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Making math more Lego-like

March 2, 2017

Galileo called mathematics the “language with which God wrote the universe.” He described a picture-language, and now that language has a new dimension. The Harvard trio of Arthur Jaffe, the... Continue reading

The focus is Harvard and slavery

March 2, 2017

To tell the story of Harvard President Charles William Eliot, the American academic who transformed the School in the late 19th century from a regional college into the model of a modern research... Continue reading

Rings for the Class of ’18

March 2, 2017

Spring-like temperatures welcomed parents of the Class of 2018 to campus for the official celebration known as Harvard’s Junior Parents Weekend. Small groups dotted the campus, juniors with smiling... Continue reading

Faculty Council meeting held March 1

March 1, 2017

On March 1 the members of the Faculty Council met with Provost Garber to ask and answer questions as representatives of the Faculty. They also heard a report on the Quantitative Reasoning requirement... Continue reading

Unveiling Lowell House renewal

March 1, 2017

Renewal will begin this spring for Lowell House, built in 1930 and later named for the family of Harvard President A. Lawrence Lowell, who created the College’s House-based residential system.... Continue reading

A voice for others

February 28, 2017

Heads of state, Nobel laureates, titans of business. Sure, lots of famous and interesting people visit Harvard’s campus all the time. But none of them generate quite the sensation — or the... Continue reading

A mother’s influence

February 28, 2017

Think of all the things your mom taught you — sit up straight, close your mouth when you chew, remember to say please and thank you … the list goes on. When it comes to learning how to behave,... Continue reading

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