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Members of the Harvard community take different inspirations from Malala Yousafzai

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Yes, you can change the world

Doing so is both a responsibility and a possibility, Bryan Stevenson told a Kennedy School audience

Angela Merkel named Harvard Commencement speaker

German chancellor will deliver Afternoon Program address next May

Replacing hard parts in soft robots

Researchers develop ‘soft’ valves to make entirely soft robots

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Monday, December 10, 2018, 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Exhibition: Measure

Monday, December 10, 2018, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Fantastic Beasts Scavenger Hunt

Monday, December 10, 2018, 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Public Lecture: Who cares if classical music dies?

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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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Grossman, Harvard College libraries merge, give full access to Extension School students

This fall, for the first time, all students enrolled at the Extension School have access to the same library services and spaces as students in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Harvard community members take different inspirations from Malala Yousafzai

Members of the Harvard community heard different messages as Malala Yousafzai accepted the 2018 Gleitsman Award.

New congressional members come to Harvard

Fresh from their 2018 midterm victories, 63 newly elected members of Congress spent two days at Harvard Kennedy School this week engaging with students and getting an intensive primer from faculty …

Even among the insured, cost of illness can be devastating, Harvard-backed poll finds

Professor Robert Blendon of Harvard Chan School led discussion of a new poll that shows devastating costs in serious illness even among patients with health insurance.

News from Around Harvard

Is Fake News Here to Stay?

Dec 7, 2018Joseph Nye writes that the battle with fake news is likely to remain a cat-and-mouse game.

GHG Cap-and-Trade: Implications for Effective and Efficient Climate Policy in Oregon

Dec 10, 2018Like many other states, Oregon has begun to pursue climate policies to attempt to fill the gap created by the lack of effective climate policy at the Federal level. …

Policy Evolution Under the Clean Air Act

Dec 10, 2018The U.S. Clean Air Act, passed in 1970 with strong bipartisan support, was the first environmental law to give the Federal government a serious regulatory role, established the …

Heat makes workers less productive, impacts health

Employees who work in hot conditions are not as productive and can suffer from kidney injury, dehydration and other health problems, according to a new review.

Calm for the holidays

If the frenzied holiday season is stressing you out, try these tips to ease stress and boost calm. Even if you're pressed for time, you'll feel better. …

How to Overcome Your Fear of Failure

Think about what may happen if you do nothing.

What Will It Take to Make Finance More Gender-Balanced?

Even in countries that prioritize gender equality, the industry is still dominated by men.