How Tut became Tut

Scholar discusses the role of photography in raising this legend from the tomb

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A gift to turn medical discoveries into treatments

Blavatnik Foundation donates $200 million to Harvard Medical School, its largest gift ever

The life and legacy of Gore Vidal

The literary legend’s papers are now archived at Houghton Library

Period Power

Nadya Okamoto’s nonprofit distributes menstrual products to women in need, and her new book offers a strategy for more openness


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William James Hall Coffeehouse

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

From Lahore With Love

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Nuclear Deterrence is Dead, Long Live Nuclear Deterrence

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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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Forum plots a ‘Pathway’ to careers in music or entertainment

Panelists at the Office of Career Services’ Music & Entertainment Pathways forum said the best way to a career in music or entertainment may well be networking.

Dual benefit in Harvard dental students’ hands-on learning

Harvard dental students’ hands-on learning provides an affordable option for patients who might otherwise skip dental care.

Presidential fellowship led 16 students into public service

In its eighth year, Harvard’s Presidential Public Service Fellowship offered both undergraduate and graduate students opportunities to give back to communities, agencies, and nonprofits.

Scholar speaks at Harvard on how images helped shaped legend of King Tut

Christina Riggs of the University of East Anglia previewed her forthcoming book, “Photographing Tutankhamun: Archaeology, Ancient Egypt, and the Archive,” in a Harvard lecture.

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Why Management History Needs to Reckon with Slavery

Caitlin Rosenthal, assistant professor of history at UC Berkeley, argues there are strong parallels between the accounting practices used by slaveholders and modern business practices. …

We completed the first phase of

We completed the first phase of renovation in Langdell Hall. …

Serendipity brings two men together on the football field, and in the rest of life

story that garners wide acclaim, gets multiple plays across ESPN and draws tweets from Reese Witherspoon is not your everyday deadline fare. For most writers, it will never happen. …

After Fifteen Years, the Bolivian Struggle for Justice Continues in the United States

On October 12th, students from the International Human Rights Clinic arrived at the Villa Ingenio Cemetery on the outskirts of El Alto, Bolivia to celebrate the lives of

Leading for Inclusive Education

1500x750-sweden-916799_1920.jpg During the final session of Leading for Inclusive Education — an intensive, custom-designed professional education program for …

What Stan Lee Knew About Managing Creative People

The creative giant was also a great boss.

Beyond Words: Gender and the Aesthetics of Communication

Date and Time: Friday, March 01, 2019, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PMLocation: Knafel CenterType: Conferences & Symposia“Beyond Words” will explore the aesthetics of communication, …

How Implicit Bias Works in Journalism

I was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the city where the Civil War began and attended a school system still segregated and underfunded nearly half a century after Brown v. …