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Hutchins Center Eugenics Conference

Hutchins Center Explores the Legacy of Eugenics in New England, at Harvard

Prominent historians and scholars convened virtually on Wednesday to discuss the legacy of eugenics in New England and at Harvard in a conference hosted by Harvard’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.

September 11th Memorial Service

Twenty Years Later, Faculty, Alums Recall Experiencing 9/11 at Harvard

Twenty years after the attacks of Sept. 11, Harvard affiliates recall what campus was like following the news of the attacks on the World Trade Center, the U.S. Pentagon and the hijacking of four planes.

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Psychology Professor James Sidanius, Leading Scholar and ‘Renaissance Man,’ Dies at 75

Harvard Psychology and African and African American Studies professor James H. Sidanius died on June 29 at age 75.


Harvard Researchers Identify Accuracy Concerns in Census Bureau’s New Privacy System

Harvard Government and Statistics researchers found in a study published last month that a new method used by the United States Census Bureau to increase privacy could potentially bias data used for redistricting.

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Economics Professor Isaiah Andrews Awarded Clark Medal

Professor of Economics Isaiah S. Andrews won the John Bates Clark Medal earlier this month for his contributions to the field of econometrics.

"Freedom of Speech is Not Neutral"

First Amendment Experts Discuss Inclusion and Free Speech in Academia

First Amendment legal scholars convened to discuss the complexities of supporting freedom of speech and fostering an atmosphere of inclusion and belonging in academia during a Tuesday webinar.

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Researchers at Harvard’s GenderSci Lab Explore Connections Among Race, Sex, and Covid-19 Mortalities

Researchers at Harvard’s GenderSci Lab investigated the intersectionality of race, sex, and Covid-19 mortalities, as detailed in a study published earlier this month in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

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Democrats and Republicans Live Segregated Even within Neighborhoods, Harvard Researchers Find

Harvard researchers found that partisan sorting occurs not only on the regional, state, and county level, but even within cities and neighborhoods.

Committee Funding

‘Steering Your Own Ship’: Committee Concentrations Forge Unique Paths for Students and Faculty

In addition to the full departments under the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, 10 nondepartmental degree programs overseen by Standing Committees of the FAS offer undergraduate concentrations. Both faculty on these committees and students under these concentrations acknowledge the unique characteristics of pursuing one’s studies under such an administration.

Peabody Museum

‘Part of the Colonial Enterprise’: Scholars, Advocates React to Discovery of the Remains of Enslaved People in Peabody Museum Collections

In the wake of Harvard’s announcement that the Peabody Museum had found the remains of fifteen people who had possibly been enslaved in its collections, scholars and curation advocates reacted to the implications of the Museum’s discovery.

#MeToo Dominguez Event

Survivors, Advocates Respond to Domínguez External Review

Two women who were harassed by Government professor Jorge I. Domínguez said they were pleased with some aspects of the University's external review released Thursday, but feel deeper systematic changes are still needed at Harvard to protect women from harassment.

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Advising from Afar: Tutors Adapt to a Virtual Year

As the pandemic scattered Harvard students across the world this semester, resident and non-resident tutors alike have endeavored to preserve a sense of community that has long defined Harvard residential life.

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City Politics

Newest Monopoly Edition Spotlights the City of Cambridge

Last Friday, Cambridge earned a unique accolade: it became the first small city in the United States to boast its own edition of the Monopoly board game.

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Visual Arts

Artists Discuss Activism Through Arts in Ed School Panel

Artists and activists highlighted the role of creative expression in telling stories and fostering empathy at a webinar Monday hosted by the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Harvard University Common Spaces.

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College Alum Serves as a Director for 2020 Nobel Peace Prize-Winning World Food Programme

The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded last Friday to the World Food Programme, where Stanlake J.T.M. Samkange ’82 serves as the Director of the Policy and Programme Division.