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What’s in a (scientific) name

January 27, 2017

How do you tell a lion’s mane jellyfish from a hair jelly or a giant jelly? You could try by checking the scientific names. The lion’s mane jelly is Cyanea capillata. But the hair jelly also is... Continue reading

Hasty Pudding honors Octavia Spencer

January 26, 2017

Two days after learning that she had been nominated for a second Academy Award, Octavia Spencer was back in the limelight today when she came to Harvard to receive the Hasty Pudding Theatricals’... Continue reading

Faculty Council meeting held Jan. 25

January 26, 2017

On Jan. 25 the members of the Faculty Council heard a report on the activities of the Standing Committee on Athletic Sports and met with the President to ask and answer questions as representatives... Continue reading

The return of Winthrop House

January 24, 2017

When students move back into a renovated Winthrop House this fall, they’ll find transformed spaces and modern amenities as well as design touches that celebrate the residence’s rich history.... Continue reading