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‘Feather in Your Cap’: Radcliffe Graduates Look Back on 50 Years of Co-Ed Living
In an unofficial merger move, the Class of 1973 saw co-ed living introduced during the spring of their first year. The decision resulted in an exchange — some male students moved up to inhabit Radcliffe housing, today known as the Quad — while some female students moved down to the river Houses.
Former EPA Administrator Discusses Biden Administration’s Climate Policies at Harvard Weatherhead Lecture
Former Environmental Protection Agency administrator and first-ever White House national climate adviser Gina McCarthy discussed President Joe Biden’s climate policies and obstacles to further legislation during a Wednesday lecture.
Technology Experts Discuss Role of AI in Democracy at Harvard Kennedy School Talk
Former South Korean business minister Young-sun Park and social media CEO Will Hohyon Ryu discussed potential applications of artificial intelligence to democracy during a talk at Harvard Kennedy School Tuesday.
Assets to Axes: How Harvard’s Land Investments Inspired Fear in Brazil’s Cerrado
Although the full extent of HMC’s former landholdings remain concealed behind a complex web of private equity firms, associated subsidiary companies and investment partners, what is clear is that HMC’s purchases contributed to a climate of anxiety, fear, and strain on Brazilian subsistence farmers.
Scooped by ‘Freedom Lovers’: Anti-Vax Group Cites an HMS Paper
Contrary to the intentions of the authors, the data now serves as material for conservative medical organizations like AFLDS skeptical of Covid-19 vaccine efficacy.
Law Professors Discuss History of Death Penalty in America at Harvard Law School Library Panel
Legal scholars discussed the history of the death penalty in the United States following the landmark Supreme Court ruling Furman v. Georgia at a Harvard Law School Library panel Wednesday afternoon.
Egyptologist Discusses Ancient Egyptians’ Understanding of Meteorites at Harvard Museum Event
Egyptologist Victoria Almansa-Villatoro, a junior research fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows, delivered a lecture on meteoritic iron in ancient Egypt at the Harvard Museum of Science and Culture Thursday evening.
The Border of Forgiveness
In the Catholic Church, forgiveness is both God’s implicit promise to life and the edge on which we can either become redeemed or remain woefully flawed people. I worry that forgiveness may actually be the holiest act of all — precisely because I struggle most with it.
Fifteen Questions: Glenda Carpio on Humor, Hum 10, and the Failure of “Success” Stories
The Chair of the English Department sat down with Fifteen Minutes to discuss rethinking the literary canon and immigrant narratives. “I was the lucky one, I survived,” she says. “What happens to those who are undone by the violence of having to be uprooted?"
Indigenous Language Reclamation Efforts Expand at Harvard
EMR 151: “Quechua, Indigenous language revitalization and Global Indigeneity” examines language as a tool to access Indigenous cultures, traditions of knowledge, and expressions of self.