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Illustration of an eye superimposed on iconography from the national flag of China

Illustration by Taylor Callery

Research

Unfettered access to personal data may give Chinese companies an edge in artificial intelligence.

4.6.22

Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Screenshot by Harvard Magazine

Ukrainian president urges help from students and institutional leaders.

5.16.22

This image of Sagittarius A*, captured by the Event Horizon Telescope, is the first direct visual evidence of the presence of this supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy. 

IMAGE CREDIT: EHT Collaboration

Scientists affiliated with the Event Horizon Telescope publish the first image of Sagittarius A*, the black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy.

5.12.22

Steven Goldstein and moderator Christopher Li

Steven Goldstein, emeritus professor of government at Smith College, with moderator Christopher Li, director of research at the Indo-Pacific Security Project and fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Screenshot by Harvard Magazine 

The East Asian implications of the Russia-Ukraine War

5.4.22

Plaque identifying enslaved people placed on Harvard’s Wadsworth House in 2016

This plaque, placed on Wadsworth House in 2016, began Harvard’s public recognition of its legacy of slavery. The report issued today significantly deepens and broadens that understanding.

Photograph by Niko Yaitanes/Harvard Magazine

A searching examination of the places kept “outside history,” and steps to come to terms with the University’s past

4.26.22

President Lawrence S. Bacow

President Lawrence S. Bacow

Photograph by Rose Lincoln/Harvard University

President Bacow’s perspectives on “playing long ball” at Harvard again. 

4.18.22

The seven 2022 Harvard Horzions scholars

The 2022 Harvard Horzions scholars

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Ph.D. students discuss subjects from aliens to infrastructural aesthetics.

4.14.22

Illustration depicting social fissures during pandemic by tearing of the U.S. Constitution

Montage by Jennifer Carling/Harvard Magazine; images from istock

Danielle Allen on America’s broken social contract

May-June 2022

Pierre Dupont standing in pediatric surgical research lab at Boston Children's Hospital

Pierre Dupont in his pediatric surgical research lab at Boston Children’s Hospital

Photograph by Jim Harrsion

Engineering advances in surgery, mobility, and patient care

May-June 2022