Service starts with summer

As part of Harvard’s new Service Starts with Summer Program, incoming first-year Ezra Feder is working at Artists For Humanity

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How the moon came to be

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences student Yaray Ku is studying how the moon was formed

Summer explorers

Local students participating in the Summer Explorations program at the Harvard Ed Portal learned everything from cooking to bike repair this summer

Tweeting live from the forest

Outfitted with sensors and cameras, a century-old red oak in the Harvard Forest is tweeting about environmental life

Astronomy Lab sees the light

Accessibility devices at the Harvard Astronomy Lab use sound to allow the visually impaired to envision the cosmos

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Thursday, August 22, 2019, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Mary Roettger

Thursday, August 22, 2019, 8:00am - 9:00pm

Ashcharya: An Exhibition

Friday, August 23, 2019, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Cosmic Origins

Friday, August 23, 2019, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

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Graduate student lands lunar samples to learn how moon was formed

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Incoming first-year given opportunity to sample public service

Harvard College first-year Ezra Feder spends his summer doing public service through Artists for Humanity, a nonprofit that provides employment in art and design to lower-income teens in the city.

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