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Lexi Smith ’18 is this year’s Harvard Presidential City of Boston Fellow

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Breaking down backbones

Study examines how mammal backbones changed during evolution

Student with progressive illness strives in life

Elsie Tellier’s Harvard experience is inextricably tied to her cystic fibrosis diagnosis

The beetles have landed

‘The Rockefeller Beetles’ exhibit at the Harvard Museum of Natural History explores a lifelong passion

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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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For Worldwide Week, students share stories of life-changing trips abroad

To kick off Worldwide Week at Harvard, students share stories of trips abroad that changed their career choices and their lives.

Inequality researcher Ellis Monk hopes to ‘nurture and inspire’ young scholars

Ellis Monk, assistant professor in Harvard's Department of Sociology, focuses on social inequality through a comparative global lens, with particular attention to race in the United States and Brazil.

Harvard Presidential City of Boston Fellow works on city’s climate plan

Lexi Smith ’18, who is the latest Harvard Presidential City of Boston Fellow, wants to serve at the city level because that’s where she sees the tangible action for environmental change.

More Harvard officials to testify in trial challenging College’s admissions process

Harvard officials continue to take the stand in the second week of a trial in U.S. Federal District Court. …

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Ban Ki-moon Discusses North Korean Denuclearization and American Leadership

Oct 22, 2018Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and former top U.S. diplomat Susan A. …

What Does Trump Stand For? His Administration's Dithering on the Saudis Forces Us to Ask

Oct 23, 2018The grisly assassination of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi at the hands of a Saudi murder squad — and the Saudi regime’s delays, denials and ludicrous falsehoods about the …

Finding a narrative in “our most urgent national conversation:” the one about guns

  here are known news conventions: something happens and someone writes about it and somebody publishes it and then maybe people talk about it. …

How the U.S. Can Rebuild Its Capacity to Innovate

The country invests more in R&D than anyone, but it needs manufacturing, too.

Crowdfunding raised millions for scientifically dubious medical treatments

Over two years, more than 1,000 medical crowdfunding campaigns raised nearly $7 million for scientifically unsupported or potentially dangerous treatments. …

Center Experts Comment on Significance of Withdrawing from INF Treaty

Oct 22, 2018Following the news that the Trump administration plans to abandon the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, signed in 1987 by Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, ten Belfer …

Negotiating for Peace and Security on the Korean Peninsula

Oct 22, 2018Former UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon (MPP ‘85) and former Acting Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Susan Thornton, will discuss the negotiations for peace and …

Intensive CBT: How fast can I get better?

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) helps people learn how to overcome negative thought patterns and behaviors. …