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Articles: Research

Illustration of a man pushing a wheelbarrow full of petitions up the steps to Congress.

Illustration by Phil Foster

Research

Petitioning campaigns are a vital complement to democratic voting.

4.7.21

A group photo of the four Harvard undergraduates, including the author, with their project adviser and two local, older mentors

The team with mentors (from left): Kale Catchings, Percy Green, Saul Glist, Robin McDowell, Catie Barr, Jamala Rogers, and the author.

Photograph courtesy of Che R. Applewhaite

The Undergraduate learns about making knowledge mutual.

May-June 2021

Project plan showing first and proposed second phases of Enterprise Research Campus development in Allston

Tishman Speyer unveiled its vision for a second, post-2024 phase of development (outside the blue dotted line delineating the phase-one project perimeter)—encompassing an additional million square feet of office/lab and residential space.

Credit: Henning Larsen, Studio Gang, Utile, and Scape.

Bigger Allston ambitions, an admissions-lawsuit appeal, and a new center for cities

May-June 2021

Photograph of Vikram Patel visiting with family members of a farmer in Maharashtra, India, who committed suicide

Vikram Patel, left, speaks with family members of a farmer in Maharashtra, India, who committed suicide.

Photograph courtesy of Vikram Patel

Around the globe, Vikram Patel finds, improvements in financial or mental health support both.

May-June 2021

Illustration of a man looking through a pair of binoculars with three, not two, objective lenses

Illustration by Dan Page

Ellen Langer rejects binary thinking, embracing instead a “third way.”

May-June 2021

Illustration of a man pushing a wheelbarrow full of petitions up the steps to Congress.

Illustration by Phil Foster

Petitioning campaigns are a vital complement to democratic voting.

May-June 2021

William "Bill" Kristol

William "Bill" Kristol.

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Kennedy School. 

Bill Kristol discusses the future of the Republican Party and the survival of American constitutional democracy. 

4.1.21

The homepage of the nonprofit Potential Energy Coalition, showing a blue circle superimposed on a black-and-white photograph of the ocean

A professor and a marketing professional have teamed up to raise awareness of the climate problem through the nonpartisan, nonprofit Potential Energy Coalition.

From the potentialenergycoalition.org website 

A professor and a marketing professional try a new tack in climate-change communications.

3.24.21

Headshot portraits of Harvard Law School students Anna Vande Velde and William Roberts

Harvard Law School students Anna Vande Velde and William Roberts
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Law School 

A Law School report offers the City of Boston recommendations for reform.

3.18.21