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Hutchins Center
FAS

Colin Kaepernick, Dave Chappelle Among Du Bois Medal Awardees

The medal — the University’s highest honor in the field of African and African American studies — recognizes individuals who have made “significant contributions” to African and African American culture.

Child Protection in India
On Campus

Child Protection in India

Thursday afternoon in CGIS South, Jacqueline Bhabha and Elizabeth Donger discussed research about how to prevent exploitation of children in India.

Natasha Warikoo
Research

White Students at Elite Universities Support Affirmative Action Out of ‘Self-Interest,’ Harvard Professor Finds in Study

“It was sometimes problematic because they saw affirmative action as something to benefit themselves, rather than a policy that’s about justice or racial equity or access,” study author Natasha K. Warikoo said in an interview.

Pills
Research

Harvard Study: 29 Percent of Opioid Prescriptions Come Without Pain Diagnosis

Nearly 30 percent of opioid prescriptions do not cite a pain-related diagnosis, a new Harvard Medical School and RAND Corporation study has found.

Bacow at Convocation
Health

Harvard, Univ. of Michigan Partner to Address Economic Opportunity, Opioid Crisis

Harvard and the University of Michigan will partner on initiatives and summits to address economic opportunity and the opioid epidemic.

Harvard Medical School Quadrangle
Research

Corporate Funding Concerns Shut Down Medical School Prof’s Study

Heavily redacted emails included in the report show that researchers extensively contacted alcohol executives and frequently promised positive results in an attempt to secure funding for their project.

Harvard Medical School Quadrangle
Research

Medical School Professor's Study Faces Investigation for Relationship with Alcohol Industry

The National Institutes for Health has since launched two reviews of the study and has instructed Beth Israel to “pause all study activities until the reviews are completed."

The Broad Institute
Research

Harvard Researchers Trace Embryo Development

Harvard researchers—using zebrafish and frog embryos as models—have traced the process by which a single cell builds a complete organism.

Throne of Knowledge
College

Seventy-Three Undergraduates Win Annual Hoopes Prize

The award comes with $5,000 per awardee, along with a $2,000 honorarium for faculty nominators who oversaw student projects.

The Science Center
Research

Harvard Scientists Create New Dipolar Molecule

Harvard researchers have combined two atoms for the first time to form a single dipolar molecule with unique properties.

Twitter's Home in Cambridge
FAS

Harvard, Princeton and Twitter Join Forces to Combat Trolls Online

Researchers from Harvard and Princeton are partnering with Twitter to conduct a study that aims to test strategies for reducing online bullying and abuse.

Research

Harvard, MIT, and Cambridge Researchers Refine Origin of Life Hypothesis

Researchers from Harvard, MIT, and the University of Cambridge have found that sulfur compounds in the early earth’s atmosphere may have contributed to the origins of life.

Harvard Horizons
On Campus

Harvard Horizons

Eight Harvard Ph.D. students presented their research and innovations at a Wednesday afternoon symposium in Sanders Theatre.

Harvard Horizons
On Campus

Harvard Horizons Symposium Highlights Work of Ph.D. Candidates

Eight Ph.D. candidates presented their dissertation research to the public at the the Harvard Horizons Symposium held Wednesday evening in Sanders Theater.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Research

Aetna Forms Research Partnership with School of Public Health

Aetna employees will voluntarily take longitudinal well-being surveys for five years, the results of which will be sent to researchers at the School of Public Health.

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