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Chemistry professor Adam Cohen creates visualizations of neural activity by using proteins from the Dead Sea to cause cells to flash with light.
FM visited the office of professor of History Sven Beckert to talk about his recent winning of the prestigious Bancroft Prize.
From rearing a child to struggling to support a family under stress—Michelle Wu’s personal history has shaped much of her political trajectory.
Old film cameras and books line Prof. John R. Stilgoe's office shelves in Sever Hall.
Keith H. Bender '15 believes that Stilgoe is one of the most caring people on campus. "He's been known to say, 'If there's anything I can do to increase your happiness, please let me know.' And you would be surprised about the number of students who take him up on that," says Bender.
"He has a great history of teaching this course, and he's able to tap into those experiences," says Li E.K. Murphy ’15, a student of Stilgoe's who works as a barista at Cafe Gato Rojo.
In total, Stilgoe has around 150,000 slides in his collection, which he projects during his lectures.
"He's got the eye of an interior designer. It's not just this random collection of things that he's thoughtlessly hoarded. Everything is there for a reason," said Sam H. Rashba '14-'15 on Stilgoe's office.
Decorations line the walls of VES Professor John R. Stilgoe that reflect his scholarly travels.
Mitchell’s pure passion for applied microbiology is obvious from the start of our conversation—he seems to be on a mission to convince me of how important these microscopic organisms are.
David Charbonneau, professor of Astronomy, has four daughters and lives in Brookline. He usually bikes to work at the Center for Astrophysics each morning.
Fourteen remaining protesters demanding that Harvard divest from fossil fuels left the administrative building Friday morning at about 10 a.m.
Harvard’s presidency and dreams of reclaiming the national stage behind him, Larry Summers has settled back into teaching, a role that has shaped his Harvard career more than any other.