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Illustration of human torso with affected organs highlighted

Illustration by Darrel Rees

Research

Researchers studying 95 million Medicare records find new fine-particle impacts in the blood, gut, skin, kidneys, and other organs.

2.7.20

A businessman reclines on the deck of a ship with no one at the helm

Illustration by Michal Steich

Index funds cast a large proportion of proxy votes in U.S. companies, but take a hands-off approach with management.

March-April 2020

An original eighteenth-century colonial map of Jamaica

Vincent Brown adapted several eighteenth-century maps of Jamaica to create his own narrative map of Tacky’s Revolt. 
Map courtesy of Vince Brown

 

 

Vincent Brown writes war, empire, and slaves’ agency into the history of Atlantic slavery.

March-April 2020

Photograph of Pippa Norris

Pippa Norris

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Harvard political scientist Pippa Norris chronicles the rise of populist authoritarians in Western democracies.

March-April 2020

Photograph of Caroline Tervo

Caroline Tervo ’18 researched North Carolina politics—at the local craft brewery, at Olive Garden, and at IHOP.
Photograph by Jon Chase/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Undergraduates contribute to a new book on grass-roots organizing at the center of American politics.

March-April 2020

Photograph of Alan Jenkins

Alan Jenkins
Photograph by Jim Harrison

A brief look at a Harvard Law School professor's long journey

March-April 2020

Flanking a ballot box are a monarch on the left and a senator holding a book of law on the right.

Illustration by Phil Foster

The right to rule depends not only on the way power is gained, but how it is wielded.

March-April 2020

Illustration of human torso with affected organs highlighted

Illustration by Darrel Rees

Researchers studying 95 million Medicare records find new fine-particle impacts in the blood, gut, skin, kidneys, and other organs.

March-April 2020

Five Harvard deans sit on stage in a panel.

Five Harvard deans—Bridget Terry Long, Nitin Nohria, Claudine Gay, Douglas Elmendorf, and Michelle Williams—discuss the importance of education.
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Graduate School of Education

At its centennial, the Harvard Graduate School of Education celebrates and looks ahead. 

1.31.20