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Dying to Be Beautiful

Victoria Lin discusses the disturbing diet and body image trends that the fashion industry promotes.

Central Administration

Ahead of Sit-Down, Union Releases Healthcare Report

The Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers released a report on Wednesday that offers suggestions for lowering healthcare costs for all Harvard employees.

Health

Experts from Various Fields Discuss Ebola Impact

A writer, a researcher, and a visiting scientist discussed what can be learned from the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa on Monday.

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College

Month in, Yard Official Says Smoking Ban Implementation Smooth

The manager of Harvard Yard said she has not heard any reports about hostile or uncooperative responses from either students or tourists.

Ebola Panel
IOP

During IOP Chat, Liberian President Weighs Concern, Optimism about Ebola Outbreak

While lauding recent efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf expressed concern about the long-term effects of the epidemic.

Gerald T. Chan Gift
Health

Gerald T. Chan Gift

Gerald T. Chan recounts his childhood memories of his parents in Hong Kong at the Harvard School of Public Health. Chan announced a $350 million gift to his alma mater, which will be managed by the Harvard Management Company

Faust on Public Health
Health

Faust on Public Health

University President Drew G. Faust talks about advances in public health in the past century before introducing Gerald L. Chan at Monday's ceremony at the School of Public Health.

Julio Frenk
Health

Julio Frenk

Julio Frenk, the dean of the Harvard School of Public Health, talks on Monday about the school's history, its achievements, and the future of public health across the globe.

Faust Chan Handshake
Health

Faust Chan Handshake

Gerald L. Chan and University President Drew G. Faust shake hands at Monday's ceremony at the School of Public Health, unveiling Chan's foundation's $350 million gift.

Julio Frenk
Health

A Record-Breaking Gift

Ebola Panel
IOP

Ebola Panel

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia, appearing on screen above Kennedy School lecturer Sheila Burke and public health professors Michael VanRooyen and Dyann Wirth, speaks at the Institute of Politics via Skype. The four congregated for a panel discussion on the international response to Ebola.

Ebola Panel
Health

Ebola Panel

Dyann Wirth, Co-chair of the Infectious Diseases Initiative at the Broad Institute, speaks to the audience alongside Michael VanRooyen, the director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, and Sheila Burke, a faculty research fellow at the Kennedy School.

Health

Workers, Experts Weigh Impact of Health Plan Changes

Some activists worry that the new plans may increase the cost of healthcare for non-union employees; others say that the changes help balance costs.

A Presidential Embrace
Health

School of Public Health Renamed with $350 Million Gift, Largest in Harvard History

The gift is among the largest single donations in the history of higher education and marks the first time that Harvard has renamed one of its schools in recognition of philanthropy.

Tobacco-Free Signs
Health

Harvard Yard Goes Tobacco-Free

The use of all forms of tobacco—including cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes, and smokeless tobacco products—has been banned in Harvard Yard.

Divest Harvard Assembles
Scrutiny

Arrested Divestment

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Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

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Columns

ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining
Columns

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty