Sustainable commuting

Many Harvard faculty, staff, and students commute each day in sustainable ways

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A second look at evolution

New research suggests that some evolutionary changes were quicker than others

West Side Story

The cast and crew of the new production wrestle with the classic musical’s racial, ethnic, and political complications

A better candidate for chemo delivery

A new technique may increase the efficacy and decrease the toxicity of existing cancer chemotherapies

Haben Girma

A new memoir by Haben Girma recounts her life as a deafblind woman, including her time at Harvard Law School

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

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Friday, November 15, 2019, 1:00pm - 7:00pm

Inaugural Social Justice Hackathon

Friday, November 15, 2019, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

What to Send Up When it Goes Down

Saturday, November 16, 2019, 3:00pm - 4:20pm

Boy and the World

Saturday, November 16, 2019, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

DR VokalEnsemblet Concert

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How humans’ sense of ‘intuitive physics’ touches fictional worlds

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Mammalian vertebral columns may reflect pace of evolution

Researchers find clues to evolution in the intricate mammalian vertebral column.

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Discovering an Unseen Black Hole

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Create an Ethics Committee to Keep Your AI Initiative in Check

It’s about more than just mitigating bias.

How to Get More Men to Take Gender Balance Seriously

Make it a business issue, not a diversity issue.

‘The future of conservatism needs to be considerably different from the present’

Former Arizona senator Jeff Flake made a case for a return to the Republican Party's fiscal roots in a talk titled "The Future of Conservatism" at Harvard Law School.

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Teju Cole on What Needs to Change to Better Cover Stories in “Foreign” Countries

Teju Cole is a critic, photographer, essayist, and novelist who has been lauded for his engaging use of Instagram and Twitter. …