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SPU 26 Final Project
College

SPU 26 Final Project

Alexis M. Gomez ’16 explains her Science of the Physical Universe 26: Primitive Navigation final project on object location identification due to wave patterns in the Science Center on Monday afternoon.

Honor Code Panel
College

Photos of the Day (04/27/2015)

Harvard in the City

Allston Construction Committee Talks Science Building, Parking

The Allston Construction Mitigation Subcommittee met Monday to discuss a timeline for further construction on Harvard’s Allston Science Complex and potential plans for implementing a community-wide resident parking program.

Understanding Islands
Museums

Understanding Islands

Jonathan B. Losos ’84, professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, explains the ecological significance of islands and their role in understanding evolution. The talk took place in a packed Geological Lecture Hall and was part of the Cambridge Science Festival, happening from April 17-26.

Sciences Division

Curator Introduces Exhibit Exploring Evolution on Islands

Jonathan B. Losos ’84, curator of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, spoke about the relevance of islands to the study of evolution.

Reigniting Candles
College

Photos of the Day (04/23/15)

Concert for Child Development
On Campus

Concert for Child Development

Staff members at Harvard’s Center on the Developing Child Sally J. Pfitzer, left, and Chuck E. Carter, right, sing at the Science Center Plaza on Wednesday afternoon to raise awareness about adversities children face in development.

New Sculpture at the Harvard Art Museums
On Campus

New Sculpture at the Harvard Art Museums

At a Cambridge Science Festival event, Ivan Sigal, a fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, answers questions on the formation of his documentary and installation project that shows the Karachi Circular Railway in Karachi, Pakistan, which is displayed at the Lightbox Gallery of the Harvard Art Museum

New Sculpture at the Harvard Art Museums
Cambridge Schools

Science Festival Features Collaborations with Area Schools

The annual Cambridge Science Festival, which features events such as the Science Carnival, Robot Zoo, and an exhibit on Black Holes, began last Friday and will run through this Sunday.

Sciences Division

Chemistry Professor Lights Neural Activities with Proteins

Chemistry professor Adam Cohen creates visualizations of neural activity by using proteins from the Dead Sea to cause cells to flash with light.

College

Microbial Sciences Initiative Aims To Attract Undergraduates

Microbial Sciences Initiative, an interdepartmental and interschool initiative founded in 2003, hopes to engage more students from Harvard College as well as microbial scientists from the Boston area.

Nebula Magnetic Fields
Science

Nebula Magnetic Fields

A new study of the Cat's Paw Nebula found that magnetic fields influence star formation on a variety of scales, from hundreds of light-years down to a fraction of a light-year.

Nebula Magnetic Fields
Research

Study Supports Role of Magnetic Fields in Star Formation

By measuring the orientation of magnetic field lines on a variety of scales in the Cat’s Paw Nebula, scientists found that magnetic field direction is well preserved through different spatial scales.

Harvard in the City

Outreach Program Engages Students in Scientific Research

The Life Sciences Outreach Program aims to aid local teachers in professional development and to foster high school students' interest in science.

Speaking on Climate
Science

Speaking on Climate

Christopher B. Field ’75, member of the Harvard Board of Overseers and co-chair of Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, speaks to the economic and social conditions for finding climate change solutions. Field was one of seven panelists at an event moderated by talk show host Charlie Rose on Monday afternoon.

Senior survey header
Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers

Wedding Bells
Seniors

Wedding Bells 2015

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall
Features

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’