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Hooked on humor

January 28, 2014

They have written for and produced some of the most successful and acclaimed television shows in recent years, but Greg Daniels ’85 and Robert Carlock ’95 didn’t come to Harvard with the intention... Continue reading

New voice at Memorial Church

January 27, 2014

Lucy Forster-Smith majored in philosophy and theology while in college, but she also studied music and voice and dreamed of one day standing on a podium leading a large musical ensemble. “I... Continue reading

Flower power

January 23, 2014

It’s a tight fit, so it’s tough to get in and out without getting covered with dust. That’s the point, of course, if not to the bees crawling in search of nectar, then at least to the Salvia... Continue reading

Some secrets of longevity

January 23, 2014

The average life expectancy in the United States has fallen behind that of other industrialized nations as the American income gap has widened. In addition, better health habits, including those... Continue reading

Warmth from the woods

January 23, 2014

PETERSHAM, Mass. — In heavily wooded New England, forests are dynamic ecosystems that support a range of plants and animals, and their ability to soak up carbon also makes them an important piece of... Continue reading

At one with Thoreau

January 23, 2014

A century and a half ago, Maine’s northern woods were a bit wilder. The logging roads crisscrossing the region had yet to be cut, and the state’s highest mountain, 5,269-foot Katahdin, was... Continue reading