Ten Harvard-affiliated hospitals have joined forces to make their facilities tobacco-free in an effort to encourage their employees and patients to quit or make a plan to quit smoking. The new policy comes as part of the American Cancer Society’s 36th annual Great American Smokeout, a yearly push to encourage America’s 45 million smokers to give up the habit.
Just as Yale decided it would no longer allow students to use Yale's name in its annual "Sex Week at Yale," Harvard is making plans for its own, similar week with the very original and fresh title of "Sex Week at Harvard College."
A team of researchers including Applied Physics Professor David Keith has developed a plan to quantify and model the effects of solar radiation management (SRM)—techniques to reflect sunlight back into space.
Just when Harvard students were feeling deprived from social media because yet another format change to Facebook left them too confused to navigate their own newsfeeds, Color Labs launched a new Facebook application—meant to be used on smartphones—called Blue.