancer foes

Research has linked a compound found in cruciferous vegetables to one of the body’s most potent cancer-fighting genes

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Grad Profile: Dalton Brunson

Dalton Brunson aims to serve rural areas that have limited health care resources, like his Alabama hometown

Health, wellness, and elections

Amid India elections, a Harvard study aligns health and wellness statistics with electoral districts

Grad Profile: Schuyler Bailar

Schuyler Bailar was recruited for the women’s swim team, and after transitioning became a member of the men’s team

Plaque re-installed

The plaque, which honors Harvard students from the 1930s who helped refugees flee Nazi persecution, was re-installed

Events

Monday, May 20, 2019, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Creating Community: Harvard Law School and the Bauhaus

Monday, May 20, 2019, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Clay — Modeling African Design

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Women make their stage debut in Harvard's Hasty Pudding

Steeped in 171 years of history, 2019 marks the first year women take the stage as part of the Hasty Pudding cast.

A writer’s journey, a poem by a Harvard student

Ruben Reyes Jr. ’19 launched a new Latinx literary magazine that showcases writers from all walks of life who not only have stories to tell, but empowers them as the best ones to tell them.

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Harvard grad will work behind the scenes to build bridges between museums and their communities

In England, Rhodes Scholar Brittany Ellis will continue to promote collaboration between museums and communities in curatorial decision-making.

Harvard grad searches for knowledge in what lemurs leave behind

Harvard College senior Camille DeSisto’s love of the environment took her around the world to Madagascar’s tropical forests.

Musical about 2011 Egyptian uprising to premiere at American Repertory Theater

Brothers Daniel and Patrick Lazour’s musical, “We Live in Cairo,” brings the immediacy of Egypt’s January 25 Revolution to the American Repertory Theater on May 14.

Harvard scientists uncover key allowing deadly viruses to replicate

Scientists uncover a key mechanism that allows some of the deadliest human RNA viruses to replicate, and it resides in the tail end of the viruses. …

News from Around Harvard

Twitter Diplomacy: Preventing Twitter Wars from Escalating into Real Wars

May 20, 2019Just two weeks ago, a tweet cost the global stock markets roughly $1.36 trillion (or Australia’s annual GDP). With 280 characters on Twitter, the U.S. …

Softball Concludes Season After Loss to Colorado State in NCAA Tournament

On day two of regional play, Harvard wrapped up its season after a 6-0 loss to Colorado State at Rita Hillenbrand Stadium.

No. 5 Harvard Lightweight Crew Competes at Eastern Sprints

WORCESTER, Mass. – The No. 5 Harvard lightweight crew team raced five boats at Eastern Sprints on Sunday, May 19. …

No. 3 Men’s Heavyweight Crew Second Varsity Claims Gold Medal at Eastern Sprints

WORCESTER, Mass. – Kicking off postseason competition, the No. …

Baseball Clinches the Ivy League Playoff Series with 8-6 Victory over Columbia; Earns Automatic Bid to NCAA Regional 

The Ivy League Champion Harvard baseball team (27-13) defeated Columbia (19-23), 8-6, in 11 innings to win the Ivy League Playoff Series. …

Softball Falls to No. 6 Arizona, 5-1

In its second-straight NCAA regional appearance coming against No. 6 Arizona, the Harvard softball team scored early but fell, 5-1.

Bigge’s Complete Game Leads Baseball to 3-1 Victory in Game One of the Ivy League Playoff Series

The Harvard baseball team (26-13, 15-7 Ivy) wins game one of the Ivy League Playoff Series, defeating Columbia (19-22, 13-9), 3-1, Saturday at O’Donnell Field. …

Upcoming Event at the Harvard Law School Library: Prepare to Practice Inaugural Legal Research Conference 2019

We are looking forward to hosting our first Prepare to Practice Legal Research Conference for law students next Tuesday, May 21, 8:30am – 4:30pm. …