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Isabella E. Peña

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Gender Inclusive Mapping Project Developing App With Guide to Harvard’s Gender Neutral Bathrooms

Harvard’s Gender Inclusive Mapping Project, a group backed by multiple Harvard offices, plans to design a web-based app to help members of the Harvard community easily locate gender inclusive restrooms.

Students Social Media

A ‘Double-Edged Sword’: For Harvard Students, Social Media Both Connects and Alienates

With the world in the throes of a pandemic and a lockdown altering everyday methods of communication, students find themselves increasingly hooked on social media and grappling with the effects of hyperconnectivity.

David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

Political Scientists Discuss the Role of Federalism in Combating Coronavirus at DRCLAS Webinar

Political science professors analyzed how countries with federalist systems — those that combine national and regional governance — responded to the coronavirus pandemic at an online event hosted Tuesday by Harvard’s David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies.

Harvard Stadium

Harvard-Yale Spirit Week Provides Students with Online Social Events in Lieu of the Annual Game

Harvard students and organizations are preparing for the first Harvard-Yale virtual spirit week, set to take place between Nov. 15 and Nov. 22.

Widener Library

Harvard Study Reveals Octopi Can 'Taste' by Touch

Harvard researchers found that octopi use a family of specialized cells called chemotactile receptors to “taste” using their sense of touch when employing their arms.

Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School

Panelists Advocate for Psychedelics Decriminalization in Law School Webinar

Panelists advocated for the decriminalization of psychedelics to an audience of more than 200 people during a Wednesday webinar hosted by Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics.

Harvard Kennedy School

Experts Discuss Power of Youth Vote in 2020 Elections

A panel of activists, academics, and students discussed the role of young voters and the importance of youth voter turnout in the upcoming 2020 presidential election during an online webinar Tuesday.

Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Kennedy School

UW-Madison Professor Discusses Digital Interference in 2016 Election at Shorenstein Center Event

Young Mie Kim, a professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, led a online discussion Wednesday on her research into digital interference in the 2016 United States presidential election.

Hillary on Poster Tree

Clark University Professors Discuss Roles of Masculinity, Misogyny in 2016 Elections at Davis Center Lecture

Clark University professors Valerie Sperling and Robert G. Boatright discussed their research on the role of masculinity and misogyny in the United States’ 2016 elections in a lecture hosted by Harvard’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies Thursday.