Protecting Provincetown

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

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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

Cleaner air in China

Researchers analyzed the viability of China moving toward carbon-negative electric power generation

Sustainable food standards

New food standards will increase access to healthy foods on campus while also lessening Harvard's impact on land, air, and 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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GSD students mull how to protect Provincetown while retaining its charm

Architect and GSD Professor Scott Cohen discusses his studio course that considered how architects could help his beloved Provincetown, Mass. …

Gina McCarthy reflects on progress 50 years after Cuyahoga River fire

Environmental protection is not a goal to achieve but a task to be undertaken by one generation and handed to the next, Gina McCarthy, the former EPA administrator and current director of Harvard’s …

Harvard fellow and ex-astronaut Ochoa reflects on Apollo landing

Fifty years ago this summer, Neil Armstrong took his “giant leap for mankind” on the moon. …

Study shows China can be carbon-negative in an economically competitive way

Researchers have analyzed technical and economic viability for China to move toward carbon-negative electric power generation and found that China can do so in an economically competitive way.

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Want Fewer Employees to Quit? Listen to Them

A new study confirms an old idea.

Men’s Golf Tallies Sixth-Place Finish at Ivy League Championship

Closing the season against its Ancient Eight rivals, Harvard men’s golf placed sixth at the 2019 Ivy League Championship, held at Hidden Creek Golf Club. …

Women’s Golf Wins Sixth Ivy League Title in Last Eight Years, Wang Crowned Individual Champion

Roaring back with a sensational third round, Harvard women’s golf earned its sixth Ivy League Championship in the last eight years, and eighth overall April 19-21 at The Ridge at Back Brook. …

Women’s Tennis Finishes Regular Season in Second; Falls in Heartbreaker to No. 44 Columbia, 4-2

The Harvard women’s tennis team (17-7, 5-2 Ivy) closed out the regular season dropping its final contest to No. 44 Columbia (15-4, 4-3 Ivy), 4-2, Sunday, in a match that came down to the very end.

Softball Collects Series Victory in Split Day With The Tigers

In the doubleheader day, the Harvard softball team (18-16, 11-4 Ivy) picked up another win to clinch the series over the Tigers (13-21, 9-6 Ivy).

Baseball Takes Fifth-Consecutive Ivy League Series, Takes Two From Dartmouth

The Harvard baseball team (20-9, 10-4 Ivy) took its fifth-consecutive Ivy League series, defeating Dartmouth (11-21, 5-9 Ivy) in both games of the Sunday doubleheader.

No. 38 Men’s Tennis Drops 4-1 Decision to No. 16 Columbia

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—The No. 38 Harvard men’s tennis team faced its first Ivy League loss this afternoon at the Beren Tennis Center, falling to No. 16 Columbia, 4-1. …

No. 15 Radcliffe Heavyweight Crew Falls to No. 8 Brown

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The No. 15 Harvard-Radcliffe heavyweight crew team was defeated by No. 8 Brown today, April 20 on the Seekonk River. …