New dean for Graduate School of Design

Sarah Whiting is named dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Design

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Going back to give back

After commencement in May, MacLean Sarbah will travel to his native Ghana to take on youth unemployment

Raising successful kids

The latest book by Kennedy School Professor Ronald Ferguson explores what makes a "master parent"

Flowing together

At Harvard, the Gaga dance course teaches students and community members to listen to their bodies

Pros at the con

Psychologist Maria Konnikova ’05 discusses what makes cons work and why we’re so obsessed with stories about scams

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Women make their stage debut in Harvard's Hasty Pudding

Steeped in 171 years of history, 2019 marks the first year women take the stage as part of the Hasty Pudding cast.

A writer’s journey, a poem by a Harvard student

Ruben Reyes Jr. ’19 launched a new Latinx literary magazine that showcases writers from all walks of life who not only have stories to tell, but empowers them as the best ones to tell them.

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Harvard launches new student survey on sexual misconduct

Harvard launches its first new survey on sexual misconduct in four years and expects different answers in light of the “Me Too” movement.

At WHRB, Henna Hundal clues listeners in on current events and trends

Henna Hundal ’19 works as interviewer on her own radio show on Harvard’s WHRB, bringing the larger world to her listening audience.

Harvard student tutors ease challenges for immigrant employees

Success stories from Harvard’s Bridge Program, which pairs student tutors with immigrant employees to ease the transition to a new culture, are celebrated.

New tool calculates genetic risk for obesity

A “polygenic score” for obesity, a quantitative tool that predicts an individual’s inherited risk for becoming overweight, may identify an opportunity for early intervention.

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HUCE Faculty Honored in 2019 AAAS Cohort

April 18, 2019HUCE Image: The Center for the Environment is delighted to congratulate three of its longtime affiliated faculty—Joyce Chaplin, Jody Freeman, and Daniel Schrag—on their recent …

Counteroffers

Should you accept your boss’s counteroffer to stay at the organization? Dan and Alison answer your questions with the help of Leigh Thompson, a negotiations professor at Kellogg School of …

Exploring Spirituality and Civic Life

HDS Senior Lecturer Dan McKanan’s work outlines anthroposophical teachings concerned with the biological and spiritual interconnectedness of agriculture.

The Green New Deal and the Future of Food

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pmRoom 1023, Wasserstein Hall, HLS, 1585 Massachusetts Ave. …

Asian History at Water’s Edge: Environment and Society in the Long Twentieth Century

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 12:15pm to 2:00pmS250, Porté Room, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St. …

The sentences that make the stories

wards from elite, independent institutions always offer a reminder of the powerful work being done by storytellers of all stripes. None moreso in journalism than the Pulitzer Prizes. …

Askwith Essentials: Rural Promise

900x450_rural-(002).jpg Event details: Thursday, April 25, 2019 5:30–7 p.m. …