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A coal burning power plant in Scottsdale, Arizona

Fine particle pollution, like that generated by coal-burning power plants, has been linked to increases in neurological disease.

Photograph by Michael Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images


Hospitalizations for neurological disease rise with increases in fine particle pollution.


At Home with Harvard: American Democracy text cover

Our coverage of the nation's ailing democracy


The U.S. Army's 24th Infantry Regiment, an African-American regiment, arriving at Camp Wiloff in Montauk, New York, 1898

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The U.S. Army's 24th Infantry Regiment, an African-American regiment, arriving at Camp Wikoff in Montauk, New York, 1898

Roosevelt Class No. 560.3, Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University

A Houghton Library project to digitize thousands of African-American records and artifacts


At Home with Harvard: Harvard in the World

Harvard Magazine’s coverage of the University’s expanding global reach


A protester holding a sign that reads "ELECTORAL COLLEGE = VOTER SUPPRESSION" on November 13, 2016.

Protestors demonstrate against president-elect Donald Trump on November 13, 2016, in Philadelphia. 

Photograph by Mark Makela/Getty Images

Historian Alexander Keyssar on why the unpopular institution has prevailed 


At Home with Harvard: The Immigrant Experience

A selection of Harvard Magazine's writing on immigration, displacement, and the global refugee crisis


Photograph of John C. Calhoun statue in Charleston in midair being lifted up by a crane

A statue of John C. Calhoun is removed on June 24 in Charleston, South Carolina. 

Photograph by Sean Rayford/Getty Images

The rise and fall of Charleston’s John C. Calhoun statue, a monument to white supremacy 


At Home with Harvard: Inequality in America

Selections from Harvard Magazine’s extensive coverage of wealth and income inequality 


Beds were set up for Spanish flu patients outside the Harvard-affiliated Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in 1918.
Photograph courtesy of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Archives

Fall semester interrupted, a century ago