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Amy L. Jia

Staff writer Amy L. Jia can be reached at amy.jia@thecrimson.com. Follow her on Twitter @AmyLJia.

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SEAS
FAS

Harvard Researchers Design Shark-Inspired Airfoil

Researchers from Harvard and the University of South Carolina have developed a new kind of airfoil, inspired by shark skin, that may improve lift in aircrafts.

Professor Daniel G. Nocera
Research

Harvard Researchers Pioneer Photosynthetic Bionic Leaf

Nocera and Silver developed a bionic leaf that merges the artificial leaf with a genetically-engineered bacterium that consumes only hydrogen.

FAS

Physics Department Celebrates Julian Schwinger’s Life and Work

Former colleagues and students of Julian S. Schwinger remembered the late physicist for giving exceptional lectures.

Astrophysics Center
FAS

Astrophysicists Develop New Universe Simulation

Scientists at Harvard and five other institutions around the world have developed a new computer simulation of the universe.

Welcome to the Arboretum
Sciences Division

Botanists at Arnold Arboretum Discover New Hemlock Species

Botanists at Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum discovered a new species of Eastern Asian hemlock tree with a natural resistance to a notorious invasive insect.

Astronomy Colloquium
Academics

Astronomers Discuss Black Holes, Cosmic Radiation at Luncheon

About a hundred astronomers and visiting scholars gathered at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics to hear a presentation on astronomy's latest advancements.

First Day Blues
Academics

Crowded Halls, Puppy, and Telescope Feature in First Day of Classes

With a week to try out any course ahead of Friday's registration deadline, students in the College braved rain and overcrowded halls during their first day of classes.

Students of Color in the 2016 Elections
Faculty

Teaching Trump

At a university derided by some as a "Kremlin on the Charles," President Donald Trump's election is casting some classes and curricula in a new light.

Politics

Former Fox News Anchor Gretchen Carlson Talks New Book, Sexual Harassment

Former Fox News anchor Gretchen E. Carlson spoke about her new book, "Be Fierce: Stop Harassment and Take Your Power Back," on campus Tuesday afternoon.

Yalegate
House Life

Yale Bans Outside Alcohol, Shortens Tailgates for The Game

​At this year's playing of The Game, tailgates sponsored by both schools will be shortened to two hours and more stringently restrict students’ access to alcohol.

Dia de los Muertos
Student Groups

Student Groups, Peabody Museum Celebrate Día de los Muertos

​Amid the frightening festivities of Halloweekend, one student organization and a Harvard museum commemorated a different holiday—Día de los Muertos—in vibrant style.

Student Life

Campus Gears Up for Halloweekend

The College has provided support for Halloween events such as Fright Night, for freshmen only, and Currier House's Heaven and Hell, free to all undergraduates.

Hutchins Center
Af Am Department

Ava DuVernay, LL Cool J Receive Du Bois Medal

LL Cool J read a post from his Instagram account that honored victims of Sunday’s shooting in Las Vegas.

Politics

Global Development Investor Discusses Industry Challenges

Kennedy School alumnus Kusi Hornberger detailed the challenges associated with fundraising and deal-making in the impact investing sector.

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