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Blavatnik Foundation donates $200 million to Harvard Medical School, its largest gift ever

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Nuclear submarine expert turns to Law School

“I’d always imagined using whatever degree or knowledge I had to help people in some way,” says Eve L. Howe, J.D. ’21

Robert Wood recognized with Planck-Humboldt Medal

Roboticist Robert Wood was honored for his role and accomplishments in soft robotics

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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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Scholar speaks at Harvard on how images helped shaped legend of King Tut

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At Harvard, the life and legacy of Gore Vidal

Author Gore Vidal left his papers and library to the University. …

New filtration system improves industrial wastewater purification, saves energy

Liquid-gated membranes filter nanoclay particles out of water with twofold higher efficiency and nearly threefold longer time to foul, and reduce the pressure required for filtration over …

New system opens the door to transforming CO2 into industrial fuels

Emissions from power plants and heavy industry, rather than spewing into the atmosphere, could be captured and chemically transformed from greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide into industrial fuels …

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In Ruhleben Camp follows the production schedule of the magazine created by prisoners at Ruhleben, an internment camp for British civilians in Germany during WWI. …

Your Parental Leave Stories

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Surround them with people who can help bring their ideas to life.

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Behavioral programs (intensive diet and lifestyle change) work well for weight loss, but they are not common, and many are not covered by insurance. …

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