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Science

Harvard Designs Earthquake Portal

With up-to-date geographic data on Haiti after the devastating earthquake of January 12, 2010 scattered around different Web sites and agencies, relief workers in Haiti may find themselves with a headache when trying to find a central Web site containing comprehensive geographic information.

Events

Estonian President Addresses Kennedy School

President of Estonia Toomas H. Ilves discussed the relationships between the EU and NATO, and between Estonia and the Soviet Union yesterday at the Harvard Kennedy School.

On Campus

Teach For American Founder Shares Passion

Wendy S. Kopp, founder and chief executive officer of Teach For America, described her personal experience with the increasingly competitive program that places recent college graduates as teachers in low-income communities to an audience at the Institute of Politics last night.

Sciences Division

Wrangham Illuminates Link Between Fire and Evolution

Around 50 members of the Harvard Mind/Brain/Behavior community gathered in the Harvard-Yenching Library yesterday afternoon to hear biological anthropology professor Richard W. Wrangham explain how the cultural invention of cooking food has contributed to human evolution.

River Run 2010
House Life

Freshmen Rethink River Run Rituals

Despite threats of disciplinary action against freshmen seeking to appease the River Gods, some members of the Class of 2013 nevertheless decided to celebrate Housing Day Eve with gusto.

Sonnert and Holton: "What Happened to the Children Who Fled Nazi Persecution"
Books

Sonnert and Holton: "What Happened to the Children Who Fled Nazi Persecution"

Gerhard Sonnert talks about his research for the book "What Happened to the Children Who Fled Nazi Persecution?" which he wrote with Gerald Holton at the Center for European Studies on Thursday night. In their research Sonnert and Holton try to explain the reasons for the success refugees from Central Europe before and during the war achieved after they arrived in the U.S. Gerhard Sonnert talks about his research for the book "What Happened to the Children Who Fled Nazi Persecution?" which he wrote with Gerald Holton at the Center for European Studies on Thursday night. In their research Sonnert and Holton try to explain the reasons for the success refugees from Central Europe before and during the war achieved after they arrived in the U.S.

Double Life of Adam Mickiewicz
On Campus

Today in Photos (3/5/10)

Lab Rat: Hamsa Sridhar ‘12
Science

Lab Rat: Hamsa Sridhar ‘12

Sophomore conducts research levitating micro-particles.
Research

A Golden Levitating Act

Hamsa Sridhar ’12 works with levitating gold on a regular basis—but the work is neither magical nor costly.

google, china, discussion
Harvard Law School

Expert Panel Discusses Censorship in China

A panel discussed the ongoing conflict between Google and China at the Kennedy School yesterday.