Student projects turn campus into ‘living lab’

First round of grants from Campus Sustainability Innovative Fund awarded

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Advice for scientists: ‘Be vocal’

In campus visit, EU official talks ‘post-truth’ worries, policy, and digital realities

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Eni Dervishi’s journey from Albania to Harvard began with two simple words

'Scale' tells the story of how, and what, we measure

Museum exhibit explores how perspective changes understanding

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Refugee crisis draws Harvard alum home to Germany

Recent Harvard graduate Ilke Kiral is lending a helping hand to refugees fleeing hardship for security in her native Germany. Kiral, who graduated in May from the Harvard Kennedy School, is teaching language and helping bridge the cultural gulf between recent arrivals and German society while volunteering at refugee centers near her Berlin home.

One potato, two potato: Contemporary work at Harvard Art Museums

On view in the Harvard Art Museums is a clever work by the conceptual Argentine artist Victor Grippo. “Analgoia I" incorporates a series of potatoes connected to electrodes and a meter that registers the energy they produce. The piece is both an example of the artist's unusual use of everyday materials and a statement about how a united community could resist the nation’s repressive political regime. 

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100 years later, the enduring legacy of JFK’s American ideals

Harvard Kennedy School pays tribute to the enduring ideals and principles of President John F. Kennedy on the anniversary of his 100th birthday

To slow climate change, Naomi Klein looks to government, business

To make a difference on climate change, author Naomi Klein says, government and business would have to shift their ways, and likely won’t.

Classical space, modern dance

Performed entirely in silence, the modern dance piece "Catalogue (First Edition)" perfectly complemented the library and museum stages where noise is kept to a minimum.

‘Doing what you love’ message at Grad Council’s conference

The eighth annual Harvard Graduate Council’s Leadership Conference brought industry leaders from around the globe to share their experience.

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On the "Dryside"

They hardly knew each other before teaming up. Now Aislinn Brophy ‘17 and Eden Girma ‘18 are collaborators on a show with a powerful message about connecting.By Isa Flores-Jones '19

Character man

Founder of ARTS FIRST, Master of the Arts at Harvard, guardian angel of the arts and, now, Harvard Arts Medalist John Lithgow '67 ArD '05 talks about his career, training and the legacy of the arts …

ARTS FIRST at 25 (and hot tips!)

ARTS FIRST turns 25. There are more than 100 reasons for you to attend. Here are a few that are on our radar for Harvard's popular celebration of the arts APRIL 27-30. By Alicia Anstead NF '08

No. 16 Radcliffe Heavyweights Win Three Races Against No. 17 Michigan State, BC

On a beautiful, clear day for racing on the Charles River, the No. 16 Radcliffe heavyweight crew claimed victories in the 2V8, 3V8 and V4B events against No. 17 Michigan State and Boston College.

Men's Tennis Clinches Share of 29th Ivy Title With 4-2 Win at Penn

The Harvard men’s tennis team (18-9, 6-1 Ivy League) clinched a share of its 29th Ivy League title and its first since 2013 with a 4-2 dual match win at Penn (14-11, 1-5 Ivy League).

Women’s Rugby Crowned at Ivy 7s Championship

The Harvard women’s rugby team collected its second consecutive Ivy 7s Championship with a 10-5 win over Dartmouth in the finals Sunday afternoon. …

Baseball Wins Series with Brown, Sweeps Sunday Twin Bill

Utilizing the long ball to push past Brown, Harvard baseball earned a series victory with a Sunday sweep of the Bears, 4-3 and 7-6 (11), on Sunday afternoon at Murray Stadium.

Cecilia Alvear, diversity advocate and NF ’89, has died

Cecilia Alvear, a longtime NBC News journalist, 1989 Nieman Fellow and former Nieman Advisory Board member, has died at her California home after battling breast cancer. …