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.
From left, Presidents M. Roy Wilson, M.D. ’80, of Wayne State University and Lawrence S. Bacow of Harvard and Mary Kramer, director of the economic-development forum, speaking on higher education in Detroit on September 14.
Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications
President Bacow listens (and builds partnerships) in Michigan.
Illustration by Sam Falconer
New research on extinctions shows that their ecological impact can’t be measured in numbers of species lost.
Every human-powered vehicle must stand the test of traveling on asphalt, through mud, and into the Merrimack River.
Photograph by Lucinana Calvin/Courtesy of the Lowell Kinetic Sculpture Race
Watch human-powered machines prevail—or not—in Lowell.
Davis relaxing in 1910 at Devil’s Thumb, on the Continental Divide near Corona, Colorado
Photograph courtesy of the Houghton Library
Brief life of William Morris Davis, pioneering geomorphologist
A 1944 map of the beaches of Iwo Jima, donated by a Harvard staff member who served in the U.S. assault on the island
Courtesy of the Harvard Map Collection
Maps can be applied to straightforward ends; they can also be fanciful, surprising, or plain weird.
Despite its toxic reputation, arsenic may play a key role in the battle against cancer.
Solar panels on the roof and fixed shading on the windows suggest that this is no ordinary wood-shingled house.
Photograph by Stu Rosner
The Center for Green Buildings and Cities aims to reduce energy used to heat and cool buildings to nearly zero.