Ryan R. Christ ’13 has always loved making models of how things work. When his mother gave him a library card at age eight, he went straight for “the molecule books” to make little drawings of how atoms turned into earthly matter and living things.
Wilson frames “The Social Conquest of Earth” as a dialogue with painter Paul Gauguin, who penned on the canvas of his 1897 Tahitian masterpiece: “Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going?”
The African Ebola filovirus is a master hijacker. Co-opting a host cell’s cargo-transport system, an Ebola virus passes undetected through a cell’s outer membrane and overtakes the host’s molecular machinery for its own proliferation.
Last Friday, the Harvard Dance Center’s Studio 1 was transformed into a black box theater. Boston Ballet’s Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen told his audience, “I hope to show the progress of the art form through the eyes of contemporary repertoire.”
When Carolyn W. Holding ’10 walked into her first audition for a Harvard theater production, director Catherine “Calla” Videt ’08-’09 knew that she had found her lead. “I felt that little reaction when talent walks in,” she says, “and when I learned that Carolyn was a freshman, I was so happy that she would be here for many years.”