The thrill of winning a Rhodes

Brittany Ellis and Jin K. Park are Oxford-bound after being named Rhodes Scholars

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Breathing uneasily

As California fights devastating wildfires, Joe Allen discusses how smoke threatens health

Playing The Game

Harvard took the field at Fenway and defeated Yale, 45-27

Warning: Warming ahead

A new Science Center installation aims to share data and urge action against climate change


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Free Admission Afternoon: Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World

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Nine Moments for Now

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Native American Poets Playlist: Poems in the Gallery

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Native American Poets Playlist: Poems in the Gallery

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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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Back at Harvard, former Colombian president shares lessons of war, peace

An interview with Juan Manuel Santos, former president of Colombia and 2016 Peace Prize winner for his efforts to negotiate an agreement that ended a 50-year-long internal conflict and brought peace …

A fond sendoff for former Harvard dean

Harvard President Bacow, former leader Faust headline a faculty sendoff for former Dean Michael Smith of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

‘Silence Is a Statement’ brings topic of race into the workplace

Allison Manswell, author of “Listen In: Crucial Conversations on Race in the Workplace,” spoke at Harvard as part of its Faculty of Arts and Sciences Diversity Dialogue series.

Harvard’s Joe Allen explains health threat in Calif. wildfire smoke

The Gazette talked to Joe Allen of the Harvard Chan School about the health threats posed by wildfire smoke in California.

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The U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism Newsletter: June - November 2018

Nov 21, 2018Graham Allison on likelihood of another 9/11 and need to deny terrorists nuclear weapons. Bunn and Roth on regaining nuclear security momentum. New books on lessons of U.S. …

Wildfires trigger conspiracy theories

Disinformation narratives emerged across multiple platforms and websites as the Camp Fire and Woolsey Fire made their respective ways across part of California this week. …

One Election Winner: The Pollsters

Nate Silver sees improvement, as results reflected predictions more often

China's Planned Floating Nuclear Power Facilities in South China Sea: Technical and Political Challenges

Nov 21, 2018The operation of the fleet of Chinese floating nuclear power plants in the South China Sea carries with it numerous safety and security risks that may have widespread consequences to …

Dysfunctional or not, families who eat together eat healthier

Every unhappy family might be unhappy in its own way, but when they sit down together at the table, they’re alike according to one important measure: they eat better. …

Will Wall Street Be Able to Earn the Trust of Younger Investors?

Finance is facing the same challenges that have upended industries like television.

Grading The New York Times’ News Coverage, and Quick Takes on Random Things

Youngme and Felix decide to “grade” The New York Times’ news coverage, before sharing their quick takes on other random things. They also share their After Hours picks for the week.