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Study: Police Face Higher Risk of Cardiac Death Under Stress

The research follows a previous study on the risk of sudden cardiac death members of the fire service face in high stress versus non-emergency situations.

Ruth Fong

Fong and Sprung-Keyser Named Rhodes Scholars

This is the smallest number of Rhodes Scholars since 2006, when no Harvard undergraduates won.

Emerging Epidemics Art Exhibit
School of Public Health

Exhibit Looks To Combat Ebola Overreactions

To address these extreme reactions, the group organized “The Great Showdown” exhibit, hosted outside of Science Center Lecture Hall B from Monday to Thursday,.


Herbarium Celebrates 90 Years

To honor the anniversary, former interim Dean of the College Donald H. Pfister discussed a few of the collections out of the millions of specimens in the Herbarium.

UC Presidential Election - Stephen Turban '17 and Luke Heine '17

Sophomore Ticket Brings Levity and Ambition

Though they’re both veterans of the UC, Heine and Turban have emphasized their differences from the rest of the Council and say the UC needs to focus more on the students it supports.

Civil War Exhibition
Radcliffe Institute

Civil War Exhibit Opens at Schlesinger Library

University President Drew G. Faust, Radcliffe Institute Dean Lizabeth Cohen, and the curator of manuscripts at the Schlesinger Library addressed more than 100 attendees at the opening of the exhibit.


Humanist Chaplain, Author Explore the Non-religious Life

Humanist chaplain Greg M. Epstein discussed how to live a nonreligious life with Sam B. Harris, author of “Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion,” in Science Center Hall B Tuesday.

On Modes of Jewish Intellectual Life

Historian Takes Fresh Look at Two 20th Century Jewish Intellectuals

Berkeley historian Martin E. Jay employed a wide array of “unusual” metaphors to compare Walter Benjamin and Isaiah Berlin in front of a crowded audience in the Center for European Studies on Monday.