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Happily ever after, sometimes

December 6, 2013

Tell me a story. That tender and urgent imperative appears to date to early in humankind. “We are simply hardwired to stories,” said Pulitzer Prize-winning nonfiction writer Tracy Kidder. “... Continue reading

Grad students have can-do attitude

December 6, 2013

Tapping into their competitive spirit, students at five of Harvard’s graduate Schools challenged each other in a competition to collect canned food and other dry goods for the Greater Boston Food... Continue reading

How it really happened

December 5, 2013

Speaking to a crowd at the Harvard Allston Education Portal, Professor Annette Gordon-Reed smiled when an audience member asked: Did Thomas Jefferson love Sally Hemings? It’s a familiar... Continue reading

The power of trans

December 5, 2013

It was all about transformation. “Trans Arts” was a two-hour panel Wednesday of poets, critics, and performers who in some cases identify with the gender opposite from the bodies in which they... Continue reading

Other unknowns in health care rollout

December 5, 2013

Amid the many pathways to success or disaster facing the nation’s troubled health reform law are two on which a panel of health care experts agreed: It will continue to be a political hot potato,... Continue reading

Business School to dedicate Tata Hall

December 5, 2013

Harvard Business School (HBS) will soon have a new home for some of its executive education programs. Ratan Tata, former chairman of India’s Tata Group and a 1975 graduate of HBS’s Advanced... Continue reading

Liu named Marshall Scholar

December 4, 2013

When Harvard senior Brandon Liu got the call, he could hardly believe what the person on the other end of the line was saying. He was one of 36 students nationwide to win a prestigious Marshall... Continue reading

Polly want a vocabulary?

December 4, 2013

Griffin knows the names of a dozen objects. He can identify five colors and six shapes, and grasps his numbers up to eight. He can ask for his favorite treats and tell you where he’d like to go. And... Continue reading

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