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Illustration by Jim Frazier

Research

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

9.7.18

Jorie Graham’s challenging lyrics use language to give readers the experience of the poem. 

9.20.18

(Click to see full image) “Stop Police Killings, Selma, 1965,” by Steve Schapiro
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Richard and Ronay Menschel Fund for the Aquisition of Photographs. 2018.115

A fresh look at the writer’s work and influences

9.19.18

H. Luke Shaefer directs the University of Michigan’s Poverty Solutions—now partnering with Harvard to address economic mobility in Detroit.
Photograph courtesy of Poverty Solutions/University of Michigan

Joint efforts aim at alleviating poverty and fighting the opioid epidemic.

9.17.18

From left, Presidents M. Roy Wilson, M.D. ’80, of Wayne State University and Lawrence S. Bacow of Harvard and Mary Kramer, director of the economic-development forum, speaking on higher education in Detroit on September 14.
Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

President Bacow listens (and builds partnerships) in Michigan.

9.17.18

Illustration by Jim Frazier

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

September-October 2018

Illustration by Sam Falconer

New research on extinctions shows that their ecological impact can’t be measured in numbers of species lost.

September-October 2018

Illustration by Martin Hargreaves

In the antebellum South, slavery was paired with modern business practices.

September-October 2018

Durba Mitra

Photograph courtesy of Durba Mitra

Harvard’s first professor appointed solely in gender studies

September-October 2018