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Research

Could place-based policies solve regional economic and social problems?

9.7.18

Elsie Sunderland
Photograph by Stu Rosner

Elsie Sunderland traces the flows of human pollutants in the oceans. They come back to bite us.

July-August 2018

Phil Torrey

Photograph courtesy of Phil Torrey

Harvard Law students address immigrants’ legal challenges.

July-August 2018

A student protest during the 1968 Commencement

Courtesy of The Boston Globe via Getty Images

A senior thesis, and a new film, on the “historic generational shift” of which the class of 1968 was a part.

6.7.18

Illustration by Blair Kelly

Harvard researchers revisit and reaffirm a controversial environmental study.

July-August 2018

Matthew Meselson
Photograph by Constance Brukin

A symposium honors a scientist who championed biological and chemical weapons control.

6.1.18

Brown anole perched on a branch

Photograph by Oriol Lapiedra

How lizards’ behavior influences natural selection

5.31.18

Tomiko Brown-Nagin

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

The legal historian will become dean on July 1. 

4.26.18

David Shumway Jones

Photograph by John Soares/Harvard Medical School

Historian David Shumway Jones warns that the cost of precision medicine might lead to higher levels of inequality in healthcare.

May-June 2018