Harvard in autumn

The cool, crisp air of fall has arrived on campus

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A historic collaboration

Chinese botanists join the Arboretum on a joint expedition to the Appalachian Mountains to collect seed from regional plants

Archaeology of plaque

Christina Warinner says studying ancient dental calculus offers insights into diets, disease, dairying, and women’s roles

American cuisine

A Peabody Museum exhibition examines the origins of our favorite foods, how we make them, and who serves them

Sense of direction

Harvard neuroscientists have decoded how fruit fly brains integrate visual cues for navigation

To Serve Better: Harvard across the country

Serving Washington D.C.

Clint Smith, whose dissertation focuses on juveniles facing life sentences, leads a prison reading program in Washington, D.C.

Serving South Dakota

Marnie Gelbart works to increase public understanding of genetics, and the ethical, legal, and social implications

Serving Tennessee

Sarah Lockridge-Steckel founded The Collective, which works to help young people in Memphis, Tennessee

Events

Friday, November 22, 2019, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Early Christian Africa: Arts of Transformation

Friday, November 22, 2019, 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Exhibition: Unknown and Solitary Seas

Friday, November 22, 2019, 8:00pm

Noam Pikelny & Stuart Duncan, and Sierra Hull

Saturday, November 23, 2019, 11:00am - 11:50am

Harvard Art Museums Student Guide Tour

Harvard scientists are working to help tackle climate change

Learn more Harvard scientists are working to help tackle climate change

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Latest Harvard Gazette News

New Harvard study establishes music is universal

Scientists at Harvard published a study on music as a cultural product, which examines what features of song tend to be shared across societies.

Diet pills linked with eating disorder diagnosis

Young women’s use of diet pills, laxatives for weight control linked with later eating disorder diagnosis.

Daniel Agbiboa studies power through the lens of mobility

Daniel Agbiboa sees free and restricted movement as integral to the development of political, economic, and social systems. His work makes connections between these intersections in West Africa.

An ode to autumn as cold weather descends

Gone are the warm, carefree days of summer; the cool, crisp air of a new season brings with it winds of change, and fall has arrived.

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IdeaJam: Preserving the Amazon Rainforest

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Humans of HDS: Hip Hop as a Form of Narrative

"Me being a hip hop artist ties into the dissemination aspect of my academic interests because I think historically hip hop and rap has been the means by which analytic critics have been able to …

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A look at the effects of nail polish on nail health and safety

Different types of nail polish can have varying effects on fingernails, and have pros and cons depending on the chemicals used in making them. …

World Film Premiere Event: Mining the Deep Sea

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pmRoom 4-370, MIT, 182 Memorial Dr. …