Studying evolution

Doctoral students are working on projects at the cutting edge of evolutionary inquiry

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Vision and justice

A course taught by Sarah Lewis was the inspiration for the "Vision & Justice" conference, which explores the nexus of art, race, laws, and norms

Protecting Provincetown

Graduate School Of Design students work to protect P-town from climate change while saving its quintessential New England character

Reflecting on the moon landing

Approaching the 50th anniversary of the moonwalk, former astronaut Ellen Ochoa reflects on the Apollo landing

Cuyahoga River cleanup

Former EPA chief Gina McCarthy reflects on the Cuyahoga River cleanup as a symbol for the nation's progress on clean water


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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 economist, sociologist win prestigious Carnegie fellowships

Economist Raj Chetty and sociologist Michèle Lamont of Harvard are among the Andrew Carnegie Fellows named this year by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. …

Harvard Club of Seattle sponsors field trip to Cambridge for ninth-graders

Eight students from Highline High School in Burien, Wash., recently spent five days in Boston and Cambridge visiting Harvard and MIT as part of the Harvard Club of Seattle Crimson Achievement Program.

Harvard doctoral students describe projects at the cutting edge of evolutionary inquiry

Harvard doctoral students offered a glimpse of the future of evolutionary inquiry, outlining projects that touch on the human pelvis, butterfly hybrids, field and forest mice, and the mystery of an …

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Learning from what seem the unkindest cuts

here were two things I knew: I wanted to write a story about how heartburn can kill you, as it did my father, and I wanted to write for Undark, a really cool science magazine that prizes long-form …

Planning ahead

Harvard Club of Seattle President Alexis Wheeler ’09 and the Crimson Achievement Program provide mentorship to support high-achieving, low-income high school students.

Privacy Design Forecast 2019

Privacy Design Forecast 2019 is a collection of design concepts illustrating how designers, researchers, and engineers are improving data privacy experiences in products around the world. …

Amazonia and Our Planetary Futures: A Conference on Climate Change

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 9:00am to Wed, 05/08/2019 - 1:00pmCGIS South, Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge St. …

Why We Need to Think About Extremism Differently in Order to Reduce It

Apr 22, 2019As Sri Lanka reels from a series of deadly Easter Sunday attacks, the problem of violent extremism enters the spotlight once again. How can the U.S. …

Iran Oil Sanctions: A Rare Case Where Transactional Diplomacy Should Work

Apr 22, 2019Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s most recent announcement on Iran policy has raised some eyebrows. …

A Tribute to Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot: Portrait of an Educator

1000x500-sara-lawrence-lightfoot.jpg Professor Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot has spent her impressive career as an educator and sociologist examining the culture of …

Equal access to health care lessens racial, ethnic death rate disparities

Research shows that when people of different races and ethnicities had equal access to health care, disparities in death rates decreased. …