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Rudy Ruiz

Rudy Ruiz

Photograph courtesy of Rudy Ruiz

Arts

Author Rudy Ruiz carries on his Mexican-American family’s storytelling tradition.

12.7.21

Robin Kelsey

Robin Kelsey

Photograph courtesy of Robin Kelsey

A report and recommendations, from the FAS task force on signage and visual culture issues 

12.6.21

Reginald Dwayne Betts seated in front of a black background

Reginald Dwayne Betts performs Felon: A play; A discourse during a virtual lecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Screenshot by Harvard Magazine 

Poet and lawyer—and MacArthur “genius”—Reginald Dwayne Betts on art and imprisonment

10.6.21

Giant cartoonish elephant sculpture of Dr. Suess character Horton

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Evoking Horton Hears a Who
Photograph courtesy of Springfield Museums

Art, science, sports—and fanciful holiday lights—in the Connecticut River Valley 

November-December 2021

Exterior view of the synagogue

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The synagogue's painted brick exterior

Photograph courtesy of the Touro Synagogue

Newport R.I.’s colonial era and thriving Jewish community 

September-October 2021

Aerial view of historic downtown New Bedford buildings

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(1 of 3) An aerial view of downtown New Bedford highlights historic buildings, which include the New Bedford Whaling Museum, and its cupola. 

Dennis Tangney Jr./Istock

Exploring the coastal fishing hub’s history, architecture, parks, and arts scene

July-August 2021

Photograph of the world's first net-zero Victorian passive house

The world's first Victorian passive house, at 60 Stearns Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts 

Photograph by Kristina DeMichele/Harvard Magazine

HBS alumna Betsy Harper develops the first net-zero-energy, Victorian “passive house” in the world.

 

4.21.21

Wide view of formal gardens with a historic mansion in the background

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(1 of 5) Highfield Hall and the sunken garden

Photograph by Tom Croke/Alamy stock photo

The renewed community life of a grand Cape Cod estate

May-June 2021

The main atrium in Harvard's new Science and Engineering Complex

Healthy building materials are a hallmark of the interiors in Harvard's new Science and Engineering Complex in Allston.

Photograph by Jonathan Shaw/Harvard Magazine. 

Harvard leveraged construction of its new Science and Engineering Complex to remove harmful chemicals from building-materials supply chains.

3.17.21