A storyteller partial to sand

Experiences in Russia, Montana, and at Harvard converge in freshman Dasha Bough’s creations

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FAS Dean Smith to step down

Over 11 years, Michael D. Smith has worked to improve teaching excellence and student life

Pulling our punches in opioid fight

Treatment access is seen as dangerously inadequate in the crisis that continues to claim dozens of lives a day

Drawing inspiration from plants, animals to restore skin tissue

New nanofiber wound dressings promote healing and regrow tissue


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Harvard names Lawrence S. Bacow as 29th president

Lawrence S. Bacow, one of the most experienced and respected leaders in American higher education, will become the 29th president of Harvard University on July 1, 2018.

First generation graduate hopes to impact and better lives in marginalized communities

Raised by immigrant parents, Yesenia Ortiz was their second child to attend Harvard, and is using the opportunity to help others overcome the obstacles her parents faced.

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Parkland students: The violence must stop here

At Harvard, they explain their dedication to reducing gun deaths, and their devotion to keep pushing.

Nieman Fellow battles media stereotypes of Native Americans

A profile of Tristan Ahtone, a 2017‒2018 Nieman Fellow and a member of the Kiowa tribe of Oklahoma. He's the fourth Native American Nieman Fellow since the organization was founded in 1938.

McLean-sponsored summit seeks strategies for fighting opioid epidemic

Shelly F. Greenfield of McLean Hospital provides a recap of a Boston summit aimed at generating ideas for attacking the opioid epidemic.

Drawing inspiration from plants, animals to restore skin tissue

Harvard researchers have developed new wound dressings that dramatically accelerate healing and improve tissue regeneration.

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