Alyza J. Sebenius
A recent study from Harvard’s Laboratory for Visual Neuroplasticity at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary suggests that audio-based video games can help blind individuals to navigate physical spaces.
Using data generated by planes that traveled between the North and South Poles, Harvard researchers generated the first set of highly detailed measurements of greenhouse gas levels across the globe. This comprehensive data set is now available to the public.
A sign encouraging construction workers to “Show Respect for Harvard” has been taken down following student protest. The sign was posted by Shawmut Design and Construction at the construction site on the Science Center plaza and contained both Shawmut and Harvard logos.
"The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess," a production that was created and produced at Harvard's American Repertory Theater, won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical on Sunday night.
The creation of the Harvard Council for Undergraduate Affairs, touted as a governing body that would better represent its undergraduate constituents, embodied the shifting campus political sentiment.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff visited Harvard Tuesday to take part in the signing ceremony of a five-year fellowship agreement between her government and Harvard University.
In a time of continual change in the Harvard community, I Tatti serves as a living time capsule, upholding the vision and traditions of its founder, renowned art critic Bernard Berenson, Class of 1887.
University President Drew G. Faust traveled to Davos-Klosters, Switzerland to attend two days of the World Economic Forum’s proceedings and meet with Harvard alumni earlier this week.
Margo I. Seltzer and Susan Landau were recognized for “contributions to data management and computing systems,” and “public policy leadership in security and privacy,” respectively.
Israel Defense Forces veterans studying at Harvard say that they have encountered a diverse array of American perspectives on Israel since coming to college in the U.S. At a panel at Harvard Hillel Wednesday night, four Harvard students who served in the IDF spoke of the importance of engaging in open discussions on issues surrounding Israel.
The New England Marxism Conference convened at the Science Center this weekend, drawing 180 attendees with workshops such as “Marxism and Oppression” and a closing plenary session that broke out into raucous chants including “Free Palestine! Long live the Intifada!”
With $12 million pledged towards investments in energy efficiency, Harvard University currently leads the pack in the Billion Dollar Green Challenge.
Prominent spiritual writer and physician Deepak Chopra and physics researcher Leonard Mlodinow debated the questions that arise from the differences and intersections of their two fields yesterday before a packed audience at the First Parish Church.
Harvard researchers have recently uncovered some of the biological mechanisms underlying the traumatic brain injuries caused by bomb explosions, suggesting future avenues for improved treatment and therapy.