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School of Public Health

Public Health School Researchers Document U.S. Government’s Failures to Slow Pandemic in New Study

Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health documented points at which federal officials failed to take action to slow the COVID-19 pandemic’s spread in a study published Nov. 2.

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Radcliffe Institute

Astronomy Professor Discusses Mystery of Increasingly Expanding Universe

Paul Martini, an astronomy professor at Ohio State University, discussed the mystery of cosmic acceleration at a Radcliffe Fellows event Wednesday.

HPR at Institute of Politics

IOP Speaker Draws on Experience in AIDS, TB, and Malaria Prevention to Talk COVID-19

Peter A. Sands — the executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria — discussed the global response to the coronavirus pandemic at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics Thursday.

Center for European Studies

Harvard’s Center for European Studies Hosts Seminar on the Removal of Pro-Slavery Monuments

Howard University professor Ana Lucia Araujo and Carnegie Mellon professor Mame-Fatou Niang discussed the removal of statues that depict slave traders and owners in Europe Wednesday afternoon.

Harvard Museum of Natural History

OEB Professor Showcases 3-D Models of ‘Wonderful Cambrian Beasts’ in Webinar

Javier Ortega-Hernández, an Organismic and Evolutionary Biology professor at Harvard, reconstructed the history of the versatile organisms which lived more than half a billion years ago in his Wednesday evening lecture, “Wonderful Cambrian Beasts.”

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Panelists Speculate About Effects of COVID-19 on Eurasian Integration

Four academics discussed the impact of COVID-19 on the economic and geopolitical integration of Eurasia in a Tuesday morning webinar.