Playing by the numbers

The student-run Harvard Sports Analysis Collective takes a look at key questions in basketball, including March Madness

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Sickly sweet

A new study shows that sugar-sweetened drinks increase the risk of mortality, especially in women

The right job, the right place

Harvard Medical School students learn where they’ll spend their residencies

Yo-Yo Ma: "I want to make it felt"

Yo-Yo Ma and Philharmonic director Borda discuss music as a force for social justice

The genetics of regeneration

A new study uncovers genes that control the process of whole-body regeneration

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 8:00am - 11:00pm

Bright Sediment: An Exhibition by Geoff Booras

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Hans Arp’s Constellations II

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 9:00am - 7:00pm

Tactile Books: Making Sense of the Ways We Read

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Dragon Cycle

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Bloomberg Harvard City Initiative: Mapping Poverty in Laredo

Harvard students embedded themselves in mayors’ offices around the country in a new fellows program targeting local problems. In Laredo, Texas Santiago Mota helped officials understand why a third of households remain in poverty for generations.

Angela Merkel named Harvard Commencement speaker

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, one of the world’s most influential leaders since ascending to her country’s highest office in 2005, will be the principal speaker at the Afternoon Program of Harvard’s 368th Commencement on May 30.

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Harvard House honors namesake Audrey Bruce Currier with a photo exhibit

A new photo exhibit is on display at Currier House to highlight its namesake, Audrey Bruce Currier ‘56, other Radcliffe alumnae, and the House’s unique history.

Harvard research shows new link between sleep and clogged arteries

New research from Massachusetts General Hospital traces a previously unknown pathway from poor sleep to an increase in the fatty plaques that line blood vessels in atherosclerosis, a key feature of …

Harvard fellow examines rise — and roots — of white supremacy

Adam Serwer, a staff writer for The Atlantic and a Shorenstein fellow, discusses the lasting appeal of white supremacist ideology in light of an avowed white supremacist’s attack on two mosques in …

Harvard researcher, colleagues: Student achievement gap unchanged in nearly 50 years

Disadvantaged students today are doing no better compared to their advantaged peers than they were in 1954, despite countless programs to bridge this gap. …

News from Around Harvard

The Power of Fear

Recently at the center of the Mediterranean refugee crisis, the human rights advocate Hernan del Valle RI ’19 believes that it’s time to reframe the narrative around immigration—and that …

An Order of Public Health—Hold the Fat Shaming

The health and policy expert Sara Bleich has found that when trying to change the way people eat, being prescriptive isn’t always the answer. …

Flesh and Fire: Reincarnation and Universal Salvation in the Early Church

Charles Stang, director of the Center for the Study of World Religions and Professor of Early Christian Thought, delivered the first Price Lecture of 2019 at Trinity Church Boston on March 10, 2019. …

Hiring: Clinic Seeking Women’s Leadership Consultant

 Position Overview The International Human Rights Clinic at Harvard Law School seeks an experienced practitioner for a consultancy to support an exciting new women’s leadership

What Makes Geisinger’s Destination Care Program Tick

A Q&A with interim CEO Dr. Jaewon Ryu

How to prevent poisonings in children — and what to do if they happen

Safety precautions can prevent a child from accidentally ingesting or being exposed to poisonous or harmful items in your home, but knowing what to do if something happens can save a life. …

Askwith Essentials: Black Educators and the Struggle for Justice in Schools

1000x500_BlackEduStruggle.jpg Event details: Thursday, March 28, 2019 4–5:30 p.m. …

Why Businesses Should Know Where Their Densest Markets Are

They’re where the biggest opportunity lies.