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Research

What the rare bright spots in American high-school education teach

4.5.19

Carpenter Center: home to Visual and Environmental Studies, soon to be Art, Film, and Visual Studies—a better name for the work done there

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs & Communications

Renaming Visual and Environmental Studies to signal a clearer focus on making art and film

2.5.19

Portrait of Ruskin by Charles Herbert Moore

Portrait of Ruskin by Charles Herbert Moore

Courtesy of the Harvard Art Museums

A Houghton exhibition explores the thinker’s influences and impact. 

1.25.19

Lapis lazuli pigment entrapped within the dental calculus on the lower jaw of a medieval woman.

Photograph by Christina Warinner

Tracing lapis lazuli provides evidence that women were directly involved in creating medieval illuminated manuscripts.  

1.9.19

Philip J. Deloria

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Philip Deloria studies American Indians and the contradictions that made America.

January-February 2019

 Maurice Lalau image for “The Juggler of Notre Dame,” by Anatole France (1924)

(Click on arrow at right to see a gallery of images.) Maurice Lalau image for “The Juggler of Notre Dame,” by Anatole France (1924)

Image courtesy of Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

A Dumbarton Oaks exhibition connects “an enchanted past” to the human condition.

November-December 2018

(Click on arrow at right to see a gallery of images.) The stained-glass image of the juggler, commissioned for the exhibition, from Atelier Miller, at the entry to Dumbarton Oaks

Image courtesy of Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

“Juggling” literary history at Dumbarton Oaks

10.16.18

Bruce Walker, Dyann Wirth, moderator George Q. Daley, Angela DePace, and Samir Mitragotri at a symposium titled “Life Sciences Innovation and the Future of Medicine.”

Bruce Walker, Dyann Wirth, moderator George Q. Daley, Angela DePace, and Samir Mitragotri at a symposium on “Life Sciences Innovation and the Future of Medicine.”
Photograph by Harvard Magazine

Eight symposiums highlight faculty research across Harvard’s schools and realms of discovery.

10.5.18

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

9.20.18