Crafting a carol

Composer in residence Carson Cooman created a song for Memorial Church's 110th holiday services

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Can this union be saved?

At Harvard, contributors to a special issue of The Atlantic discuss the prospects of healing a riven nation

Recognizing faces

Research suggests men’s ability to recognize famous females depends on their country’s degree of gender equity

Trade tensions

Chinese economist Justin Yifu Lin visits Harvard and discusses current trade tensions between the U.S. and China

Quantum computing

New discovery paves the way for more stable quantum computing, and explores the wild world of exotic physics

To Serve Better: Harvard across the country

Serving Washington D.C.

Clint Smith, whose dissertation focuses on juveniles facing life sentences, leads a prison reading program in Washington, D.C.

Serving South Dakota

Marnie Gelbart works to increase public understanding of genetics, and the ethical, legal, and social implications

Serving Tennessee

Sarah Lockridge-Steckel founded The Collective, which works to help young people in Memphis, Tennessee

Events

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Human Rights Day 2019

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Books@Baker

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 10:45am - Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 12:00pm

MIPS Seminar: Molecular and functional diversity of pulmonary sensory neurons

Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World’s Oldest Bible

Harvard scientists are working to help tackle climate change

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Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments continues to amaze

Harvard’s Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments has grown to 20,000 objects, making it one of the three largest university collections of its kind.

Martha Minow on the power of forgiveness

Martha Minow discusses her book, “When Should Law Forgive?,” in which she argues for more forgiveness in the law.

Annual report on Title IX shows goals met, but work will continue

The 2019 annual report from the Title IX Office and the Office for Dispute Resolution showed more in-person training opportunities than in the previous year, and 50 percent increase in the number of …

A probiotic therapy for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

A genetically programmed living hydrogel material that facilitates intestinal wound healing is being considered for development as a probiotic therapy for patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

News from Around Harvard

Remembering Princess Banderi AR Al Faisal MPP '98

Dec 20, 2019It is never easy to bring about lasting social change. It is even harder to do so as a woman, in a place where women’s rights have historically been curtailed. …

When You Work in a Male-Dominated Industry

For women in male-dominated fields like engineering, there are lots of stressors, both subtle and overt. As a result, many end up leaving the field altogether. …

Protected: Where local journalists were once consider “agents of truth”

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Advent Is like John the Baptist

"Our final surprise too in the Advent season may be that God does come, even in 2019, but most often in smaller and quieter ways than we had expected," writes Professor Francis X. Clooney, S.J.

Video: Religion Around Virginia Woolf Author Discussion

Stephanie Paulsell, HDS Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies and Interim Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church, discusses her recent publication about Virginia …

Addressing the opioid epidemic: What the research says

In the lead-up to the 2020 elections, the Journalist’s Resource team is combing through the Democratic presidential candidates’ platforms and reporting what the research says about their …

Gratitude Notes (#8)

Editor’s note: This month, we bring you brief reminders from pros around the world about what or who helped them forward in their careers. …

Are 30% of bond funds riskier than they appear? Three finance professors say yes. Morningstar disputes their findings.

Two stories emerge after academics publish working paper finding a substantial portion of bond funds in the multi-trillion dollar bond market might be riskier than they appear. …