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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

The Context Logo

Framing the news with our best articles on diet and health

4.28.21

A photograph of the exterior of 60 Oxford Street, which will become a hub for quantum science and engineering at Harvard

After renovation, 60 Oxford Street will become the hub for quantum science and engineering at Harvard.

Photograph by Kristina DeMichele/Harvard Magazine. 

Renovation of 60 Oxford Street will create a quantum hub where theorists and engineers work side by side.

4.26.21

Photograph of earth scientist Andrew Knoll at work in the field

Knoll in the field

Photograph courtesy of Andrew Knoll

Andrew Knoll on the planet’s past—and fraught future

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

Several Harvard Computers and Radcliffe students pose for a photograph together, seated at desks and sitting on the floor

Harvard Computers and Radcliffe students in 1925
Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Library Archives 

Alumni scientist-filmmakers bring the Harvard Computers’ story to the screen.

3.23.21

A grandson with his arm around his grandmother

Noah Evers ’22 and his grandmother Patricia Greenfield ’62, Ph.D. ’66

Photo by Lauren Greenfield ’87

A Harvard grandmother’s—and grandson’s—research

2.22.21