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Harvard Medical School Researchers Awarded Twitter Data Grant

As one of the inaugural recipients of a Twitter Data Grant, a team of Harvard researchers will study new methods of detecting outbreaks of foodborne illness.

Harvard Horizons Symposium
FAS

Graduate Students Present Research at Annual Symposium

Eight graduate students presented research on a range of topics at the Harvard Horizons symposium on Tuesday in Sanders Theatre.

Harvard Business School

Documentary Series Sheds Light on Climate Change at HBS

A new Showtime series entitled “Years of Living Dangerously” debuted at Harvard Business School Monday afternoon, kicking off Earth Week and offering a look at how humans have exacerbated climate change around the world.

Military Police
Boston

One Year after Bombings, Patriotism and Resilience at the Marathon

Numerous spectators and runners said that the patriotic spirit and determination following last year’s tragedy made the 2014 marathon particularly memorable.

Harvard Business School

'Shark Tank' Casting Team Searches for Harvard Entrepreneurs

In search of budding entrepreneurs, the casting team for ABC’s Emmy-nominated reality television show “Shark Tank” visited Harvard’s Innovation Lab on Friday.

Harvard China Forum
Politics

Annual China Forum Packs Science Center

Students from Harvard and across the nation flocked to campus this weekend to discuss China’s role in the world as part of the annual Harvard China Forum.

Messages from the Board
Harvard in the City

Finishing What they Started, Harvard Runners Lace Up for Marathon Monday

Of the 36,000 runners racing this year’s Boston Marathon on Monday, more than two dozen will come from Harvard, either as qualifying runners or through the Harvard College Marathon Challenge.

Sustainability
Green

Harvard Holds First Sustainability Hackathon

Participants from across the University, other Boston schools, and the Boston and Cambridge community tackled several environmental issues at the first Sustainability Hackathon at the Harvard Innovation Lab on Saturday.

Harvard Law School

Second-Year Law School Student Wins $250,000 Judgment

Last month, Harvard Legal Aid Bureau student attorney Carolina Kupferman ’11 secured a $250,000 judgement for her client in a divorce case.

We Made It
Ethnic or Cultural Groups

Scholar Speaks on Influence of African American Muslims

Zaheer Ali ’94, scholar and former vice president of the Harvard Islamic Society and the Black Students Association, spoke about the increasing influence of African American Muslims on American culture at a talk at the Barker Center Thursday evening.

Harvard Kennedy School

In Ukraine, Harvard Alumni Seek To Professionalize New Government

The Harvard Club of Ukraine is collaborating with the alumni organizations of other universities from across the U.S. and Europe to fill vacant positions in the interim Ukrainian government with Western-educated professionals.

Health

Med School Prof. Finds Brain Abnormalities in Young Marijuana Users

In a recent study, Jodi Gilman, a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, discovered brain abnormalities in young adults who are marijuana smokers.

Harvard Corporation

Corporation Approves New Policy for Searches of Electronic Communications

Under the new policy, electronic searches must be authorized by “an appropriate and accountable person” and must serve “a legitimate and important University purpose.”

Harvard Business School

At i-Lab, Business Students Create Guides to Life’s Biggest Transitions

Students can now learn from the experiences of mentors through a collection of free online courses at LifeGuides.me.

On Campus

Contract Employee Injured after Fall from Science Center Roof

Around 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, a contract employee for Harvard Energy and Utilities Services fell from a water cooling tower while working on the roof of the Science Center.

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Visual Arts

Art House

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance