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Radhika Jain

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Religious Groups

Humanists Recognize OEB Grad Student

Sebastián Vélez, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, was honored with the Award for Service to Humanity by the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard in the Kirkland Junior Common Room last night.

Alumni

Harvard Alumnus Presides Over Chile During Mine Crisis

President of Chile Sebastián Piñera warmly embraced each of the 33 miners that were rescued this Wednesday, encouraging them to reunite with their families and leading them in singing the Chilean national anthem. The miners had survived 69 days in a collapsed mineshaft.

Student Groups

FOP Trip Receives Volunteer Award

Hauling lumber up three miles of trail in Vermont in the pouring rain did not intimidate the seven freshmen members and two upperclassmen leaders of FOP 62, but it did impress the Green Mountain Club of Vermont, which awarded its Group of the Year Volunteer Award to the service trip last month.

Research

‘The Lab’ Opens With Colorful Displays, Strong Scents

The Lab, a three-year pilot project, aims to foster innovation by integrating the arts and the sciences. Its reach extends beyond its exhibition space at the Northwest Science Building, with projects that have taken students around the world—from Paris to Cape Town.

Science

Harvard Initiatives in Pakistan Respond to Floods

Harvard’s research and aid initiatives in Pakistan have grown in relevance after unprecedented flooding in Aug. devastated the country’s infrastructure and affected more than 20 million people.

Psychology

Pinker Lectures on Violence

Psychology Professor Steven Pinker explored the history, psychology, and philosophy of violence in a lecture held last night.