Connecting the dots in data sciences

New Harvard Data Science Initiative hosts talks on analyzing data and on cutting-edge applications

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Healthy change in school cafeterias

Nutritious school lunches gain favor with students, Harvard expert says

Students aiding the environment

Five undergraduate women spent the summer researching climate change, sustainability around world

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Selections from series of 10 prints will be on view at Harvard Art Museums



Harvard Arthrobots

Inspired by arthropod insects and spiders, Harvard researchers have created an entirely new type of semi-soft robots capable of standing and walking using drinking straws and inflatable tubing. 

Harvard Professor takes Alzheimer’s fight personally

Harvard Medical School Professor Reisa Sperling talks about the personal impact of Alzheimer’s disease, which killed both her father and grandfather.

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Harvard research reports major forest loss in New England

A new Harvard Forest report, “Wildlands and Woodlands, Farmlands and Communities,” calls for tripling conservation efforts across the region.

New Data Science Initiative hosts talks on methodology, application

Harvard’s new Data Science Initiative hosted its inaugural event, the first in a series of planned seminars featuring talks by faculty members focusing on new methods of managing and analyzing data …

Harvard’s Claire Messud on her new novel, “The Burning Girl”

Claire Messud, senior lecturer in the Creative Writing Program, discusses her latest novel about the joy and pain of middle school as a young woman.

Student Late Night welcomes students with food, music, and art

The fourth annual Student Late Night at the Harvard Art Museums welcomed guests with food, drink, and dance — and, of course, art.

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The Smart Way to Get Tough With Iran

Sep 21, 2017As the two negotiators who initiated the secret talks that led to the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement, we are intimately familiar with the deal’s strengths, its inevitable imperfections and …

ESE/EPS Seminar: Anna M. Michalak

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pmHaller Hall (102), 24 Oxford St., CambridgeThe Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences welcome Anna M. …

Santos receives 2017 Great Negotiator Award at HLS

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos came to Harvard Law School on Sept. …

Prayers for Peace and Justice

To mark the International Day of Peace, HDS has compiled a dozen prayers from various faith traditions and backgrounds.  

5(ish) Questions: Photographer Lindsay Rickert and “Drive-In America”

The big screens on suburban, prairie and desert roadsides once beaconed families and lovers. …

Ambassador Burns on Trump’s UN Debut - WGBH "Greater Boston"

Sep 20, 2017It was the debut speech heard around the world – Donald Trump at the United Nations, putting American First and other nations on notice. …

Fast Radio Bursts May Be Firing Off Every Second

When fast radio bursts, or FRBs, were first detected in 2001, astronomers had never seen anything like them before. …

Drones over the Amazon

September 21, 2017SEAS Office of Communications Image: By Leah Burrows, SEAS Communications Officer The Amazon basin, home to the largest rainforest in the world, plays a crucial role in …